Douglas Porter

Canadian Jobs Undergoing 'Extreme Regional Makeover'

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 03.15.2016 | Canada Business

Welcome to the new normal.

Why There Will Never Be A Better Time For Trudeau To Deficit-Spend

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 02.23.2016 | Canada Business

"The government has the flexibility to provide fiscal stimulus to a Canadian economy that badly needs it."

Loonie Hits Lowest Level In More Than 12 Years Amid 'Identity Crisis'

CP/HuffPost Canada | Posted 01.06.2016 | Canada Business

With manufacturing and oil exports in the dumps, no one know what Canada's economy is about anymore.

Canada's Big Bank Economists Sound Nervous About 2016

CP | Peter Henderson, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.05.2016 | Canada Business

The last quarter of 2015 may have seen no growth at all.

Canada Faces ‘One Of The Strangest Recessions Ever'

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 09.01.2015 | Canada Business

Canada met the technical definition of a recession — two quarters of negative growth — in the first half of this year, numbers from StatsCan confi...

BMO Sees Bright Side Of Greek Crisis: Cheap Yogurt, Feta, Ouzo

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 06.29.2015 | Canada Business

Monty Python taught us always to look on the bright side of life, and the Bank of Montreal takes that advice to heart in a new report on the Greek deb...

‘Unluckiest. Recovery. Ever.'

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 06.01.2015 | Canada Business

It wasn’t that long ago that Canadians were congratulating themselves, however quietly, on weathering the Great Recession better than most developed...

Sliding Oil Prices Will Cost Ottawa Billions, ‘Re-Order' Economy

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 10.20.2014 | Canada Business

The steep drop in oil prices in recent months will cost Canada’s federal government as much as $3 billion in lost revenue, according to an analysis ...

Gas Prices Are Soaring And There's No Relief In Sight

CBC | Posted 06.15.2014 | Canada Business

Gasoline prices in Canada are climbing to two-year highs, and could be going higher, according to industry watchers. In Toronto, gas prices are at 1...

LOOK: This Is How Much You'll Save If You Buy Diapers In The U.S.

The Canadian Press | Posted 10.14.2013 | Canada Business

OTTAWA — A new report suggests the price gap on consumer goods between Canada and the U.S. has narrowed, but most of that has to do with the lower v...

The Insane Psychology Of The Stock Market, In 1 Graph

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 05.29.2013 | Canada Business

Want to make a ton of money in the stock market? Buy on Monday, sell on Tuesday. Well, at least for the moment. The global stock market rally (w...

Canada’s Export Disaster, In One Chart

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 03.06.2013 | Canada Business

This week saw the arrival of two more reports denying that Canada is suffering from Dutch Disease, that condition in which a country’s manufacturing...

Just In Time For Holidays, Canadian Consumers Tapped Out: Analysis

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 12.04.2012 | Canada Business

With the busiest shopping season underway, Canadian consumers are showing signs they’re out of steam and pulling back on spending, potentially dragg...