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Weak oil prices trigger more bankruptcies
Author: Hilliard MacBeth
The recent bankruptcy of Chesapeake Energy Corporation, a pioneer in U.S. shale production, highlights the disruptive change that is... Read more
Canada loses its AAA credit rating
Author: Hilliard MacBeth
This week the Canadian government lost its status as an issuer of triple-A-rated debt. On Wednesday, Fitch, one of the three debt ratings... Read more
Massive government spending pushes debt ever higher
Author: Hilliard MacBeth
The economy is sagging badly during the unusual times brought on by the combination of a recession and the impact of COVID-19. Consumers... Read more
The search for a vaccine for COVID-19
Author: Hilliard MacBeth
A vaccine for COVID-19 is crucial for a complete economic recovery. While a rebound in activity has started, a return to “normal” requires... Read more
Stock market investors ignore reality
Author: Hilliard MacBeth
The disconnect between the stock market and the economy has never been greater. While the U.S. economy is expected to post one of the... Read more