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Two hundred years of financial crises
Author: Hilliard MacBeth
A new book, called “A Brief History of Doom: Two Hundred Years of Financial Crises” by Richard Vague, covers the causes of financial... Read more
Toronto is the epicenter of the housing bubble in Canada
Author: Hilliard MacBeth
This week I visited Toronto, did several interviews and gave a keynote address. The topic was housing bubbles, debt and Canadian banking... Read more
China threatens the U.S. again...
Author: Hilliard MacBeth
China escalated the trade war by using language in a warning that’s only been used twice previously. The latest threat involves withholding... Read more
Key risks to the Canadian financial system redux
Author: Hilliard MacBeth
The Bank of Canada (BOC) released its Financial System Review on May 16, 2019. This periodic review includes the BOC’s assessment of... Read more
China might not back down
Author: Hilliard MacBeth
The U.S. trade war with China escalated last week, as a deadline imposed by the U.S. administration passed, without any agreement.... Read more