User: Brian Ripley: CAD Economy

Canadian IT Skills
Canadian IT Skills
Only around a third of workers have more advanced cognitive skills that enable them to evaluate problems and find...
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Student Pimping
Student Pimping
The chart shows the number of students pimping themselves out to pay for education, room and board in some selecte...
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Manufacturing wages in Canada, USA & Mexico
Manufacturing wages in Canada, USA & Mexico
Manufacturing wages measured in USD since the gloom of 2009 in Canada, the U.S. and Mexico. More at www.chpc.biz
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Oil Stock Inventory
Oil Stock Inventory
Videos included: Grim expense report: Alberta's debt soars to $10.9 billion AND The Grand Opening of the Tesla Gig...
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Big Oil Net Debt to Equity
Big Oil Net Debt to Equity
"Some of the world’s largest energy companies are saddled with their highest debt levels ever as they struggle w...
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Savings Rate, Retail Sales & Home Ownership
Savings Rate, Retail Sales & Home Ownership
Did we (Canadians) import a Boom? As the mashup of charts demonstrates, Canadians have gone all in on the consumption...
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Commodities 1980-2016 & High Yield Defaults
Commodities 1980-2016 & High Yield Defaults
The top panel in the mashup above is the Thomson Reuters Commodity Index chart since the 1980's provided by Kimble...
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Oil & Gas Reserves % of Loans
Oil & Gas Reserves % of Loans
I suspect Canada's "information regime" is going to change abruptly if it has not not already. Loans officers are...
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Business Investment
Business Investment
"... for 2015 is depressing enough—but as the chart shows, Canada’s poor private investment performance in 201...
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High Yield Distress
High Yield Distress
​In other words, what was until a year ago a purely "energy" phenomenon is now an "everything" phenomenon, despi...
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Credit Default Cycles
Credit Default Cycles
The top panel shows U.S. non-financial corporate debt to GDP at levels where credit defaults start hitting the fro...
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$35 Dollar Oil Stress Test
$35 Dollar Oil Stress Test
Imagine $35 Oil for 5yrs A US-Style Canadian housing correction possibility is a potential that CMHC's CEO Evan S...
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GDP Growth Rate of Canada, U.S. & Japan
GDP Growth Rate of Canada, U.S. & Japan
The chart shows the GDP growth rate in Canada, the U.S. and Japan since before the 2009 Pit of Gloom to 3Q 2015...
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Canadian Credit to Sept 2015
Canadian Credit to Sept 2015
In Canada average earnings are under pressure and credit creation is stalled. More charts at www.chpc.biz
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ISDS Growth since 1987
ISDS Growth since 1987
Who will benefit from the Trans-Pacific Partnership? "The troubling, explosive growth of such cases point to a li...
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Canada underperforms the OECD
Canada underperforms the OECD
The Bloomberg piece does suggest that current economic policy (in Canada) in the last decade has been, if anything...
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MIT Inflation Rate
MIT Inflation Rate
Here are a few charts tracking inflation data. Since the 1980's inflation highs in Canada, the U.S., Germany and J...
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Ratio of Bank Credit to GDP since 1870
Ratio of Bank Credit to GDP since 1870
"The negative feedback loop of falling stocks in a world of extremely tepid global demand might just make the craz...
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Full time employment in Canada plunged in the last month as the global commodity crash continues to plumb new lows...
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Canadian Export-Import Prices, Corporate Profits, GDP & Savings Rate
Canadian Export-Import Prices, Corporate Profits, GDP & Savings Rate
“There is no sugar coating this one, it's a sour result” said BMO chief economist Douglas Porter. Canadian Pre...
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Canadian Percentage Employment Rate Chart
Canadian Percentage Employment Rate Chart
New Chart. Canadian Employment Rate ( employment/population ratio) - Canadians are becoming less employed especial...
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Canadian Housing Starts 1955 to NOW
Canadian Housing Starts 1955 to NOW
New Chart: Canadian Household Debt, GDP, Foreign Direct Investment and Balance of Trade ITEM: Canada is the fifth...
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Canadian Home Ownership & Balance of Trade
Canadian Home Ownership & Balance of Trade
Still Running on Fumes We are leveraging the lowest priced credit for the most expensive non-productive real esta...
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CPI Inflation US+Canada 2008-2015
CPI Inflation US+Canada 2008-2015
The USD/CAD ratio has turned up this past week. A strong U.S. Dollar will mute U.S. inflation since domiciled U.S....
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10 Yr Bonds & USD May 2015
10 Yr Bonds & USD May 2015
"Liquidity is the most under appreciated risk factor out there. We've seen the bond market reprice to an understandin...
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U.S. sectoral financial flows add up to zero.
U.S. sectoral financial flows add up to zero.
Balanced Budget Bluster Joe Oliver presented the delayed Canadian Government's budget yesterday and touted it as...
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Alberta SWF compared to Norway 1981-2011
Alberta SWF compared to Norway 1981-2011
This Bird Has Flown Alberta's so called "progressive" conservative governments; 7 consecutive iterations since 19...
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The link goes to a 30 year chart that compares Alberta's Energy Fund to Norway's. My apologies if you have seen this post before, but I'm trying to figure out if my...
HISTORY & READINGS at Brian Ripley's Canadian Housing Price Char...
The link goes to a 30 year chart that compares Alberta's Energy Fund to Norway's. My apologies if you have seen th...
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Y/Y Global Growth in Energy Products
Y/Y Global Growth in Energy Products
There are several reasons why lower crude oil prices so far seem to have failed to stimulate demand. Those include...
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Canadian Trade Balance January 2015
Canadian Trade Balance January 2015
Dollar Depreciation Canada Edition - 4 of the last 6 months of Canadian trade balances have been negative. Big...
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Debt to Income Ratio
Debt to Income Ratio
There are 3 charts on this page. The top panel shows Canadian Government Spending vs Labour Force Participation an...
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Top 25 Proved Natural Gas Reserves
Top 25 Proved Natural Gas Reserves
Beijing is already massively investing in new roads and bridges along the Eurasian land bridge – another denominat...
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Cheapest building lot on the west side of Vancouver Dec 2014
Cheapest building lot on the west side of Vancouver Dec 2014
For some reason the Slope app will not pick up the first image on this post of the 3 panel chart showing lending t...
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Part Time Canadian Workers
Part Time Canadian Workers
The jump in low-skill entrants to Canada comes at the same time that preliminary estimates show a decline in the t...
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Temporary Foreign Workers & Offshoring
Temporary Foreign Workers & Offshoring
Businesses are running out of (good) jobs to outsource, but we can still outsource the crappy ones eh! By 2016...
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EuroLand Deflation Sept 2014 Data
EuroLand Deflation Sept 2014 Data
I noticed on my Twitter feed a chart on the Eurozone members' inflation rates and lack thereof. Almost half the me...
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CMHC Mortgage Creation to 2016
CMHC Mortgage Creation to 2016
Post WW2 and 1970's inflation, Canada has been late to the party and the ongoing Canadian mortgage creation boom r...
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Percent of total bank lending 1928-2007
Percent of total bank lending 1928-2007
U.S. mortgage loans in banks’ total lending portfolios have doubled from about 30% in 1900 to about 60% today....
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Size matters but fundamentally overpriced housing in Canadian metros is being fueled by planners thinking in small...
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Intentional Communities Notice in the upper chart of Canadian Disposable Income that "Economic Families" have t...
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Canada’s poorest 10% of the population saw their net worth drop some 150% since 2005. They have an average net w...
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What could disrupt the boom? The disrupters are innovation (Elon Musk etal), a rising supply of energy (U.S. fracking...
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The main driver of the 2005-09 surge in the BDI was linked to commodity prices, particularly oil. The index then p...
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Demand is Local, Supply is Global. As the USD strengthens, the U.S. consumer inflation rate continues to drift dow...
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Oil Can Economics Canadian Oil Production UP 12% Y/Y at Dec 2013 - 3,822,000 Barrels per day U.S. Production (2...
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U.S. Dollar Strength From the early 1990's to the early 2000's, the USD/CAD was trending up and increasing Canadia...
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Canadian exports are not booming, there is a global slowdown in demand for commodities, finished products and serv...
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Canada's Minister of Finance suddenly resigned earlier this week. The government's major fiscal policy plank is to...
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Canadian Dollar Inflation - A falling $CAD relative to the $USD unit is going keep Canadian exports to the U.S. at...
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The Class Divide - Consumer confidence depends on where you live, what you are employed at, the availability of go...
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