tom velk

Experts: Federal Budget (March 22)

Published: 18Mar2016

"The Liberal government is now forecasting larger than expected deficits for the next two years even before adding billions in promised spending in its first budget, which will be tabled on March...

Japan adopts negative interest rate

Published: 29Jan2016

"In a surprise move, the Bank of Japan has introduced a negative interest rate. The benchmark rate of -0.1% means that commercial banks will be charged by the central bank for some deposits." ...

US Interest Rates

Published: 16Dec2015

The U.S. central bank began raising interest rates Dec. 16 from record lows, as it hiked its benchmark rate by a quarter of a percentage point. (Source: CBC)...

McGill Experts: 2012 U.S. Presidential Race

Published: 1Oct2012

With the U.S. Presidential Election Day on November 6, Americans must decide whether to re-elect President Barack Obama for a second term or vote for Republican candidate Mitt Romney.