All-out currency war. Clear winners: rich Chinese who buy homes in Canada.
First net outflow from Canadian securities since 2008.
It’s been a brutal few weeks for Royal Dutch Shell.
Sudden, sharp pain at the cash register.
“Fortunately, there’s little need to fret about households’ ability to carry all that debt.”
What happens when an entire industry, even at higher oil prices, can no longer service its debt?
“The number of half-empty office buildings in Alberta is projected to spike.”
Businesses get “crunched” in the Oil Patch, consumers lose it, indexes hit Financial Crisis levels.
Oil spills into the broader economy.
The oil price collapse is bad, but this is worse.