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Worst bond crash in almost 30 years is early warning of turmoil to come


The global deflation trade is unwinding with a vengeance. Yields on 10-year Bunds blew through 1 percent this week, spearheading a violent repricing of credit across the world\’s economic climate. The scale is beginning to match the “taper tantrum” of mid-2013, when the US Federal Reserve issued its first gentle warning that quantitative easing wouldn\’t last forever, which the long-feared ...

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What is the worst that could happen if Greece actually defaults?


The threat of Greece defaulting is all over the headline news, but investors apparently couldn\’t care less. Is political contagion the bigger Greece risk? Financial contagion may be the big concern today as talks between Greece and its creditors have collapsed for the umpteenth time.Read on European stocks actually rose Tuesday despite the fact that Greece seems to be on ...

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Canada stocks slump for 7th day in worst losing streak in 4 years


Canadian stocks fell a seventh day, the longest losing streak in 4 years, amid growing concern the global economy is stalling after Chinese shares slumped the most in eight years. Sherritt International Corp. and First Majestic Silver Corp. plunged a minimum of 12 per cent as copper slid to a six-year low to lead a retreat in base metals. Bankers ...

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