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11 economic terms to better understand the news
Stories or analysis about the economy can sometimes seem like a word soup of jargon. That’s why this episode we’re taking 11 common (and some not-so-common) economic terms and defining them in plain English. From quantitative tightening to stagflation to GDP, Scotiabank Economist Laura Gu returns to help bolster our vocabulary.
2023 Federal Budget summary
On March 28, 2023, in Ottawa, Canada’s Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance, Chrystia Freeland, delivered her third Federal Budget (2023 Budget), titled “A Made-In-Canada Plan”. The federal government has focused this year’s budget on three overarching pillars: a strong middle class, an affordable economy, and a healthy future.
More economic terms to better understand the news
Scotiabank economist Laura Gu is back to break down even more common and not-so-common economic terms you might be hearing in the news. We’re talking curves, yields, spreads, even Goldilocks. All in an effort to help you better understand the world of finance. Or just impress your friends.
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