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I think overnight there was another focus on the bank of Canada statement and it pushed aside the oil sell-off, as monetary policy is probably going to have a longer term role than oil.
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#Canada

I understand the dilemma and the risks I'm asking you to take. I'm asking you to support me and to allow me to run this office for one year the way I can maintain morale and keep two qualified people working. I can do that and meet your budgetary requirements, ... I can never do that and keep the courthouse happy. I don't try to do that. I've not tried that for 20 years. That's going to be impossible for me to do. I don't worry about anybody but my staff nor do I come in here and complain about what somebody else is getting. If you want to pay the folks in the clerk's office $60,000, I don't care. I'm talking about one person here and trying to sustain it for one year.
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#Support

I don't think they'll refer to Katrina in terms of its direct impact on the Canadian economy, but perhaps its impact on higher oil,
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#Economy

We had to go to our passing game tonight. They did a great job of shutting our running game down.
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#Running

They continue to take those paper profits and turn them into cash ... because they have to show real money on December 31.
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#Money

We're seeing some last-minute dollar strength, but there's really nothing much to it considering we're completely dead in terms of economic releases.
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#Strength

The 2001 recession hit us hard, and we've seen slow growth since then. We need a strategy to drive growth.
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#Growth

The main driver of today's action as a whole was not the Canadian inflation report. It was the (net capital flows) data, which served to alleviate fears that the U.S. won't be able to fund its current account deficit.
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#Action

My feeling is that it's going to hint at much more aggressive monetary policy moving forward given the hawkish nature of Tuesday's statement,
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#Nature

My feeling is that it's going to hint at much more aggressive monetary policy moving forward given the hawkish nature of Tuesday's statement.
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#Nature

That would serve to make the liquidity even thinner. Who knows how many people actually came to work today?
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#People

It is understood that the highest-ranked man and woman, based on his or her four best results over a two-year period, will each earn a six-figure jackpot.
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#Man

An announcement of a merger or acquisition can definitely lend short-term support.
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#Support

The difference is when you pick the grapes and how you blend. If the fruit can carry the alcohol, the wine is balanced.
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#American Statesman #Alcohol And Alcoholism

You can see that dollar/Canada's had trouble going below C$1.15. I think that's a reflection of the fact that the statement was somewhat less hawkish, and traders are less sure about the course of monetary tightening in Canada.
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#Reflection

The market remains very bullish on the Canadian dollar and is happy to buy it when they have a reason to, but they don't really want to sell it, despite what they're being told by the market.
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#Reason

One can't disregard the short-term effect of market psychology, and it looks like that's what was going on here today.
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#Psychology

When you take the revisions into account, the retail sales is actually exactly as expected and the current account is actually a little bit better, so there's not too much to grab on to.
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#Sales

Ultimately, any loss of child care could potentially be a crisis. We're always seeing a demand for it, especially with the economy being a factor in both parents needing to work.
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#American Statesman #Crisis