February 14th, 2007 by Marty

One thing that might impact the U.S. Fed and The Bank of Canada’s hold on interest rates may be a cold pressure system swooping down from Northern Canada. Increased energy consumption and rising energy costs may affect inflationary pressures enough to release their grip and have an impact on rates…but not yet.

What some have coined as “petro-currency” has dropped 7% since May of last year and doesn’t look to be rebounding any time soon. The Canadian dollar is performing as weekly as our underperforming economy when compared to our U.S. cousins south of the border…and they are performing at an 11-year low.

U.S. inflation is holding comfortably at 2.1 from the last quarter of 2.2, so bundle up for a fridged few weeks!
Dawn Blainey
Personal Choice Mortgage
Ph. (905) 897-9555
Fax. (905) 897-9610


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