Daily Dispatch

Six days a week, the Casey Daily Dispatch helps readers make sense of what’s going on in the economy and financial markets. Guided by managing editor Rachel Bodden, Dispatch readers learn about the biggest money-making opportunities and threats to their wealth.

Bernanke Fallacy 2/17/06

The new Federal Reserve ("Fed") Chairman Ben Bernanke believes that the current yield curve inversion does not signal an economic slowdown. He argues that in past inversions, i.e. when short-term interest rates have exceeded long-term rates, short-term real interest rates were high.

U.S. investors go with the flow 2/14/06

Governments worldwide recognize the value of providing tax breaks of various kinds (write-offs, tax holidays, and exemptions) in order to induce investment in sectors they deem strategic. Canada is no exception, and has had many types of legislation directed towards increasing resource investment.