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Wednesday, April 10, 2013 - Natural gas pricesā??going up?

While observers of Alberta?s economy have been captivated by the widening (and now narrowing) price differential of crude oil, the price for that other hydrocarbon has been quietly staging a comeback.  Natural gas?once the primary driver of Alberta?s energy economy?had seen its price collapse a few years ago largely due to a massive increase in American supply. Between 2011 and 2012, the North American benchmark price had dropped from over $US 5.00 per mmBtu to below US 2.00/mmBtu. Alberta ...
posted in General at Wed, 10 Apr 2013 13:52:42 -0600

Wednesday, April 3, 2013 - Edmonton: Housing prices and sales up in active but balanced market

Edmonton, April 3, 2013: The REALTORS® Association of Edmonton reports that residential property prices in the Edmonton CMA were up again in March. The all-residential price (includes single family detached, condominiums, duplexes and row-houses) rose 3.5% in a month and single family detached prices were up 3.9%. Compared to March 2012, the all residential price was up 4.3% and the SFD price was up 7.0%.?The average price increases are influenced by the prices paid on particular properties as ... Full Article...
posted in General at Wed, 03 Apr 2013 20:50:15 -0600

Wednesday, April 3, 2013 - Behind the shelves

Alberta shoppers are generally familiar with the role retailers play in the economy?at the mall, for example, or in the grocery store. But long before any of the merchandise makes its way onto store shelves, the wholesaler?s role plays out behind the scenes.  In the last 12 months ending January 2013, wholesalers in Alberta sold a total of $75.6 billion in goods to retailers. It?s a bit tricky to know precisely where all of the merchandise ends up, since wholesalers in our province are often ... Full Article...
posted in General at Wed, 03 Apr 2013 20:48:20 -0600

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