27 episodes

BMO Smarter Investing is a podcast series that's all about helping you make smarter investment decisions. Join top BMO economists Douglas Porter, Sal Guatieri, and Jennifer Lee each month as they discuss the latest market developments and insights.

For more information about how you start
investing with confidence, visit bmo.com/onlineinvesting.

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BMO Smarter Investing is a podcast series that's all about helping you make smarter investment decisions. Join top BMO economists Douglas Porter, Sal Guatieri, and Jennifer Lee each month as they discuss the latest market developments and insights.

For more information about how you start
investing with confidence, visit bmo.com/onlineinvesting.

    Better Financial Conditions Flag Soft Landing

    Better Financial Conditions Flag Soft Landing

    Are economists overly pessimistic about the state of the economy? BMO Senior Economist, Sal Guatieri discusses the implications of easing financial conditions on the economic and rate outlooks for the U.S. and Canada.
    Visit BMO.com/onlineinvesting for more information and to learn how you can start investing today.

    • 6 min
    Whither China's Economy?

    Whither China's Economy?

    All is not well with the world’s second-largest economy. What do China’s recent economic struggles mean for the global economy and investors? BMO Senior Economist Sal Guatieri is joined by Art Woo, Director and senior economist at BMO, to assess whether China’s economy can remain an engine of global growth.
    Visit BMO.com/onlineinvesting for more information and to learn how you can start investing today.
     

    • 18 min
    Do Current High-interest Rates Represent the New Normal?

    Do Current High-interest Rates Represent the New Normal?

    The highest borrowing costs since before the financial crisis of 2008 have upset investors’ assumptions of asset values, threatening to up-end housing prices. Long-term rates have climbed, alongside the highest policy rates in two decades, but no one expected those rates to scale 16-year peaks. So what does this mean moving forward? BMO Senior Economist Sal Guatieri breaks down similarities between what the global economy is facing right now, compared to what we dealt with in 2008.
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    • 9 min
    How Housing Unaffordability Impacts Us All

    How Housing Unaffordability Impacts Us All

    Housing affordability impacts everyone, from home buyers, to renters, to investors. BMO Senior Economist Sal Guatieri delves into the issue for both Canada and the United States, discussing how we got here and where affordability may be going, as well as implications for the economy and investors.
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    • 9 min
    Are We Nearing the End of the Dark Inflation Tunnel?

    Are We Nearing the End of the Dark Inflation Tunnel?

    After one of the most aggressive tightening cycles in decades, it looks like central banks are making decent progress in taming inflation, opening the door for a rare soft landing for the economy. BMO Chief Economist Douglas Porter and Senior Economist Sal Guatieri discuss prospects for inflation, interest rates and the economy and whether we now stand a decent chance of avoiding a recession.
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    • 19 min
    Is A Reckoning Coming For Office Buildings and Other Commercial Real Estate Markets?

    Is A Reckoning Coming For Office Buildings and Other Commercial Real Estate Markets?

    Commercial real estate will no doubt face challenges in the year ahead, but the sector facing the toughest test will be office buildings. BMO Senior Economist Sal Guatieri takes a look at what the four main commercial real estate segments can expect, as they weather the storm of rising interest rates, tighter lending conditions, a weaker economy, and hybrid work patterns.
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    • 13 min

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