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The Global Industry Classification Standard (GICS)

The following article provides a good summary of the changes.

INTRODUCING COMMUNICATION SERVICES SECTOR IN 2018

The last several years have seen rapid evolution in the way people communicate, access entertainment content and other information. This evolution is a result of the integration between telecommunications, media, and internet companies. Companies have moved further in this direction by consolidating through mergers and acquisitions and many now offer bundled services such as cable, internet services, and telephone services. Some of these companies also create interactive entertainment content and aggregate information that is delivered through multiple platforms such as cable and internet, as well as accessed on cellular phones.

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Growing inequality: Global wealth distribution

Chart showing global wealth distribution

https://www.bloomberg.com/graphics/2018-lehman-anniversary/?srnd=premium

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Unemployment rate in Canada decreased to 5.8 percent in February

https://tradingeconomics.com/canada/unemployment-rate

https://www.statcan.gc.ca/eng/start

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Canadian housing starts

Canadian seasonally adjusted housing starts increased to 229,700 units in February of 2018 from 215,300 in January, beating market expectations of 217,000. Urban starts increased 7.1 percent to 211,211 units; multiple urban starts rose 15 percent to 154,535 units while single-detached urban starts fell 9.8 percent to 56,676 units. Meanwhile, rural starts were estimated at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 18,526 units. Housing Starts in Canada averaged 185.12 thousand from 1977 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 291.60 thousand in March of 1978 and a record low of 90.70 Thousand in August of 1982.

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https://www.cmhc-schl.gc.ca/en/hoficlincl/homain/index.cfm

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U.S. historical deficits

http://fortune.com/2018/03/15/us-national-debt-trump-tax-cuts/

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The world economy grew by 3.3% in the last quarter of 2017

GDP for the world economy

https://www.economist.com/news/economic-and-financial-indicators/21738931-world-gdp

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ISM manufacturing index

https://www.investopedia.com/terms/i/ism-mfg.asp

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Chart showing inflation trend in Canada

The Consumer Price Index (CPI) rose 1.7% on a year-over-year basis in January, following a 1.9% increase in December. Excluding energy, the CPI increased 1.7%, matching the gain in December

Chart for Canadian inflation numbers

https://www.statcan.gc.ca/daily-quotidien/180223/dq180223a-eng.htm

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