But if the economy sees another contraction, there could be big implications for the country and monetary policy.numbers are usually market movers, but this one is special, said Benjamin Tal, deputy chief economist at CIBC World Markets. Negative number, and people will start whispering the R word while aggressively pricing in another rate cut by the Bank of Canada. And while the market expects a better number, there is little conviction behind that consensus.

While we all pay lip service to the importance of employees in serving customers, too often we manage in terms of their operational productivity at the exclusion of all else. How many employee evaluations actually include customer metrics as part of the formal criteria? The reality is that most employees are rewarded for completing tasks. Few, however, are rewarded for making customers happy..

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And Sun Life Financial Inc.Third quarter results for the banks demonstrated their resilience in the form of healthy earnings and dividend hikes, and investors should keep in mind that the fourth quarter usual comes with better performance.producing virtually no alpha in the first eight months of the year, this is a good time to add bank stocks, de Verteuil told clients. Banks are a great defensive trade into the year end. With Canadian banks having relatively short duration loan books, the strategist noted that rising rates should boost medium term profitability.He also reminded investors that Canada banks are leveraged plays on the domestic economy, and with their fiscal year ending in October (two months before the majority of other S Composite index companies), the market is more comfortable with looking ahead.Lastly for the banks, de Verteuil pointed out that the sector is typically not impacted by tax loss selling in the fourth quarter.Gold equities, meanwhile, fall at the other end of the spectrum in terms of certainty.