Canada CPI Preview Canada CPI Preview: Analysts expect CPI, due Friday, to slow to a 0.9% y/y pace in October following the 1.0% y/y growth rate in September as lower gasoline prices again exert a drag. Core CPI is projected to grow at 2.1% y/y in October, matching the 2.1% in September. preview.
Averages remain range-bound near flatline in afternoon trading The major indexes are near their highs of the day in afternoon trading, but that also means that they are slightly above unchanged. As can be expected, the number of advancing stocks is just about even with declining stocks while down volume is narrowly ahead of up volume. Crude oil trading is also sluggish, with benchmark WTI prices slightly lower, just below $42 per barrel.