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Michael Babad

Michael Babad
Associate News Editor
Michael Babad is an associate news editor and co-author of three business books. He has been with The Globe and Mail for several years, and has also been a reporter and editor at The Toronto Star, The Financial Post and United Press International. His articles have appeared in major newspapers around the world.
Latest articles
Business Briefing
Four things you should know about Canadian stocks. (No. 2: Analysts are ‘behind the curve’) Subscriber content Michael Babad
Business Briefing
‘Tread carefully’: Canadian dollar slides, crosses line in the sand as currency market gyrates Subscriber content Michael Babad
Globe and Mail Update
Morning Business Briefing
The fascinating fallout from a minimum wage raise. (Shh, everyone will want one) Subscriber content Michael Babad
Business Week Ahead
OPEC-Russia oil pact just ‘waiting to collapse’ this week Subscriber content
Business Briefing
Haunted Canadian dollar slumps below 76¢, may have another penny to fall Subscriber content Michael Babad
Morning Business Briefing
Threat of U.S. auto tariffs a ‘boogeyman’ that will stalk Canada Subscriber content Michael Babad
Business Briefing
Ontario’s Doug Ford may be in big trouble (and not know it) Subscriber content Michael Babad
Business Briefing
Don’t be surprised if your parents smoke pot when it’s legal Subscriber content
Business Briefing
Whack-A-Mole: Housing speculators leap from singles to condos, sparking new threat Subscriber content Michael Babad
Business Briefing
As Trump bellows, a dimmer view of the Canadian dollar Subscriber content Michael Babad
Business Week Ahead
Fed and fed up: U.S. rates may rise, Canadian home sales will tumble Subscriber content
Business Briefing
Blame Canada: New lyrics for the War of 1812 Subscriber content Michael Babad
Morning Business Briefing
Global ranking shows just how fast Canada’s housing market has tumbled Subscriber content Michael Babad
Morning Business Briefing
Canadian dollar jumps, but curb your enthusiasm as tariff war, NAFTA collapse loom large Subscriber content Michael Babad
Business Briefing
The arresting number that says it all about Toronto’s housing market slump Subscriber content Michael Babad
Business Briefing
What Canadians will pay more for in a tariff war (and some costs may rise fast) Subscriber content Michael Babad
Business Week Ahead
Inherit the Wynne: The economic challenges of Ontario’s next premier Subscriber content
Business Briefing
The ‘scariest number of them all’ in the financial industry: Newbies Subscriber content Michael Babad
Business Briefing
What the Bank of Canada didn’t say (and why life isn’t just a bowl of cherries) Subscriber content Michael Babad
Morning Business Briefing
Canadian dollar bolts higher as Bank of Canada signals rate hike Subscriber content Michael Babad