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Bank of Canada cites oil price, hot housing market as factors roiling rate decisions

The sudden drop in the price of crude, a rise in housing market risk and the quickening U.S. recovery are among new and conflicting economic forces complicating the Bank of Canada’s interest rate decision-making.
BoC sticks to 1% rate  
Bank of Canada bids farewell to forward guidance, leaving the market to work …  
… * TSX down 235.64 points, or 1.62 percent, at 14,312.07 * All 10 main index sectors decline * Energy shares slide with price of oil By John Tilak TORONTO, Oct 22 (Reuters) – Canada’s main stock index fell hard on Wednesday after a four-day winning streak …