Business ReportBEFORE THE BELL: Traders look to Stats Can economy reports today ahead of BOC interest rate decision SHARE ON: James Bowler, contributor, Friday, Oct. 19th, 2018 Bay Street may get a boost as some positive Canadians earnings reports roll in. CP Rail posted a record-breaking report last night at $622 million in its latest quarter. A few other companies like Rogers Communications will be releasing reports today as well.Traders will also be looking at Stats Can reports on inflation and retail sales this morning ahead of a Bank of Canada decision on the interest rate coming next week. Analysts have predicted a high probability of another rate hike.The price of crude is climbing after sliding this week on a US inventories report showing growth in stock. US crude is up to 69.26 a barrel.The energy-tied Loonie is also gaining to 76.72 cents US.