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News: Money

Debate on 'uncomfortable' role in prescribing pot

Sunday  15:03,   14 october 2018
msn

Debate on 'uncomfortable' role in prescribing potTwo doctors with differing viewpoints on the issue will participate in a debate on Tuesday — the day before recreational cannabis is legalized — as part of a live streamed event hosted by the... >>>

Jean Chrétien’s thoughts on a round of golf with Bill Clinton, and the bogeyman Trump

Sunday  15:03,   14 october 2018
thestar

Jean Chrétien’s thoughts on a round of golf with Bill Clinton, and the bogeyman TrumpInvited by the family of the German chancellor, Helmut Kohl, and at the request of the federal government, I attended the funeral of the former chancellor on July... >>>

Vernon rental home trashed beyond belief

Sunday  10:51,   14 october 2018
globalnews.ca

A B.C. man is living a landlord's worst nightmare after his Okanagan rental home was extensively damaged by former tenants. "It's sickening," property owner Allan Bowles told Global News. "I saved up a lot of money to buy the place and now it's... >>>

Frustrated with your bank or credit union? Here's what you should consider before making a move

Sunday  10:51,   14 october 2018
cbc.ca

There are steps we can take to minimize the effects of a service outage that don't need to be as drastic as closing all of your accounts and moving elsewhere. Get a backup accountI am a Vancity member and my account was affected, but I wasn't... >>>

GTA Deciem stores reopen after company founder is ousted

Sunday  10:51,   14 october 2018
thestar

GTA Deciem stores reopen after company founder is oustedSeveral briefly shuttered Deciem stores reopened on Saturday, a day after the founder of the so-called “Abnormal Beauty Company” was ousted by an Ontario court... >>>

Longtime McDonald’s worker faced hardship. Then customers stepped in: ‘Wendall Needs Us To Serve Him Now.’

Saturday  20:51,   13 october 2018
washingtonpost

Wendall Gill, who is 85, is mourning his wife, taking care of two special needs grandchildren on his own — and still working at McDonald’s several days a week to make ends meet. Over the past few days, people keep walking up to him and handing him... >>>

The World Is Due Another Financial Crisis. It Could Start in Italy.

Saturday  16:51,   13 october 2018
nytimes

The Italian government has defied eurozone rules with a lavish spending plan and squandered credibility with bond investors. The turmoil could rock the globe.History suggests that the world is about due for another financial crisis. One of the... >>>

NAFTA talks forced Canada to pick a side in U.S.-China trade war

Saturday  12:51,   13 october 2018
cbc.ca

When the Trudeau government agreed to a revised North American free trade deal, the Americans said Canada also joined something else: Donald Trump's trade war on China. In the face of economically-destructive tariffs, staying neutral came at too >>>

Warren Buffett's advice for a stock market crash

Saturday  10:27,   13 october 2018
fool

Stock market crashes are inevitable. But there's no reason to fear... >>>

China-US surplus hits record, adding fuel to trade war

Saturday  10:27,   13 october 2018
msn

China-US surplus hits record, adding fuel to trade... >>>

Doug Ford Is Wrong: The Minimum Wage Hike Hasn't Killed Businesses

Saturday  10:27,   13 october 2018
huffingtonpost.ca

Good jobs create more jobs. Ontario Premier Doug Ford needs to understand that before he goes telling the Ontario Legislature, as he was quoted in online publication Queen's Park Today as saying, that the bill has caused businesses to leave... >>>

Sears aims to close up to 150 stores in bankruptcy, sources say

Saturday  01:27,   13 october 2018
reuters

Sears is planning to close up to 150 of its department and discount stores and keep at least 300 open as part of a plan to restructure under U.S. bankruptcy protection, people familiar with the matter said Friday.The plans, which remained in flux... >>>

Canadian dollar steadies as oil and stock prices rebound

Saturday  01:03,   13 october 2018
reuters

Canadian dollar steadies as oil and stock prices rebound ed, but the loonie lost ground for the week as investors worried about threats to the global growth outlook. At 3:47 p.m. (1947 GMT), the Canadian dollar (CAD=D4) was trading nearly unchanged... >>>

Nearly 1 In 4 Canadians Feel Crushed By Their Debts: BDO Canada Affordability Index

Friday  22:27,   12 october 2018
huffingtonpost.ca

Nearly 1 In 4 Canadians Feel Crushed By Their Debts: BDO Canada Affordability IndexAccording to BDO Canada's first Affordability Index released this week, Canadians struggling the most with debt tend to be younger, earning less, and are dealing with >>>

Global business leaders suspend ties with Saudi Arabia

Friday  20:03,   12 october 2018
msn

Global business leaders suspend ties with Saudi ArabiaBritish billionaire Richard Branson on Friday suspended business links with Saudi Arabia, and Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi said he might not attend a major investment conference in the country this >>>