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Boeing Says It’s Open to Changing the Name of Grounded 737 Max Jet

Tuesday  10:05,   18 june 2019
msn

Boeing Co. is open to dropping the “Max” branding for its latest 737 jetliner, depending on an assessment of consumer and airline responses to an aircraft name that’s been tarnished by two fatal crashes and a three-month grounding. “I’d say we’re... >>>

Gambling on Ronaldo and Madonna Made This Man a Billionaire

Tuesday  10:05,   18 june 2019
msn

Tsuyoshi Matsushita didn’t know Cristiano Ronaldo or Madonna at all, but he somehow got in touch with them and persuaded them to be the faces of his products. By doing so, the Japanese entrepreneur built his company into a $2.3 billion firm, making... >>>

Securities regulators warn public about convicted fraudster Weizhen Tang

Tuesday  07:26,   18 june 2019
cbc.ca

The Nova Scotia Securities Commission and the Ontario Securities Commission are warning the public not to invest money with Toronto-based investment manager Weizhen Tang or any companies associated with him. Tang was convicted of fraud in 2012 in... >>>

French billionaire Drahi acquires Sotheby's in $3.7B deal: auction house

Monday  21:10,   17 june 2019
msn

French billionaire Drahi acquires Sotheby's in $3.7B deal: auction... >>>

HERO's quest: Behind The Launch Of Canada's First Gaming And Esports ETF

Monday  20:51,   17 june 2019
benzinga

Video Gaming’s largest and most exciting trade conference, The Electronic Entertainment Expo (or E3 as it’s more commonly called) just wrapped up its 2019... >>>

Energy sector helps lead the way up on TSX, U.S. stock also gain ground

Monday  19:16,   17 june 2019
msn

Energy sector helps lead the way up on TSX, U.S. stock also gain... >>>

Opinion: How to plan for retirement when you don’t want to retire

Monday  19:16,   17 june 2019
marketwatch

You still need a game... >>>

The world's largest airplane is up for sale for $400 million

Monday  11:36,   17 june 2019
cnbc

Stratolaunch, the world's largest airplane that flew once, is up for sale, sources familiar told... >>>

Bitcoin climbs above $9,000 for first time in over a year amid Facebook crypto talk

Monday  11:35,   17 june 2019
cnbc

Bitcoin leapt across the $9,000 mark on Sunday, boosted by reports that Facebook is soon set to launch its own cryptocurrency. The world's largest digital coin traveled as high as $9,381.82 in the last 24 hours, according to CoinDesk's bitcoin price >>>

LGBT investing group Gaingels makes its 1st Canadian deal

Sunday  11:36,   16 june 2019
cbc.ca

A U.S.-based investment group whose members invest their money in companies with progressive social values and LGBT leadership has made its first deal in Canada. The group has invested $360,000 in Borrowell, a Toronto-based fintech company... >>>

Target cash registers across the US are crashing, creating massive lines of frustrated customers in 'The Great Target Outage of 2019'

Sunday  11:36,   16 june 2019
msn

The incident was dubbed "The Great Target Outage of '19" on social media, with many comparing Target's struggles to the disasterous Fyre... >>>

There’s a lifestyle penalty for renting in Canada — it doesn’t have to be so

Sunday  11:30,   16 june 2019
globalnews.ca

Canada's deep cultural prejudice against renting has been cemented by decades of housing policies that have made life hard for tenants and... >>>

Buy a home with your head, not your heart: Ask Joe

Saturday  17:25,   15 june 2019
thestar

My husband and I want to buy a home, but the seller won’t accept conditional offers. Should we insist upon having a home inspection performed, even if it means losing the deal? In a previous column, I advised a would-be buyer to take their real... >>>

Family fighting for dementia patient's missing OAS money

Friday  13:06,   14 june 2019
cbc.ca

The family of an Ottawa man who has dementia says he's owed nearly $20,000 in Old Age Security payments he never received because his illness prevented him from filing the correct paperwork. Retired teacher Jim Holton, 72, has posterior cortical... >>>

Majority of Canada’s exporters predicting a global recession

Friday  13:06,   14 june 2019
thestar

Canadian exporters are reporting widespread concerns about a global recession, with sentiment in the sector falling to the lowest level in seven years, according to a survey by the country’s export financing agency. Export Development Canada’s trade >>>