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News: Technology

Trump Clinches His First Trade Deal With Revamped South Korea Pact

Tuesday  04:51,   25 september 2018
msn

The deal is “tangible evidence of the strength of the relationship between our two countries,” the leaders said.The signing ceremony in New York on Monday represented key progress for proponents of free trade between the partners, as Trump last year [...]

How do you value a cannabis company with no earnings or revenue? (Answer: Very carefully)

Monday  22:52,   24 september 2018
financialpost

Martin Pelletier: Assessing the valuation of a company in a fledgling industry that has virtually no revenue or earnings is no easy feat, even for us investment pros .That’s something retail investors should keep in mind amid the current...[...]

Sirius XM to acquire Pandora: What you need to know

Monday  20:05,   24 september 2018
fool

Would the combined company be able to take on growing competition more effectively?The $3.5 billion deal has Pandora stock rising and Sirius stock falling on Monday. As investors digest the implications of the deal, here's an overview of the...[...]

Weight Watchers slims down name to WW

Monday  18:27,   24 september 2018
msn

Weight Watchers slims down name to WWThe company says it is renaming itself to focus more on overall wellness and not just dieting. Its app, for example, will offer tips and meditation and give out rewards for tracking meals and...[...]

Reports: Versace on verge of sale to Michael Kors

Monday  17:52,   24 september 2018
msn

Reports: Versace on verge of sale to Michael KorsCorriere della Sera reported Monday, without citing sources, that the announcement could come as early as Tuesday. Bloomberg and Reuters news agencies later reported the buyer would be fashion group...[...]

Canada PM says informal NAFTA talks likely in next few days at UN

Monday  17:52,   24 september 2018
reuters

Canada PM says informal NAFTA talks likely in next few days at UNWith time running out ahead of a U.S.-imposed deadline of the end of September, negotiators are making slow progress on updating the North American Free Trade...[...]

A $130,000 TFSA pumped high on energy and weed stocks

Monday  17:05,   24 september 2018
moneysense.ca

This 26-year-old invests in what he knows and it works—but experts say he could sell off to expose to other sectorsAge:...[...]

As the tornado cleanup begins, document everything, says the insurance industry

Monday  13:26,   24 september 2018
cbc.ca

As Ottawa and Gatineau area residents start to piece their lives together after a devastating tornado hit the region Friday, the Insurance Bureau of Canada has a piece of advice: document everything. Pete Karageorgos, director of consumer and...[...]

VW's Porsche to stop offering diesel models: Bild am Sonntag

Sunday  11:05,   23 september 2018
reuters

Volkswagen's (VOWG_p.DE) Porsche will stop offering diesel versions of its cars, the unit's chief executive told a weekly newspaper, responding to ever tougher requirements to curb CO2 emissions. "There won't be any more diesel cars from...[...]

This hidden car cost will set you back $3,000 a year

Sunday  11:05,   23 september 2018
cnbc

The average cost to own and operate a new vehicle is $8,849 a year and depreciation accounts for a whopping 40 percent, according AAA.Considering insurance, gas, maintenance and repairs, most drivers are well aware of how expensive cars are to buy...[...]

Privacy experts say choosing life insurance tied to fitness tracking could have unintended consequences

Saturday  12:26,   22 september 2018
cbc.ca

Privacy experts say choosing life insurance tied to fitness tracking could have unintended consequences for the safety of their personal data.Insurance giant John Hancock, owned by Canadian company Manulife Financial Corp., announced Thursday a...[...]

Do you know Cobol? If so, there might be a job for you

Saturday  12:26,   22 september 2018
thestar

Do you know Cobol? If so, there might be a job for youLoad...[...]

Amazon Is a Giant. But Bigness Isn’t a Crime

Saturday  12:26,   22 september 2018
thestar

Amazon Is a Giant. But Bigness Isn’t a CrimeLoad...[...]

The big mistake that retirees make with their money

Saturday  12:06,   22 september 2018
marketwatch

The future has always been uncertain—and always will be.It’s human nature to believe that the economic and geopolitical uncertainties we face today are greater than ever...[...]

Ontario opposes proposed ban on controversial mutual fund fees

Saturday  00:06,   22 september 2018
thestar

Ontario opposes proposed ban on controversial mutual fund feesThe Ontario government has shot down a proposed ban on controversial mutual fund charges, prompting concerns from seniors worried about the impact on their retirement...[...]