News: Technology

Why Tilray, Inc. vaulted higher again today

Tuesday  23:31,   18 september 2018

Another day, another double-digit gain for the hottest marijuana stock on the...[...]

What the financial crisis taught these five fund managers

Tuesday  17:25,   18 september 2018

Investing takeaways from managers a decade after Lehman Brothers’ collapseLoad...[...]

FedEx profit jumps 40 per cent on strong shipping demand

Tuesday  02:05,   18 september 2018

The growing economy, lower taxes and changing habits of American shoppers are helping boost profit at FedEx Corp. The delivery giant said Monday that it earned $835 million in the quarter that ended Aug. 31, a 40 per cent increase from a year...[...]

Freeland to return to U.S. for NAFTA talks

Tuesday  01:50,   18 september 2018

High-level meetings are set to resume this week in Washington in an effort to bring Canada into a revised North American Free Trade Agreement. The renewed effort comes as the Opposition Conservatives criticize Prime Minister Justin Trudeau for...[...]

IBM sued for age discrimination after firing thousands

Monday  23:51,   17 september 2018

A lawyer known for battling tech giants over the treatment of workers has set her sights on International Business Machines Corp. Shannon Liss-Riordan on Monday filed a class-action lawsuit in federal court in Manhattan on behalf of three former IBM [...]

Toronto Trump hotel class-action approved

Monday  20:31,   17 september 2018

Toronto Trump hotel class-action approvedThe buyers want to sue Talon International, the company that built the property, to recoup the deposits they paid on five-star hotel condominium...[...]

Why fashion brands destroy billions worth of their own merchandise every year

Monday  20:06,   17 september 2018

An expert explains why Burberry, H&M, Nike, and Urban Outfitters destroy unsold merch — and what it says about consumer culture. The British luxury brand Burberry brought in $3.6 billion in revenue last year — and destroyed $36.8 million worth...[...]

New euro notes feature improved anti-counterfeit holograms

Monday  18:12,   17 september 2018

New euro notes feature improved anti-counterfeit hologramsThe new notes, shown off Monday by the European Central Bank, are now the same height as the 50-euro note so that they will be less likely to stick out and become worn. The notes also have an [...]

Home sales rise by 0.9 per cent: CREA

Monday  17:26,   17 september 2018

The Canadian Real Estate Association says home sales rose by 0.9 per cent between July and August, marking the fourth consecutive monthly increase.  The growth came as roughly half of all local markets saw a month-over-month increase, led...[...]

A brief introduction to Canada’s fastest-growing companies

Monday  16:52,   17 september 2018

This year’s Growth 500 winners operate everywhere from Nanaimo to Nunavut and sell everything from bots to beer. In 2018, you can grow anywhere.What does an archetypal Growth 500 company look like? With businesses scattered across the country and...[...]

New RRSP Investors: 2 Oversold Dividend Stocks for a Balanced Retirement Fund

Monday  12:52,   17 september 2018

Power Financial (TSX:PWF) and another beaten-up Canadian dividend stock deserve to be on your RRSP radar. This Stock Could Be Like Buying Netflix for $1.87If you’ve ever had to spend any time on the phone with your cable company…you won’t be...[...]

Is rent-to-own the solution if you can’t get a mortgage?

Monday  08:27,   17 september 2018

Rent-to-own can be an alternative route to homeownership – but there are pitfalls.But that may soon change, as rising interest rates and tighter housing rules make it harder to qualify for a...[...]

Ontario takes next step in carbon tax legal fight

Saturday  11:50,   15 september 2018

Ontario takes next step in carbon tax legal fightTORONTO - Days after denouncing a Toronto judge who deemed a provincial law violated charter rights, the Ontario government said it would invoke the Constitution in its legal challenge against the...[...]

OECD says Canada needs to spend more on aid

Saturday  11:50,   15 september 2018

OECD says Canada needs to spend more on aidOTTAWA - A major international report has concluded that the Trudeau government's lofty rhetoric about being "back" on the world stage needs the added heft of more foreign aid...[...]

An old problem: Aging pipelines lead to deadly explosions

Saturday  04:30,   15 september 2018

The natural gas pipeline in the United States is vast, sprawling across 2.5 million miles in a complex pressurized system that delivers a quarter of the energy consumed nationwide, according to the American Gas Association. There have been more [...]