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News: Technology

Canada sees more NAFTA talks this week, much work remains: source

Thursday  12:41,   13 september 2018
reuters

Canada sees more NAFTA talks this week, much work remains: sourceAlthough the United States wants to agree on the text of a new deal on the North American Free Trade Agreement by Oct. 1, the source reiterated Canada's position that it would take as...[...]

Closed ports, lost power: How storm could hurt area economy

Thursday  12:41,   13 september 2018
msn

Closed ports, lost power: How storm could hurt area economyAcross the Carolinas, Virginia and Georgia, businesses are bracing for the economic damage Hurricane Florence is expected to inflict on the area. Industries like tourism and agriculture will [...]

The Problem With This CRA Survey Starts With Its Flawed Questions

Thursday  12:41,   13 september 2018
huffingtonpost.ca

The Problem With This CRA Survey Starts With Its Flawed QuestionsMost headlines reported that 90 per cent of respondents agreed that "It is easier for corporations and wealthy individuals to evade and/or avoid tax responsibilities than it is for...[...]

HBC completes deal with Austria-based Signa

Tuesday  17:28,   11 september 2018
msn

HBC completes deal with Austria-based SignaThe Toronto-based retailer, which owns Galeria Kaufhof, announced Tuesday an agreement with Signa Retail Holdings, the Austrian-based brand behind Karstadt, a competitor department store in the...[...]

Bank of England's Carney extends term at helm to Jan 2020

Tuesday  17:28,   11 september 2018
msn

Bank of England's Carney extends term at helm to Jan 2020The announcement from the government and the bank was expected after Carney told lawmakers last week that he was "willing" to extend his tenure beyond his scheduled June 2019...[...]

Canadian dollar steady ahead of more talks on NAFTA trade deal

Tuesday  17:28,   11 september 2018
reuters

The Canadian dollar was little changed against the greenback on Tuesday, maintaining this week's narrow range as domestic data showed that housing starts unexpectedly fell in August and talks to renew the NAFTA trade pact were set to resume....[...]

A millennial saved $100,000 with this simple habit

Tuesday  00:20,   11 september 2018
moneytalksnews

Richard Meadows went from a negative net worth to $100,000 in savings within a few years. He credits a monthly habit anyone can start right now.The business journalist achieved his goal of saving $100,000 in about four years — despite carrying...[...]

Jack Ma to Hand Alibaba's Helm to CEO Daniel Zhang Next Year

Monday  08:06,   10 september 2018
msn

Alibaba is heralding the end of the Jack Ma era. A former English teacher who helped found Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. two decades ago, Ma outlined plans to hand the executive chairman role to Daniel Zhang, a finance veteran who’s presided over an...[...]

How Jack Ma went from English teacher to tech billionaire

Monday  05:15,   10 september 2018
cnn

A look back at how Chinese entrepreneur Jack Ma built global tech powerhouse Alibaba.Load...[...]

U.S. agriculture chief: NAFTA deal must end Canada's milk protein scheme

Sunday  19:36,   09 september 2018
reuters

U.S. agriculture chief: NAFTA deal must end Canada's milk protein schemePerdue said in an interview aired on Sunday on C-SPAN television that Canada had encouraged overproduction and flooded export markets for milk proteins used in cheese and...[...]

Jeff Bezos's net worth just hit another stunning milestone

Friday  20:10,   07 september 2018
time

Jeff Bezos, the founder and CEO of Amazon, is in the midst of what is likely the fastest increase of extreme personal wealth in history. Bezos became the world’s richest person in the summer of 2017.Load...[...]

Tesla stock falls as CEO appears to smoke marijuana on video

Friday  18:31,   07 september 2018
msn

Tesla stock falls as CEO appears to smoke marijuana on videoCEO Elon Musk appeared on "The Joe Rogan Experience" overnight. About two hours into the podcast, which can be seen on YouTube, Musk inhales from what the host says is a combined...[...]

U.S. adds 201,000 jobs as wage growth accelerates to nine-year high

Friday  16:16,   07 september 2018
marketwatch

The United States created 201,000 new jobs in August, keeping the unemployment rate at an 18-year low and generating the fastest increase in worker pay since the end of the Great Recession. Economists polled by MarketWatch had forecast a 200,000...[...]

What I learned from my thrifty grandma

Friday  11:06,   07 september 2018
gobankingrates

Learn from this woman's money-savvy grandmother.If you ever met my grandparents, you would quickly know who runs the household. My grandma is a strong woman who had seven children before she turned 35 and made ends meet on one income in France...[...]

Financial Security Survey Finds Nearly 1/2 Of Canadians Couldn't Handle Week's Delay In Pay

Friday  05:50,   07 september 2018
huffingtonpost.ca

Canada's strong economy over the past year is doing little to help working Canadians out of their debt trap, according to a new study from the Canadian Payroll Association. In a poll carried out for the group this summer, 44 per cent of...[...]