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An Action Plan on Guns and Mental Illness

December 19, 2012, 10:28 am

Why wait months for the government to act, to implement new laws, to ramp up new education programs on gun safety and mental illness? Here’s a proposal that can work today.

Harper Approves CNOOC Takeover of Nexen, Voices Discomfort With SOEs

December 7, 2012, 7:34 pm

PM Stephen Harper approved China-based CNOOC’s takeover of Nexen Inc. but said Canada does not want foreign SOEs buying up the oil sands sector.

Q3 Earnings Show Lackluster Revenue Growth

November 15, 2012, 4:16 am

S&P 500 companies manage to beat on earnings, but miss on revenues. Cisco is an example where cost management improved earnings.

Alcoa Kicks Off Corporate Earnings Season

July 10, 2012, 5:30 am

Alcoa Inc., the largest aluminum company in the United States, reported quarterly earnings that slightly exceeded Wall Street analysts’ expectations on Monday after the [...]

Scrutinizing Businesses From Best to Worst

January 26, 2012, 7:06 pm

Three companies scrutinized financial and other relevant data to help the public understand the inner workings and outside perceptions of a number of large corporations.

Holiday Shopping Highlights Counterfeiting Concerns

November 23, 2011, 4:24 pm

Warnings concerning counterfeit goods around the world have been heightened in anticipation of the holiday shopping season.  Traditionally, luxury items such as handbags, watches, and jewelry have been the target of counterfeiters in Asia, but in recent years the counterfeiters [...]

The Time of Our Life

November 16, 2011, 8:06 pm

Adjust your relationship to time by investing your time rather than spending it to do stuff. It’s important we invest our time on things that truly matter to us.

Canada’s Lagging Productivity Compared to US Proves Costly

November 16, 2011, 7:27 pm

Canadians would be a lot richer today if only the country’s productivity growth had kept pace with that of the U.S. over the last two decades, says a new report published Wednesday.

Amazon Unveils Book Lending Program

November 3, 2011, 10:54 pm

Amazon.com Inc. has developed a new way to encourage consumers to ditch their paperbacks in favor of digital books.

Bank of America Backs off on Debit Card Fees

November 1, 2011, 8:41 pm

Bank of America Corp., the nation’s biggest bank by assets, on Tuesday said that it would scrap its previous plan to charge a $5 monthly fee on customers making debit card [...]


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