News: Money

1/3 Canadians can't pay monthly bills: survey

Tuesday  07:51,   16 january 2018

CALGARY - A new survey suggests a third of Canadians can't pay their monthly bills, including debt repayments, against a backdrop of rising interest rates. The quarterly MNP consumer debt index survey finds the number of Canadians who can't[...]

Lawsuit in U.S. accuses nine banks of rigging Canadian rate benchmark

Monday  22:52,   15 january 2018

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Aphria buying Broken Coast Cannabis

Monday  22:52,   15 january 2018

LEAMINGTON, Ont. - Licensed marijuana producer Aphria Inc. has signed a deal to buy Broken Coast Cannabis Inc., a cannabis producer on Vancouver Island, in a transaction it valued at $230 million in cash and stock. Under the agreement, Aphria[...]

Game of chicken: GM bets on Mexican-made pickup trucks

Monday  22:52,   15 january 2018

<p>General Motors Co's assembly plant in Silao, a city in Mexico's automotive heartland, cranked out more than 400,000 highly profitable, large pickup trucks last year, and is critical to the launch of a new generation of Chevrolet[...]

Another Big Advantage of Using Cards Over Cash

Monday  22:25,   15 january 2018

Using your credit or debit card for purchases has several benefits. Not only do you have more protection than if you were to lose cash, but card purchases are also more[...]

3 ways Volkswagen has changed and 3 ways it hasn't since emissions scandal

Monday  20:50,   15 january 2018

In the aftermath of its global emissions scandal, Volkswagen has repeatedly pledged to change. But has it? Yes and[...]

My nightmare trip to Bitcoin hell and back

Monday  18:36,   15 january 2018

An accidental investor battles to cash out from the bubble of the[...]

Trump’s economy looks just like Obama’s, except for one important thing

Monday  17:07,   15 january 2018

As Trump marks his first year in office, he’s made America’s economy the same again—the same as Obama’s, that[...]

Mark Zuckerberg's change of heart just cost him $2.9 billion

Monday  16:23,   15 january 2018

Mark Zuckerberg’s latest Facebook post is proving expensive. The co-founder of the world’s largest social-media business saw his fortune fall $2.9 billion Friday after he posted plans to shift users’ news feeds toward content from family and friends [...]

Bitcoin: Don’t Say You Weren’t Warned

Monday  16:23,   15 january 2018
The Motley Fool

Leading financial figures across the world have issued a series of sober warnings about Bitcoin.This is all the more impressive given how difficult it is to purchase and store Bitcoin—at least, relative to buying stocks or bonds or CDs or most[...]

Toymaker Lego teams up with Chinese internet giant Tencent

Monday  13:55,   15 january 2018

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Singapore central bank head hopes cryptocurrency tech will survive 'crash'

Monday  06:36,   15 january 2018

The head of Singapore's central bank said on Monday he hoped the technologies underpinning cryptocurrencies such as blockchain would not be undermined by an eventual crash in the digital money. The city-state has been positioning itself as a hub [...]

Israel to ease dual-listing with Hong Kong, Singapore, Toronto

Monday  06:36,   15 january 2018

Israel to ease dual-listing with Hong Kong, Singapore, Toronto"These are markets whose regulatory level is as high as in Israel and dual-listing could encouraging trade on TASE," ISA Chairman Shmuel Hauser[...]

Bargains or Busts? 3 Stocks Trading Below Book Values

Monday  06:36,   15 january 2018
The Motley Fool

Bargains or Busts? 3 Stocks Trading Below Book[...]

‘I’m sorry to see you go’: Shoppers bid farewell to Sears as the doors close for good

Monday  06:36,   15 january 2018
Toronto Star

‘I’m sorry to see you go’: Shoppers bid farewell to Sears as the doors close for[...]