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TD Bank customers feel short-changed by coin-counting settlement

Thursday  10:00,   19 july 2018
thestar

Anthony Parisi Sanchez dumped socks full of change into TD Bank’s Penny Arcade coin-counting machine every week for six years , turning hundreds of dollars’ worth of pennies, nickels and dimes into what he assumed would be the same amount in cash. [...]
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CP Rail beats profit estimates on higher shipments

Thursday  04:01,   19 july 2018
reuters

Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd (CP.TO) reported a higher-than-expected quarterly profit on Wednesday as Canada's no.2 railroad operator was helped by higher shipments of commodities like grains and potash.CP said total carloads, the amount of[...]

IBM gets boost from new businesses, tops estimates

Thursday  04:01,   19 july 2018
reuters

IBM gets boost from new businesses, tops estimatesLoad[...]

Microsoft's focus on cloud, partnerships paying off

Thursday  04:01,   19 july 2018
reuters

Microsoft's focus on cloud, partnerships paying offSo when Thyssenkrupp North America needed help predicting when to service its lifts, it turned to Microsoft Corp (MSFT.O), a partnership that illustrates how Microsoft's chief executive, Satya[...]

Federal Reserve boss tells Congress to get its house in order: Don Pittis

Wednesday  18:33,   18 july 2018
cbc.ca

A strong U.S. economy means interest rate hikes will continue, but stern-faced Federal Reserve chair Jerome Powell says trade disputes, the opioid crisis, low education levels and wage stagnation remain dangers for the U.S. economy.But when grilled[...]

How Satya Nadella has spurred a tripling of Microsoft's stock price in just over four years

Wednesday  17:11,   18 july 2018
cnbc

With Satya Nadella at the helm, Microsoft has oriented itself around products that are growing faster than Windows. The stock has[...]

U.S. newspapers getting ‘murdered’ by steep tariffs imposed on Canadian newsprint, as hearings into duties held

Wednesday  16:31,   18 july 2018
nationalpost

The duties imposed by the U.S. government on newsprint from Canada marked one of the first dramatic parries by the Trump administration against 'unfair trading practices'Load[...]

U.S. labor board judge rejects McDonald's bid to settle franchisees' case

Wednesday  03:06,   18 july 2018
reuters

U.S. labor board judge rejects McDonald's bid to settle franchisees' caseThe settlement proposed in March lacked important details and would probably not bring an end to the sprawling case that began in 2012, National Labor Relations Board[...]

Bitcoin Surges After Breaking Back Through $7,000 Level

Wednesday  03:05,   18 july 2018
msn

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Boeing Gets $3.9 Billion Contract for New Air Force One

Wednesday  02:15,   18 july 2018
msn

Capping off a contentious contracting tussle with President Donald Trump, Boeing Co. received a $3.9 billion contract to continue development, modification and testing of two new aircraft to serve as Air Force One, according to two people familiar[...]

Why is oil inching lower yet again?

Tuesday  19:32,   17 july 2018
fool

Despite oil's latest pullback Cresent Point Energy Corp. (TSX:CPG)(NYSE:CPG) remains an attractive means of playing higher oil.Load[...]

It’s not just condos — Toronto is also running out of commercial real estate

Tuesday  19:32,   17 july 2018
financialpost

Toronto is currently the most constrained industrial market in North America , sitting at a 2.2 per cent availability, thanks to its ideal location and demographics that appeal to both foreign and local companies.Vancouver is North America’s second[...]

3 credit cards Canadians can use to avoid foreign currency fees

Tuesday  19:07,   17 july 2018
thestar

Virtually every bank and credit card issuer card in Canada charges a 2.5 per cent fee to convert your foreign purchases back into Canadian dollars.  Virtually every bank and credit card issuer card in Canada charges a 2.5 per cent[...]

The 4 best retail stocks to buy now

Tuesday  19:06,   17 july 2018
fool

Canada Goose Holdings Inc. (TSX:GOOS)(NYSE:GOOS) and Dollarama Inc. (TSX:DOL) are among the best retail stocks to buy.In my opinion, the four best retail stocks to buy now are Aritzia Inc.(TSX:ATZ), Canada Goose Holdings Inc.(TSX:GOOS)(NYSE:GOOS),[...]

Toronto stocks edge higher, loonie lower

Tuesday  18:55,   17 july 2018
msn

Toronto stocks edge higher, loonie lowerThe Toronto Stock Exchange's S&P/TSX composite index was up 3.35 points to 16,498.08, after 90 minutes of[...]