News: Technology

Can cryptocurrencies and blockchain stocks rally in 2018?

Thursday  22:27,   12 july 2018
fool

Cryptocurrencies have entered the mainstream through companies like TMX Group Ltd. (TSX:X), but 2018 has been a choppy year for prices.Unless you are a bag holder that jumped in during its fall 2017 run, it is worth noting that its year-over-year[...]
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Is the rate hike bad news for these 3 stocks?

Thursday  22:06,   12 july 2018
fool

Canadian Pacific Railway Limited (TSX:CP)(NYSE:CP) and other companies sensitive to foreign exchange fluctuations may not be welcoming another rate hike.Renewed trade tensions and calls for further protectionism pushed up the U.S. dollar, which, in[...]

Federal rules on interns pushed to 2019

Thursday  20:36,   12 july 2018
msn

Federal rules on interns pushed to 2019In the 2017 budget, the Liberals promised to eliminate unpaid internships in federally regulated workplaces — the only exception being student placements required as part of a school course. Interns would be[...]

Canadian House Prices Have Recovered Their Losses From The Slump, Index Shows

Thursday  20:26,   12 july 2018
huffingtonpost.ca

Canadian House Prices Have Recovered Their Losses From The Slump, Index ShowsThe latest edition of the Teranet/National Bank house price index shows home prices have recovered from a slump that began in the middle of last year, and are now 2.9 per[...]

Here’s when Americans will start feeling the pain from escalating Trump-imposed tariffs

Thursday  15:51,   12 july 2018
marketwatch

Very few Americans have paid a price from escalating U.S. tariffs, but if trade fights get worse, the first big bill will come due shortly after the school year starts. An initial blast of tariffs, mostly targeting $50 billion in Chinese goods, was[...]

Papa John's founder John Schnatter resigns as chairman of company's board after apologizing for racial slur

Thursday  06:51,   12 july 2018
cnbc

<p>Papa John's founder John Schnatter admitted to using the N-word during a May conference call and apologized for the comments after Forbes magazine detailed the incident in an article Wednesday.</p>Papa John's founder John Schnatter has[...]

Hydro One board resigns, CEO retires

Thursday  06:05,   12 july 2018
msn

Premier Doug Ford says he has made good on a key campaign promise, announcing the immediate retirement of the CEO of Hydro One and the resignation of the utility's entire board of directors.Ford, who promised that if he was elected he would fire [...]

N.W.T. to implement $20 a tonne carbon tax

Thursday  04:06,   12 july 2018
msn

The Northwest Territories announced plans Wednesday to implement a carbon tax that follows federal price guidelines. But Finance Minister Robert C. McLeod said rebates built into the plan could actually reduce the overall cost of living for many[...]

Resource stocks weigh on Toronto market

Thursday  04:06,   12 july 2018
msn

A rise in trade tensions after the U.S. released details of more planned tariffs against China helped send commodities and North American markets down Wednesday, while the loonie also slipped despite a rate hike by the Bank of[...]

Obama and Bush also pressed NATO allies to spend more on defense

Thursday  04:06,   12 july 2018
cnbc

What makes Trump different is how central the issue has become to his assessment of NATO's fundamental value.President Donald Trump has put defense spending levels among NATO-member countries front and center this week in Brussels, where he has[...]

OSC orders executives to pay millions in penalties in Sino-Forest case

Wednesday  20:07,   11 july 2018
cbc.ca

The Ontario Securities Commission has ordered several top executives of timber company Sino-Forest to pay millions in administrative penalties, disgorgement and costs. The regulator ruled last year that the company and several of its top executives [...]

What Makes Working at Google Special? 3 Surprising Things, According to Its Head of People Operations

Wednesday  19:27,   11 july 2018
inc

Few companies have more applicants per job opening than Google has. The company's key HR person shared 3 reasons why. Google is as famous for its perks as it is for its out-of-the-box thinking, bold leadership, and progressive view of failure.[...]

Are marijuana stocks expanding too quickly?

Wednesday  19:27,   11 july 2018
fool

Canopy Growth Corp (TSX:WEED)(NYSE:CGC) and Aphria Inc (TSX:APH) have their sights set on a new part of the world.Load[...]

What employees really want (hint: it's not about the money)

Wednesday  19:02,   11 july 2018
inc

And it cost practically nothing. It's well-known that monetary incentives do little to motivate people. Research shows that pay raises won't turn your employees into productivity machines. In fact, giving creative people bonuses demotivates them[...]

China says it won't give in to U.S. 'blackmail' on trade tariffs

Wednesday  19:02,   11 july 2018
msn

China fired back at President Donald Trump’s latest tariff escalation, saying it won’t yield to “blackmail.” Vice Minister of Commerce Wang Shouwen said he’s baffled at how the U.S. administration appeared to put a trade war on hold after talks in[...]