Tuesday, August 20, 2019

Uncertainty abounds, but the central bank will likely take wait-and-see approach

The Bank of Canada isn't expected to change its benchmark interest rate on Wednesday. But that doesn't mean it thinks the Canadian...

Sears Canada debacle one more reason to avoid extended warranties, experts say

When Karen Dwyer renovated the kitchen in her St. John's home last year, she bought all new appliances from Sears and spent extra on...

Spotify reportedly makes confidential filing for U.S. IPO

Music streaming service Spotify has filed confidentially for an initial public offering with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission and is moving...

Oil, housing and more: Here’s what to look for as Canada’s big banks post...

Canada's biggest banks are in the midst of revealing how they're doing to investors, and Canadians would be well advised on keep...

Nev Todorovic On Life As A Queer Canadian Entrepreneur

The secret to success isn't really a secret at all if you ask Nev Todorovic."Where you'll find the most success is being a good...

Ikea reminds about Malm dresser recall after 8th child dies

Ikea relaunched a recall of 29 million chests and dressers Tuesday after the death of an eighth child. http://www.cbc.ca/news/business/ikea-dresser-recall-1.4411828?cmp=rss

Homebuyers feel duped by hot water tank rentals included in their new homes

Nadia Mendola didn’t think she’d be signing her life away for a water heater when she bought her brand new home in...

6 things to watch for in Friday’s job numbers in Canada and the U.S.:...

Tomorrow's employment numbers in Canada and the U.S. will offer some insight into your economic future, Don Pittis writes. https://www.cbc.ca/news/business/employment-labour-labor-1.4963262?cmp=rss

How super are those pricey ‘superfoods’? Marketplace puts 3 of them to the test

Coconut water, quinoa and chia have three things in common: they're popular, they're expensive and they're often marketed as ultra-healthy "superfoods." Marketplace recently reviewed the...

New bitcoin-based security trades lower in debut on Chicago Mercantile Exchange

A new security based on the price of the digital currency bitcoin was trading lower Monday after its debut on the Chicago...