The European Union's hopes of signing a landmark free trade deal with Canada this week appeared to evaporate on Monday as the Belgian federal government failed to win the consent of French-speaking regional authorities.
The S&P 500 hit a two-week high on Monday on the back of strong earnings, while a flurry of acquisitions indicated corporate America continues to see untapped value in the market.
Dozens gathered at noon Monday for a Make Muskrat Right event in Stephenville. "I think its important for the people of Labrador to know they are not alone," said Janice Kennedy, executive director of the Bay St. George Status of Women Council.
In a world where the cost to buy and sell stocks online has tumbled from $29 to less than $10 per trade, discount brokerages are pushing to get leaner and bigger.
The owner of Tim Hortons and Burger King saw its third-quarter sales growth at existing stores decline in much of North America amid a sluggish fast-food market as consumers took advantage of lower food prices at grocery stores.