NEW YORK - For U.S. coffee shops, business usually cools down as the weather heats up. But as the latest craze, cold brew coffee, moves from a hipster infatuation to mainstream staple, that traditional seasonal pattern is unraveling.
Short of a miracle, Canada's economy will be in a recession once June's economic numbers are reported. Keep in mind that a recession is defined as two consecutive quarters of negative growth.
At the conclusion of last month's premiers' meeting in St. John's, N.L., it was clear there was a lot for small business to like.
Toyota, the Japanese carmaker, has eked out a record quarterly net profit as the weaker yen offset a slowdown in vehicle sales in most regions outside of North America.
Aetna Inc., which has agreed to buy fellow insurer Humana Inc., HUM 0.17 % reported better-than-expected earnings for its second quarter as it benefits from growth in its government business.