TORONTO - A drop in energy stocks helped push the Toronto stock market slightly lower Monday as traders brace for a heavy slate of earnings reports this week, particularly from the resource sector.
Dollar Tree Inc. (DLTR), in agreeing to acquire Family Dollar Stores Inc. (FDO) for about $8.5 billion, is capitalizing on Americans' lingering thriftiness following the worst economic slump since the Great Depression.
The European Commission signalled it will try to impose rules on virtual currencies, such as Bitcoin, after the bloc's banking regulator ordered lenders to shun them.
TORONTO - Ottawa set out the rules Monday for its upcoming auction of wireless spectrum, and some of them could make it relatively cheap for Canada's smaller carriers to upgrade the speed and features of their networks.
A Hydro Ottawa power failure Monday afternoon forced the most stores to close in the downtown Rideau Centre. While the utility saidit was able to quickly repair what it described as an equipment-related problem, the electricity at the mall remained off into the ...