News: Money

Elon Musk rants against media on Twitter, proposes website to rate journalists

Thursday  09:52,   24 may 2018
msn

Tesla CEO Elon Musk aired his frustration with the media on Wednesday, issuing a series of tweets calling out the “hypocrisy of big media companies” before floating the idea of starting a website which would allow the public to rate journalists.[...]

Yes, save twice your salary by the time you're 35

Thursday  09:52,   24 may 2018
marketwatch

Financial advisers have more advice for what to do by your mid-30s.You also should have watched twice as many Netflix  series as you’ve finished, have at least three library books that are 30 years overdue, and have eaten a kale salad in public[...]

Petrobras Slashes Diesel Prices in Hopes of Ending Strike

Thursday  09:52,   24 may 2018
bloomberg

Brazil’s state-owned oil company Petroleo Brasileiro SA announced a 10 percent cut in the price of diesel, in an effort to end a three-day nationwide truckers’ strike that has wrought havoc on Latin America’s largest economy. [...]

J&J Loses Second Talc-Asbestos Cancer Trial and Damages May Grow

Thursday  09:51,   24 may 2018
bloomberg

Johnson & Johnson lost a second trial linking baby powder use to deadly asbestos cancer and jurors must next decide whether to punish the company on top of their award of $21.7 million in damages. define("homepageFinanceIndices",[...]

Greater Toronto New Home Sales Clock Their Worst April In Decades

Thursday  07:45,   24 may 2018
huffingtonpost.ca

Greater Toronto New Home Sales Clock Their Worst April In DecadesThe city has gone from earning descriptions like "record high home sales" a few years ago to superlatives like "biggest price drop in 17 years" in more recent[...]

Goldman Sachs made a staggering $200 million in one day as markets plunged

Thursday  07:45,   24 may 2018
cnbc

Boom times have returned on Wall Street, at least for one trading desk. Goldman Sachs made $200 million in profit on a single day this February as calm in stock markets was shattered with a historic surge in volatility, according to people with[...]

Canadian dollar pares decline after dovish Fed minutes, NAFTA clues

Thursday  07:45,   24 may 2018
reuters

Canadian dollar pares decline after dovish Fed minutes, NAFTA[...]

Trump launches probe into auto imports, possible tariffs

Thursday  07:45,   24 may 2018
msn

WASHINGTON - The Trump administration on Wednesday launched an investigation into whether tariffs are needed on the imports of automobiles into the United States, moving swiftly as talks over the North American Free Trade Agreement have stalled.[...]

Feds block $1.5-billion Aecon takeover

Thursday  05:10,   24 may 2018
msn

Feds block $1.5-billion Aecon[...]

Horgan defends fight to keep and restrict oil

Thursday  00:55,   24 may 2018
msn

B.C. Premier John Horgan says he is fighting to both retain and restrict Alberta energy imports because while the existing shipments are vital to his province, the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion would see the unrefined oilsands oil go somewhere[...]

68 percent of parents don't explain this key money concept to kids

Thursday  00:30,   24 may 2018
cnbc

The good news is, most American parents are talking about money with their kids, but they're forgetting a couple of key[...]

Uber posts big sales jump in first quarter and boosts valuation to $62 billion

Thursday  00:30,   24 may 2018
cnbc

Uber just announced its first quarter financials, reporting strong sales growth and a new valuation. Revenue jumped 55 percent while losses narrowed 49 percent. The company also revealed a new tender offer that values it at $62 billion, up from $48[...]

China signals to state giants: 'Buy American' oil and grains

Thursday  00:01,   24 may 2018
reuters

China signals to state giants: 'Buy American' oil and[...]

Tesla shares poised to rise after 'fever pitch' of bad news: analyst

Wednesday  23:56,   23 may 2018
reuters

Tesla shares poised to rise after 'fever pitch' of bad news:[...]

Brand reputations: Tim Hortons slips as MEC, Jean Coutu, Canadian Tire lead

Wednesday  21:35,   23 may 2018
cbc.ca

A number of Canadian retailers have seen their reputations improve his year, while a well known coffee and doughnut chain declined, according to an annual ranking published Wednesday. define("homepageFinanceIndices", ["c.deferred"], function () [...]