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Michael Kane
Jul 07 2014

A cautious start to the week

By Michael Kane, Anchor
Stock markets are looking cautious to start the week. European bourses are down about a quarter of one-percent but trading volume is one-quarter to one-half of what it would normally be.
Filed in: Canadian » Continue Reading
Niall McGee
Jul 05 2014

Bouchard could make more money than Sharapova

By Niall McGee, Reporter
Montreal’s Eugenie Bouchard has already made history by making it this far at Wimbledon. If she becomes champion, Bouchard’s earnings potential will skyrocket. She may eventually become one of the wealthiest female athletes on the planet.
Filed in: Canadian » Continue Reading
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Jul 04 2014

Japan goes nuclear, again

By Andrew McCreath, BNN Markets Commentator
Japan's nuclear regulatory agency is seeing a management shuffle with a pro power plant agenda, while a top seismologist voices concern over a plant on an active fault line. Andrew previews a start to earnings next week as well as the release of the latest FOMC minutes. Plus, a look at natural gas.
Filed in: Energy & Resources » Continue Reading
Frances Horodelski
Jul 04 2014

Good thing there's mail to read

By Frances Horodelski, Anchor
It’s a good thing I had mail to read because there is precious little else going on. Of course, July 4th has American markets closed but it seems that traders want to focus on everything else but markets today.
Filed in: Canadian » Continue Reading
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Jul 03 2014

Draghi's all out of moves

By Andrew McCreath, BNN Markets Commentator
Markets opened at new highs all around on better-than-expected U.S. jobs numbers. The ECB keeps rates as is. World currencies fell against the Greenback. Andrews says this is the beginning of a rising U.S. dollar, and markets will move rates higher on Yellen. Plus, the worst performing stock on the TSX and Ontario's downgraded debt
Filed in: Economy, U.S. » Continue Reading
Amber Kanwar
Jul 03 2014

The debate about women on boards is wrong

By Amber Kanwar, Anchor, Reporter
Just one woman on a board can influence corporate governance exclaims a new report from Simon Fraser University. Just one! In fact there is no need to push for “critical mass” because just one will do the trick.
Filed in: Canadian » Continue Reading
Frances Horodelski
Jul 03 2014

All about the macro today

By Frances Horodelski, Anchor
In the news, it is all about the macro today with the ECB leaving rates unchanged. The jobs numbers are in at 288,000 in June vs. est. 215,000 – and the unemployment rate is 6.1% vs. estimate 6.3%.
Filed in: Economy » Continue Reading
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Jul 02 2014

What's funding shorts?

By Andrew McCreath, BNN Markets Commentator
Andrew digs in to the stock funding "beta shorts." June jobs number will push U.S. payroll numbers higher. The latest settlement price for metallurgical coal is no good for energy producers dealing with a supply glut. And a 500-year bull market in bonds? It happened in Holland.
Filed in: U.S. » Continue Reading

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