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Oct 23 2014

'Thickened' U.S-Canada border could hurt economy

By Greg Bonnell, Reporter
The shootings in Ottawa are raising questions about whether the U.S. could further tighten border security over broader concerns about the rise of the Islamic State.
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Frances Horodelski
Oct 23 2014

Eyes on Ottawa

By Frances Horodelski, Anchor
Today we’ll focus on analysis and follow-up with respect to yesterday’s events in Ottawa. We’ll focus on the costs and economic implications of the potential for rising risks associated with Canada being a target internally or externally for radicalized individuals.
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Michael Kane
Oct 17 2014

What does it mean when markets ‘gap’ lower?

By Michael Kane, Anchor
Some people in the media will tell you that "the stock market will open at..." and then give you the level it closed at, the previous day. This almost never happens. And yesterday was a good case-in-point.
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Frances Horodelski
Oct 10 2014

Be thankful it’s Friday

By Frances Horodelski, Anchor
It’s Thanksgiving weekend. There is plenty to be thankful for – your life, your family, your home, your love. Celebrate.
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Frances Horodelski
Oct 06 2014

The calendar fattens as the week unfolds

By Frances Horodelski, Anchor
On BNN today, we’ll be looking at gold stocks (are they worth their weight), tracking insiders, oil (where does it go), and a look at the technological and cultural forces around us with the author of “Kitten Clone”.   
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Larry Berman
Sep 22 2014

The changing face of wealth and demographics

By Larry Berman, Berman's Call
Changes to demographics drive growth patterns in all industries (read investments). The United Nations forecast for something called the dependency ratio shows disturbing patterns for Canada.
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Frances Horodelski
Sep 03 2014

Bank of Canada: Front and centre

By Frances Horodelski, Anchor
On BNN today we have big gold (Agnico-Eagle), big data, big dividends, big books (the Fed’s Beige book) and big cars (auto sales).
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Frances Horodelski
Aug 26 2014

Buffett knows a juicy return when he sees one

By Frances Horodelski, Anchor
We’ll continue to track the Tim Hortons and Burger King as terms of the deal have been announced with BKW buying THI for a combination of cash (C$65.50) and stock (0.8025 shares) for a value (based on last night’s close) of about $94 Canadian per THI share. Warren Buffett, who knows a juicy return when he sees one, is providing financing in the form of a $3 billion in return for preferred shares. The terms of the preferred shares are not available but when Berkshire participated in Heinz the coupon was 9%.
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