News: Money

Vintage denim: 125-year-old Levis sell for nearly $100K

Saturday  17:09,   26 may 2018
msn

Vintage denim: 125-year-old Levis sell for nearly[...]

DND doubles financial compensation for military who lose money on moving

Saturday  16:35,   26 may 2018
cbc.ca

DND doubles financial compensation for military who lose money on[...]

Canada's coolest summer job mixes adrenaline with reconciliation

Saturday  16:35,   26 may 2018
cbc.ca

Canada's coolest summer job mixes adrenaline with reconciliation The high-speed vessel will be based in Rankin Inlet, Nunavut, on the northwestern shores of Hudson's Bay, able to respond to boaters in distress, missing hunters, potentially even [...]

Amazon will ban you for making too many returns. But it won't say how many is too many

Saturday  16:16,   26 may 2018
time

<p>Are you a picky shopper? If so, Amazon may not like you very much.</p>Are you a picky shopper? If so, Amazon may not like you very[...]

How Much It Would Cost Elon Musk to Become the World's Next Willy Wonka (Infographic)

Saturday  16:15,   26 may 2018
entrepreneur

How Much It Would Cost Elon Musk to Become the World's Next Willy Wonka (Infographic) 17 Incredible Employee Perks of Successful Companies (Infographic)A Meeting Agenda Guide That Actually Works (Infographic) [...]

The hidden costs of buying cheap stuff from China

Saturday  16:15,   26 may 2018
theatlantic

<p>Sites like Wish.com are taking out the middleman in retail. Will customers like this new dynamic?</p>Sites like Wish.com are taking out the middleman in[...]

Loonie sinks to two-week low: Is this the start of another big drop?

Saturday  12:06,   26 may 2018
cbc.ca

The Canadian dollar fell to a two-week low against the U.S. dollar on Friday as lower oil prices and global trade tensions continued to weigh on the currency. Analysts say the pressures facing the loonie could intensify even more next[...]

Starbucks is trying to please everyone, and it’s not going to work

Saturday  09:36,   26 may 2018
canadianbusiness

Starbucks is changing the rules of who’s allowed in its stores, but placating one group of critics often means provoking[...]

Energy sector weighs on Canadian markets as oil drops below US$70 a barrel

Saturday  09:36,   26 may 2018
cbc.ca

Canada's main stock index continued to fall Friday as the price for oil moved below US$70 a barrel and further dragged down the important energy sector. define("homepageFinanceIndices", ["c.deferred"], function () { var[...]

Trudeau calls Trump to talk about auto tariff threat

Saturday  03:15,   26 may 2018
cbc.ca

Trudeau calls Trump to talk about auto tariff[...]

These U.S. workers are being paid like it's the 1980s

Friday  18:27,   25 may 2018
bloomberg

In some parts of America, the Department of Labor hasn’t updated its “prevailing wage” for taxpayer-funded work in decades.Over the past year, the U.S. Department of Labor has formally given approval for contractors to pay $7.25 for specific[...]

Why so many young people need Mom and Dad to pay the rent

Friday  17:19,   25 may 2018
cnbc

Nearly 10 percent of millennials need family help to pay rent, and another 15 percent simply live with their parents.As a result, young people "face a housing market where rent and home prices have risen faster than incomes for decades," [...]

Hey Alexa, come clean about how much you’re really recording us

Friday  16:31,   25 may 2018
washingtonpost

The Amazon Echo and Google Home promise to listen only when we give a “wake word.” But how often do they go off on their own?Putting live microphones in our homes has always been an out-there idea. But tech companies successfully marketed talking[...]

New Boeing 777 will have folding wings

Friday  16:31,   25 may 2018
cnbc

Boeing's new 777X aircraft will have an expanded 235-foot wingspan and the ability to fold it up.Folding wings have been employed for some military planes on aircraft carriers, but this will be the first instance on a commercial[...]

Asian shares lower as cancelled NKorea summit ups uncertainty

Friday  10:15,   25 may 2018
msn

Asian stock indexes were mostly lower Friday as investors factored in fresh geopolitical uncertainty following the abrupt cancellation of a meeting between the U.S. and North Korean leaders. define("homepageFinanceIndices", ["c.deferred"],[...]