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What will cause the next recession? A look at the 3 most likely possibilities

Thursday  19:01,   02 august 2018
nytimes

The expansion is nine years old. An ill-timed end of fiscal stimulus, a corporate debt bubble and the trade war are the things that could most easily end it.But eventually something will kill it. The question is what, and[...]
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How My Divorce Changed the Way I Use Credit Cards

Thursday  18:38,   02 august 2018
gobankingrates

This woman has vowed to never carry credit card debt again. For me, my credit card debt grew to represent all of the negative parts of my life situation. I hated using credit cards and became paranoid about having any type of credit card[...]

The Amazon Effect Could Spell Big Trouble for This Canadian Company

Thursday  17:22,   02 august 2018
fool

The Amazon Effect Could Spell Big Trouble for This Canadian CompanyKing of e-commerce in[...]

Sears board members have earned more than $600K since retailer's demise — and are still being paid

Thursday  13:01,   02 august 2018
cbc.ca

The law firm representing former employees will appear in court this month to aruge that Sears' Canada's board of directors is a a financial drain and should be disbanded. Although Sears closed its final stores  in January, its four[...]

Alberta going to court on $482M road deal

Thursday  10:55,   02 august 2018
msn

Alberta going to court on $482M road dealLoad[...]

Trump administration ups ante in trade fight with China

Thursday  01:45,   02 august 2018
cbsnews

U.S. now considering slapping a 25 percent tariff on hundreds of billions in Chinese imports, ratcheting up tensionsThe U.S. has already imposed 25 percent tariffs on $34 billion in Chinese imports and is readying 25 percent tariffs on another $16[...]

Why Campbell Soup might go up for sale

Wednesday  22:40,   01 august 2018
cnn

The struggling food company has reportedly attracted the interest of Dan Loeb. The activist investor is said to have bought a stake in Campbell Soup and has been talking to the interim CEO and shareholders about strategic changes.Load[...]

Booming Gig Economy Can Mean 'Financial Challenges' For Canadians: BMO

Wednesday  21:59,   01 august 2018
huffingtonpost.ca

The gig economy is here to stay, and that's posing some financial challenges for Canadians who end up working in it — by choice or by circumstance. The labour market for temporary or contract employment in Canada is "growing at a phenomenal [...]

Toronto-area condo sales cool as fewer developments launched

Wednesday  21:16,   01 august 2018
thestar

The Toronto region’s hot condo market is taking a breather that could see a little more room in the “scorching hot” Toronto rental market in the next couple of years, says the director of market research for Urbanation, a company that tracks[...]

The Coffee Wars Are Over: Here’s Where We Find Growth!

Wednesday  19:46,   01 august 2018
fool

After winning the coffee war, investors can now board the train with Restaurant Brands International Inc (TSX:QSR)(NYSE:QSR) for round two!As this market was traditionally dominated by names such as McDonald’s Corporation (NYSE:MCD) and of course[...]

Molson entering cannabis beverage field

Wednesday  18:41,   01 august 2018
msn

TORONTO - Molson Coors Canada has entered into a joint venture to develop non-alcoholic, cannabis-infused beverages, making it the latest big alcohol company to turn its eye to the budding marijuana market. The business arm of Molson Coors Brewing[...]

CBS CEO Les Moonves Could Lose Up to $315 Million If He's Fired

Wednesday  18:32,   01 august 2018
thewrap

Les Moonves' future as chairman and CEO at CBS, already uncertain after his legal standoff with Shari Redstone and majority shareholder National Amusements Inc., has gotten a lot more precarious since multiple women have accused him of sexual[...]

Brookfield buying Enercare in $4.3B deal

Wednesday  17:43,   01 august 2018
msn

Brookfield buying Enercare in $4.3B dealEnercare's board unanimously supports the Brookfield Infrastructure offer, which is worth the equivalent of $29 per share in cash with an option to receive some of the price in[...]

The corporate climb: corporate Canada's quiet reckoning

Wednesday  17:01,   01 august 2018
msn

The corporate climb: corporate Canada's quiet reckoningShe complained to her employer (which she did not want to name), who handled it in an "exemplary fashion" and terminated her harasser[...]

You can win a $8.2 million mansion for $17, but you'll need to know some royal history

Wednesday  14:31,   01 august 2018
cnn

You can win a $8.2 million mansion for $17, but you'll need to know some royal historyThe catch? You must enter a drawing for[...]