Wednesday August 20, 2014

QUESTION OF THE WEEK

  • Do violent video games cause behavioural problems?
  • Yes
  • 86%
  • No
  • 14%
  • Total Votes: 7




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Bank of America reaches $17B settlement with US over sale of securities

WASHINGTON - Bank of America has reached a record settlement of nearly $17 billion to resolve an investigation into its role in the sale of mortgage-backed securities before the 2008 financial crisis, officials directly familiar with the...

posted: August 20,2014





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Some Fed officials argue that economy is improving fast enough to signal lower support

WASHINGTON - Some Federal Reserve officials think the U.S. economy is improving fast enough that the Fed will need to act sooner than previously thought to slow the extraordinary support it's been providing through ultra-low interest rates....


Most actively traded companies on the TSX

Some of the most active companies traded Wednesday on the Toronto Stock Exchange:...


Alberta court fines food giant Cargill $80,000 for environmental law breach

EDMONTON - An Alberta court has fined the company that owns the largest beef processing plant in Canada $80,000 for breaking an environmental law....


TSX up as Fed minutes indicate no rush to hike rates, dissension on job growth

TORONTO - The Toronto stock market closed higher Wednesday as traders got some reassurance about interest rates from the minutes of the latest meeting of the U.S. Federal Reserve....


Loonie lower, greenback strengthens: Fed minutes show growing debate about rates

TORONTO - The Canadian dollar closed lower Wednesday as the release of the minutes of the latest meeting of the U.S. Federal Reserve showed a sharpening debate within the central bank about when to hike rates....


Target Corp. regrets opening so many stores so quickly in Canada: exec

TORONTO - If Target Corp. could re-do its launch into Canada, it would start with just a handful of stores, instead of the more than 100 it opened last year despite their lukewarm reception, the retailer said Wednesday....




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