Saturday, 01 August 2015


Recent News
  • TSX closes higher, Canadian dollar slips

    08:26 | 1/8/15
    CTV News
    Driving the market higher was a jump in most TSX materials sector stocks, pushing the sector up 2.8 per cent, as traders reacted positively to efforts from many Canadian gold companies to rein in spending. The financials sector lifted 0.4 per cent with ... more»
  • TSX pushed higher on materials stocks, Canadian dollar slips

    08:26 | 1/8/15
    CTV News
    ..., TORONTO - The Toronto Stock Exchange closed higher as the materials sector strengthened, though there was a further decline in oil prices. more»
  • Pricing gimmick

    08:15 | 1/8/15
    Fiji Times
    The assessment of the loyalty/rewards programs by the Consumer Council of Fiji in 2014 disclosed that those programs offer poor rewards where loyal customers generally save less than a dollar per $100 spent. * Up to 50 per cent off - Retailers put "50 ... more»
  • Europe Needs Free Trade, But Not the Euro

    07:30 | 1/8/15
    Daily Caller
    Will chronic fiscal troubles prompt Greece to leave the Eurozone and possibly the European Union? It's an urgent question, but it's even more important for us to acknowledge that the European Union's problems are not uniquely Greek. more»
  • Canadian dollar dips below 77 cents with more pain to come

    06:11 | 1/8/15
    The Canadian dollar is nearing its low for the year Friday, after news that the economy contracted for a fifth straight month in May. more»
  • Some optimistic charts out of the euro area

    06:10 | 1/8/15
    FT Alphaville (registration)
    The euro area's economic performance over the past few years has been an almost unmitigated disaster, largely caused by unforced policy errors. more»
  • Currency Update: Why Indonesia's Rupiah Touches a 17-Year Low

    05:15 | 1/8/15
    Indonesia Investments
    The Indonesian rupiah touched a 17-year low as the currency continued to depreciate amid persistent bullish US dollar momentum. more»
  • Milwaukee Brewers trade Jonathan Broxton to St. Louis Cardinals for minor ...

    04:41 | 1/8/15
    The 5-foot-11, 190-pound outfielder was batting .216 (.704 OPS) with two home runs and seven RBI in 23 games with Johnson City, the Cardinals' rookie-league club. more»
  • How the Euro Crisis Became a Security Problem

    04:24 | 1/8/15
    Foreign Policy (blog)
    The predominant assessments of the Greek crisis rely on heavy financial analysis and conclude, understandably, that it is solely a financial and, thus, European problem. more»
  • Algeria-Morocco: The Politics of Hate

    04:20 | 1/8/15
    Morocco World News
    The regime in Algeria believes that Morocco needs Algeria more than it needs Morocco; the regime, with the help of its soulless media, is telling the Algerian people that Morocco has nothing tangible to offer. The Algerian regime insists that Morocco ... more»
  • Demand for Russian ruble grows in Kazakhstan

    03:33 | 1/8/15
    Trend News Agency
    Demand for Russian rubles has grown in Kazakhstan again in June, analytical service said. After the 50-percent drop in demand for rubles in May compared to April, the sales of rubles increased by 42 percent in June, or by 17.1 billion tenge ... more»
  • EMERGING MARKETS-Brazil's real sinks on debt data; Mexico peso up on intervention

    03:22 | 1/8/15
    The Brazilian real started the trading session slightly higher against the dollar but moved into negative territory after the central bank reported a much wider-than-expected primary budget deficit for June. more»