Ontario to tax foreign buyers, expand rent control to cool housing market

Bank of Canada governor Stephen Poloz said last week that the current rate of price increases suggests demand is being driven more by real estate speculators and investors than homebuyers. It would match the 15 percent tax on foreign home buyers that... More..

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Bebe Is Officially Closing All 175 of Its Stores
by | Friday, April 21, 2017

Bebe Is Officially Closing All 175 of Its Stores

That includes seven stores in the Bay Area - mostly in mall-based locations in Concord, Pleasanton, Emeryville, San Francisco, San Jose, San Mateo and an outlet store in Livermore. The retailer did say it expec...More..

Thousands of Britons to be hit by Australian visa clampdown
by | Thursday, April 20, 2017

Thousands of Britons to be hit by Australian visa clampdown

More than 200 jobs will be removed from an existing list of about 650 eligible professions. Companies will also be barred from employing foreign workers in particular roles, including as butchers. "We are put...More..

Brokers Issue New Targets On American Express Company (NYSE:AXP)
by | Thursday, April 20, 2017

Brokers Issue New Targets On American Express Company (NYSE:AXP)

Shares of Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ:ESRX) opened at 66.47 on Monday. Even with earnings falling short last quarter the stock was able to trade higher since sales were higher than expected. APC's r...More..

by | Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Asprilla: Real Madrid are a team of rats!

There was an extremely questionable decision in the 84th minute when Arturo Vidal was sent off for a second bookable offence, causing great consternation among the Bayern bench, before the match ticked along ...More..

Andre Johnson to retire a Texan!
by | Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Andre Johnson to retire a Texan!

The ceremony will occur on Wednesday for the 35-year-old Johnson, who was the Texans' first-round draft pick in 2003. SB Nation's Louis Bien took a look at Johnson's career after he announced his retirement i...More..

by | Sunday, April 16, 2017

Russian Federation accuses United States of unlawful Syria raid as Tillerson visits

Russian President Vladimir Putin is considering reopening a vital battlefield communications node between his forces and USA troops in Syria, which had been shuttered since Washington's strike on Syrian forces ...More..

by | Sunday, April 16, 2017

Jaguar Gives the F-Type a Four-Cylinder for 2018

Jaguar has introduced a new 2.0-litre four-cylinder turbocharged engine, based on the Jaguar Land Rover "Ingenium" platform built in the United Kingdom, to power its F-Type. On the inside, the F-Type will no...More..

Real Madrid vs. Bayern Munich: Betting Odds & Prediction
by | Thursday, April 13, 2017

Real Madrid vs. Bayern Munich: Betting Odds & Prediction

Ancelotti won the Champions League at Real in 2014, before Zidane claimed the trophy last season for the 11-time winners, while Bayern Munich are Europe's joint third most successful team having been crowned ...More..

Elliott plans legal action if Akzo rejects vote on chairman dismissal
by | Thursday, April 13, 2017

Elliott plans legal action if Akzo rejects vote on chairman dismissal

If Akzo stuck to its "inexplicable" refusal, "Elliott intends to use its recourse to the Dutch Courts", the fund manager added. It has called on Elliott and PPG to clarify their relationship. Akzo shareholders ...More..

Uber hits back at Waymo in auto lidar court battle
by | Thursday, April 13, 2017

Uber hits back at Waymo in auto lidar court battle

Alphabet alleges that Anthony Levandowski stole 14,000 files from its self-driving auto wing before he left in January 2016 to start the autonomous trucking company Otto , which was purchased by Uber in August...More..

by | Thursday, April 13, 2017

BlackBerry Sees Unusually High Options Volume (BBRY)

On average, analysts expect that BlackBerry will post $0.03 EPS for the current year. On average, analysts expect that BlackBerry will post $0.03 EPS for the current year. Tracking the stock price in relation...More..

Rwanda's Inflation Rate Eases to 7.7 Percent in March
by | Thursday, April 13, 2017

Rwanda's Inflation Rate Eases to 7.7 Percent in March

Clothing and footwear price tags were also on the rise last month, climbing by 2 per cent between February and March in contrast to a 1 per cent climb previous year. Nina Skero, managing economist at the Centre...More..

by | Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Bookies count cost of Scottish Grand National win

Fox hailed his win as "unbelievable", adding One For Arthur "jumped so well even though he was a long way back". He never missed a fence, within reason. "It's out of this world". A spokesperson for the bettin...More..

Democrats push to link Syria strike, refugee ban
by | Monday, April 10, 2017

Democrats push to link Syria strike, refugee ban

Several sitting lawmakers were joined in their calls by groups advocating on behalf of refugees, as well as by former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, who lost the presidential election to Mr. He also made...More..

by | Sunday, April 09, 2017

Fed minutes reveal debate over inflation and Trump

But if we are correct in expecting a larger number than the 180k now expected, then we could see volatility spike as the market reaction could go one of two ways: will a stronger payrolls report support an ea...More..

European Union regulators to approve Fox takeover of Sky
by | Saturday, April 08, 2017

European Union regulators to approve Fox takeover of Sky

The commission said: "Fox and Sky are mainly active in different markets in Austria, Germany, Ireland, Italy and the UK". The two companies compete "only to a limited extent" in acquiring television content a...More..

by | Friday, April 07, 2017

Bill to make excise, customs act compliant with GST passed in LS

The Rajya Sabha earlier in the day passed four GST Bills without amendments setting the stage for the government to launch on July 1, the country's biggest tax reform since Independence. But still, concerns wer...More..

by | Friday, April 07, 2017

Cuomo, lawmakers break NY budget stalemate

Republican Senate Leader John Flanagan's spokesman said senators are discussing the proposed compromise but there's now no final agreement. Another provision, a priority for Democrats, would end the state's d...More..

Constellation Brands Inc. (STZ) Is Surging On Strong Q4 Results
by | Friday, April 07, 2017

Constellation Brands Inc. (STZ) Is Surging On Strong Q4 Results

As for the coming year which started on March 1, Constellation is targeting an EPS of between US$7.70 and US$8. MYRG's profit will be $4.48M for 36.08 P/E if the $0.28 EPS becomes a reality. The firm has "Hold"...More..

Germany Gets Really Serious About Fake News on Facebook
by | Thursday, April 06, 2017

Germany Gets Really Serious About Fake News on Facebook

The legislation was proposed by Federal Minister of Justice Heiko Maas to "substantiate the existing obligation to remove hate crime and malicious fake news" by the operators of social media services. "My bel...More..

by | Wednesday, April 05, 2017

Panera Bread +13% as Bloomberg reports JAB Holding in M&A talks

Shaich's controls about 16.5 percent of the shareholder vote with his Class B shares. Panera Bread (PNRA), one of the leaders in the so-called fast casual dining industry, could be the latest to sell. Hammo...More..

by | Wednesday, April 05, 2017

Equal Pay Day: Don't Celebrate, Organize!

But she still might not have enough to close the gender pay gap in the church. It's not just progressive states like California taking the wage gap seriously, either - North Dakota passed a bill in 2015 stren...More..

President ordering an end to trade abuse
by | Monday, April 03, 2017

President ordering an end to trade abuse

President Donald Trump signed a pair of executive orders Friday focused on reducing the trade deficit just days before he holds his first meeting with his Chinese counterpart. In a second executive order, Trump...More..

Brexit: EU's Tusk to issue negotiation guidelines
by | Monday, April 03, 2017

Brexit: EU's Tusk to issue negotiation guidelines

Guy Verhofstadt, the European Parliament's chief negotiator, on Thursday suggested that the Government was trying to use terrorism co-operation as a "bargaining" chip. "The U.K.is now on the other side of the o...More..

by | Monday, April 03, 2017

'Totally' possible for USA to address North Korea threat alone - FT

Still, he said the United States could "totally" handle the situation in North Korea without China's help. The South Korean Unification Ministry said on Friday it expects the national women's soccer team's tr...More..

Democratic House Intel leader smacksdown White House for Nunes charade
by | Sunday, April 02, 2017

Democratic House Intel leader smacksdown White House for Nunes charade

Evelyn Farkas , together with previous reports , raised serious concerns on whether there was an organized and widespread effort by the Obama administration to use and leak highly sensitive intelligence infor...More..

by | Sunday, April 02, 2017

Stocks end 1Q with solid gains after day of listless trading

Financial stocks were down the most, while utilities posted the biggest gains. The Nasdaq Composite added 0.02 percent to 5,915.42. The Russell 2000 index of smaller-company stocks picked up 3 points, or 0.2 ...More..

Snow, sleet and rain showers coming to St. Lawrence County Saturday
by | Sunday, April 02, 2017

Snow, sleet and rain showers coming to St. Lawrence County Saturday

Most of the accumulation will occur on non-paved surfaces in the valleys, but roads could turn slushy and snow-covered Friday night into Saturday morning, especially if the snow falls heavily. Snowfall a...More..

European Union offers Spain veto right over Gibraltar after Brexit talks
by | Saturday, April 01, 2017

European Union offers Spain veto right over Gibraltar after Brexit talks

AFTER BREXIT, ANY UK-EU DEAL will only apply to the overseas territory of Gibraltar if it gains the explicit agreement of the Kingdom of Spain. Spain has a long-standing territorial claim on Gibraltar , w...More..

Senator criticizes House speaker on health care
by | Friday, March 31, 2017

Senator criticizes House speaker on health care

Christie said . Trump's tweets , showing an increasingly aggressive and hard-edged view of the Freedom Caucus, represent his own unfiltered take on a group that is viewed inside the White House as threatenin...More..

by | Friday, March 31, 2017

In Trump's White House drama, Priebus is favorite target

Walsh's departure comes as the Trump adminstration is mired in controversy over ties to Russian Federation and after the failure of Trump's first major legislative action, despite Republican control of both hou...More..

by | Thursday, March 30, 2017

United States crude stockpiles at record high as imports surge

At 631 rigs, this is the biggest count since September 2015. The market didn't see any relief from the inventories at the Cushing, Oklahoma, facility this week either, which also increased-to the tune of near...More..

Join in with great town centre Easter Egg Hunt
by | Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Join in with great town centre Easter Egg Hunt

Easter Hoppenings. April 12, . The annual trail around the town, which takes place between Tuesday April 11th and Saturday April 15th, is getting a new twist this year with a dinosaur theme. The fun then ste...More..

President Trump Hits the Golf Course For the 13th Time
by | Tuesday, March 28, 2017

President Trump Hits the Golf Course For the 13th Time

Trump's visits to his own properties are controversial because taxpayer funds used to finance his trips their would go straight into Trump's own private company coffers . A sign for the Trump National Golf Clu...More..