Market talk

  • Alberta posts worst EI figures since recession

    The human cost of the battered oil industry is shown in stark detail today with the release of the latest employment insurance figures from Statistics Canada.

  • First-time buyers rely on mom and dad

    A new report from the Bank of Montreal shows that an increasing number of first-time home buyers are only considering home ownership thanks to help from parents or other relatives.

  • TD to make job cuts

    Toronto-Dominion Bank is set to make further lay-offs despite making billions of dollars in profit according to a report from CNC News.

  • Daily Market Update

    Wall St. closes higher on earnings; Greece in focus... Asset management sector under scrutiny by Fed... Poultry exports down on avian flu concerns... Could our homes be battery powered in the future?

  • TSX lower on Greek debt concerns

    Stock markets in Europe caused a ripple effect across the Atlantic on Wednesday after concern grew over Greece’s debt.

  • Oil firms warn of higher prices in years to come

    Some of the oil industry’s heavyweights are warning that the current low prices could ultimately lead to surging prices in a few years time.

  • Metro boosts profits by charging us more

    Grocery chain Metro has boosted profits by passing on higher food costs to customers.

  • Canadian economy to grow less than BoC predicts

    A poll by Reuters suggests that the Canadian economy will not reach the levels that the Bank of Canada has predicted.

  • Daily Market Update

    Wall St. closes mixed Tuesday; oil prices lower as Middle East tension eases... UK ‘flash crash’ trader in court for extradition hearing... Majority of Americans like the Obama economy... Ice cream firm says it’s made no lay-offs in 100 years and won’t now...

  • Daily Market Update

    World stocks higher; Oil prices decline... Regulator wants banks to settle forex probe next month... Worst airline for customer service named…and it’s not United... Murdoch Jr is “a giant” says Saudi prince...