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Amazon Wants to Kill Grocery Store Checkout Lines

A smartphone app will track your purchases<p>Amazon wants to put an end to a hallmark of grocery shopping: standing in the checkout line.<p>Amazon Go, the …

McDonald's Is Buying $12,000 Espresso Makers for All of Its U.S. Restaurants

In a move to compete with Starbucks<p>McDonald’s wants to become the place where you get your daily coffee fix.<p>The fast food chain is reintroducing its …

Look Out, Uber. Volkswagen Launches On-Demand Ride-Sharing Service

It's also investing in electric vehicles and self-driving cars<p>Volkswagen is trying to become the next Uber.<p>The German automaker will offer on-demand …

How much money do you need to save for retirement?

Exactly how much money will you need to retire comfortably?<p>The majority of Americans think they will need less than $1 million, according to the Merrill Edge Report Fall 2016. But 19 percent have no idea how much they will need.<p>The breakdown:<p>9 percent think they will need more than $2 million<br>• 14 …

Retirement

Canada should seize opportunity to attract foreign investment: Freeland

Canada has a window of opportunity to attract foreign investment as a wave of protectionism ripples around the world, the country's trade minister said on Monday.<p>"We believe that now is a tremendous moment to go out and pitch Canada as the best place in the world for foreign investment," Chrystia …

Business (Canada)

Climate Change Will Stir ‘Unimaginable’ Refugee Crisis

<i>By Damian Carrington, The Guardian</i>Climate change is set to cause a refugee crisis of “unimaginable scale,” according to senior military figures, who …

National Security

At least four kinds of terrorism target our grandchildren — none are what Donald Trump would have you think

The forces that swept a narcissistic misogynist into office are gunning for us all<p><i>This article originally appeared on AlterNet.</i><p>Four decades of American narcissism, greed and exceptionalism have allowed the super-rich to dictate the future path of our nation. We're paying the price now, with …

Higher interest rates could help economy: ex-Bank of Canada boss

David Dodge says boosting borrowing costs would help promote price and financial stability under current global conditions<p>OTTAWA – Former Bank of …

Donald Trump's Carrier Jobs Deal - Baby Steps To Killing The US Economy

We can say one thing about Donald Trump and his economic policy–he gets things done. He’s still only President-elect and yet he has managed to get Carrier, the air-conditioning people, to keep some half of that plant in Indianapolis rather than production being shifted off to Mexico. And while we …

Economics

Vladimir Putin says Russia hopes to 'normalise' relations with the United States

Vladimir Putin has called for a new era of cooperation with the United States under Donald Trump’s presidency, in an annual state of the nation speech that struck a conciliatory but uncompromising tone on foreign policy.<p>In an address to government ministers, MPs, and top Kremlin officials, Mr Putin …

Nearly half of Canadian homeowners lack proper emergency fund: survey

TORONTO – An emergency fund is meant to be there in times of need, but a new survey suggests nearly half of Canadian homeowners would be ill prepared …

Marijuana producer jumps 356% as Canada’s investor pot frenzy intensifies

The frenzy surrounding Canadian marijuana stocks, fueled by the country's march toward legalization, intensified Tuesday after shares of one producer rose as much as fivefold in Toronto.<p>ICC International Cannabis Corp. debuted on the TSX Venture Exchange and closed 356 per cent higher at $1.14. The …

What would Canada-U.S. trade relations look like without NAFTA?

<i>Barry Campbell is president of Campbell Strategies. He is a government-relations adviser and trade counsel.</i><p>Those of us who worked on the North American free-trade agreement, in my case as an outside legal adviser, are dusting off our old files and thinking about what Canada-U.S. trade relations …

Business (Canada)

Donald Trump will not destroy America: The geopolitics of our next president

<b>FILE - In this Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2016 file photo, Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks at a campaign rally in Grand Rapids, Mich. (AP)</b><p>Whatever Trump brings, it will not be the fall of America — that is a bigger project than any one president<p>Ryan Bohl<p>November 20, 2016 7:30pm</i> …

Geopolitics