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Bank of Canada can’t do anything to stop housing ‘inferno,’ warns BMO economist

Scorching prices in Canada’s top housing markets are unlikely to see declines because the major drivers are beyond the reach of traditional monetary …

Gordon Pape: Four funds to buy now

Mutual funds and ETFs have a place in most income portfolios. They provide decent cash flow, without the need to construct a highly diversified portfolio of stocks and bonds.<p>However, some investors seem to have abandoned funds for higher yielding equities. They say that management expense ratios …

Wal-Mart’s U.K., China and Canada units all getting new CEOs

Tech Bytes: Why is Target Dropping Curbside Pickup?<p>In their never-ending quest to make the store shopping experience as seamless and painless as …

Walmart Canada to name new CEO amid global management shakeup

TORONTO — Walmart Canada is looking for a new chief executive with news of CEO Dirk Van den Berghe’s reassignment to China.<p>Van den Berghe, who has …

Five mistakes dividend investors make

<i>John Heinzl is the dividend investor for Globe Investor's</i> Strategy Lab<i>. Follow his contributions</i> here<i>. You can see his</i> model portfolio here<i>.</i><p>Regrets, I've had a few. Actually, when it comes to investing, I've had more than a few.<p>Making mistakes is part of the learning process for every …

Why shares of firearms makers rise when tragedy strikes: Wells | The Star

The Smith & Wesson “Muddy Girl” assault rifle is a feather light 2.3 kg of camouflaged polymer, though the camouflage effect is not what one might …

Credit card conundrum: Now that Walmart Canada will no longer accept Visa cards, should you switch?

If the recent news that Walmart Canada plans to stop accepting Visa credit cards had you running for your wallet, you probably aren’t alone. Although …

China's Shanghai Disney Finally Opens to Huge Crowds and Rain

They started streaming in before noon. Guys wearing Star Wars T-shirts. Infants already asleep on shoulders, in their little Daisy Duck shirts. Kids …

Senate Democrats end marathon filibuster, announce Republicans agree to gun control vote

The Senate is expected to vote Monday on a series of competing gun-control measures that will highlight the continuing divide between Democrats and Republicans over how Congress should respond to mass shootings.<p>All are likely to fail as the two parties largely retreat to their respective corners on …

Gun Control

Making the Toughest Decision of Your Life

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>If you’ve ever woken up one day and realized that you’ve been on the wrong path and there’s no way to turn back the hands of time, then you’ve experienced one of life’s worst feelings: regret mixed with hopelessness, since there’s simply …

Entrepreneurship

Can the Next Wave of Young Entrepreneurs Even Afford to Attend College?

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The debate about whether or not college is mutually exclusive from the entrepreneurial path is heated and ongoing. Many are advocates of striking out on your own, educating yourself along the way and ditching the conventional four-year …

College & University

How One Entrepreneur Turned His Personal Struggle Into a Multimillion-Dollar Business

Alejandro Chaban used his own battle with an eating disorder as the key driver in his entrepreneurial success.<p>You'd never know from looking at him, but morning show host and celebrity turned entrepreneur Alejandro Chaban struggled with obesity as a young man--weighing over 300 pounds in his teenage …

Diets

Costco Canada is offering free Hepatitis A vaccine to anyone who bought recalled frozen berries

Costco is offering Hepatitis A vaccinations to anyone who purchased a frozen berry mix recently recalled by the Canadian Food Inspection Agency.<p>The …

If the Stock Market Is Making You Nervous, Here's Where to Put Your Money

Smart ways to invest over the long haul, despite recent market jitters.<p>The start of this year wasn't an ideal advertisement for investing in the stock market, with worries over oil prices and the global economy sparking prolonged selloffs. But investing is still a great way to boost your wealth …

Consumer Debt Highest Since '08 Recession

Tennessee Ernie Ford crooned about it in the 1950's song <i>Sixteen Tons.</i><p>Kanye West tweeted that he racked up $53 million of it.<p>Whether you “owe your soul to the company store” or you’re in the hole after following your dream of launching a fashion line - Americans are swimming in debt.<p>A CardHub study …

Why the most successful people aren't afraid to promote themselves

We don't want to expose ourselves to potential criticism, so we mask our self-protection with a demure (and often proud!), "Oh, me? I'm just not very comfortable with promoting myself."<p>Congratulations, your less competent colleague is about to take your promotion.<p>I have identified the top five …

Success

Merkel ready to lift Russia sanctions if conditions met: party officials

BERLIN (Reuters) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel would like to lift European sanctions on Moscow over the Ukraine conflict sooner rather than later but does not yet see the basis to do so, deputies from her party said on Tuesday.<p>German Chancellor Angela Merkel holds a speech during the …

Russia

California Is One Step Closer to the Nation's First Statewide $15 Minimum Wage

A plan to raise California’s minimum wage to $15 an hour by 2022 passed both houses of the state legislature on Thursday, putting the state on track …