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Stock Markets

A new class of investor can now invest in startups

A new class of investor is expected to emerge today.<p>That’s because starting today, any American adult can buy stock in startups and small businesses …

Venture Capital

10 Ways to Make Your First Billion Dollars

<i>By Stefanie O'Connell</i><p>The six-figure salary has long stood as an income ideal -- representing, for many, a milestone of having "made it." However, those who top lists like the legendary Forbes 100 are not content to stay at six, or even seven, figures. They drive their earnings and wealth-building …



Software at the Supreme Court: A guide to Monday’s blockbuster patent case

Advertisement<p>7 Comments<p>Credit: flickr / dbking<p>On Monday, the Supreme Court will hear arguments over whether a company named Alice Corp can own an …

Canadian, World, Politics and Business News & Analysis

Business (Canada)

Tunnel vision: Most Canadian CEOs believe the economy must diversify

Almost two-thirds of Canadian executives say the country is too dependent on resource industries and needs to become more diversified to inject better balance into the economy.<p>But the latest C-Suite Survey of business executives also shows a deep divide between those in the resource sector and …

New report examines MIT and JSTOR’s roles in the Aaron Swartz prosecution

Advertisement<p>0 Comments<p>Credit: Wikimedia Commons<p>New details have emerged about the events leading up to Aaron Swartz’s prosecution for downloading …


In Less Than Two Days, Japan Will Walk Headfirst Into An Economic Buzzsaw

By some measures, the Japanese economy has gathered steam over the last year or so as aggressive monetary easing — a key leg of "Abenomics" — has boosted inflation and the proclivity to spend.<p>But now Japan is about to get punched in the gut, straight on.<p>On April 1, the consumption tax is set to …

Yingluck Shinawatra

Bill C-23, Fair Elections Act, Criticized By Professor Paul Thomas

OTTAWA — The Conservative government’s proposed changes to the election law will weaken the public’s trust in the electoral process and could lower …

Canadian, World, Politics and Business News & Analysis

CANNABIS INDUSTRY The buyer, the target and the other guy: Behind Canada’s biggest marijuana deal Subscriber content<p>TRADE U.S. NAFTA negotiators considering Canada's proposed compromises Subscriber content<p>TRADE At Montreal talks, Canada proposes new approach to breaking NAFTA auto gridlock …