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Bill Ackman Just Accused Carl Icahn of Stock Fraud

In a fresh attack on Herbalife, hedge fund manager Bill Ackman is accusing the company and its largest shareholder Carl Icahn of stock market …

Tokyo stocks down 3 percent, other Asian stocks slump

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Asian stock markets slumped on Wednesday led by a 3-percent fall in Tokyo stocks while the British pound hit a new 31-year …

Stock Markets

The Latest: Donald Trump wins Hawaii Republican caucuses

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on campaign 2016 as Michigan, Mississippi, Idaho and Hawaii vote for nominees (all times Eastern Standard Time):<p>2:36 a.m.<p>…

Norway seeks to diversify its economy as oil earnings plunge

<b>Looking out across the Oslo fjord, with its islands and sandy beaches, it is easy to forget that the Norwegian economy is in difficulty.</b><p>As oil prices have collapsed, it's become clear that Norway has caught what used to be called the Dutch disease - an overreliance on one industry, in this case the …

Oil & Gas Industry

Obama unveils record $4.1 trillion election-year budget

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama on Tuesday unveiled a record $4.1 trillion, election-year budget that finances Democratic priorities like …

Health Care

US tribes oppose massive pipeline expansion in Canada

SEATTLE (AP) — A proposed pipeline-expansion project in Canada will put the fishing rights and cultural heritage of U.S. tribes at risk, a lawyer …

Kinder Morgan

Dow plunges 391 points as fear grips markets

The market freakout of 2016 keeps getting scarier. Cheap oil and China remain the major culprits.<p>The Dow dropped another 391 points on Friday, leaving the index down an incredible 1,437 points in just the first two weeks of the year. The S&P 500 lost 2.3% and the Nasdaq plunged 2.7% to its lowest …

China Is Headed for a Debt Meltdown Like the U.S. in 2008 -- But Worse

World attention has focused in recent months on an acute refugee crisis occasioned by the mass migration to Europe of hundreds of thousands now fleeing the Syrian civil war. Less noticed has been another refugee crisis at least as ominous as that underway in the Middle East and Europe -- the …

Economics

Stocks hit 2-month lows as oil dives and China worries flare

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks tumbled to two-month lows Wednesday as fears about China's economy slowing down led to more widespread selling. The price …

Panasonic Unveils World's First Ultra HD Premium TV, Complete With New Honeycomb Tech

Not content with winning the TV picture quality award for 2015 with its mesmerizing 65CZ950 OLED TV (reviewed here), Panasonic now claims to have developed an LCD TV capable of hitting the sort of black level depths and achieving the sort of backlight precision previously only possible with …

Canadian, World, Politics and Business News & Analysis

The Life-Changing Magic Of Tidying Up: Mind-Hacking Advice For Living Clutter Free

Japanese organising consultant Marie Kondo set off a decluttering craze across the world with her pocket-sized book, <i>The Life-Changing Magic of</i> …