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Rising prices: Add up the impact of trading fresh for frozen, beef for chicken

If you’re looking for ways to pinch pennies – $1.19, actually – take a look at BMO’s study of the relative change in certain prices.<p>BMO Nesbitt Burns senior economist Robert Kavcic looked at ways to trim costs by switching, say from beef to chicken, fresh vegetables to frozen, tea to coffee, and …

World Bank downgrades its forecast for 2016 global economy

WASHINGTON (AP) — The World Bank is reducing its forecast for the global economy this year — again.<p>The aid agency predicted Tuesday that the world …

Walt Disney Co.'s ABC sells its Fusion stake to Univision, exits joint venture

Walt Disney Co.'s ABC and Univision Communications have ended their nearly 3-year-old Fusion network joint venture aimed at millennial viewers.<p>Disney on Thursday sold its 50% stake in the venture back to Univision, which plans to reposition several of its assets, including Fusion, as a …

Media Industry

Russia Says Won’t Halt Arms Sales To Arch Foes Armenia And Azerbaijan

Russia will continue its arms sales to both Azerbaijan and Armenia despite the latest flare-up of the conflict over Nagorno-Karabakh, Russian Prime …

Oil slips to one-month low on unexpected U.S. demand drop

LONDON (Reuters) - Oil slipped to a one-month low on Tuesday after a surprise fall in gasoline demand in the United States, the world's largest oil consumer, and doubts whether oil producers can agree an output freeze to dampen a global supply glut.<p>U.S. gasoline demand, one of the strongest pillars …

Xi warns Obama against threatening China’s sovereignty & national interests

China has warned the US that it will protect its sovereignty in the disputed waters of the South China Sea and rejects attempts to use international …

Europe begins sending people back across the sea, defying human rights outcry

MYTILENE, Greece — The European Union began offloading its refugee crisis onto its Turkish neighbors Monday, sending back more than 200 migrants in the first stage of a plan to deport thousands that has drawn condemnation from human rights groups.<p>The returns — carried out at dawn and under heavy …

Human Rights

Obama arrives in Cuba; hopes visit will usher in change

<b>Havana (CNN) —</b> President Barack Obama touched down in Cuba on Sunday, definitively ending a half-century of estrangement in a dramatic personal demonstration of his core foreign policy principle of engaging America's enemies.<p>It's a shift that the change-minded president hopes will nudge the …

NH Hotel Group advances Chinese ventures

<b>NH Hotel Group, a leading hotel chain in Europe, has announced the launch of the joint venture office and the Chinese brand name “Nuo Han” which</b> …

End game looms for InterOil

The travails of a New York-listed, Alaskan-incorporated, Singapore-based gas explorer that is slowly proving that it really has hit the jackpot in …

Will Shale Recover with the Recent Oil Price Rise, or has it been Hit too Hard?

The International Energy Agency (IEA) believes that oil prices might have bottomed out. This belief comes with the warning that they cannot be sure …

China Shipping Swings to Loss

<i>China Shipping Container Lines Co. posted a net loss of 2.9 billion yuan ($448.5m) in 2015, compared with profit of 1.04 billion yuan in 2014, the</i> …

U.S. oil companies only halfway done tapping Wall Street cash this year

Capital markets “are more open than meets the eye,” said Rob Santangelo, whose team at Credit Suisse has helped run at least half of the oil-company …

Crude falls as supply glut shows no signs of easing

SINGAPORE: Oil prices fell in Asia on Friday as ongoing worries about the global supply glut overshadowed the benefits of a weakening dollar.<p>Official …

Canada Slaps New Sanctions on 'Office 39,' North Korea’s Slush Fund for Kim Jong-un | VICE News

The United Nations is taking new steps to choke off the flow of luxury goods to North Korea's ruling class, and Canada is signing up to help.<p>Until recently, Canada had neglected to slap trade restrictions on Pyongyang's infamous "Office 39," the secretive cabal that acts as the investment fund for …

Surveillance footage, cab driver offer clues in investigation in Brussels attack

<b>Brussels, Belgium (CNN) —</b> In grainy images from surveillance footage, a man wearing light-colored clothes and a hat pushes a baggage cart through the airport.<p>It's one key piece of evidence authorities are looking at as they search for suspects after two explosions at the Brussels airport and …

Terrorism

Israeli professor whose technology can diagnose cancer by sensing breath earns int'l honors

“Precisely because I am not a doctor, I was able to conceive such a unique development – an inexpensive and noninvasive system for diagnosing …

Dow reclaims 17,000 level as stocks log gains on bull market’s B-Day

U.S. stocks closed modestly higher Wednesday as a rally in oil prices and sharp advances in energy and tech stocks kept the main indexes …

Stock Markets

Canadian dollar still ‘cheap’ but Poloz to keep wary eye

It will be interesting to see what the Bank of Canada has to say tomorrow given the sharp rebound in the loonie.<p>The stronger-but-still-weak Canadian dollar, which the central bank hopes will help power the country’s exports, is sitting at about 75 cents (U.S.) today, having staged a marked comeback …

5 takeaways from Tuesday's primaries

<b>(CNN) —</b> Bernie Sanders teed up the Midwest as a battleground on Tuesday night as he knocked off Hillary Clinton in a down-to-the-wire Michigan primary.<p>Donald Trump, meanwhile, crushed it on the Republican side -- notching wins in Hawaii, Michigan and Mississippi. Ted Cruz picked up Idaho. But Marco …

Top 10 Smartphones At Mobile World Congress 2016: Samsung, LG, Sony, Microsoft, CAT And More

BARCELONA, Spain – There are smartphones everywhere you look at Mobile World Congress. Big ones, small ones, expensive ones and cheap ones. Dozens of …