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The Ad Agency of the Future Is Coming. Are You Ready?

Winter is coming. The old families are preparing their troops and poring over strategies in a race to secure their territory before it is invaded by …

The Slow Home Movement - Green Homes - Natural Home & Garden

Fast food might offer quick satisfaction and silence a rumbling stomach, but we all know it’s not good for us in the long run. The same can be said …

90% of The Daily Beast's Advertiser Revenue Comes from Content Marketing, Not Banners

Smart publishers understand that the customer experience reigns supreme. There is much you can learn from experts who are turning away from banner ads.<p>One of the themes at this year's Collision conference was the continued rise of sponsored content alongside some rather overt banner ad bashing. Of …

The golden age of investing is over: get used to Wall Street's 'new normal'

We’ve become accustomed to exceptionally high returns in recent decades – but they were the exception, not the rule, as a new report explains<p>It’s a question that has haunted the minds of high-flying financiers, self-help authors and regular Americans for decades: what’s the best way to make money …

Investing

Stocks suffer worst week since February freakout

Wall Street is saying goodbye to April on a decidedly nervous note.<p>The Nasdaq slumped for the seventh consecutive day on Friday, while the Dow suffered its deepest weekly decline since early February.<p>Much of the blame goes to fumbled earnings reports this week from the giants in the stock market …

Top Links: The ‘coming collapse’ in long-term investment returns

<i>A roundup of what The Globe and Mail's market strategist Scott Barlow is reading this morning on the Web</i><p>The Bank of Japan's surprising reluctance to add monetary stimulus Thursday is far more important to North American investors than many realize. For years, hedge funds have been making trades …

1980s Canadian Real Estate Stories Could Be Written Today

History repeats itself, even in Toronto's roaring housing market.<p>Globe and Mail real estate reporter Tamsin McMahon tweeted the following article on …

Be wary of Bay Street cheerleaders

<i>Brian Lee Crowley is managing director of the Macdonald-Laurier Institute; Sean Speer is a senior fellow at the institute.</i><p>Conflicts of interest are everywhere these days. Whether it's ministers raising money for their party by selling access or real estate agents in British Columbia exploiting …

Entrepreneurs on How They Handle Stress to Stay Focused on Success

In this second column of a series, five more entrepreneurs chime in on how they manage daily stress and what they think is the biggest misconception about entrepreneurship.<p>Ah, that emotional roller-coaster that is entrepreneurship--when you ask the question on "how do you manage it"- even the …

11 Clever Ways to Promote Your Podcast to the World

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>If you're used to sharing text and video, the world of podcasting can seem like a planet of its own, especially when it comes time to promoting a new show.<p>Don't just wait for your target audience to find it through the search engines. You …

Infographics

A First Look Inside WeWork’s New “Coliving” Spaces

As the popular coworking startup turns to housing, design could be key to making the model sustainable.<p>In January, <i>Fast Company</i> broke the news that the coworking startup WeWork was beta testing its first “coliving” spaces in New York. Today, the company is opening the space–a residential extension …

Tesla is about to face the biggest challenge in its history

Last week in Los Angeles, CEO Elon Musk presided over the unveiling of the electric-car maker's wildly anticipated mass-market car, the Model 3.<p>I was there, and the Model 3 looks sharp, although I'm less enthused about its design than I was when it was first rolled out and I was given a short test …

Tesla

Canadian House Prices 40% Too High For A Reason, The Economist Says

The Economist magazine has been saying for years that Canadian houses are overvalued. Its latest outlook offers the largest estimate yet: Houses in …

Vancouver house prices hitting new highs because of short supply

In a frenzied Vancouver real estate market where eye-popping prices are now as predictable as cherry blossoms in March, the latest sales statistics …

Nice Package: 49th Parallel Coffee Roasters

Vancouver-based coffee roaster 49th Parallel got its start in 2004. More than a decade later, they’ve refreshed their identity with a new mark and …

Boom expected for Ontario’s craft spirit distilleries | The Star

When longtime friends Rocco Panacci and John-Paul Sacco visited some Kentucky bourbon distilleries a few years ago, they dreamt of taking their …

Opinion: Get ready for the mutual fund exodus

Mutual fund companies, and the advisers who sell the funds, are going to feel short-term pain thanks to new rules coming into effect on July 15, but …

When it comes to Canada’s housing market, ignorance is not bliss

Nobody really knows to what extent foreign investors are bidding up Canadian home prices, especially in the hot markets of Vancouver and Toronto. Is non-resident money a leading actor in the real-estate market, or a bit player? To what extent are foreign students or residents with family abroad …

Handmade In Florence: Meet La Marzocco Technicians That Build Espresso Machines

A line of La Marzocco GS/3s.<p>In 2013, Sprudge was given the opportunity to tour the factory of our friends & partners at La Marzocco in Florence, …

Calgary resale home prices plunge as job losses mount

Calgary resale home prices fell for the fifth straight month in February, as sales of detached homes and condos plunged to the lowest level in more than a decade.<p>Home resales tumbled nearly 7 per cent last month from a year earlier and were 37 per cent below the region's long-term average, the …

Vancouver home sales set new record, jumping 65.6% in a month

It was the best February for sales in the history of the Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver.<p>[np_storybar title=”What do you do when your parents …

Edmonton's single-origin evolution

Coffee culture in the Alberta capital has been steadily growing for years, as customers show a revived interest in local roasters, writes Liv Vors<p>Dave Walsh first started roasting coffee in Edmonton with his business partner more than a decade ago. They began with a roasting machine they built …

Facebook Ads Are About to Get a Lot More Annoying

On Friday, Facebook announced a major update to the way its mobile users see ads.<p>The social media company officially launched its Canvas platform, …

All Canadians are paying the price for ‘conceal’ estate in Toronto and Vancouver

The latest attraction in London is the Kleptocracy Tour, organized by anti-corruption groups. They drive customers through neighborhoods that have …

Articles about san francisco renovation mixes industrial and refined materials on Dwell.com - Dwell

In an unusual collaboration among birds, wind, and one of San Francisco’s leading landscape architects, a California designer has...<p>Located in the city's iconic Sea Cliff neighborhood, a historic abode is treated to a stunning renovation.<p>A landscape architect in San Francisco harnesses an …

San Francisco

Forget Foreign Buyers: 3 Reasons Toronto, Vancouver House Prices Aren't Coming Down

With house prices up by double digits in the Toronto and Vancouver areas, policymakers are finally starting to take the foreign investor issue …

The color of your coffee mug can change the way your coffee tastes

The secret to a better cup of morning joe might simply be choosing the right colored coffee mug.<p>The color of a coffee mug can alter the way coffee tastes, according to a recent study, which was conducted in Australia, and tested the influence that three different colored mugs—one white, one blue, …

Wall Street's Message to Young Adults: 'You Are Clueless'

Wall Street CEOs are very upset with young adults. They believe you are "clueless" and "voting against [your] own interests" when you support Bernie Sanders. A Wall Street CEO took to the pages of the <i>Wall Street Journal</i> to decry the fact that, "Millennials are flocking to Sanders." It would be …