Vicky Tsang

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Loonie ends higher on higher-than-expected inflation

The Canadian dollar closed higher Friday as the latest data showed higher-than-expected inflation pressures.<p>The loonie ended up 0.19 of a cent at 93.14 cents (U.S.) as Statistics Canada reported that the consumer price index rose 0.1 per cent in June versus expectations for a slight decline. That …

Tesco to build 4,000 homes instead of supermarkets

Britain's biggest retailer to help ease housing shortage by building on undeveloped land<p>Tesco is planning to build 4,000 new homes in the UK on land previously earmarked for new supermarkets.<p>Britain’s biggest retailer has dramatically scaled back its expansion plans in the UK and now plans to use …

Leona Helmsley's Former Greenwich Estate Can Be Yours For $65 Million

The estate last sold for $35 million to an undisclosed buyer in 2010, who made major renovations and put it back on the market, reports The Wall Street Journal. It was originally built in 1918, and now has 17,000 square feet with nine bedrooms and 11 bathrooms.<p>The mansion has iron gates and a …

Wall Street

Angry Chinese Workers Resort To Direct Action

When Chinese workers have a grievance, they are increasingly taking dramatic and direct action.<p>As we've reported, an American executive at a Chinese factory has been prevented by workers from leaving the plant since Friday. Chip Starnes of Specialty Medical Supplies says it's a misunderstanding …

Soba Noodles with Veggies and Mustard-Soy Dressing

<i>This recipe and photo were created by contributor Aylin Erman of Glow Kitchen. Learn more about Aylin and this recipe by checking out her</i> …

Beyond Sheryl Sandberg, Marissa Mayer and Oprah: Add These 5 Women to Your Radar

Heading in to the Forbes Women’s Summit, I was feeling a bit demoralized – some days the statistics just get to me.<p>- Women hold only 16% of board seats at Fortune 500 companies<p>- Only 45 of the Fortune 1000 CEOs are women<p>- Women earn just 77 cents to a dollar earned by men<p>Beyond the numbers, it …

G-7 To Determine Fate of The Yen And The Global Economy

As G-7 leaders gather in London this weekend, investors will be looking for clues on how the world community plans to address the on-going sovereign debt crisis, sluggish economic growth, and exchange rates—the usual issues that have topped the agenda of G-7 and G-20 meetings in the last two …

You (And Your Company) Are Unique. So Why Is Your Marketing Strategy The Same As Everyone Else?

A few summers back, Esquire featured a gorgeous picture of Tom Cruise on the cover to go with the feature package: <b>How to be a Man</b>: <i>A guide to your 20s, 30s, 40s, and 50s…after that you are on your own.</i><p>Being squarely in my 50s, I might have appreciated the joke more than most. But then I got to …

Constipation 101, Part I: You, From the Inside Out

Extra and undigested food is processed through the intestines. Interestingly though, you don't seem to get rid of nearly half as much as you take in!<p>A few weeks ago, we discussed the liver, and how it sends most toxins to be excreted through your gastrointestinal tract (your gut).<p>OK, I freely admit …

Breast Cancer

Nicotine In Peppers, Other Plants Linked With Lower Parkinson's Risk: Study

Eating peppers, tomatoes and other vegetables from the Solanaceae plant family might help to lower your risk of Parkinson's disease, a new study suggests.<p>Published in the journal Annals of Neurology, researchers from the University of Washington found that the higher the consumption of vegetables …

Roasted Asparagus With Poached Eggs

Serve up this simple, seasonal meal for brunch (Mother's Day <i>is</i> right around the corner!), a light dinner, or an appetizer for a small group. It's …

Exercise Is Protective Against Breast Cancer By Affecting Estrogen Metabolism: Study

Exercise may lower a woman's risk of breast cancer by affecting the way her body breaks down estrogen, according to a new study in the journal Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention.<p>Researchers from the University of Minnesota said that observational studies have long shown associations …