Uncertainty

President Trump Is Causing More Economic Uncertainty Than the 2008 Financial Crisis

Donald Trump's election has led to greater uncertainty than the Financial Crisis of 2008.<p>That's according to the Economic Policy U.S. Uncertainty …

Donald Trump

NAFTA renegotiation brings uncertainty to oilpatch

Experts fear prolonged renegotiation could hurt energy industry<p>Energy industry experts fear a renegotiation of the North American Free Trade …

NAFTA

Home Capital's profit falls amid 'material uncertainty' around lender's future - Article

Business (Canada)

PODCAST: 'Hanging in the balance': Uncertainty looms following historic B.C. election

On CBC's election podcast The One Thing reporter Richard Zussman looks ahead to May 24.<p>It was an election result unlike any other in recent B.C. …

Western Canada

Home Capital says faces uncertainty over ability to continue operations

TORONTO (Reuters) - Home Capital Group <HCG.TO>, Canada's biggest non-bank lender, said on Thursday that uncertainty around its future funding capabilities had cast doubt about whether it would be able to continue as a going concern.<p>"Management believes that material uncertainty exists regarding …

Home Capital's profit falls amid 'material uncertainty' about funding

Home Capital Group Inc. reported a decline in first-quarter profit on Thursday and said the damage to its reputation that the business has sustained in recent weeks had resulted in “material uncertainty” about its ability to secure funding in the future.<p>The alternative mortgage lender’s profit fell …

Mortgages

The Inescapable Secret to Picking the Perfect Career

You have to learn to deal with uncertainty.<p><i>What are the things needed to choose the right career? And if you don't like it, then how do you change it? originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p><b>Answer</b> …

Self-improvement

B.C. resource projects face uncertainty after election

The future of key resource projects in British Columbia has been thrown into disarray after a squeaker in the provincial election left the BC Liberals politically weakened.<p>BC Liberal Premier Christy Clark’s reduced mandate will place pressure on her to appeal to BC Green supporters as she tries to …

Canada

The Real Uncertainties of Climate Science

In his controversial first op-ed for the <i>New York Times</i> last week, neoconservative writer Bret Stephens argued that there’s great uncertainty about …

Climate Change

Husky withholds dividends due to uncertainty despite $71M profit in first quarter

Company is just the latest to report a return to black in Canada's oilpatch<p>Husky Energy says the company will continue to delay reinstating its …

Oil

Pfizer Must Learn to Live With Uncertainty - Bloomberg Gadfly

One of pharma's biggest potential M&A players doesn't seem to want to leave the sidelines.<p>On its earnings call on Tuesday, Pfizer Inc. sounded averse …

Markets

How Obamacare Uncertainty Is Helping Venture Capitalists

There’s a lot up in the air when it comes to the future of healthcare in America. President Trump's vow to immediately repeal and replace the …

ObamaCare

A neuroscientist explains why we can’t see the world objectively—and humanity is better for it

Humans have a primal, biological imperative to maintain the status quo, but seeking out answers to the unknown is also incredibly important to evolutionary innovation.<p>This dichotomy creates all sorts of kerfuffles. We’re taught to rid ourselves of implicit biases that don’t serve society and to …

The Brain

Understanding Uncertainty

People who don’t understand the process of science — or what scientists do — often expect such study to provide black-and-white solutions. At least …

Science

Let’s Stop Pretending Estimates Are Exact

Some days I feel like estimates and plans are worthless. Other days I find myself idly speculating that <i>if only we were better at planning and</i> …

Project Management

Colgate-Palmolive warns on global uncertainty

Colgate-Palmolive (NYSE:CL) reports organic revenue increased 0.5% in Q1.<p>Sales in North America fell 5% Y/Y. Unit volume was down 0.5% and pricing …

Business

Sterling uncertainty could weigh on UK property market

CNBC's Gemma Acton and Jane Foley, head of FX strategy at Rabobank, discuss the U.K. housing market amid Brexit uncertainty.

Real Estate

Riyadh’s new financial hub struggles with ownership uncertainty

A glitzy $10 billion financial district in Riyadh hopes to open its first phase for business this year but is struggling with red tape and …

Saudi Arabia

Teaching Kids To Be Comfortable With Complexity and Uncertainty

<i>When we guess what’s inside a mysterious box, we notice how it feels when we’re asked a question and don’t know the answer.</i><p>My grown son tells me that …

Parenting

Government backflip ‘late in the piece’ as uncertainty forces community centres to let lawyers go

Community legal centres say they have already had to let lawyers go in anticipation of budget cuts now reversed by the Turnbull …

Government

3 Things All Great Leaders Know

Use uncertainty as a tool!<p><i>This article is the third of a 3-part series where I explore scale, transparency and uncertainty. These are 3 key determinants necessary to achieve a mindset that allows for more innovative flow.</i><p>How comfortable are you with ambiguous environments? If you are like most of …

Leadership

The Reluctant Memoirist: Moving from Fiction in Uncertain Times

I never set out to become a memoirist. It wasn’t that I was one-sided in my creative aspirations. I longed to write fiction – novels and short stories, scripts for the stage and screen. Some of my personal life invariably winds up in those fictional worlds. I’m also not a particularly private …

Authors

2017 Ferrari 812 Superfast is making it clear that speed is still a theme that’s paramount to the luxury Italian automaker’s DNA

<b>2017 Ferrari 812 Superfast Review</b><p>The <b>2017 Ferrari 812 Superfast</b> was divulged one month before the introduction of the auto in the tissue at the Geneva …

Supercars

The largest part of the US economy slows amid uncertainty about Trump's policies

The largest part of the US economy cooled in March, according to surveys conducted by the Institute of Supply Management and Markit Economics.<p>ISM's non-manufacturing purchasing manager's index slowed to 55.2, lower than the forecast for 57. Readings above 50 indicate that there's still …

Business

WATCH: Auston Matthews set Leafs, American records with 39th goal

If you weren't aware, Matthews is pretty good. Rick Osentoski-USA TODAY Sports<p>Toronto Maple Leafs rookie center Auston Matthews is one of the most …

Sports

The Main Reason Changing Your Life is Tough

Many of us have things we’d like to change: our exercise and diet habits, procrastination and productivity habits, patience and mindfulness habits, …

Happiness

Learning To Live With Uncertainty

With so much ambivalence surrounding Brexit and the EU, President Trump's new world order, the refugee crisis, bioterrorism, uncontrolled artificial intelligence, the North Korean crisis, climate change and stagnant wages for the masses, it is understandable that so many people feel intensely …

Building a Resilient Business Inspired by Biology

Many global enterprises today have succeeded by following a simple recipe: procure, manufacture, and assemble in the lowest-cost locations; link …

Economics

Wittgenstein and the Dangers of Certainty

<i>The following notes on the politics of rising uncertainty and the future of democracy were prepared for the inaugural CISS global forum, Peace and</i> …

Democracy

How to Keep Your Team Focused and Productive During Uncertain Times

Uncertainty is uncomfortable for everyone. Whether it’s political turmoil or a reorganization at your company, employees who are concerned about their future are likely to be distracted and unproductive. What should a manager do? How can you keep people focused while also helping them cope with the …

Harvard Business Review