Economy

Higher interest rate target? Expanded mandate? Bank of Canada explores options

1 hour ago   |   National Post

OTTAWA - The Bank of Canada is studying whether it should make changes to the framework that has underpinned its policy decisions - such as interest-rate changes - for nearly...
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Poll: Pres. Trump's Approval Rating on Economy Hits New High

1 hour ago   |   FOX News

The approval rating on President Trump's economy has hit a new high, according to a new poll.
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Business groups urge Ottawa to go ‘all the way' in matching Trump's tax reforms in fiscal update

Business groups urge Ottawa to go ‘all the way' in matching Trump's tax reforms in fiscal update

1 hour ago   |   National Post

OTTAWA - Business groups are urging finance minister Bill Morneau to fully match U.S. tax reforms in his fall economic statement Wednesday, saying that a failure to maximize...
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Darkening clouds start to overhang global economic expansion

2 hours ago   |   National Post

WASHINGTON - After galloping along for the past two years, the global economy is showing signs of weakening, with the United States, China and Europe all facing the rising...
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I saved a ton of money on an international flight by flying a top-rated airline most people would never think to take, and it was one of the best economy trips I've had yet

I saved a ton of money on an international flight by flying a top-rated airline most people would never think to take, and it was one of the best economy trips I've had yet

2 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Turkish Airlines is the flag carrier of Turkey, operating in over 300 destinations in Europe, Asia, Africa, and the Americas. Considered one of the largest airlines in the...
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Massachusetts finally sees first legal pot sales, two years after voter referendum

Massachusetts finally sees first legal pot sales, two years after voter referendum

2 hours ago   |   Think Progress   |   2 articles

It took two years, but Massachusetts marijuana dispensaries finally opened for business on Tuesday. Well, two of them anyway. The state's languid, twisting journey from voter...
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Target CEO Brian Cornell says 'no sign' consumer spending is slowing ahead of holidays

3 hours ago   |   CNBC

Earlier this year, Target CEO Brian Cornell raved about the U.S. economy, saying it was one of the best he'd ever seen in his career.
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Target misses third-quarter estimates, shares tumble

Target misses third-quarter estimates, shares tumble

4 hours ago   |   New York Post   |   4 articles

Target reported third-quarter earnings and comparable sales below estimates on Tuesday at a time when a strong economy has boosted consumer spending at rival retailers, sending...
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Target third-quarter comparable sales, earnings miss estimates; shares drop

6 hours ago   |   Reuters   |   4 articles

Target Corp reported third-quarter earnings and comparable sales below estimates on Tuesday at a time when a strong economy has boosted consumer spending at rival retailers...
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Target third-quarter comparable sales, earnings fall, shares drop 11 percent

6 hours ago   |   Reuters   |   4 articles

Target Corp reported third-quarter earnings and comparable sales below estimates on Tuesday, at a time when a strong economy has boosted consumer spending at rival retailers...
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'Gut-wrenching': Video shows emotional reunion after dog gets trapped in pipe for 24 hours

Volunteer firefighters rescued the miniature long-haired dachshund, who had become stuck in a vertical position in a drainage pipe. Read more ...

Tech stocks sink again; Dow drops 500 points

Tech stocks sink again; Dow drops 500 points

The gloom and doom on Wall Street has wiped out the stock market's gains for the year. Read more ...

Oilers name Ken Hitchcock new head coach

Oilers name Ken Hitchcock new head coach

Hitchcock, who replaces Todd McLellan after he was fired Tuesday morning, most recently coached the Stars during the 2017-18 season. Read more ...

Police: 6-year-old girl strangled baby brother to death with seat belt as...

Police: 6-year-old girl strangled baby brother to death with seat belt as dad shopped

The girl told investigators that she was playing with her brother and got angry when he wouldn't stop crying. Read more ...

Walmart wants GOP senator to return donation after ‘public hanging' joke

Walmart wants GOP senator to return donation after ‘public hanging' joke

Walmart is requesting a refund of its $2,000 donation to Republican Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith in the race for the US Senate in Mississippi, after actress Debra Messing publicly... Read more ...

Mitchell Trubisky injury update: Bears optimistic QB can play vs. Lions

Mitchell Trubisky injury update: Bears optimistic QB can play vs. Lions

While the injury shouldn't be serious, there's concern over the amount of rest Trubisky will get on the Bear's short week. Read more ...

James Wiseman, No. 1 high school basketball recruit, commits to Memphis

James Wiseman, No. 1 high school basketball recruit, commits to Memphis

James Wiseman, the No. 1 player in the 247Sports' Class of 2019, opted to stay close to home and commit to Memphis. Read more ...

Amazon said to bid on Disney's regional sports networks

Amazon said to bid on Disney's regional sports networks

Amazon is bidding for Walt Disney's 22 regional sports networks, including Yes Network, CNBC reported on Tuesday, citing sources familiar with the matter. Disney, which is... Read more ...

Judge bars US from enforcing Trump asylum ban

Judge bars US from enforcing Trump asylum ban

HOUSTON - A federal judge barred the Trump administration from refusing asylum to immigrants who cross the southern border illegally. Read more ...

Ivanka Trump reportedly used personal email for government business

Ivanka Trump reportedly used personal email for government business

Ivanka Trump used a personal email account to discuss official White House business with aides and Cabinet officials, a report said on Monday. The president's eldest daughter... Read more ...