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No matter how you look at it, passing the 5 percent barrier for mortgage rates is a psychological event, and it could have a strong negative impact on the U.S. housing market as we enter into what is normally the strongest sales season of the year in the Unite...
Real Estate Market (Apr 1st, 10)
Energy companies based in Canada helped the Standard & Poor’s/TSX Composite Index reach its highest level in 18 month, even though Research in Motion (Nasdaq: RIMM) and Bombardier (TSE:BBD.B) failed to meet expected results for the quarter. Leading ...
Canada (Apr 1st, 10)
According to an ADP Employer Services report released today, U.S. companies cut payrolls by 23,000 in March, supposedly an unexpected event to some, but one which was easy to see coming when looking at the weak condition of the U.S. economy. If you follow the...
United States (Mar 31st, 10)
Cisco (Nasdaq:CSCO) announced it will be releasing two new wireless router lines which will target the more casual user and the expert with the different products. Named the Valet and E-Series, the Valet will be offered to users at home who want simplicity an...
Technology (Mar 31st, 10)
Canada has been identified as one of the top countries in the world to do business in as far as cost competitiveness, according to a study by KPMG group. Of the ten countries researched, only Mexico finished ahead of them in the category. This is an improvem...
Canada (Mar 30th, 10)
Avnet Technology Solutions (NYSE:AVT) says growth in its Latin American markets should continue at a 7 to 9 percent rate annually, strengthened by the acquisition of Bell Microproducts (Nasdaq:BELM), a wholesaler of IT products. Sales for Bell in Latin Americ...
Technology (Mar 30th, 10)
Australian Foreign Minister Stephen Smith said today the trial, conviction and sentencing of Australian national Stern Hu to 10 years in prison could harm business relationships between the two countries. Smith said to reporters, “This was an opportunit...
Australia (Mar 29th, 10)
The battle between Oracle (Nasdaq:ORCL) and Rimini Street is heating up as Rimini has now filed a lawsuit against Oracle where they allege "copyright misuse, defamation, disparagement, trade libel and unfair competition under the California Business and Profes...
Legal (Mar 29th, 10)
With the acquisition of its largest bottler, Coca-Cola (NYSE:KO) has integration challenges for its North American operations, and has named Brian Kelley to head up the unit which will take on the task. Coca-Cola acquired Coca-Cola Enterprises Inc (NYSE:CCE),...
Business (Mar 29th, 10)
More fallout from the Galleon hedge fund insider trading case has come, as another former IBM (NYSE:IBM) executive Robert Moffat, has plead guilty to charges of securities fraud and conspiracy. There wasn't much wiggle-room here, as conversations by Moffat we...
Legal (Mar 29th, 10)
With the introduction of a new iPhone from Apple (Nasdaq:AAPL) which would work with a different technology now used by AT&T (NYSE:T) and others, it seems it signals the end of the current exclusive deal between the two companies. AT&T uses what is ca...
Technology (Mar 29th, 10)
Blackberry maker, Research In Motion (RIMM) is set to report earnings this Wednesday. Analysts are expecting revenue of $4.3 billion dollars and earnings of $1.28 per share. Particular attention will be paid to RIMM's forecast for the current year. Is RIM...
Stocks (Mar 28th, 10)
With a lot of uncertainty swirling around Telstra (ASX:TLS), chief executive officer David Thodey is making a number of moves to solidify the top ranks in order to deal with the perception the company is in turmoil. One of those moves is Big Pond head Justin ...
Australia (Mar 28th, 10)
Somehow the words Britain and space agency don't go together, and yet that's exactly what's going to happen next month when the first British space agency starts operations. This is obvious part of branding Britain and a point of national pride, but it is als...
United Kingdom (Mar 28th, 10)
A survey from American Express Canada found that about 38 percent of Canadian small businesses plan on hiring some time in 2010. When including all companies in Canada it drops to 15 percent, but that's better than then the last couple of years where contracti...
Canada (Mar 28th, 10)
With the residential cable market pretty much matured in the United States, cable companies like Comcast Corp (Nasdaq:CMCSA) and Time Warner Cable Inc (NYSE:TWC) have been desperately seeking new sectors they could find to expand their businesses, and seem to ...
Telecommunications (Mar 28th, 10)
The recalls of Toyota vehicles has hit the company hard, and that pain has extended to countries where it has significant production capabilities in, the latest being Britain and France, where they have closed down for 9 days because of slowing sales. Product...
Transport (Mar 27th, 10)
When Google (NASDAQ:GOOG) decided to leave China, don't think it wasn't a calculated strategy to curry favor among the media and others. It was all of that and probably more. The problem for Google is it may have backfired for them, and now they are out of the...
Business (Mar 27th, 10)
Research In Motion (NASDAQ:RIMM) has acquired Viigo, a mobile software developer who's software delivers syndicated content to mobile phones. This is according to a small communication on the Web site of Viigo. Users of Viigo simply open up their software cli...
Business (Mar 27th, 10)
Some reports have the Apple iPad (Nasdaq:AAPL) edition of the Wall Street Journal being offered at $17.99 a month, which has generated a lot feedback from bloggers who say that the price is too high, no matter how good the content and quality is offered. The ...
Business (Mar 27th, 10)
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