The Globe and Mail : Business (220)

Prices for low- and mid-use wireless plans declining in Canada: study

New research shows that Canadians still pay among the highest prices in the world for wireless services

Streetwise newsletter: CIBC mulls offering Caribbean subsidiary; MTY strikes $248-million deal for Imvescor

Plus: New wealth management firm sets sights on Canada's big banks

Morneau to release small-business tax details as MPs break for holidays

Business groups and opposition parties have sharply criticized the federal government in recent weeks for failing to address the uncertainty and concern about the looming tax changes. Details are expected to show how the CRA will decide when 'income sprinkling' is allowed

A shift in inflation is taking shape and investors may end up paying a big price

An upswing in consumer prices will prompt an interest hike, which in turn will give high-flying stocks some new competition

CIBC mulls offering Caribbean subsidiary on U.S. stock markets

Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce is considering listing its Caribbean banking subsidiary on U.S. stock markets, seeking options to redeploy resources away from a region that has been known as a risky place to do business

World Bank to stop lending for most oil and gas projects

The bank will make exceptions for natural gas developments in the poorest countries that need the fuel to provide access to energy for its citizens

Enbridge maintaining plans to cut debt, fund major projects

Chief executive officer Al Monaco has sought to calm jittery investors who balked at the company's ability to fund multibillion-dollar pipeline expansions while supporting steadily rising dividend payments

The close: TSX ekes out gain, energy stocks weigh with oil

Wall Street hits record closing highs as banks rise

Tech firms drive office-space crunch in downtown Toronto

Demand has been strong for about a decade, but has now outstripped supply, as the tech industry joins financial services firms and other businesses in expanding their operations downtown

Prince Harry and the 'marrying up' trend signals a sea change in education gaps

The educational gap between young men and young women is becoming increasingly common among couples in many countries including Canada

How to learn from failure, why lithium stocks are hot, and all about the bitcoin buzz

A roundup of investment ideas for active investors

Hydropothecary shares soar on plans to expand in Quebec

Plans to put it among top cannabis producers in Canada

Fingerlings propel Montreal's WowWee to Christmas retail success

The company's line of animatronic baby monkeys quickly sold out in stores after being released earlier this year

How blockchain could revolutionize the food industry

Blockchain could bring a new level of transparency to a supply chain, while giving consumers unrivaled access to information about products they purchase

Ottawa says it won't buy fighter jets from companies that harm Canada's economy

The move is a direct response to Boeing's ongoing trade dispute with Bombardier

Canadian Natural shuffles ranks; aims to set stage for 'value growth'

Steve Laut, company president since 1995, will become executive vice chairman; Tim McKay named president

Agrium buying Australian fertilizer unit from Louis Dreyfus

The deal comes as Agrium is preparing to merge by the end of the year with Potash Corp of Saskatchewan to form Nutrien, a transaction valued at $25-billion

Shut out of the housing market, Gen Y is killing it on debt reduction

Under-35 cohort's freedom is notable when you look at some of the economic challenges it faces

Transcontinental sells 12 small Quebec newspapers to Groupe Lexis Media

Under the agreement, 75 employees of the various publications and 16 employees from TC Media's production team have been transferred to Groupe Lexis Media

At midday: Valeant, energy shares lead TSX higher

Boeing, bank stocks lift Dow, S&P; techs drag on Nasdaq

Is everything in the markets over-priced right now? Not quite

Under-valued options are rare, but they exist

Land and Buildings reiterates HBC's real estate portfolio is undervalued

The Jonathan Litt-led activist investor has been pressing the company to boost its share price by extracting value from its real estate portfolio

Retail upheaval fuelled by rise of private label clothing lines

Amazon, Wal-Mart Stores Inc., Target Corp., and other big retailers are beefing up their clothing lines to grab shoppers whose loyalty to established brands such as Gap and Nike has waned

To become a great leader, continue to challenge yourself

Throughout your career, put yourself in situations where you're in over your head

At the open: TSX rises to record high as financials and energy gain

Dow starts higher; Fed's rate hike in focus

MTY looks beyond the food court with $248-million deal for Imvescor

The combination will bring together such banners as MTY's Thai Express, Vanellis and Manchu Wok with Imvescor's Baton Rouge, Pizza Delight and Scores restaurants

West Face files $70-million claim against Home Capital

The alternative asset manager alleges the mortgage lender's public dislosure was inaccurate and misleading

MTY Food Group signs to deal to buy Imvescor for $248-million

The combination will bring together such banners as MTY's Thai Express, Vanellis and Manchu Wok with Imvescor's Baton Rouge, Pizza Delight and Scores restaurants

Before the Bell: What every Canadian investor needs to know today

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Premarket: Oil prices jump on pipeline outage, stocks take breather

Brent hits $65 a barrel; global shares flat after 3 days of gains

U.K. inflation hits highest in nearly six years, peak seen soon

Annual rate pushed up by air fares, computer games, chocolate

France's Unibail bids $15.7-billion for mall owner Westfield

Deal comes on heels of world No. 2 retail real estate investment trust GGP Inc's rejection of a $14.8-billion offer from Brookfield Property for the two-thirds it did not already own

It's 'bitcrazy': People are mortgaging their homes to buy bitcoin

What analysts say about the cryptocurrency craze

Bombardier lands deal to sell Aventra trains in U.K.

Corelink and West Midlands Trains will receive 333 vehicles for use on the U.K.'s West Midlands Trains franchise

France's Unibail bids $15.7-billion for Australia's Westfield

Deal comes on heels of world No. 2 retail real estate investment trust GGP Inc's rejection of a $14.8-billion offer from Brookfield Property for the two-thirds it did not already own

It's 'bitcrazy': So tiptoe through the tulips with bitcoin

What analysts say about the cryptocurrency craze

Bitcoin slips to around $16,300, futures volumes drop

The newly launched bitcoin futures on the Cboe Futures Exchange were also tepid, with prices steady and volumes a fraction of those seen on Monday

Bombardier signs deal to sell Aventra trains in U.K.

Corelink and West Midlands Trains will receive 333 vehicles for use on the U.K.'s West Midlands Trains franchise

How to survive the Apocalypse like a billionaire

For the first time since the 1950s, the doomsday clock sits at two and a half minutes to midnight. That's got the super-rich scrambling to find ways to survive a global calamity

Two Canadian toy makers have the hottest prospects this holiday season

Toy makers live or die by their December sales. So who's got the hottest hopes for this season

Brent crude tops $65, first time since 2015, on U.K. pipeline outage

North Sea's Forties pipeline shut after cracks found

Aphria to cut down U.S. cannabis exposure amid TSX delisting review

TMX recently warned companies that operate in states where marijuana is legal are not in compliance with TSX listing requirements

Amaya defence seeks dismissal on first trial day

Interest in the case, believed to be Canada's biggest ever insider-trading investigation, is high

Hostile bid for CanniMed an inside job, CEO says

Brent Zettl claims two directors shopped firm around, urges shareholders to company around to other marijuana producers without the knowledge of their fellow directors or the management

Cannabis Stock Exchange? How the CSE capitalized on pot stocks

Trading volume on the Canadian Securities Exchange has skyrocketed – in large part thanks to frenzied appetite for marijuana stocks

Nova Scotia spaceport plans rapid launch schedule

The firm eyes as many as twelve lift-offs a year from the proposed site

Lithium stocks have had a dazzling year – are there more profits to come?

Increasing supply is likely to put a lid on future gains, one consultant says

A dangerous complacency: Why investors should prepare for a bull-market reversal

The long-running bull has spawned a dangerous complacency that leaves market players ill-prepared for a reversal which could be far bigger and occur much faster than most people realize, economist says

Cobalt market: from surplus to deficit

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It's not just beer, Comeau case would reshape Canada wineries

The impact of Prohibition-era legislation, is still, inexplicably, being felt in 2017