Money Matters

Does "local" matter? It does to Canada's farmers

Another summer was unofficially ushered in this past weekend with the opening of the Kitsilano and Trout Lake Farmers’ Markets. Supporters of local food braved ominous-looking skies to get their pick...

PACs and super PACs: how the rich are buying the 2012 U.S. election

Rich super PAC donors have a giant influence in the 2012 presidential race. Republican candidate Newt Gingrich, for example, may be irrelevant were it not for billionaire Sheldon Adelman.

Warren Buffett sings for Chinese New Year: Video

The world's third-richest man sang on his ukulele, wishing China a happy Year of the Water Dragon.

Canadian belt-tightening won't fend off European threat

Bank of Canada says the fallout could still hit hard.

As Europe wobbles, will we lean back toward the States?

Troubled times abroad may push Canada into old patterns, columnist muses.

Ottawa's purse strings may have to loosen, economists warn

Deficit is important, but so is surviving a European-triggered recession, government warned.

Corporate boards are feeling their oats

More and more chairs have no links to the CEO -- and they're acting independently, says The Globe.

Canada among nations that "wouldn't trade places with the US"

"There's not a country on Earth that wouldn't want to trade places with us," US President Barack Obama said in his weekly weekly radio address on Saturday.  Actually, there probably are -- about...

Warren Buffett's wise words

Billionaire investor Warren Buffet’s searing commentary, "Stop Coddling the Super-Rich,” in the New York Times yesterday has unleashed a tidal wave of interest around the world: people were...

So Glenn Beck was right about gold

Glenn Beck's investment tip to buy gold turned out to be eerily accurate following the stock crash on Monday: as U.S. stocks flounder, gold rose to a record high, and appears to be the most coveted...
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