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John Ivison: Federal Liberals stumbled into a $20B windfall - then they spent it all

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The Economist this week warns policy makers to “start preparing for the next recession” while they still can. The release of the government of Canada's annual financial report...
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Economist Nouriel Roubini gets an F for blockchain

Economist Nouriel Roubini gets an F for blockchain

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NYU economics professor Nouriel Roubini's latest piece of demagoguery entitled “The Big Blockchain Lie” should get a F grade for confounding blockchain with Bitcoin. Real world...
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Outdoor clothing firm Patagonia endorses Senate candidates - maybe a first for a company

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In what campaign finance experts say may be a first, California outdoor clothing company Patagonia is endorsing two Senate candidates in the western United States, where...
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Crypto Startup That Lets You ‘Short' Ethereum Raises $10 Million

21 hours ago   |     |   2 articles

A startup called dYdX has raised $10 million in funding from investors to develop financial software that allows people to borrow money from one another without using a...
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Larry Silverstein's new debt platform sees a “financing gap” in construction lending

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Larry Silverstein's recently launched debt platform sees a “financing gap” in the construction lending space. The investor and developer earlier this year set up its first...
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Crypto Startup That Lets You ‘Short' Ethereum Just Raised $10 Million

22 hours ago   |     |   2 articles

An Ethereum-based startup called dYdX just landed $10 million in funding from investors. The 5-person company has developed a margin trading protocol, open source software that...
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Term Sheet - Friday, October 19

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THE BIG BIRD RACE A version of this article by Lucinda Shen appears in the November 1, 2018 issue of Fortune with the headline "Meet Tech's New Bounty Hunters." Around four...
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P&G Posts Biggest Organic Sales Growth in 5 Years-Thanks to Beauty and Health Care Gains

1 day ago   |     |   2 articles

Procter & Gamble Co. posted its biggest growth in five years in a key sales measure last quarter, helped by gains in beauty and health care. Organic sales, which exclude items...
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PayPal Beats 3rd-Quarter Earnings Estimates. Here's What Analysts Think

1 day ago   |     |   2 articles

PayPal Holdings Inc. rallied as much as 9.5 percent after beating third-quarter estimates, boosting its 2018 forecast and providing 2019 guidance that was in-line with three...
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Financial watchdog: Regulate cryptocurrencies now, or else

1 day ago   |     |   2 articles

A global financial body says governments worldwide must establish rules for virtual currencies like bitcoin to stop criminals from using them to launder money or finance...
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Saudi officials reportedly confirm Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi...

Saudi officials reportedly confirm Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi is dead

Saudi Arabia's state media has confirmed the death of Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi on Friday. Around 18 suspects have been detained by the Saudis and a top general... Read more ...

Trump says 'we have a tremendous order' with Saudi Arabia, doesn't want to...

Trump says 'we have a tremendous order' with Saudi Arabia, doesn't want to cancel defense contracts 'as retribution' for Jamal Khashoggi's death

Saudi Arabia admitted that missing Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi died inside the Saudi Consulate after an encounter with Saudi operatives there "led to a quarrel... Read more ...

Theresa May told by the EU to 'take it or leave it' as Brexit talks risk...

Theresa May told by the EU to 'take it or leave it' as Brexit talks risk collapse

Exclusive: Senior EU source tells Business Insider that they will not budge any further in deadlocked Brexit divorce talks. Theresa May should "take it or leave it," the source... Read more ...

'All Americans should recoil from the president's praise for a violent...

'All Americans should recoil from the president's praise for a violent assault': White House Correspondents' Association condemns Trump's praise of lawmaker who body-slammed journalist

The White House Correspondents' Association accused President Donald Trump in a statement of "cheerleading for a violent act targeting a free and independent news media." On... Read more ...

A shadowy group spent £257,000 on Facebook ads asking people to drive a...

A shadowy group spent £257,000 on Facebook ads asking people to drive a knife into Theresa May's Brexit plan

Politicians have uncovered evidence of a dark advertising campaign on Facebook, in which Brits were encouraged to lobby against Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit plan. The... Read more ...

NP View: Enough about weed. The Liberals need to fix our economic mess-fast

NP View: Enough about weed. The Liberals need to fix our economic mess-fast

The federal government has understandably had its hands full in recent months. The legalization of cannabis was one major public policy file that was consuming a lot of energy... Read more ...

Trump's handling of Saudi Arabia and the Khashoggi case is alienating him...

Trump's handling of Saudi Arabia and the Khashoggi case is alienating him from his biggest allies in Congress

Saudi Arabia on Friday acknowledged Khashoggi is dead . In a statement, the Saudi government claimed “a fistfight that led to his death.” The fatal fight allegedly occurred... Read more ...

Former Trump lawyer Michael Cohen is encouraging people to vote in the...

Former Trump lawyer Michael Cohen is encouraging people to vote in the midterms to prevent 'another 2 or another 6 years of this craziness'

President Donald Trump's former personal lawyer Michael Cohen recently changed his voter registration from Republican to Democrat and is encouraging people to turn out to vote... Read more ...

Facebook is battling a tidal wave of fake news and misinformation on...

Facebook is battling a tidal wave of fake news and misinformation on WhatsApp in Brazil

Facebook is battling a wave of fake news and disinformation in Brazil. Business groups have been spreading hoaxes supporting the far-right candidate in the presidential... Read more ...

Scrabble for Sheila raises money for pancreatic cancer

Scrabble for Sheila raises money for pancreatic cancer

Pancreatic cancer can be a difficult diagnosis. When a Baltimore woman heard that news, she told her family she wanted them to raise money for research every year. Read more ...