Friday, 20 December 2013 10:45
Tom Murphy, The Associated Press
Walgreen's fiscal first-quarter earnings soared 68 per cent as investments in other companies paid off for the nation's largest drugstore chain, but a slowdown in generic drug introductions helped squeeze profitability.
Friday, 20 December 2013 08:58
Malcolm Morrison, The Canadian Press
TORONTO - The Canadian dollar was lower Friday as traders took in data that showed rising inflation during November while the greenback advanced on a report showing higher than expected third-quarter economic growth.
Friday, 20 December 2013 07:52
Julian Beltrame, The Canadian Press
OTTAWA - Canada's inflation rate rose last month for the first time since July, climbing two-tenths of a point to 0.9 per cent as a trend toward lower gasoline and energy prices appeared to hit bottom.
Friday, 20 December 2013 07:16
Mark Kennedy, The Associated Press
NEW YORK, N.Y. - There are plenty of ways to get tickets to Broadway shows: You can wait in line at Times Square's TKTS booth or hunt online at Ticketmaster. You might try a ticket broker or a scalper. Then there's simply going to the theatre's box office.
Friday, 20 December 2013 06:51
David Friend, The Canadian Press
WATERLOO, Ont. - BlackBerry (TSX:BB) lost a whopping US$4.4-billion in the third quarter as it reported that its newest smartphones, once touted as the way it would reclaim a competitive position, are hardly selling at all.