How China Made Volkswagen the World’s Biggest Carmaker

Chinese autoworkers on the assembly line at the FAW-Volkswagen plant in Chengdu, southwest China’s Sichuan Province, on July 6, 2014. China accounted for nearly 40 percent of Volkswagen’s global vehicle sales. (GOH CHAI HIN/AFP/Getty Images) Despite a global scandal about fuel emissions, Volkswagen beat Toyota in selling the most cars More...

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By admin On Wednesday, February 15th, 2017
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Canadian Dollar’s Quiet Strength Surprising but Problematic, Say Analysts

The Canadian dollar has been on a steady climb since the end of 2016, while the price of oil is little changed. (The Canadian Press/Jonathan Hayward) The Canadian dollar appears to be a boring currency, More...

By admin On Wednesday, February 15th, 2017
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Be Wary of Incurring Debt to Invest in RRSP, Financial Experts Say

Less than two weeks remain for Canadians to contribute to their RRSPs for 2016. (Fotolia) TORONTO—When Patrick French was about 18 years old, he got a hot tip about a gold mining stock. The problem was he More...

By admin On Tuesday, February 14th, 2017
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Stocks Set New Highs, Bond Yields Climb

The exterior of the New York Stock Exchange during the closing bell, in New York on Feb. 10, 2017. (BRYAN R. SMITH/AFP/Getty Images) NEW YORK—Stocks and bond yields punched higher, marking new records for More...

By admin On Monday, February 13th, 2017
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Swiss Bank Credit Suisse to Cut 5,500 Jobs This Year

The logo of Swiss bank Credit Suisse and a Swiss flag in Zurich, Switzerland on Aug. 1, 2014. (AP Photo/Keystone, Steffen Schmidt) GENEVA—Credit Suisse announced plans Tuesday to cut as many as 6,500 jobs More...

By admin On Monday, February 13th, 2017
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Toshiba Chairman Steps Down Over Huge Nuclear Business Loss

Toshiba Corp. President Satoshi Tsunakawa bows during a press conference at the company’s headquarters in Tokyo on Feb. 14, 2017. (AP Photo/Shizuo Kambayashi) TOKYO—Japanese electronics and energy More...

By admin On Saturday, February 11th, 2017
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The Marketing Corner: Trends Changing the Landscape

Customers shop at a Walmart Neighborhood Market store in Chicago. (Scott Olson/Getty Images) Millennials are very focused on instant gratification. This may not sound like something worthy of a news flash. More...

By admin On Thursday, February 9th, 2017
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Under Armour CEO Praises Trump’s Pro-Business Stance

President Donald Trump walks into the Roosevelt Room for a meeting with business leaders, including Under Armour CEO Kevin Plank (2nd-R), at the White House on Jan. 23, 2017. (Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images) Under More...

By admin On Wednesday, February 8th, 2017
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Innovation Key to Job Growth in America

(Somchai Som/SHUTTERSTOCK; EPOCH TIMES PHOTO ILLUSTRATiON) Offshoring production from the United States to factories overseas has arguably done a lot of damage to the U.S. economy. Over the last three decades, More...

By admin On Wednesday, February 8th, 2017
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Canada’s Infrastructure Delivery Hits Snags

Vehicles make their way into and out of downtown Toronto along the Gardiner Expressway in Toronto. New toll roads are often cited as important infrastructure improvements in Canada. (The Canadian Press/Nathan More...