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The CEO of oil giant BP believes the drop in the dollar in recent months is a major factor behind oil prices breaking through $75 a barrel.
The chief executive of North Carolina-based RBC Bank is retiring. The U.S. subsidiary of Royal Bank of Canada spacer announced Thursday that 51-year-old Scott Custer will retire at the end of October
The top financial regulator in Antigua—who allegedly took hundreds of thousands of dollars in bribes from accused Ponzi schemer Allen Stanford in exchange for hiding the fraud—improperly tried to steer Stanford's assets to a British liquidation firm, according to a ruling by a Canadian court.
Canadian circus billionaire Guy Laliberte blasted off in a Russian Soyuz spaceship from Kazakhstan on Wednesday to become the world's seventh space tourist.
Canada’s Prime Minister Stephen Harper spoke with Maria Bartiromo at the New York Stock Exchange, in a “First on CNBC” interview. Harper’s biggest concern was the sustainability of this recovery.
PetroChina, Asia's largest oil and gas company, is making a $1.7 billion investment in the Canadian oil sands.
The House version of a Health Care overhaul bill will not stand up well in the August heat. It makes for scary reading and if the powers that be could have muscled it through it wouldn't be hanging in the wind for all of us to take shots at it. But there it is and it makes for head scratching moments. My friend, Sydney Williams, who writes one of the best investment letters I get to read, passed along some highlights that were extracted by a buddy of his, Peter Fleckenstein.
When American stocks fail to deliver, Cramer urges investors to head north of the border.
Better not tell Ben Franklin but some traders may not be terribly patriotic this Independence Day. In fact, they’re betting against the USA!
Chinese refiner Sinopec agreed to acquire oil and gas exploration company Addax Petroleum Corp. in a deal valued at $8.27 billion Canadian (US$7.2 billion), gaining access to reserves in West Africa and the Middle East.
The leader of Canada's east coast province of Newfoundland has announced a tentative agreement to develop an offshore project estimated to contain 223 million barrels of oil.
David Lutz, managing director at Stiefel Nicolaus Capital Markets and Jim Iuorio, director at TJM Institutional Services, weighed in on the best places to invest now.
As the buzz about economic recovery grows louder, a new survey reveals the best place in the world to ride out the rest of the recession, which could be one of the first stops on the recovery train.
There are a number of signs that the economy is strengthening, said Russ Koesterich, head of investment strategy at Barclays Global Investors.
As the prostitution industry grapples with the recession, prostitutes in Canada are in training for the next big event: The 2010 Olympics in Vancouver.
Chrysler Chief Executive Robert Nardelli says the U.S. government and Fiat will appoint a new board of directors if Chrysler joins forces with the Italian automaker.
Commodities are still the best play for the long term, legendary investor Jim Rogers told CNBC, confessing that he has been buying farmland himself.
What follows below is the transcript of my interview with Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper on last night's show. Mr. Harper is a trained economist and quite an impressive statesman. Our northern neighbors are lucky to have him at the helm. We covered a wide range of key topics including the ailing banking system, risks of protectionism, oil sands and autos.
Perhaps it’s time to look at investing from a different angle. Yes, perhaps its time to put diversification into overdrive and start thinking - and trading - outside the stocks.
The oil that is extracted from Canadian dirt is being portrayed as saving America from energy dependence on the unstable Middle East, or an environmental catastrophe in the making, says the New York Times.