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  • Wal-Mart Stores said Friday its board has approved a new share buyback program worth $15 billion to replace its existing program.

  • Trading the Globe: G8 Summit

    David Riedel, Riedel Research, outlines four main topics investors should watch at the G8.

  • Oil Rich Alberta Province on Fire

    Some entire towns in Alberta have been burned to the ground, reports Ted Henley, Alberta's 660News.

  • Gross: Pimco Not Short US Bonds

    Bill Gross, Pimco Co-CIO & founder, explains there is a misconception that Pimco is short US Treasuries. Investors can find pristine balance sheets in countries like Canada, he adds.

  • Enbridge: Pipe Dreams?

    Enbridge reported a robust quarter, delivering 89 Canadian cents per share, a 2-cent beat, with Pat Daniel, President and CEO of Enbridge, and Mad Money host Jim Cramer.

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    Canadian drugmaker Valeant Pharmaceuticals International said it made an unsolicited $5.7 billion bid to buy Cephalon and plans to make its case directly to Cephalon shareholders.

  • Want to use currencies to trade on pending deals? Here's how.

  • From Portugal to Ireland, nothing has dented the euro's surprising strength. And in Canada, even a no-confidence vote hasn't jarred the Canadian dollar. Here's how to trade them.

  • The Canadian dollar is weaker after a no-confidence vote toppled the conservative Harper government.

  • Japan is Hawaii's second largest market for tourists behind the US mainland. Last year, 1.2 million Japanese came to the islands and spent $1.9 billion, according to the state tourism officials.  Now, all of this is threatened.

  • Dollars and Yen

    Oil prices are driven by a supply shock rather than increased demand due to a stronger world economy, so investors in currencies look to "risk" rather than "macro" factors, David Bloom, global head of foreign exchange research at HSBC, wrote in a market note.

  • Thanks to higher oil prices and a gradually improving U.S. economic outlook, the Canadian dollar is riding high.

  • Research in Motion's Chief Marketing Officer Keith Pardy will be leaving the company for personal reasons, according to a report by The Wall Street Journal.

  • Unrest in the Middle East has put investors on high alert as crude oil prices move seemingly with every development in the region. In order to understand the effect of those events on both US and global oil markets, a key figure to watch is the amount of crude oil produced daily in each country. With data from the Energy Information Administration (EIA), a division of the Department of Energy, CNBC.com took a look at the countries that produce the most crude oil on a daily basis. Production is d

    With data from the Energy Information Administration (EIA), a division of the Department of Energy, CNBC.com took a look at the countries that produce the most crude oil on a daily basis.

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    With gasoline prices at $4 a gallon, it's clear we should double down on our oil war strategy, but this time go after reserves that aren’t so far away—Canada.

  • The Canadian dollar has room to rise - but not because of spiking oil prices.

  • An international oil tanker passes through the Suez canal in Ismailia, Egypt.

    Oil could hit $220 a barrel if "Libya and Algeria were to halt oil production together," analysts at Nomura investment bank predicted.

  • Canada has been a popular place for investors to safely invest, but the "Fast Money" traders suggest that may be changing.

  • "Higher oil is by definition going to be a drag on spending and the economy and the uncertainty the middle-east crisis is creating is bad news for sentiment," Simon Derrick, head of currency research at BNY Mellon, said.

  • The planned purchase by the German Deutsche Boerse of the NYSE Euronext fits in with Rep. Ron Paul’s support of globalization and free markets, the congressman told CNBC Wednesday.