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Warren Buffett and Bill Gates flew into northeastern Alberta, Canada, yesterday (Monday) for a "quiet" visit to a multi-billion dollar project that, in effect, extracts oil from rocks. The Calgary Herald reports on its website tonight (Tuesday) that Buffett and Gates were impressed by their tour of the Canadian Natural Resources Horizon oil sands development north of the small, but booming, city of Fort McMurray, roughly 1600 miles northwest from Omaha.
Following are Thursday's biggest winners and losers. Even with today's rough market, there were a number of pops, such as an internet florist, a Canadian fast food chain and a certain star athlete making the move to the Big Apple.
Royal Dutch Shell has agreed to buy Alberta-based Duvernay Oil for around C$5.9 billion ($5.9 billion), as oil majors' boost investment in tight or hard to extract natural gas.
The uranium sector is due for a rebound and investors can profit from this by buying either miners or companies building nuclear power plants, according to Peter Howe, head of trading at Helvetia Wealth.
With growing talk about peak oil — when the globe’s petroleum reserves begin an inexorable decline — exploration companies are increasingly turning high-tech to delay this eventuality. There's been stunning advances in the industry's ability to visualize what lies deep underground and to extract more of what's down there.
Nuclear power may indeed be poised for a renaissance as many in the industry hope, but there have been false promises in the past.
The Royal Canadian Mounted Police brought criminal charges against former Nortel Networks Chief Executive Frank Dunn and other onetime executives, accusing the men of fraudulently misstating the telecom equipment maker's results.
Russia is a safe country for foreign energy companies to make investments and doesn’t use natural-gas prices for political purposes, the deputy chairman of energy giant Gazprom said in an exclusive interview on CNBC’s "Closing Bell."
More than a quarter of US employers expect more of their high-skill positions to be shipped overseas.
After suffering at the hands of impatient investors, Canada's second largest oil and gas producer is poised to break out. Here's why.
The concept of "peak oil" could be thrown out the window if vast offshore and unconventional sources can be developed. Two experts weigh in on the subject.
The other white meat is finally getting some love as beef prices soar and hog prices sink. Here's how to play it.
Canada's Thomson won European regulatory approval Tuesday to buy news and information provider Reuters Group but must sell off financial research units to eliminate antitrust concerns, the European Commission said.
Warren Buffett answered questions for almost 90 minutes yesterday during his appearance in Toronto to promote Business Wire's expansion into Canada. We focused on his credit, dollar and economy comments, but he made a lot of other news as well, including a revelation to Canada's National Post newspaper that he made "several hundred million dollars" owning the Canadian dollar, then sold, and now wishes he had kept his holdings in the Loonie.
Warren Buffett heads to Toronto tomorrow (Wednesday, February 6) to appear at an event for "investor relations and corporate communications professionals" drawing attention to Business Wire's expansion into Canada. It is not open to the general public.
Sometimes it pays to be a follower -- especially when the fund you're behind jumped 80% in 2007.Investing can be confusing. Luckily, Cramer has mapped out some road rules for all you Home Gamers trying to navigate the jungle that is Wall Street. Think of it as "Mad Money 101" –- some fundamental advice to keep in mind as you play the market. Whether you're a first time investor or a seasoned financier, it's always good to remember the basics.
Blue Jays President and CEO Paul Godfrey remembers the 2002 and 2003 seasons quite vividly. What stings isn't the Blue Jays record over that time period, it was the currency exchange rate that crippled the team more.
I've returned to the sunny, smoggy, overpriced confines of Los Angeles, and I've opened up the ol' Funny Business email box. OUCH! On my Canada travels, Paul E. from Florida writes: "Why does Jane Wells' ignorance of things Canadian get translated into our ignorance? Lose it, already...
The Canadian Pension Plan Investment Board formally launched a $1.4 billion bid for a stake in New Zealand's Auckland International Airport on Friday, prompting the airport to seek rival offers.
During a visit to Toronto for a fundraiser, Warren Buffett predicts the Canadian dollar will continue to strengthen against the U.S. dollar over the next five years.