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  • Canadian Circus Billionaire Blasts into Space Wednesday, 30 Sep 2009 | 4:19 AM ET
    Circus billionaire

    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: Is the Recovery Sustainable? Wednesday, 23 Sep 2009 | 10:43 AM ET
    Maria with Canada’s Prime Minister Stephen Harper

    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 to Take Oil Sands Stake for $1.7 Billion Monday, 31 Aug 2009 | 7:42 PM ET

    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.

  • Canada’s Top Pipeline Play Tuesday, 4 Aug 2009 | 8:41 PM ET

    When American stocks fail to deliver, Cramer urges investors to head north of the border.

  • Don’t Bet On USA Thursday, 2 Jul 2009 | 6:21 PM ET

    Better not tell Ben Franklin but some traders may not be terribly patriotic this Independence Day. In fact, they’re betting against the USA!

  • China's Sinopec to Acquire Addax Petroleum Wednesday, 24 Jun 2009 | 12:08 PM ET
    Oil Refinery

    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.

  • 6 Stock Picks: Education, Fertilizers & More... Friday, 29 May 2009 | 4:01 PM ET

    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.

  • The Best Place to Ride Out the Recession Wednesday, 27 May 2009 | 1:33 PM ET

    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.

  • Your Best Long-Term Investment Bets? Tuesday, 26 May 2009 | 3:20 PM ET

    There are a number of signs that the economy is strengthening, said Russ Koesterich, head of investment strategy at Barclays Global Investors.

  • Prostitutes in Canada Get Training for the Olympics Friday, 22 May 2009 | 3:27 PM ET
    Prostitute

    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 CEO Says New Board Coming With Fiat Deal Friday, 17 Apr 2009 | 10:23 AM ET

    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.

  • Jim Rogers Buys Land, Starts Farming Tuesday, 3 Mar 2009 | 5:35 AM ET

    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.

  • Trading Outside Stocks; Pt. 1 Tuesday, 17 Feb 2009 | 6:47 PM ET

    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 Costly Compromises of Oil From Sand Wednesday, 7 Jan 2009 | 10:49 AM ET

    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.

  • NHL Escaping Wrath Of A Bad Economy? Thursday, 18 Dec 2008 | 11:04 AM ET

    The NBA cut nine percent of its workforce, the NFL announced plans to slash 10 percent of its employees and the majority of Major League Baseball teams have many of their seat prices frozen for next year. The NHL? Apparently booming.

  • Qatar Oil Minister: Oil Price Should Stay Above $70 Monday, 10 Nov 2008 | 6:17 AM ET

    Oil should be above $70 a barrel to encourage investment in increased production capacity and avoid creating future supply crises, Qatar's oil minister said on Monday.

  • Top 20 Beer Drinking Countries Monday, 22 Sep 2008 | 3:37 PM ET
    Even in times of global financial downturn, you can be sure of one thing people will continue to buy and consume: beer. It would take more than rising commodity costs and plummeting stocks to quench the hardy revelers of these 20 nations. (Ranked per capita.)

    It would take more than rising commodity costs and plummeting stocks to quench the hardy revelers of these 20 nations. (Ranked per capita.)