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  • DETROIT— Blackberry QNX and auto parts supplier Delphi are joining to build an autonomous car system that is scheduled to debut in 2019.. Blackberry will provide operating software for the end-to-end system, which Delphi wants to sell to automakers and other companies. Waterloo, Ontario- based Blackberry QNX and Gillingham, England- based Delphi Automotive...

  • *Kiwi jumps as poll shows National Party leads before election. The U.S. central bank is expected to release its latest policy statement at 2 p.m. after a two-day meeting where investors expected policymakers would decide to embark on a reduction of the Fed's $4.5 trillion balance sheet in October. "It's not going to be so significant for the dollar at this stage,"...

  • *Kiwi jumps as poll shows National Party leads before election. The U.S. central bank is expected to release its latest policy statement at 2 p.m. after a two-day meeting where investors expected policymakers would decide to embark on a reduction of the Fed's $4.5 trillion balance sheet in October. "It's not going to be so significant for the dollar at this stage,"...

  • *Kiwi jumps as poll shows National Party leads before election. The U.S. central bank is expected to release its latest policy statement at 2 p.m. after a two-day meeting where investors expected policymakers would decide to embark on a reduction of the Fed's $4.5 trillion balance sheet in October. "It's not going to be so significant for the dollar at this stage,"...

  • *Kiwi jumps as poll shows National Party leads before election. The U.S. central bank is expected to release its latest policy statement at 2 p.m. after a two-day meeting where investors expected policymakers would decide to embark on a reduction of the Fed's $4.5 trillion balance sheet in October. "It's not going to be so significant for the dollar at this stage,"...

  • SCOTTSDALE, Arizona, Sept 20- When Rick Smith launched his supercharged stun gun in 1999, his startup had produced two failed products, several years of losses and a load of debt. Smith himself took a half-second shock at a December 1999 demonstration in Los Angeles and dropped immediately, according to a log of the event. The weapon, he told police, had been...

  • BRUSSELS, Sept 20- The European Union and Canada will begin cutting import duties from Thursday on thousands of products and services in a reminder to Britain of the work it will take to replace the trade alliances it will give up when it leaves the EU. British Conservatives in the European Parliament said on Wednesday that the EU-Canada deal would bring 1.3...

  • WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 20 STOCKHOLM- Swedish Deputy Central Bank Governor Martin Floden talks about monetary policy- 1200 GMT. FRANKFURT- ECB Governing Council meeting. TOKYO- Bank of Japan monetary policy meeting.

  • WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 20 STOCKHOLM- Swedish Deputy Central Bank Governor Martin Floden talks about monetary policy- 1200 GMT. FRANKFURT- ECB Governing Council meeting. TOKYO- Bank of Japan monetary policy meeting.

  • CALGARY, Alberta, Sept 19- More than 120 birds in Canada's oil heartland of Alberta were killed after getting caught in a pond of oil sands byproducts operated by the country's largest producer, Suncor Energy Inc, the local regulator said on Tuesday. The Alberta Energy Regulator said the animals, waterfowl and songbirds, were found at the Fort Hills oil sands mine...

  • The company said the cyber attack slashed 79 cents per share from its profit- nearly 40 times the 2- cents- a-share impact from deadly Hurricane Harvey, which brought catastrophic flooding to southeastern Texas. FedEx joins a string of companies that reported big drops in earnings because of the NotPetya virus, which hit on June 29, crippling Ukraine businesses...

  • CALGARY, Alberta, Sept 19- More than 120 birds in Canada's oil heartland of Alberta were killed after getting caught in a pond of oil sands byproducts operated by the country's largest producer Suncor Energy Inc, the local regulator said on Tuesday. The provincial regulator said some birds were found dead at one of the northern Alberta site's tailing ponds, while...

  • The company said the cyber attack slashed 79 cents per share from its profit- nearly 40 times the 2 cents per share caused by deadly Hurricane Harvey, which brought catastrophic flooding to southeastern Texas. FedEx joins a string of companies that reported big drops in earnings due to the NotPetya virus, which hit on June 29, crippling Ukraine businesses before...

  • *Touches 15,315.27, highest since Aug. 3. TORONTO, Sept 19- Canada's main stock index rose to six-week highs on Tuesday, buoyed by a broad rally led by financial and energy stocks, as investors cautiously awaited for clues from the U.S. The Toronto Stock Exchange's S&P/TSX composite index rose 56.3 points, or 0.37 percent, to 15,292.97.

  • Sept 19- Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey filed a lawsuit on Tuesday against credit reporting firm Equifax Inc following a breach that exposed the personal data of up to 143 million people, including 3 million in the state. Senator Elizabeth Warren, a Massachusetts Democrat, called the breach a "nightmare" and said credit reporting companies should...

  • LePage's comments drew criticism from Jason Brochu, co-owner of Pleasant River Lumber in Maine, who said the governor shouldn't be using hurricanes "as a political ploy. The lumber trade, he said, "flows almost seamlessly back and forth between Maine, Quebec and New Brunswick. Indeed, Maine's largest landowner is a Canadian company, Irving Woodlands, and it...

  • NEW YORK/ LONDON, Sept 19- Gold was flat on Tuesday, barely budged from the prior session's two-week low, with trading lackluster as Federal Reserve policy makers headed into a two-day meeting that financial markets will watch for clues on the outlook for U.S. monetary tightening. Trading volume was "slightly softer, which is generally to be expected ahead of the...

  • Toys R Us

    Toys R Us to ask for permission to borrow money so that it can start paying suppliers to ensure it has Lego blocks and Barbies for the holiday season.

  • Graduates from the Harvard Business School MBA program.

    It's getting harder for U.S. business schools to attract international candidates.

  • TORONTO— Equifax said Tuesday that approximately 100,000 Canadian consumers may have had their personal information compromised in the massive cyberattack on the credit data company that was revealed this month. Equifax announced on Sept. 7 that a data breach may have compromised the personal information of 143 million Americans and fewer than 400,000...