Down To Business Podcast: Why Sidewalk Labs’ Sweeping Toronto Smart City Proposal Faces Hurdles


Down to Business podcast: Why Sidewalk Labs’ sweeping Toronto smart city proposal faces hurdles: Geoff Zochodne



Episode 11 of the weekly podcast from the Financial Post

Subway got too big, too fast. And franchisees paid the price: The New York Times



Some franchisees claim their restaurants were targeted by biased inspectors and forced to close, even though the locations were profitable

It may take millennials 29 years to save enough to afford a home in Canada’s biggest cities: Bobby Hristova



The Generation Squeeze report calls the affordability gap between baby boomers and their children an 'emergency'

Lee Iacocca, auto industry icon credited with saving Chrysler from bankruptcy, dead at 94: Washington Post



For a vast swath of the American public, Iacocca was the face, the voice and the symbol of the car business in Detroit at its most resourceful and industrious

‘Much needed boost’: Private equity firm ARC raises $780M for Canadian oil and gas fund: Geoffrey Morgan



ARC CEO Lauchlan Currie called the funds raised 'a needed boost to the Canadian oil and gas industry, which has struggled to raise capital from institutional investors

Playing the market: Where to invest — and which stocks to avoid — in the second half: Larysa Harapyn



Here's where you should put your money if you're rebalancing your portfolio

Christine Lagarde to succeed Mario Draghi as ECB chief just as economy weakens: Bloomberg News



Lagarde becomes the first woman to run euro-area monetary policy

Carney warns of downside risks to global economy amid simmering trade war: Bloomberg News



In gloomy assessment, Carney says that central banks may have to cut rates, and governments will also need to step up with fiscal measures

A Lagarde-run ECB might mean a very different kind of presidency: Bloomberg News



Not only would she be the first woman to head the European Central Bank — she isn't even a banker. But she has the political chops to run the show

Wimble-data gives top (read: rich) tennis players yet another edge over lower-ranked rivals: The Telegraph



Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic invest in stats systems whose technology could be used during matches

Utilities, energy bonds rule in Canada in longer-duration world: Bloomberg News



They've been given a boost this year by rising expectations that the Bank of Canada will eventually have to cut interest rates

Bitcoin slides back to $10,000 as it extends sell-off that’s erasing last week’s monster gains: Bloomberg News



But it's still up more than 170 per cent since the start of the year

The biggest mistakes couples make when they separate: Special to Financial Post



Some of these may surprise you

Backlash against tech giants hindering Sidewalk Labs’ Toronto plan, executive says: Bloomberg News



Sidewalk executive says company doesn't work closely with Google in any ongoing way other than on some very specific projects

Beyond Meat gets early boost as Credit Suisse sees strong sales: Bloomberg News



Continued growth at added restaurant chains, retail sales

‘Poverty-driven’ artisanal mining in spotlight after tragedy hits Canadian miner’s Congo property: Gabriel Friedman



'You need to find alternative ways for these guys to work'

Dollarama to buy 50.1 per cent stake in Latin American value retailer Dollarcity: Reuters



A plan for several years, deal valued at up to $95 million

‘Poverty-driven’ artisanal mining in spotlight after tragedy hits Canadian miner’s Congo property: Gabriel Friedman



'You need to find alternative ways for these guys to work'

Postal strike: Trump threat to abandon postal treaty could hit Canadian small businesses: Naomi Powell



Current global rates were established before expansion of Chinese economy and the explosion of e-commerce that transformed retail

Lack of diversity in Canadian markets still hobbling investors’ returns: Martin Pelletier: Martin Pelletier



Canadian equities still dominate many portfolios here, and that's a risk. Here's why you should get out of that concentrated portfolio



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