The Best And Worst Investments Of 2019, From Unstoppable Shopify To The Cannabis Buzzkill

Competition Bureau cracks down on paid posts of social media influencers: Jessica Goddard

Marketing firms must work with influencers to make it obvious to consumers when a recommendation is actually an advertisement

Stephen Poloz throws some cold water on the modern monetary theorists: Kevin Carmichael

Kevin Carmichael: Poloz used his last lookahead speech as governor to stomp on MMT on his way out the door

The best and worst investments of 2019, from unstoppable Shopify to the cannabis buzzkill: Geoff Zochodne

The Financial Post’s Geoff Zochodne looks back at some of the winners and losers from the world of investing in 2019

Forget interest rate decisions. Loonie traders are banking on immigration to Canada: Bloomberg News

Flood of immigrants and non-permanent residents to levels not seen in a century a main driver supporting Canada's economic expansion

Tesla shares inch closer to Elon Musk’s $420 take-private offer in stunning turnaround: Reuters

Tesla shares hit a fresh record high for the third straight session on Friday, just US$7 short of US$420

B.C. mom worries the condo she bought her daughter for school will end up ruining her retirement: Andrew Allentuck

Jane mortgaged her previously debt-free home to buy the condo so her daughter would have a place to live while in university

Howard Levitt: Workplace investigations are a boondoggle and often leave victims twisting in the wind: Howard Levitt

Not only are these probes expensive and unnecessary, they are also often damaging to both victims and the employer

From the classic Martini to Death in the Afternoon: Cocktail pairings for Canadian business: Financial Post Staff

The Financial Post offers a few sassy drink recipes for companies that have made the headlines this year

CRA loses battle with 76-year-old woman over tax credit for ‘rickety’ deck repair: Jamie Golombek

Jamie Golombek: Tax case reveals how the CRA and now the Tax Court are interpreting the relatively new Home Accessibility Tax Credit

Canadian dollar gives up week’s worth of gains after surprisingly bad retail sales hike bets on rate cut: Reuters

Canadian economic data over the past few weeks have been 'unambiguously negative'

RIA considering certification process for responsible investing funds in Canada to combat ‘greenwashing’: Victor Ferreira

Concerns that some funds are not as stringent as their investors believe them to be have been raised repeatedly

BlackBerry revenue rises 18% on stronger cybersecurity software sales: Reuters

The company reported a net loss of $32 million for the third quarter

‘Twas the week before Christmas: Mawer’s 2019 year-end investing review — in poem form: Special to Financial Post

Mixed signals and offsets oft’ ran the show

Enbridge presses on with controversial plan to overhaul Mainline contracts: Geoffrey Morgan

Applies for approval to switch to 90-per-cent contracted operations, frustrating oilpatch

Trudeau calls on U.S. to hold off on signing trade deal with China until detained Canadians are released: Reuters

Canada has been working with Washington in a bid to convince China to release the two men

U.S. is weaker is than the Fed thinks; look for more rate cuts next year: David Rosenberg: Larysa Harapyn

Top economist on outlook for markets in 2020

Billionaire Seymour Schulich votes in favour of Pengrowth deal, jokes he’s now part of the ‘ten per cent’: Barbara Shecter

Joined other investors in approving a takeover that last month sent shares of the Calgary-based oil and gas company plunging by 75 per cent

The impeachment of Donald Trump and four other things investors can safely ignore: Peter Hodson

Peter Hodson: Focus your stress elsewhere, other than on your portfolio

Hudson’s Bay Co shareholders need to know more about competing bids, Saks appraisal, European sale before voting on take-private deal, rules OSC: Jake Edmiston

Filing the new circular will take at least 19 days, pushing any potential vote on the deal into 2020

Market watchdogs in every province except Ontario to ban DSC commissions on mutual funds: Barbara Shecter

Doug Ford’s government said ban on upfront sales commissions paid to dealers by investment funds not in keeping with its ‘Open for Business’ policies

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