The Coronavirus Has Created A Tremendous Financial Opportunity For Workers With A Pension

One of Canada’s largest private lenders halts redemptions: Bloomberg News

Bridging Finance said in an letter to investors Monday that it has gated its funds indefinitely 'to maintain investor value and limit pandemic effects'

Why Trudeau should put aside his personal agenda and ask Bank of Canada’s Poloz to delay retirement: Kevin Carmichael

Kevin Carmichael: Poloz is among the most experienced policy-makers in Ottawa and probably has a better feel for the real economy than anyone else

How coronavirus concerns completely shut down talk of climate change: Financial Times

In a world shaped by pandemic, climate change now appears a more distant threat

The coronavirus has created a tremendous financial opportunity for workers with a pension: Ted Rechtshaffen

Ted Rechtshaffen: For those who can take advantage, commuting the value of a pension could meaningfully improve retirement finances for years to come

Trump administration eases PPE export ban with Canada, Mexico exemptions: Bloomberg News

The list of exemptions grows after lawyers laid out the shortcomings of the rules

Canada is at a critical juncture — if we don’t transform our economy then we will face a greater crisis: Martin Pelletier

Martin Pelletier: Canada needs to use COVID-19 crisis to break out of its economic complacency

How to apply for the government’s $25-billion CEBA business loan program: Barbara Shecter

Here's everything you need to know about the Canada Emergency Business Account

‘Crisis like no other’: IMF says ‘Great Lockdown’ recession will be worst in almost 100 years: Bloomberg News

In a further sign of pessimism, the IMF sketched out three alternative scenarios in which the virus lasted longer than expected, returned in 2021 or both

5 common work-related memory lapses you can improve on: Postmedia Network

For all the discoveries and breakthroughs we've made about the human brain, it remains one of the most complex and unknown organs in the human body.

Hardest hit consumer-facing stocks could take nearly five years to recover: CIBC: Victor Ferreira

Even some of the sector's more highly touted stocks such as Dollarama will need a full year of recovery while Restaurant Brands International will require nearly two

JPMorgan profit plunges 69% as bank braces for loan losses from ‘fairly severe recession’ in coronavirus pandemic: Bloomberg News

Trading gains, however, hit record

Advanced economies will shrink this quarter four times as much as the record 2008 slump, says Goldman Sachs: Bloomberg News

Analyst sees 35% contraction

World stocks gain after China trade data comes in better than expected: Reuters

Investors are now eyeing the easing of virus-related restrictions in some regions for further trading cues

Canadian coronavirus response workers targeted in ransomware attack: U.S. firm: James McLeod

Hackers aimed at a research university and a public health agency, where employees were more likely to be lured by its COVID-19 subject line

Amazon moves to stock more non-essential items — but it’s not business-as-usual: Bloomberg News

A sign that Amazon is able to accommodate a larger assortment of goods after hiring 100,000 workers and announcing plans to hire 75,000 more

The make-or-break moment in the coronavirus fight could come this week: Bloomberg News

‘This may be the greatest global crisis we've faced in the postwar period’

Diane Francis: Oil prices are going to recover — and we have Donald Trump to thank for that - Financial Post:

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Don’t buy the dip: Why some investors think more big market falls are coming: Financial Times

‘There’s no such thing as a bear market without a bear market rally,’ says one fund manager

Nearly 5.4 million Canadians receiving emergency federal aid as requests climb: The Canadian Press

The government has received about six million claims for financial help in total since the crisis began about one month ago

U.S. stocks have likely bottomed, Goldman says: Bloomberg News

A combination of unprecedented policy support and a flattening viral curve has 'dramatically' cut risks to both markets and the American economy

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