Grappling with a perfect storm of economic and operating challenges, Canada's biggest banks are expected to emphasize their efforts to rein in costs as they report their fourth-quarter earnings this week.
President Barack Obama kept up his holiday tradition of supporting small businesses. Obama and daughters Malia and Sasha visited Upshur Street Books in Washington's Petworth neighbourhood Saturday, where he bought nine books.
The leaders of five of the seven parties represented in Greece's Parliament have failed to agree on pension reforms after a six-hour meeting, prompting the prime minister to criticize the opposition for being 'irresponsible' and 'unserious.'
One of Canada's largest tech retailers has incurred the wrath of Black Friday shoppers who say a website malfunction that spanned several hours prevented them from taking advantage of the annual markdowns.
There were plenty of lines to stand in, bargains to be had and people to shove/wrestle/punch out at Black Friday events this year, although the Canadian experience was much more calm, when compared to the frenzies in the U.S.
The federal Liberals won't change a decision that effectively halts an expansion of the island airport in downtown Toronto, with the new transport minister calling it a "quality of life issue" for the city's residents.