Why it's so hard to know when oil will bounce back: Don Pittis
From Russian political stability to the value of Canada's oil sands companies, there is a lot riding on the price of oil. But economic analysts are proposing very different views on whether, when and how much the price of oil will rise, Don Pittis says.Holiday giving? Don't pick a charity by financial statements alone
Many Canadians donate around the holiday season, but charity experts caution that donors shouldn't part with their hard-earned cash without doing a bit of research first.Next wireless spectrum auction to give advantage to new carriers
Industry Canada will set aside 60 per cent of the AWS-3 spectrum to be auctioned next spring for new entrants to the wireless market, Industry Minister James Moore says.Dow has biggest gain in 3 years, TSX up 132 points
New York stocks shot sharply higher on Thursday, but gains in Toronto were muted after oil turned downwards.Chevron puts Arctic drilling plans on hold indefinitely
Chevron Canada says it's put its Arctic drilling plan on hold indefinitely, in part due to ‘the level of economic uncertainty in the industry.’Switzerland flips to negative interest rates to scare off ruble investors
Switzerland made its main interest rate negative on Thursday, a rare occurrence designed to discourage investment by foreign money that has poured into the country in part to escape the plunging Russian ruble.