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Canada cannabis firm rejects US$2.1b-takeover bid

Canada cannabis firm rejects US$2.1b-takeover bid

Under the terms of the offer, Aphria shareholders would receive 1.5714 shares of CSE-listed Green Growth for each share held, representing a 45.5 per cent premium to Aphria's closing price on December 24. Green Growth, which is being advised by Canaccord Genuity and Norton Rose Fulbright, said that before going public with its intent to make an offer, it attempted to negotiate a friendly agreement with Aphria that included "preservation" of Aphria's management and board representation within a ... Consulte Mais Informação

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Oil prices slide as concerns about global economy, oversupply weigh

Oil prices slide as concerns about global economy, oversupply weigh

U.S. West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude futures, were at $45.62 a barrel, up 2.26 percent, or $1.01, after earlier rising 3.6 percent. Oil prices jumped as much as 3 percent on Friday to win back a chunk of the ground they lost in the previous session, but growth in USA crude stockpiles and ongoing concerns about the global economy kept markets under pressure. Consulte Mais Informação

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Did Porsche Just Leak Taycan Model Names And Pricing?

Did Porsche Just Leak Taycan Model Names And Pricing?

Perhaps confusingly, that top-of-the-line trim may be dubbed the "Taycan Turbo ", TechCrunch quotes an email from Porsche sent to journalist Alex Roy . Yes, the all-electric vehicle, which will certainly not be employing the use of a turbocharger, will have " Turbo " in its name (which is fine if you ask us; we've come to accept a number of things using "turbo" in their names despite having no relation to turbomachinery). Consulte Mais Informação

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Sears to close store at Fox River Mall

Sears to close store at Fox River Mall

If Lampert submits a public bid today, Sears" board of advisors have until January 4 to decide whether he is a "qualified bidder' who could take part in an auction of assets on January 14. Lampert poured millions of dollars through ESL into Sears, which struggled for years with losses and debt. That proposal would keep Sears in business and preserve "tens of thousands of jobs", Lampert's hedge fund said in a letter to Sears' investment banker earlier this month. Consulte Mais Informação

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US Holiday Shopping Season Best in Six Years

US Holiday Shopping Season Best in Six Years

US retail sales rose 5.1 percent during the shopping season from before Thanksgiving through Christmas. 'Tis the time for those holiday cheers, and United States retailers can happily join the festivities: According to Mastercard SpendingPulseTM's report , published on December 26, holiday sales (November 1 through December 24) increased 5.1% year-on-year to more than $850 billion this year - "the strongest growth in the last six years", according to a press release. Consulte Mais Informação

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U.S. stocks lose momentum a day after Dow’s record gain

U.S. stocks lose momentum a day after Dow’s record gain

Stocks are down sharply Thursday, making the prior day's strong performance seem like an aberration, as Wall Street stumbles toward what could be its worst December since the Great Depression. The partial US government shutdown that started Saturday is unlikely to hurt the economy much, although it may deprive the financial markets of data about global trade and gross domestic product. Consulte Mais Informação

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Land Rover Defender finally returning to American markets

Land Rover Defender finally returning to American markets

A showroom appearance will follow in 2020. The next-generation Defender won't be fully revealed until 2019 at the earliest, Land Rover says, but the eagle-eyed might catch a glimpse of one before the covers come off officially. At the beginning 0f 2016, after 68 years of production, the final Land Rover Defender (née Series I, II, and III) rolled off the assembly line in Solihull, England. Consulte Mais Informação

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Trump 'very happy' with Treasury Secretary Mnuchin, White House adviser says

Trump 'very happy' with Treasury Secretary Mnuchin, White House adviser says

Mnuchin also tweeted that he had checked with the heads of the six largest USA banks to ensure they had enough liquidity to operate in a stock market that has tumbled sharply since October. "I have great confidence in our companies". "The fact is the economy is doing so well they're raising interest rates", he said. They have record kinds of numbers. Consulte Mais Informação

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Elon Musk asks judge to toss diver's lawsuit in Thai dustup

Elon Musk asks judge to toss diver's lawsuit in Thai dustup

As the Thai cave rescue operation gained global media attention last June, Musk said he would lead a team of engineers to build a mini-submarine that could squeeze through the cavern's tight passageways and bring the boys to safety. "While many readers criticised Mr Musk for lodging what they understood to be groundless accusations, not a single reader seemed to construe Mr Musk's statements literally", his lawyers wrote. Consulte Mais Informação

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Amazon breaks holiday sales record again, aided by Alexa voice purchases

Amazon said in the USA, more than one billion items were shipped by the company for free through its Amazon Prime service. "Prime membership continued to grow this holiday season.to benefit from FREE Same-Day, One-Day or Two-Day shipping, in addition to FREE two-hour delivery with Prime Now , and exclusive shopping and entertainment benefits", Amazon said. Consulte Mais Informação

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Sales open today - pick up a Boxing Day deal

Sales open today - pick up a Boxing Day deal

A massive retailer in the U.K.is forgoing the chaos of Boxing Day shopping in favour of more family time among its employees, but one expert says Canadians shouldn't expect the same thing to happen here any time soon. Compared with Black Friday , which fell on November 29, footfall was down 10.7 percent, Springboard said as it updated preliminary figures first published on Wednesday. Consulte Mais Informação

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