Archive for 2014

Fool the kids into thinking it’s midnight early with Netflix countdown

December 31, 2014

3-minute countdown to 2015 by online streaming service features All Hail King Julien CBC News Posted: Dec 31, 2014 1:39 PM ET Last Updated: Dec 31, 2014 1:39 PM ET Parents who are not thrilled with their children using New Year’s Eve to stay up until midnight can now fool at least some of...
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TSX ends the year up 7 per cent

December 31, 2014

The Toronto stock market closed little changed Wednesday, leaving the TSX with a respectable gain for the year, even as oil prices resumed their decline amid weak Chinese manufacturing data. The S&P/TSX composite index finished the session 7.6 points lower at 14,632.44, meaning the TSX ended 2014 with a gain of seven per cent,...
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Retirement: Is the 4% rule still relevant?

December 31, 2014

Figuring out how much to withdraw is something that needs to be re-evaluated over time, often with the help of a professional.(Photo: Feverpitched, Getty Images/iStockphoto) For the last 20 years there has been a steadily consistent rule of thumb by America’s financial planners when it comes to retirement — the 4% rule. And what...
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Oil declines after bearish report from U.S. government

December 31, 2014
Oil declines after bearish report from U.S. government

By Samantha Sunne NEW YORK Wed Dec 31, 2014 1:44pm EST Tweet Share this Email Print A flame shoots out of a chimney at a petro-industrial factory in Kawasaki near Tokyo December 18, 2014. Credit: Reuters/Thomas Peter Related News Analysis & Opinion NEW YORK (Reuters) – Oil prices continued to decline on Wednesday as...
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Elon Musk to Chinese Auto Buyers: Trade in old car for discount on $100k Tesla

December 31, 2014
Elon Musk to Chinese Auto Buyers: Trade in old car for discount on $100k Tesla

Tesla Motors is to begin offering Chinese buyers the chance to trade in their own vehicles for Model S electric cars, worth more than $100,000 each. The plan is part of the company’s strategy to boost sales in the world’s biggest car market. Billionaire Elon Musk, CEO of Tesla Motors, said the company will...
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