Trump asks SEC to study quarterly earnings requirements for public firms

By Michael J. de la MercedThe New York Times Fri., Aug. 17, 2018 Many leaders of public companies in the United States have complained about the negative aspects of filing quarterly financial reports, citing the time they consume and their excessive emphasis on short-term results. Those complaints appear to have a receptive audience in the…

Stars then and now

Tina Louise Tina Louise is best-known for playing movie star Ginger Grant on “Gilligan’s Island,” a role she largely tried to distance herself from after the show wrapped. She refused to sign on for any of the revivals that the rest of the cast particpated in. She’s recently acted in films like “The Happy Ending”…

Tension between love and violence enraptures Stratford’s Julius Caesar

Julius Caesar star rating 2.5 (out of 4) By William Shakespeare. Directed by Scott Wentworth. Until Oct. 28 at the Festival Theatre, Stratford. Tickets at stratfordfestival.ca There’s a famous Alfred Hitchcock quote that advises, “Film your murders like love scenes, and film your love scenes like murders.” It came to mind during that pivotal moment…

Canadians react to death of former UN secretary-general Kofi Annan

MONTREAL—Former United Nations secretary-general Kofi Annan was remembered by Canadian politicians on Saturday as a friend of Canada and tireless advocate for peace around the world. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and former prime minister Paul Martin were among the Canadians who added their voices to the tributes pouring from around the globe following the death…

Nvidia ‘more than happy to help’ if Tesla self-driving chip doesn’t work out

CEOs from Tesla and Nvidia, each company a powerhouse in its niche, spoke during respective 2018 second-quarter earnings calls about new autonomous driving artificial intelligence chips for the next generation of Autopilot in Tesla cars. Nvidia CEO Jensen Huang was asked about Tesla’s previously announced plan to switch to in-house A.I. chips, which are still…

Nigel Farage Joins Campaign to Stop ‘Sell-out’ of Brexit

Brexit architect and former UKIP leader Nigel Farage has once again entered the political fray to prevent a Brexit deal which could sell out the country. “I pledge my absolute and total support to ‘Leave Means Leave’ and will go back on the road to campaign,” Farage tweeted Friday. Over the last few months, scores…