Freight & Shipping

Market update. Oil price pumps up investors

Canadian stocks driven by the oil price combined with international stock growth are the major contributors to this month’s positive performance. Investors enjoyed a relatively relaxing month of lower volatility in many sectors. It seems to be a case of investors taking a breather to see what pl ...

How to plan a Europe trip for less than $2,500

Your first Eurotrip is something you’ll never forget. With so many different countries and experiences to choose from, it may be impossible to decide on what to do and what to see. But regardless of where you end up, there’s no denying that you won’t be disappointed. However, if you’re a so ...

Macro Briefing: 4 May 2018

US-China trade talks end with no deal: Bloomberg US warns China over militarization of the South China Sea: Reuters US job cuts fall 40% in April after surging in March: CG&C Jobless claims in US rise after falling to lowest level since 1969: MW Worker productivity in US rose at sluggish rate in Q1 ...

Vancouver gas prices hit record high, Canadian drivers get no relief this summer

CALGARY — Canadians celebrating the onset of summer driving season have been dismayed by another spring phenomenon — rising gasoline prices across the country. According to GasBuddy.com, the average price of regular gasoline in Canada on Monday was about $1.33 per litre, up 22 cents from the av ...

8 things you should always buy at Costco

Yes, it’s true — pretty much everything at Costco comes in gargantuan sizes. But when you crunch the numbers, most of the time buying in bulk equates to hella savings for you. And some of the best bargains to be had are in areas you may not have realized. The secret to spotting a deal a ...

Macro Briefing: 25 April 2018

Western allies press Trump to maintain nuclear deal with Iran: Reuters US intelligence monitors Iranian cargo shipments into Syria: CNN A trade war is a major risk for China’s debt-ridden economy: CNBC Federal judge orders gov’t must accept new DACA immigration applications: WaPo Unification of ...

U.S. judge deals another blow to Canadian pipeline plans

Author: Kenneth P. Green The proposed Enbridge Line 3 pipeline would carry 760,000 barrels per day from Alberta to Wisconsin. Read more about U.S. judge deals another blow to Canadian pipeline plans Tags:  pipelines alberta pipeline kinder morgan pipeline enbridge pipeline oil and gas ...

Tech Talk for Friday April 20th 2018

  StockTwits Released Yesterday @EquityClock Technical action by S&P 500 stocks to 10:00: Bearish. Breakout: $AXP. Breakdowns: $CLX $KMB $MO $PG $PM $QCOM. Editor’s Note: After 10:00 AM EDT, breakouts included CXO, PNR, RHI and GE. Breakdowns included PBCT, HOG, JWN, KSS, LEN, SWKS, PEP and GP ...

Paying the price for pipeline obstructionism

Author: Kenneth P. Green Cenovus recently announced it will cut production from some of its oilsand projects. Read more about Paying the price for pipeline obstructionism Tags:  oilsands oil and gas canadian oil transport pipelines kinder morgan trans mountain pipeline jobs government ...

What We Have is a Failure to Communicate: Computer Programmers Should Not be Expected to Know Customs and Trade Compliance

This is a common problem – too common.  The people in the company responsible for customs and trade compliance do not work closely with the computer programmers as software is being developed — and mistakes are made.  The computer programmer does his or her job in preparing the code, but does ...