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Global Markets: Trade war affecting globe, Canada

By MarketsFarm WINNIPEG, Aug. 7 (MarketsFarm) – The following is a glance at the news moving markets in Canada and globally. – Crude oil prices were down Wednesday morning as the United States/China trade war has raised concerns about the global economy and the demand for oil. Since U.S. President Donald Trump heated up the […] Read more



Global Markets: U.S./China trade war heats up

By MarketsFarm WINNIPEG, Aug. 2 (MarketsFarm) – The following is a glance at the news moving markets in Canada and globally. – Although White House economic advisor Larry Kudlow said on Friday that United States President Donald Trump is displeased with the lack of progress made in U.S./China trade talks, Kudlow didn’t know if the […] Read more


Global Markets: Trade war, wet spring takes toll on ADM

By MarketsFarm WINNIPEG, Aug. 1 (MarketsFarm) – The following is a glance at the news moving markets in Canada and globally. – Chicago-based grains merchant and food processor Archer Daniels Midland reported a 41.3 per cent drop in their second-quarter adjusted profit on Thursday. In the second quarter the company’s adjusted net earnings were US$340 […] Read more

Global Markets: Trade talks wrap up on positive note

By MarketsFarm WINNIPEG, July 31 (MarketsFarm) – The following is a glance at the news moving markets in Canada and globally. – Negotiators for the United States and China met for an extra session of trade talks on Wednesday in Shanghai. Both sides deemed the half-day session to have been constructive, with discussions including China […] Read more



Global Markets: Capital One says it was hacked

By MarketsFarm WINNIPEG, July 30 (MarketsFarm) – The following is a glance at the news moving markets in Canada and globally. – In excess of 100 million computer files belonging to Capital One were hacked, the corporation announced on Monday. Approximately 100 million files pertaining to United States individuals and 6 million files in Canada […] Read more



Global Markets: CannTrust moves to re-establish trust

By MarketsFarm WINNIPEG, July 26 (MarketsFarm) – The following is a glance at the news moving markets in Canada and globally. – Canadian cannabis producer CannTrust ousted its two top officials on Friday after a regulatory scandal erupted regarding unlicensed production. Chief executive officer Peter Aceto was fired, while co-founder Eric Paul resigned after company […] Read more