Shell Q1 profits beat forecasts on record oil

Royal Dutch Shell Plc (RDSa.L: Quote, Profile, Research) beat all forecasts on Tuesday with a 12 percent rise in first-quarter current cost of supply […]

CollegeHumor site finds ad niche in sponsorships

CollegeHumor.com’s founders want to help their audience members fulfill “their stupidest wish ever” — maybe a machine to dress them in the morning or […]

96% vote for Purdy proposal on ABCP

Investors holding $32 billion in frozen asset-backed commercial paper voted overwhelmingly yesterday in favour of a plan to restructure the investments.
Nearly 96 per […]

BRISTOL-MYERS: Ex-executive is indicted

Bristol-Myers Squibb has already pleaded guilty and paid a $1 million fine for misleading the government about a patent deal involving the blood-thinning drug […]

Delta, Northwest profit hammered by fuel and charges

Delta Air Lines Inc (DAL.N: Quote, Profile, Research) and Northwest Airlines (NWA.N: Quote, Profile, Research), set to merge to become the world’s largest carrier, […]

February dip reinforces wholesale downtrend

OTTAWA–Wholesale sales reversed course in February as declines in several sectors erased all of January’s gains.
Sales by Canadian wholesalers fell 1.8 per cent […]

AstraZeneca, Wash U partner on Alzheimer research

Alzheimer’s disease can lurk in the brain for more than a decade, a silent thief of memories and abilities, before obvious symptoms of dementia […]

All-Canadian TV package won

GATINEAU, QUE. – Tinkering with the size of the basic television package by stripping out American channels will only fuel the “black market” for foreign […]

Nissan deal might bring more work to Chrysler Fenton plant

DETROIT – Nissan Motor Co. said Monday it will make a new small car designed by Chrysler LLC and Chrysler will make a full-size […]

Greenspan, Volcker square off on U.S. woes

NEW YORK–The more Alan Greenspan whines about his tarnished legacy since leaving the helm of the U.S. Federal Reserve, the more his predecessor Paul […]