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Ericcson Fires 50 In Corruption Probe

CBJ — Mobile telecom gear maker Ericsson has fired about 50 people over a U.S. corruption probe it warned could lead to a financial penalty. The Swedish company has previously said that it [...]

UK Brexit Saga

CBJ — The uncertainty over Brexit in the United Kingdom continues to play havoc with that nation’s economy as it appears the exit plans from the European Union are going to take [...]

USMCA Won’t Be Ratified Until 2019

CBJ — U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell told Bloomberg News there is virtually no chance lawmakers will vote on the USMCA agreement this calendar year. The new free trade [...]

Netflix Shares Up 11%

CBJ — Shares of Netflix Inc soared 11% before the bell on Wednesday, after the company put fears of a slowdown in growth to bed by racking up seven million new subscribers between July and [...]

CUPW Issues Strike Notice

CBJ — The Canadian Union of Postal Workers has handed out a strike notice to Canada Post that indicates CUPW workers could walk off the job as early as this coming Monday. Rotating strikes [...]

Pompeo Meets Saudi King

U.S. Government Looking for Answers in Disappearance of Khashoggi U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has met Saudi Arabia’s king and crown prince to discuss the disappearance of journalist Jamal [...]

Cyberattacks Spreading

CBJ — A survey by Statistics Canada reveals that more than one in five Canadian companies were hit by a cyber attack last year. It’s estimated businesses have spent more than $15 [...]

Microsoft Co-founder Paul Allen Dies

CBJ — Paul Allen, who co-founded Microsoft with his childhood friend Bill Gates, has died at the age of 65. After having originally met at private school north of Seattle, Allen and Gates [...]

JPMorgan and Ford Back Out of Saudi Event

CBJ — JPMorgan & Chase Chief Executive Jamie Dimon and Ford Motor Company Chairman Bill Ford have canceled plans to attend a Saudi investor conference in Riyadh due to concerns over the [...]

Gas Pricing Soars in B.C.

CBJ — Prices at the gas pumps hit an all-time high in the Greater Vancouver Area last weekend, where a number of stations were selling the liquid gold for $1.64 per litre. That tops the [...]

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