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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 [...]

Canopy Growth Buying U.S. Firm for $425M

CBJ — Canopy Growth, Canada’s largest cannabis grower, has signed a deal to buy Colorado-based hemp researcher Ebbu in a deal said to be worth more than $425 million. It’s a [...]

29 Million Facebook Accounts Hacked

CBJ — Facebook says hackers may have stolen personal data from as many as 29 million accounts worldwide during a recent breach of security. The compromised personal data could include such [...]

Wells Fargo Profit Rises

CBJ — Strong results were posted in the past quarter by Wells Fargo, which had a 32% spike in quarterly profit. Much of the gains are said to be on an effective cost-cutting plan while [...]

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