TORONTO — Canada’s biggest banks are expected to report yet another strong quarter as the country’s housing market shows signs of stability and rising interest rates add to their bottom line. 793 more words
WASHINGTON — Fishermen off the Alaskan coast. A Florida maker of boat trailers. A building materials distributor in Tennessee.
Those and hundreds of other American businesses are delivering the same plea to President Donald Trump as he considers imposing tariffs on nearly 40 per cent of imported Chinese goods: 923 more words
TOKYO — Global stocks were mostly higher Monday as investors welcomed signs of progress in resolving the trade dispute between the U.S. and China. The Wall Street Journal reported the countries hope to have a resolution by November. 275 more words
Concerned that expanded sports gambling will bring additional costs for ensuring their games are on the up-and-up, college athletic departments are looking for a way to get a piece of the action. 1,168 more words
WAILUKU, Hawaii — Maui officials are expecting better results on cracking down on illegal vacation rentals with the help of a Colorado-based company hired to root out noncompliant properties. 112 more words
RALEIGH, N.C. — North Carolina Republicans have infuriated liberal activists by slashing income-tax rates, defending illegally gerrymandered districts and passing a now-partially repealed “bathroom bill” aimed at transgender people. 801 more words
BEIJING — Malaysia’s leader said Monday that he hoped China would sympathize with his country’s fiscal problems as he met with the country’s leaders after suspending multibillion-dollar construction projects financed by Chinese loans. 458 more words