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Albertans not amazed by Black Friday, but many still planning to shop

A new poll finds Albertans aren’t bowled over by Black Friday. But that won’t stop us from shopping.

Especially online. And if there are bargains to be had.  372 more words

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Here's Why More People Are Traveling This Thanksgiving

Around 46.9 million Americans will journey 50 miles or more from home during the Thanksgiving period, the most number of travelers since 2007.

This represents a 0.6% increase over the previous year, and marks the seventh consecutive year of growth for Thanksgiving travel, said… 187 more words


When Is Faster Growth Coming?

Popular Economics Weekly

Where is the promised growth, with almost full employment? GDP growth was revised up from 1.5 to 2.1 percent Q2 to Q3, and is up 2.2 percent annually? 401 more words

Weekly Financial News

Personal Income Increases in October

Personal income increased 0.4 percent in October, after increasing 0.2 percent in September. Wages and salaries, the largest component of personal income increased 0.6 percent in October after remaining flat in September. 103 more words

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Putin's Rage and DraftKings/FanDuel in Court--5 Things to Know Today

Hello friends and Fortune readers.

Wall Street stock futures are higher this morning, as the shock of yesterday’s incident between Turkey and Russia subsides (more below). 407 more words


Retail sales tumble in Alberta as low oil prices continues to hurt economy

Alberta and Saskatchewan will see retail sales declines this year after leading the nation in annual growth between 2011 and 2014, according to Colliers International. 162 more words


Recycling The Season

This is today’s recycling haul from the mailbox, through the garage, to the kitchen counter and then back to the recycling bin.

The titled enticements include: 229 more words

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