Qatar Airways’ first Airbus A350-1000 to be delivered Feb 15-20: CEO

DOHA (Reuters) – Airbus will deliver the first ever A350-1000 jet to an airline to Qatar Airways between Feb. 15 and Feb. 20, the carrier’s chief executive said on Saturday. Delivery of Europe’s largest twin-engined passenger jet to launch customer Qatar Airways had been delayed from late last year to some time next month due […]

Las Vegas Sands Q4: The Asia Bet Pays Off

We might as well call this period “casino operator annual earnings season.” Las Vegas Sands (NYSE: LVS) just reported its results for the fourth-quarter and full-year 2017 frames, closely following on the heels of rival Wynn Resorts (NASDAQ: WYNN). In a few short weeks, it will be MGM Resorts International’s turn. In pole position, Wynn […]

A Life of Pie: B.C. Woman Bakes Works of Art

A former filmmaker’s journey from kitchen klutz to pastry pro Jessica Clark-Bojin remembers at one time having a reputation for her lack of cooking skills. “I couldn’t crack an egg. I was shooed out at family gatherings,” says the Vancouver native, laughing. “I had no experience in a kitchen whatsoever.” Now Clark-Bojin is shaking up […]

There’s a New Drone That Will Fit Into Your Pocket

DJI is the 800-pound gorilla of the drone world. At this point, every time the Chinese company introduces a new drone, it’s basically cannibalizing sales of its own existing products. Never will that become more true than next week, when its new Mavic Air drone is unveiled. Far smaller than the older Mavic Pro, the […]

Three RRSP Myths That Will Mess Up Your Retirement

Planning out retirement can be daunting, regardless of your age. But one of the most common retirement savings options in Canada, the Registered Retirement Savings Plan (RRSP), isn’t as popular as it used to be, according to a recent poll by CIBC. CIBC’s Managing Director of Tax & Estate Planning Jamie Golombek says fewer Canadians […]

Caterpillar Announces Officer Retirement; Consolidation of Functions

DEERFIELD, MI — Caterpillar Inc. (CAT) announced today that Frank Crespo, Caterpillar vice president of Global Supply Network Division (GSND), has elected to retire. In connection with this retirement, the GSND organization will be consolidated into existing divisions within the company. Crespo joined Caterpillar in 2010, and since then he has led the procurement teams, […]

Souris is the Spot for the PEI’s First Artificial Reef

The plan is to create still waters along the shore and protect the dunes and the highway The province is building something never tried before on P.E.I. Crews have begun stockpiling 150 trucks loads of Island stone at the beach in Souris which will soon be be installed about 45 metres off-shore to create P.E.I.’s […]

Dell Considering Acquisitions or Possible IPO

(Reuters) – U.S. computer maker Dell Technologies Inc is exploring a range of options that could see the world’s largest privately held technology company grow further through acquisitions or go public, people familiar with the matter said on Thursday. Dell’s board of directors will meet later this month to consider the biggest shakeup in the […]

If You’re Shopping for a House in This City, Beware of Photoshopped Sunshine

In 2017, Seattle set new records for both October to April rainfall and median home prices. If you browsed through the local real estate listings, however, you might get the impression that the city synonymous with Pearl Jam and precipitation is, in fact, a sunny oasis. It’s no secret that online listings occasionally embellish or […]

Where Will AMD Be in 5 Years?

Advanced Micro Devices (NASDAQ: AMD) shot into the limelight a couple of years ago when it announced that it would be targeting the high-end computing market with its Ryzen CPUs and Vega GPUs. In fact, 2016 was one of AMD’s best years on the stock market after three years of underperformance, as investors thought that […]