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Are Pensions Systemically Important?   Recently updated !

Pension Pulse Are Pensions Systemically Important? Posted: 13 Jan 2015 10:55 AM PST Janet McFarland of the Globe and Mail reports, Pension plans push back over ‘unbelievable’ new powers for regulator: Three of Canada’s largest pension fund managers are protesting powerful new legislation that would include pension plans among the key financial players to be […]


International tuition payments startup peerTransfer

International tuition payments startup peerTransfer has raised $22 million in a funding round led by Bain Capital Ventures. Existing investors Spark Capital, Devonshire Investors, Accel Partners and QED Investors also took part in the round. The cross-border peer-to-peer payments platform allows university students to cover tuition costs using their home currency and payment method of choice, […]


PayPal has called for a clear definition of wallets and digital currency   Recently updated !

Amid ongoing discussions of bitcoin regulation, PayPal has called for a clear definition to be made between digital wallets and digital currency. The company’ submitted an inquiry to the Australian Senate in late December, which has only recently been made public. In it, PayPal recommended that PayPal’s digital wallets be held separate from digital currencies […]


MasterCard has reached a deal with Russian authorities

MasterCard has reached a deal with Russian authorities to process payments using the country’s state-owned system. The US company signed an agreement on December 30th that will see the processing of the MasterCard transactions in Russia gradually move under the control of a local payments system. New regulations require foreign card companies to move Russian […]


Mark Zuckerberg and Xiaomi Inc CEO Lei Jun discussed a potential investment   Recently updated !

Mark Zuckerberg, founder and CEO, shows off the new messaging system in Facebook. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)   Mark Zuckerberg and Xiaomi Inc CEO Lei Jun discussed a potential investment by Facebook in China’s top smartphone maker ahead of its $1.1 billion fundraising last month, but a deal never materialized, several people with knowledge of the matter told Reuters. […]


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16,540 CanAmShop products online! Grocery, gourmet or beauty products make wonderful holiday gifts all delivered to your door or business. Assemble a care package for a loved one or person in need of any amount shipped anywhere in Canada or United States; with transactions in U.S. dollars. CanAmShop online shopping for organic and natural products spanning […]


wages posted their biggest decline   Recently updated !

U.S. job growth increased briskly in December, but wages posted their biggest decline in at least eight years in a sign the tightening labor market has yet to give much of a boost to workers. Nonfarm payrolls increased by 252,000 last month after an upwardly revised jump of 353,000 in November, the Labor Department said […]


Royal Bank of Canada has hired J.P. Morgan to run a sale process for RBC Suisse SA

Royal Bank of Canada has hired J.P. Morgan to run a sale process for RBC Suisse SA, its Swiss wealth-management operations, according to people familiar with the matter. The business has been under strategic review since November. Toronto-based RBC, Canada’s second-largest bank by assets and largest by market capitalization, could also ultimately decide to shutter […]


FCC is proposing to raise the minimum speeds

The United States Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is proposing to raise the minimum speeds allowed for broadband from 4Mbps down, 1Mbps up to 25Mbps down, 3Mbps up. The FCC is responsible for reporting to Congress on the state of broadband in the United States, and in the next Annual Broadband Progress Report, FCC chairman Tom […]


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