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Is Turkey heading for a financial crisis?

In Istanbul, Turks shout slogans and wave flags during a demonstration at Taksim Square in support of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoganin, 17th July 2016 ©Marius Becker/DPA/PA Images The military coup in Turkey last Friday night was over almost as quickly as it began. Political analysts have much explaining to do when it comes to issues such […]

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European, Japanese markets up as UK chooses new PM

Japan’s Abe has supported the yen’s fall as a means to reinvigorate the economy [Xinhua] European markets opened largely up on Tuesday as fears of Brexit’s adverse effects on the continent subsided and the UK smoothly transitioned to a new prime minister. On Monday, the UK Conservatives’ Theresa May emerged as the sole candidate for […]

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Global equities end mixed on Fourth of July holiday

Volatility was subdued in recent trading sessions as US banks were closed for the Fourth of July holiday. The Dow 30 index closed 19.38 points up to 17,949.37 (+0.11%), the S&P 500 index was up 2.31 points to 2,101.17 (+0.11%), and the Nasdaq advanced 19.89 points to 4,862.57 (+0.41%). The S&P 500 VIX, which is […]

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A Review Of The Freight Shipping Industry So Far In 2016

We have passed the halfway point of 2016 while weathering the global economic roller coaster in the beginning of the year. Taking a look back, we have seen some changes in regard to freight transportation and consumer spending. While we have to take into account that market conditions ebb and flow based on the season […]

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CGI Groups Q3 gets thumbs up at Dundee Capital Markets

CGI Group’s (TSX:GIB.A) third quarter results came in a little better than Dundee Capital Markets analyst Eyal Ofir expected. This morning, CGI Group reported its Q3, 2016 results. The company earned $273.8-million on revenue of $2.7-billion, a topline that was up 4.2 per cent over the same period last year. “Our team delivered very balanced […]

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Notable Ex Cadet: 5576 Leonard Lee Dies in his 78th Year

Notable Ex Cadet: 5576 Leonard Lee – Dies in his 78th Year By: WJO 5576 Leonard Gordon Patrick Lee entered Royal Roads in September 1958. The rural Saskatchewan native, spent two years in Victoria, BC earning the English prize at the end of second year; he also starred on the senior rugger team. An aspiring pilot, […]

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Indigo makes light work of warehouse management for Dickies Workwear

Dickies Workwear is the largest privately owned workwear company in the world, selling a range of branded workwear, corporate clothing and streetwear. The company was founded in 1922 and has since become the trusted global leader in full-service workwear, with a wide range of products available in 100 countries worldwide. Dickies have been working with […]

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Chemistry Can Help Roast the Perfect Coffee Bean

Credit: Shutterstock Roasting coffee is more art than science. Under-roast the bean, and the chemical reactions necessary to produce its characteristic flavor and color do not occur at an adequate level; over-roast the bean, and the resulting brew is bitter. But, coffee producers and their customers are interested in consistency. Here, the tools of analytical […]