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  • Trump expects 'big results' from his choice to lead USDA

    WASHINGTON - Donald Trump said Thursday that he expects that former Georgia Gov. Sonny Perdue, his choice to lead the Agriculture Department, will "deliver big results for all Americans who earn their living off the land."
  • Paramount inks $1B film co-finance deal with 2 Chinese firms

    HONG KONG - Paramount Pictures said Friday it has inked a co-financing deal with two Chinese companies for the Hollywood studio's slate of movies over the next three years.
  • Asian markets mixed ahead of Trump's inauguration

    KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia - Asian markets were mixed in cautious trading Friday ahead of the inauguration of President-elect Donald Trump. China's report that its economy grew at a 6.8 per cent pace in October-December was in line with expectations.
  • Samsung to announce cause of Galaxy Note 7 fire on Jan. 23

    SEOUL, Korea, Republic Of - Samsung Electronics said Friday it will announce on Jan. 23 the reason why its Galaxy Note 7 smartphones overheated and caught fire.
  • Treasury pick defends foreclosure actions, asset disclosure

    WASHINGTON - Steven Mnuchin, President-elect Donald Trump's pick as Treasury secretary, clashed with Democrats during a lengthy confirmation hearing Thursday over his handling of thousands of mortgage foreclosures and his failure to initially disclose to the committee nearly $100 million in assets and interests in a Cayman Islands corporation.
  • Car makers concerned about Trump, says Canadian innovation minister

    OTTAWA - Automakers on both sides of the border fear the potential negative effects of a Donald Trump presidency, Canada's economic development minister said Thursday as he met with international business and political leaders in Switzerland.
  • Energy pick vows to boost agency he had pledged to eliminate

    WASHINGTON - Former Texas Gov. Rick Perry, tapped by President-elect Donald Trump to head the Energy Department, vowed to be an advocate for an agency he once pledged to eliminate and promised to rely on federal scientists, including those who work on climate change.
  • U.S. indexes finish lower ahead of Donald Trump inauguration, TSX ekes out gain

    TORONTO - Stock markets in New York registered losses Thursday as investor sentiment appeared to sober, a day ahead of the inauguration of Donald Trump as the 45th president of the United States.
  • Most actively traded companies on the TSX

    Some of the most active companies traded Thursday on the Toronto Stock Exchange:
  • Trump uncertainty may be 'golden moment' for Canadian firms to invest: expert

    OTTAWA - A well-known trade expert is pitching the counter-intuitive idea that widespread uncertainty tied to president-elect Donald Trump's protectionist vows has likely created a once-in-a-lifetime investment opportunity for companies.
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