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Toronto Star - Business

Tapestry hit by a slew of downgrades after Kate Spade slumps - 'Kate Spade's outlook reflects a deterioration of trends that may take several quarters or more to repair,' Roxanne Meyer of MKM Partners says.

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Fed Chief Wedged Between a Slowing Economy and an Angry President

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Pipeline rupture sends 40,000 litres of oil into Alberta creek -- The Alberta Energy Regulator says the incident happened Thursday on a Bonterra Energy Corp. line 14 kilometres south of Drayton Valley.

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Trump cites Hong Kong concerns in talks with China -- The U.S. president warned Chinese President Xi Jinping against reacting violently to protests in Hong Kong, saying that could threaten a trade deal.

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SoftBank to Lend Founder and Employees Billions to Invest in Fund

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Worried Hong Kong Residents Are Moving Money Out as Protests Escalate

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Pot's leaders lag as small names step up - Canopy Growth Corp. and Tilray Inc., trailblazers for the global cannabis industry, last week reported disappointing results and indicated that profitability is a long way off, sending both stocks to double-digit declines.

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Silicon Valley Looks North as Tech Giants Expand in Toronto

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OSC approves management cease trade order at cannabis company CannTrust Holdings -- CannTrust says the Ontario Securities Commission has approved a management cease trade order as the cannabis producer works to deal with regulatory problems with Health Canada.

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China pressures the business world over Hong Kong, and workers are getting caught in the middle -- As Hong Kong seethes with protests against China's rule, Beijing is increasingly pressuring the business world to take its side.

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The world has a diamond glut. Why is that a problem? -- The oversupply of rough stones and the increasingly strained finances of middlemen have hit miners' balance sheets in recent months as they try to manage the surplus and increase the value of existing stones.

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Imports from Canada, New Zealand diversify Japanese beef market with start of Trans-Pacific Partnership -- Up to recently, the United States and Australia almost exclusively dominated beef imports into Japan, accounting for 90 percent of the total. Reduced tariffs are starting to change that.

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Entrepreneurs turning beer byproduct into bread, cookies and profits -- During brewing, grain is separated from sugars, starches and other minerals, leaving behind spent grain, which accounts for about 85 per cent of all brewing byproducts.

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Five things to watch for in the Canadian business world this coming week -- Stats Can's consumer price index, RBC's growth numbers and Air Canada's bid vote for Air Transat all coming in the week ahead.

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How Huawei helped extend China's repressive view of internet freedom to African nations -- Huawei workers who were providing telecommunications services in African nations, as well as a "safe city" program, also helped intelligence agencies crack into perceived adversaries' encrypted communications.

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Tumblr and the End of the Eyeballs-Are-Everything Era

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Delta Sues Chatbot Provider Over 2017 Breach

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Nvidia's Earnings Show Signs of Recovery

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Accused Capital One hacker stole data from more than 30 other targets, officials say -- Capital One originally said it had tens of millions of credit card applications stolen, including one million Canadian social insurance numbers.

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Hackers Subvert Security Checks Like the Browser Padlock

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You should definitely track your loved ones' phones. Actually, maybe not -- Location-sharing apps plot your phone's real-time whereabouts on a map visible to whomever you choose.

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Yield curve telegraphs recession, but its wires are crossed -- The yield on a 10-year Treasury note has fallen below the yield on a three-month bill, the most-reliable signal yet found of danger ahead.

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Canadian wage growth hits fastest pace since 2009, but economy sheds jobs - Wage growth in Canada accelerated last month to its highest level in more than decade, according to numbers released Friday from Statistics Canada.

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Summer Youth Unemployment Rate Falls to Half-Century Low

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Trade Jitters Dent Consumer Sentiment

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U.S. Housing Starts Decreased 4.0% in July

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Fed's Bullard Says U.S. Economy Is Sound

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U.S. Shoppers Splurge in Face of Global Headwinds

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U.S. Stocks Rise but Notch Modest Weekly Loss -- The Stoxx Europe 600 rose 1.2%, led by gains in tech and utilities. In Asia, Hong Kong's Hang Seng gained 0.9%, while stocks in Shanghai rose 0.3% and Japan's Nikkei edged up 0.1%.

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Market Tumult Stings the New Bond King

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Large Firms Trim Debt, Fueling Surge in Bonds at Center of Leverage Concerns

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A Hot S&P 500 Stock Is All About Bonds

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A Few Industries Are Behind Rising Corporate Leverage

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Dollar Towers Above Rivals, Posing Fresh Threats to Financial Markets

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Canadian Real Estate Association reports home sales climbed higher in July -- The Canadian Real Estate Association says home sales in July rose 12.6 per cent compared with the same month last year.

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Canadian housing starts decline 9.6 per cent in July on multi-unit drop -- Builders started work on an annualized 222,013 units, a drop of 9.6 per cent from the prior month, Canada Mortgage and Housing Corp. reported Friday.

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Ontario bucks national trend of slower housing starts in July, says CMHC -- CMHC's seasonally adjusted annualized rate fell by 9.6 per cent in July to 222,013, compared with 245,455 in June.

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U.S. to back more condo loans aimed at first-time buyers

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Canada's housing market gets 'boring' with sales little changed -- Canada's housing market was little changed in June, but economists say the "boring" market is "exactly what policy-makers would like to see."

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Hudson Yards developer plans massive $3.5B complex in Toronto -- Oxford Properties' 4.3 million-square-foot site will have two office towers, 800 rental apartments, 200,000 square feet for retail and three acres devoted to public space

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Opinion | Jennifer Wells

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Opinion | David Olive

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With self-publishing in Canada, profit isn't the main motive -- Profit shouldn't be the main motive if you're going to self-publish a book, but it is possible to come out ahead if you spend wisely on marketing and production.

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What to do when back to school bites you in the budget -- When working with a limited budget, you have to choose what's worth the cash

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Expert offers 'no-shame' advice on getting rid of debt -- Author Shannon Lee Simmons shares how to break the debt cycle while still having a life in new book Living Debt-Free: The no-shame, no-blame guide to getting rid of your debt.

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Rich and famous people looking for love need to protect their assets, experts say -- The simplest solution, it seems, is to date within one's financial stratum. But that's not always easy.

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Mispriced cherries show how self-checkout stations can shortchange Canadians -- The Scanning Code of Practice terms mean that it is not enough for stores to refund the difference between a mistaken higher price and an advertised lower price — but not every consumer knows this and store employees are unlikely to inform them, writes Ellen Roseman.

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Repair contracts can work in your favour, but you have to work for it -- The terms of consumer contracts often seem unclear to customers, but ultimately what you have going for you is the companies want to keep your business and don't want bad publicity, writes Ellen Roseman.

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