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Goodyear acquires Cooper in all-American tire deal

Goodyear acquires Cooper in all-American tire deal

Two of the biggest remaining American tire companies are joining forces. Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. is acquiring Cooper in a deal with an equity value of $2.8 billion that will combine the two century-old Ohio manufacturers.

Huawei unveils flagship foldable smartphone

BEIJING — Struggling under U.S. sanctions, Huawei unveiled a folding smartphone with an 8-inch (20- centimetre ) -wide screen Monday to show off its tech prowess but said it will be sold only in China.
TC Energy refuses to raise bid for TC PipeLines despite unitholder criticism

TC Energy refuses to raise bid for TC PipeLines despite unitholder criticism

CALGARY — TC Energy Corp. says it has no intention of again sweetening its bid to buy out the other unitholders of TC PipeLines LP, a U.S.
Security firm GardaWorld outbid in offer for British competitor G4S

Security firm GardaWorld outbid in offer for British competitor G4S

MONTREAL — Private security firm GardaWorld has allowed itself to be outbid by a U.S. company in its takeover attempt for British competitor G4S plc. Quebec-based GardaWorld said it would not raise its offer of 235 pence per share for G4S.
Why some Texans are getting sky-high energy bills

Why some Texans are getting sky-high energy bills

After unusual icy weather left millions of Texans without power, some are facing another crisis: Sky-high electricity bills.
China urges US to lift trade restrictions, stop interference

China urges US to lift trade restrictions, stop interference

BEIJING — China's top diplomat called Monday for new U.S.
Survey: German business optimism up despite pandemic burdens

Survey: German business optimism up despite pandemic burdens

FRANKFURT — Optimism rose among German businesses in February, according to a closely watched survey - despite a worrisome flattening out in the decline of infections.
Five things to watch for in the Canadian business world in the coming week

Five things to watch for in the Canadian business world in the coming week

TORONTO — Five things to watch for in the Canadian business world in the coming week: Bank earnings BMO and Scotiabank will kick off bank earnings season on Tuesday, followed by National Bank of Canada and RBC on Wednesday, and TD and CIBC on Thursda
'It feels like I'm drowning': Women-owned businesses hit harder by pandemic

'It feels like I'm drowning': Women-owned businesses hit harder by pandemic

Amanda Munday’s business had just become profitable and hired its ninth staffer when the pandemic hit. Overnight, revenues at her drop-in coworking and childcare space in Toronto's East End, fell to zero.
Suze Orman on women, money and surviving the pandemic

Suze Orman on women, money and surviving the pandemic

Women are bearing a tremendous financial burden during the pandemic, primarily because of leaving the workforce, by choice or by force.
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