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Section: Macleans (Canada)

      Eurozone deflation is finally here (you knew it was coming)
      Jan08

      Eurozone deflation is finally here (you knew it was coming)

      Todays’ big story is not falling oil prices, but the mass shooting at French satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo yesterday, during which 12 people were killed. But the shooting has had surprisingly little influence on world markets so far – the Sydney hostage taking last month rattle markets – with indexes up around the world. This despite...

      NATO to shift its focus to Europe, create ‘spearhead force’
      Jan06

      NATO to shift its focus to Europe, create ‘spearhead force’

      BRUSSELS, Belgium – Leaving combat operations in Afghanistan behind, NATO is shifting its focus to Europe in 2015 and the creation of its new ultra-rapid-reaction force, designed as a deterrent to Russia. The priority for the 28-member alliance will be to get the new agile expeditionary force into operation, but also settling the question of who...

      Canadian exporters assess Russian currency crisis, sanctions
      Jan02

      Canadian exporters assess Russian currency crisis, sanctions

      OTTAWA – Canadian exporters stung by Russia’s currency crisis and its retaliatory sanctions against the West wonder what 2015 will hold for a market filled with promise less than 12 months ago. Companies from farm-equipment manufacturers to pork producers spent much of 2014 adjusting to the economic instability in Russia, a country that...

      Failure or triumph for U.S. Democrats? Answer: Yes.
      Jan02

      Failure or triumph for U.S. Democrats? Answer: Yes.

      Jason Reed/Reuters American presidents are term-limited by law, two and out. Having served his two terms, much will depend on the legacy Barack Obama leaves the next Democratic nominee. Only two months ago, it seemed he had managed to wreck everything for his party. But it’s been a long two months. The mid-term elections of Nov. 4 were a...

      Good news, bad news
      Jan01

      Good news, bad news

      A fresh start: After spending 16 years in prison for spying on the U.S., Gerardo Hernández is reunited with his pregnant wife, Adriana Perez, in HavanaEnrique de la Osa/Reuters Good News Falling from the skies The search for an AirAsia jet that disappeared en route from Indonesia to Singapore had turned up only some oily spots on the ocean, as of...

      Why the oil crash caught so many by surprise (but shouldn’t have)
      Dec31

      Why the oil crash caught so many by surprise (but shouldn’t have)

      (AP Photo/Eric Gay) In February 2014, I rang up Bob Hoye, a financial forecaster in Vancouver well known for his bearish outlook, to talk about where oil prices might be headed. It was an engaging and enlightening interview, and it led to this column. Here’s an excerpt: So what does Hoye see coming down the pipe for oil, that sludgy...

      Bodies recovered in Indonesian waters where AirAsia plane vanished
      Dec30

      Bodies recovered in Indonesian waters where AirAsia plane vanished

      PANGKALAN BUN, Indonesia – Bloated bodies and debris seen floating in Indonesian waters Tuesday painfully ended the mystery of AirAsia Flight 8501, which crashed into the Java Sea with 162 people aboard and took more than two days to find, despite a massive international search. The low-cost carrier vanished Sunday halfway through a two-hour...

      Missing AirAsia flight couldn’t get OK to change path
      Dec29

      Missing AirAsia flight couldn’t get OK to change path

      Relatives of the passengers of AirAsia flight QZ8501 comfort each other at Juanda International Airport in Surabaya, East Java, Indonesia, Sunday, Dec. 28, 2014. The AirAsia plane with 162 people on board lost contact with ground control on Sunday while flying over the Java Sea after taking off from a provincial city in Indonesia for Singapore,...

      Missing AirAsia flight is 3rd Malaysia linked incident this year
      Dec28

      Missing AirAsia flight is 3rd Malaysia linked incident this year

      JAKARTA, Indonesia – The disappearance Sunday of AirAsia Flight 8501 was the third air incident this year involving Malaysia, where budget carrier AirAsia in based. Here’s a look at the two other disasters, as well as the latest missing flight, which went missing with 162 people aboard less than an hour after taking off from Surabaya,...

      Missing AirAsia flight is 3rd Malaysia linked incident this year
      Dec28

      Missing AirAsia flight is 3rd Malaysia linked incident this year

      JAKARTA, Indonesia – The disappearance Sunday of AirAsia Flight 8501 was the third air incident this year involving Malaysia, where budget carrier AirAsia in based. Here’s a look at the two other disasters, as well as the latest missing flight, which went missing with 162 people aboard less than an hour after taking off from Surabaya,...