Twin Butte Energy (TBE-TSX)Close: 3cents, unchangedIt's the ''end of the line'' for Twin Butte Energy Ltd., Canaccord Genuity analyst Dennis Fong said.On Monday, the company's debt holders voted overwhelmingly against a takeover bid, leaving its financial future in doubt. In reaction to concerns about the solvency of the company, Mr.   Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Scotiabank trims loan losses

Bank of Nova Scotia, Canada's third-largest bank by assets, reported a 6-per-cent increase in its fiscal third-quarter profit, driven by operational improvements, slower expense growth and lower loan losses to the struggling energy sector.   Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Debt holders balking at Twin Butte deal

A takeover proposal to rescue debt-hobbled Twin Butte Energy Ltd. is in jeopardy as debt holders angry over the prospect of a major markdown in the value of their securities vow to reject the deal.   Friday, August 26, 2016

Back to new horizons

The old Vancouver and Alberta stock exchanges were full of speculative-- and sometimes bogus--junior resource stocks. In 1999, John McCoach was part of a group of investment bankers who merged the two to create a better market for early-stage companies. Two years later, it was bought by the Toronto Stock Exchange and became the TSX Venture Exchange.   Friday, August 26, 2016