Commodities

TUESDAY'S MARKETS

Bay Street falls Canadian stocks posted their biggest monthly decline since May, 2012, losing 4.3 per cent in September, as a stronger U.S. dollar weighed on commodity prices. The market was little changed on Tuesday. A sharp selloff in the oil price took down energy shares. Canadian Natural Resources slipped 1.2 per cent.   Wednesday, October 01, 2014

ON THE EDGE

Nagging debt risks, heated currency wars and renewed market turmoil are making the global economy a precarious place, six years after the financial crisis.On the sixth anniversary of the SandP 500's biggest one-day drop in history - a 106-point plunge on Sept. 29, 2008, that marked the beginning of one of the worst market collapses of all time - the respected annual Geneva Report on the World Economy is raising concerns about a ''poisonous combination'' of record and still-rising global debts and chronically slow growth. It warned that this leaves the world exposed to a heightened risk of further economic stagnation and even another potential financial crisis.   Tuesday, September 30, 2014

How TSX investors should prepare for rising rates

sbarlow@globeandmail.com Scott Barlow, Globe Investor's in-house market strategist, writes exclusively for our subscribers at ROB Insight and Inside the Market online. Subscribe to Globe Unlimited at globeandmail.com/globeunlimited.   Saturday, September 27, 2014

OIL OVERFLOW

Operations manager Dan Jones barks a simple rule to visitors entering Plant 300, the bitumen factory at the centre of Suncor Energy Inc.'s operations about 30 kilometres north of Fort McMurray: ''Don't touch the froth,'' he says. ''It's hot.''   Saturday, September 27, 2014