Tahoe Resources (THO-TSX) Close: $10.97, up 6centsFollowing the announcement of its proposed all-share purchase of Lake Shore Gold Corp., Raymond James analyst Chris Thompson upgraded his rating for Tahoe Resources Inc. to ''strong buy'' from ''outperform.''   Wednesday, February 10, 2016

Why rattled investors are turning to gold and bonds

Inside the MarketGrowing fears of a new financial crisis are driving a stampede to safety by investors spooked about what lies ahead for the global economy.Stock markets around the world tumbled Monday as money poured into what people perceive as safe assets - primarily government bonds and gold. The hardest-hit stocks were those of global banks, the companies most vulnerable if world growth were to abruptly slow and asset prices were to sour.   Tuesday, February 09, 2016

BoC deputy supports stimulus

EconomicsThe Bank of Canada is giving Ottawa more cover to roll out billions of dollars of fiscal stimulus in the coming federal budget.Relying too heavily on low interest rates to spur the shaky economy could lead to unwanted financial instability, including excessive consumer borrowing, Bank of Canada deputy Governor Timothy Lane warned Monday.   Tuesday, February 09, 2016


It's a late afternoon in mid-January when a solemn-faced Harris Fricker shuffles into a dimly lit conference room, three floors above the nexus of Toronto's financial district.   Saturday, February 06, 2016