Commodities

Suncor output disappoints

Suncor Energy Inc.'s chief executive is disappointed with the performance at his company's marquee operation - its oil sands plant.Operational headaches at and around the sprawling facility north of Fort McMurray, Alta., marred an otherwise strong second-quarter showing from Canada's largest oil company.   Friday, August 01, 2014

Cenovus mulls new spinoff

The CEO of Cenovus Energy Inc. says he's carefully considering whether to spin off 4.5 million acres of royalty land into a new entity, or if shareholders would be better off with the status quo.   Thursday, July 31, 2014

THURSDAY'S MARKETS

Bay Street ekes out gain Canadian stocks were little changed, after reaching a record Wednesday, as Domtar Corp. sank on worse-than-forecast earnings and commodities prices retreated. Potash Corp. of Saskatchewan Inc. added 0.3 per cent after raising its full-year earnings forecast on higher Chinese demand for its fertilizer.   Friday, July 25, 2014

POWER POINTS

CAREERS Want success?Limit your options Like Cortez who burnt his ships, limit your options to be successful. Careers blogger Penelope Trunk says having a lot of alternatives makes you lazy, increases anxiety, and leads to decision avoidance. Ignore the fear of some formidable project or career leap; just go for it, without fallback possibilities. - PenelopeTrunk.com   Monday, July 21, 2014