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Global Markets: Crude oil supplies at lowest levels Nov. 2017

By MarketsFarm WINNIPEG, Aug. 8 (MarketsFarm) – The following is a glance at the news moving markets in Canada and globally. – Crude oil supplies in Western Canada reached their lowest amount since November 2017, according to BNN Bloomberg. Supplies dropped by 2.75 million barrels in July, an indication the production limits imposed by the […] Read more

Global Markets: Trade war affecting globe, Canada

By MarketsFarm WINNIPEG, Aug. 7 (MarketsFarm) – The following is a glance at the news moving markets in Canada and globally. – Crude oil prices were down Wednesday morning as the United States/China trade war has raised concerns about the global economy and the demand for oil. Since U.S. President Donald Trump heated up the […] Read more


Global Markets: China devalues yuan, U.S. markets hit hard

By MarketsFarm WINNIPEG, Aug. 6 (MarketsFarm) – The following is a glance at the news moving markets in Canada and globally. – Stock markets in the United States took a beating on Monday, as China used its yuan to stoke its trade war with the U.S. In the markets’ biggest losses of 2019 so far, […] Read more

Global Markets: U.S./China trade war heats up

By MarketsFarm WINNIPEG, Aug. 2 (MarketsFarm) – The following is a glance at the news moving markets in Canada and globally. – Although White House economic advisor Larry Kudlow said on Friday that United States President Donald Trump is displeased with the lack of progress made in U.S./China trade talks, Kudlow didn’t know if the […] Read more


Global Markets: Trade war, wet spring takes toll on ADM

By MarketsFarm WINNIPEG, Aug. 1 (MarketsFarm) – The following is a glance at the news moving markets in Canada and globally. – Chicago-based grains merchant and food processor Archer Daniels Midland reported a 41.3 per cent drop in their second-quarter adjusted profit on Thursday. In the second quarter the company’s adjusted net earnings were US$340 […] Read more

Global Markets: Trade talks wrap up on positive note

By MarketsFarm WINNIPEG, July 31 (MarketsFarm) – The following is a glance at the news moving markets in Canada and globally. – Negotiators for the United States and China met for an extra session of trade talks on Wednesday in Shanghai. Both sides deemed the half-day session to have been constructive, with discussions including China […] Read more


Canadian Dollar and Business Outlook: Loonie moves under 76 U.S. cents

By MarketsFarm WINNIPEG, July 30 (MarketsFarm) – The Canadian dollar was down Tuesday morning, due to declining values on the North American stocks As of 8:58 CDT, the Canadian dollar was at US$0.7580 or C$1.3183. That compares to Monday’s North American close of US$0.7599 or C$1.3159. At the start of trading the TSX/S&P Composite Index […] Read more

Global Markets: Capital One says it was hacked

By MarketsFarm WINNIPEG, July 30 (MarketsFarm) – The following is a glance at the news moving markets in Canada and globally. – In excess of 100 million computer files belonging to Capital One were hacked, the corporation announced on Monday. Approximately 100 million files pertaining to United States individuals and 6 million files in Canada […] Read more


Global Markets: Pessimism surrounds U.S./China trade talks

By MarketsFarm WINNIPEG, July 29 (MarketsFarm) – The following is a glance at the news moving markets in Canada and globally. – Pessimism surrounded the resumption of face-to-face trade talks between the United States and China on Monday. The negative feeling arose after U.S. President Donald Trump tweeted China may not want a trade deal […] Read more

Global Markets: CannTrust moves to re-establish trust

By MarketsFarm WINNIPEG, July 26 (MarketsFarm) – The following is a glance at the news moving markets in Canada and globally. – Canadian cannabis producer CannTrust ousted its two top officials on Friday after a regulatory scandal erupted regarding unlicensed production. Chief executive officer Peter Aceto was fired, while co-founder Eric Paul resigned after company […] Read more