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Avago Technologies Ltd to pay US$37-billion for chipmaker Broadcom Corp in sector’s largest acquisition ever

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Avago Technologies Ltd., a Singapore-based maker of semiconductors, decided to buy wireless chipmaker Broadcom Corp. for US$37 billion within the industry\’s biggest acquisition ever. Avago will pay US$17 billion of money and US$20 billion in stock in the transaction, the companies said in a statement. The sale values Broadcom at US$54.50 per be part of cash, in contrast to its ...

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How to get richer, faster: Dump the cash for equities in your TFSAs

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If a 30-year-old couple opened their first Tax-free Savings Accounts today, they could contribute up to $82,000, which is a big reason such accounts are starting to be serious money for many Canadians. How to get richer, faster: Private equity is your best bet Two dominant themes inevitably present themselves when discussing the objective of investing: capital preservation and capital ...

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Quebec could be unfriendly turf for SNC-Lavalin Group’s foreign suitors

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MONTREAL – In a?province that protects its very own and has a history of giving foreign?buyers?a frosty reception, Quebec’s political will is viewed as a major hurdle?for?any suitor circling SNC-Lavalin Group Inc. Foreign buyers target SNC-Lavalin Group Inc with takeover ambitions: \’People are circling\’ SNC-Lavalin Group Inc. continues to be approached \”informally\” by a minimum of two large foreign engineering ...

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Three easy self-help tips to build a healthy portfolio

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Our family a couple of months ago chose to get a new puppy, who\’s pretty cute, adorable and, we quickly discovered, difficult to train. The frustrating part was we didn\’t know how to start training him and our early attempts weren\’t very successful in preventing some poor behaviour. But to keep any not-so-desirable actions from being a habit, we hired ...

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Attention savers: Here’s five ways to put $5,000 to work

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If you received a $5,000 bonus, what would you do with it? For many, such a windfall would be quickly squandered on shoes, electronics, or dinners out. For other people, the extra cash would just be a method to put out some financial fires. These folks would probably require the money to have an overdue bill or day-to-day expenses. But ...

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The best 11 Canadian stocks to buy in June

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We asked our top analysts for his or her favourite stocks to purchase this month. Kay Ng: Canadian Western Bank (TSX:CWB) Canadian Western Bank (TSX:CWB) remains my top idea from recently. Canadian Western is really a regional bank offering personal and business banking services over the four western provinces. It\’s even cheaper than last month, dropping from $31 to $28. ...

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Apple Inc set to make gaming push with updated AppleTV

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As usual, consumers and investors alike is going to be monitoring Apple Inc.’s Worldwide Developers Conference closely for new products and services. They shouldn’t expect the tech giant to roll out an Apple-branded television, but we’ll likely visit a new version of the AppleTV device which has more memory, improved graphics and touch/speech capabilities. These improvements, along with the AppleTV ...

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North American markets pull back sharply on disappointing GDP reports

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TORONTO – United states stock markets closed deeply at a negative balance in a broad-based decline that followed the release of disappointing economic growth figures on sides of the border. The S&P/TSX composite index finished the final trading day\’s May down 92.91 points at 15,014.09, with the energy sector helping to limit the harm as oil prices turned sharply higher. ...

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Why the sky still isn’t falling on Canada’s real estate market

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American economist Paul Samuelson back in 1966 famously said of the predictive power of stock markets that \”Wall Street has correctly predicted nine out of the last five recessions.\” Nowadays, you could say much the same thing, in a different way, about the Canadian housing market. At $1.11 million, Toronto\’s detached home is climbing further from reach As the Toronto ...

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Intel Corp to buy Altera Corp in US$16.7-billion deal

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Intel Corp agreed to buy Altera Corp for US$16.7 billion as the world\’s biggest chipmaker seeks to make up for slowing demand in the PC industry by expanding its line-up of higher-margin chips utilized in data centres. By combining with Altera, Intel can bundle its processing chips with the smaller company\’s programmable chips, that are used, amongst other things, to ...

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