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Greece’s creditors face ‘Sopranos’ moment: How do you get money from someone who doesn’t have any?


Watching the continuing saga from the Greek debt crisis, the first is reminded of an early scene within the Sopranos, when Tony runs his nephew\’s Lexus on the poor shlub who hasn\’t paid his gambling debts. Soprano then proceeds to conquer the living daylights out of the guy while yelling \”Where\’s our f-ing money?\” over and over. Now, granted, Christine ...

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Tim Hortons to face more cuts as Restaurant Brands seeks additional savings


Tim Hortons has already had its expenses dramatically slashed since its merger with Burger King, but analysts believe more cost cutting is coming up next for the Canadian coffee and baked goods chain. Corporate parent Restaurant Brands International Inc. in January cut 350 jobs from Tim Hortons’ headquarters in Oakville, Ont., and later offered voluntary buyouts to fifteen per cent ...

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Potash Corp. may face German government stake in K+S


Quebec and Germany may have more in common than you think. Handelsblatt, the German newspaper that was first to interrupt the news that Potash Corp. of Saskatchewan Inc. was looking to purchase K+S AG, is reporting that Germany may ask government-owned KfW Development Bank to buy K+S shares to bar Potash Corp.’s takeover effort. Ben Isaacson, a Scotiabank analyst, reminded ...

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