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On the Money: Buried Treasure

Kurdistan has some of the most profitable oil assets in the world but its neighbours might not let investors tap them >

Mother Nature: 1, Oil & Gas industry: 0

Unseasonably warm weather put a lid on drilling activity in 2006’€™s first quarter

#2 in an 8-part series on economic perspectives by Alberta business owners

I’s not uncommon to temper bad news by leading with good. But for the second quarter of the ATB Financial Business Sentiment Index, there’s good news … and then there’s great news. >

What Goes Down, May Come Up

Even if future prospects aren't promising, if the price is right, it may be worth buying >

International Investing

Sure, there are above-normal profits, but expect greater risks >

Selling Yourself Short

Profit from someone else’s investment loss >

World Speculation

Investing in oil and gas companies involved in international exploration is not for the weak of heart >

Life After Scandal

Companies that survive a scandal may be stronger than ever >

The House Always Wins

Alberta’s highest-grossing corporation isn’t in the oilpatch, or even the private sector. It’s the Crown agency that oversees the gambling and liquor industries

Bargains Beyond the ‘Burbs

The Calgary-Edmonton Corridor boasts a per-capita GDP higher than the average U.S. metropolitan area >

Being of Sound Investment

Protect your money from corporate governance scandals and reduce the risks >

10 Steps to Better Banking

1. Pick the Right Bank

Why does it matter where you bank? Aren’t all financial institutions the same? Not really. Most offer basic business services – chequing accounts, credit cards, business lines of credit, merchant services, similar fee structures and interest rates – but each has its own character, and no two are alike.

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