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TV Can Sometimes Make a Good Third Parent

Dax Hamman | Posted 03.25.2014 | Canada Business
Dax Hamman

In a busy world where families often find themselves using the TV as the third parent, it's thankfully not all bad news. According to a study from the University of Texas, "preschool children who watched a few hours a week of educational programming perform better on achievement tests over time than their peers who watch more general entertainment shows."

TSX, Loonie Plunge As Fear Grips Markets

CP | John Valorzi, The Canadian Press | Posted 11.22.2011 | Canada Business

TORONTO - Fears that a suffocating debt crisis could choke the life out of the world's delicate economic recovery battered the world's stock markets T...

World Stock Markets Hit The Skids On Fed's Warning

CP | Sarah Dilorenzo, The Associated Press | Posted 11.22.2011 | Canada Business

PARIS - The U.S. Federal Reserve's tacit acknowledgment that America's economic slowdown is likely to persist for quite a while sent global stock mark...

European Debt Crisis Sends Markets Tumbling, Again

CP | Sunny Freeman, The Canadian Press | Posted 11.12.2011 | Canada Business

TORONTO - The Toronto stock market reduced afternoon losses but closed down more than 200 points amid plummeting gold prices and fresh anxiety over a ...

Yet Another Day Of Downward-Bound Stock Markets

CP | Colleen Barry, The Associated Press | Posted 10.19.2011 | Canada Business

MILAN - Global stocks slid again Friday as fears of a possible U.S. recession combined with ongoing worries over Europe's debt crisis, which is stokin...

TSX Nearly 400 Points Lower On Recession Fears

CP | Posted 10.18.2011 | Canada Business

TORONTO - The Toronto stock market closed nearly 400 points lower Thursday amid a global selloff sparked by weak economic reports that spooked already...

Stock Markets Down As Europe's Economic Engine Sputters

CP | Posted 10.16.2011 | Canada Business

MILAN - After an optimistic start to the trading week, global stock markets lost their steam Tuesday after subdued German growth figures reinforced fe...

After Weeks Of Volatility, Markets Stable Monday

CP | Colleen Barry, The Associated Press | Posted 10.14.2011 | Canada Business

MILAN - World stocks started the week solidly amid hopes that the recent sharp volatility in the markets may have run its course following a run of st...

European Stocks Bounce After Short Selling Ban

CP | Gabriele Steinhauser, The Associated Press | Posted 10.11.2011 | Canada Business

BRUSSELS - Bank stocks recovered their poise Friday and helped European stock markets push higher as investors assessed the impact of a short-selling ...

Asia, Europe Markets Rattled By Economic Fears

CP | Posted 10.05.2011 | Canada

BEIJING, China - Global stock markets tumbled Friday amid fears the U.S. may be heading back into recession and Europe's debt crisis is worsening. The...

Asian Stocks Down After US Debt Ceiling Talks Collapse

The Canadian Press | Posted 09.24.2011 | Canada Business

THE CANADIAN PRESS -- BEIJING, China - World stock markets were lower Monday after U.S. political leaders failed to reach a deal to raise Washington's...