Business report: McIlroy’s father wins 10-year bet & calls for shorter work week
Golfer Rory McIlroy took home 1.6 million (U.S.) for winning the British Open on Sunday, but his dad also cleaned up, 680News business editor Richard Southern explains. McIlroy’s father won 100,000 pounds ($183,000 Cdn.) after betting 200 pounds ($367 Cdn.) in 2004 that his son would win the Open before his 26th birthday. Also, Mexico
Business Report: Markets down on Malaysia Airlines news, big gains for tatoo removal industry
680News business editor Richard Southern with the day’s top business headlines, including market reaction to the Malaysia Airlines disaster, and good news for the tatoo removal industry (if not the tatooed).
Business Report: Worms in short supply, Tim Hortons develops coffee beer
680News business editor Richard Southern with the day’s top business headlines, including a new Tim Hortons concept store featuring coffee-flavoured beer and a shortage of nightcrawlers is driving up fishing costs.
The price of oil is on pace for its longest losing streak since 2009, while the TSX had a losing day on Monday. 680News senior business editor Mike Eppel reports on this and the day’s other top business headlines.