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A tough financing environment has depressed valuations sufficiently to get the attention of the big boys, says Goldcorp CEO.

Foreign firms ready to list on Chinese stock exchange
Despite terrible returns over the past few years, more than 300 international companies have contacted the China Securities Regulatory Commission and expressed interest in listing on the 'international board'.

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Want a stake in Sberbank? Get in line
Russia's sale of a $5-billion stake in Sberbank has attracted strong demand from investors drawn by the lender's dominant position in a growing domestic market and potential to expand across emerging European economies.

What's up with yesterday's oil flash crash?
Fat fingers? SPR talk? General illiquidity due to the Jewish New Year? How about an ECB statement regarding another round of ultra-cheap funding?

Alberta expected to lead growth
Edmonton and Calgary are forecast to be the fastest growing economies in Canada over the next four years, according to a Conference Board of Canada report.

Lone Pine resources looks to unload assets
Lone Pine Resources Inc. shares surged 5.5 per cent to $1.34 on Monday after it announced it would try to sell some of its non-core dry gas assets to repair its balance sheet.

Bailout learning curve
Do bailed-out banks dial down the risk after their brush with death? Yeah, good one!

If you build it, will they buy?
U.S. homebuilder confidence is at a six-year high

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