William Beach loved cantaloupe -- so much so that starting in June last year he ate it almost every day. By August, the 87-year-old retired tractor mechanic from Mustang, Oklahoma, was complaining to his family that he was fatigued, with pain everywhere in his body.
When Pete Hurley’s kids were younger, he carried juice and crackers in his car in case they got hungry. His son Jake liked a Kellogg Co. brand called Austin Toasty Crackers With Peanut Butter. So Hurley started buying them in 48-package cases at a Costco Wholesale Corp. outlet in Wilsonville, Oregon, where he lives.
Sales of Junk bonds in Canada may set another record this year after returns exceeded the rest of the world’s high-yield corporate debt market in 2010 and as companies reduce their reliance on bank borrowings.
Junk bonds in Canada are outperforming the rest of the world’s high-yield, high-risk corporate debt market by the most since January as the country’s relative fiscal health attracts investors concerned that Europe’s sovereign debt crisis may worsen.