03.10.2008 - Canadian commodities firms face uncertainty as stock markets toughen growth
From Canadianpress.com: Crumbling international stock markets are putting a damper on Canadian companies' ability to shore themselves up with new capital, while merger and acquisition deals that once seemed certain are being tossed by the wayside. The failure of a U.S. bailout plan has stoked already widespread economic anxiety and knocked the wind out of international stock indexes - the TSX was down almost 600 points at midday Thursday. That has made funding increasingly difficult to find...... Full Article: Source