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Articles By Jeff Sanford

Jeff Sanford has worked as a business journalist for more than fifteen years. He has held staff jobs at major commercial publications such as Canadian Business and National Post Business magazine. He has contributed to various Canadian, U.S. and UK-based publications. He has written about markets, economy, finance, energy, infrastructure, government policy and technology. He currently lives and works in the west-end Toronto neighbourhood of Parkdale.

Investment capital continues to pour into the flourishing Chinese biometrics sector. This is a country that already has some 600…

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An interesting article in the investing press this week notes that the broader stock market in America seems to be…


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NEXT Biometrics is having a fantastic week. The company just announced that one of its products has been certified for…


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