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Wednesday August 21, 2019

Dow jumps more than 200 points, Target and Lowe's surge on strong earnings

Stocks rose on Wednesday as strong quarterly results from retailers such as Target and Lowe's lifted investor sentiment.

Tuesday August 20, 2019

Dow falls 170 points, snaps 3-day winning streak

The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell for the first time in four sessions as recession fears lingered.

Monday August 19, 2019

Dow rallies more than 200 points as Wall Street continues rebound from August sell-off

Stocks rose sharply on Monday as Treasury yields rebounded, quelling fears of a possible recession.

Friday August 16, 2019

Dow rallies 300 points to end another wild week on Wall Street

Stocks rallied on Friday as a rebound in bond yields eased fears of a recession that sent stocks tumbling earlier in the week.

Markets & Economics

Friday September 20, 2019

Fed's Rosengren says the US has survived the trade war and doesn't need rate cuts

Rosengren was one of two central bank officials to vote against Wednesday's...

Friday September 20, 2019

Fed Vice Chair Clarida says the Fed will take interest rate policy 'meeting by meeting'

"We're gonna take this meeting by meeting. We're not on a preset ...

Friday September 20, 2019

The Federal Reserve is increasingly divided with one official even wanting a sizable half-point cut

James Bullard and Eric Rosengren, regional Fed presidents, released statements e...

Thursday September 19, 2019

Leon Cooperman says the Fed made a mistake cutting rates: 'You're screwing the savers'

Billionaire investor Leon Cooperman on Thursday said he believes that the Federa...

Canadian Business

Sunday - Sep 22, 2019

Here are some small towns and cities where you can...

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Economists say Canada now has a digital divide between those who have access to big-city tech jobs and those who do not. Here are some of the smaller towns and cities working to spread opportunity around.

Saturday - Sep 21, 2019

What Purdue Pharma's bankruptcy filing means for C...

Opioid Crisis Arizona Lawsuit

Purdue Pharma has filed for bankruptcy in the United States, but what does that mean for the lawsuits in Canada over the opioid crisis? The concern in Canada is that because of the U.S. bankruptcy filing, the assets at the centre of the lawsuit could be in jeopardy.

Saturday - Sep 21, 2019

Autoworkers at GM's Oshawa plant ask feds for more...

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Workers at the General Motors Oshawa assembly plant are calling on the federal government to fund a project that would transform the site into a publicly owned electric vehicle factory.

Friday - Sep 20, 2019

Scotiabank says no risk to customers after bank's ...

Scotiabank

A Canadian IT consultant is raising the alarm after he says he found some sensitive software code belonging to Scotiabank on a popular online file-sharing repository.

Friday - Sep 20, 2019

Rising home prices encourage consumers to borrow a...

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As Canadian home prices rose from 2014 to 2017, many households tapped the value in their homes for other spending, according to an analysis by Bank of Canada economists, and that gave a material boost to the economy as a whole.

Friday - Sep 20, 2019

TSX closes at record high as oil rally continues...

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The Toronto Stock Exchange's benchmark stock index closed at an all-time high of 16,899 on Friday as strong oil prices buoyed the market.