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Wednesday July 17, 2019

Dow drops 115 points as stocks fall for a second day on concern about earnings

Stocks fell on Wednesday as the corporate earnings season rolled on with companies like CSX and Bank of America releasing their quarterly numbers.

Tuesday July 16, 2019

Stocks slip from record highs after Trump says 'long way to go' on trade talks with China

Stocks fell from record highs on Tuesday after President Donald Trump cast doubt on the trade progress between China and the U.S.

Monday July 15, 2019

Stocks eke out a record close, but Wall Street remains cautious on upcoming earnings reports

Stocks slipped after reaching record highs on Monday as Wall Street remained cautious to start off the corporate earnings season.

Thursday July 11, 2019

Dow rallies 200 points to close above 27,000 for the first time ever

The Dow rallied after testimony by Fed Chair Jerome Powell that signaled a rate cut is coming.

Markets & Economics

Tuesday July 16, 2019

Homebuilder sentiment ticks up slightly, as housing shortage intensifies

Builder confidence for single-family homes rose one point, to 65, in July, accor...

Tuesday July 16, 2019

Retailers should thank Amazon: Adobe estimates the size of a Prime Day bump

On Monday, the first day of Amazon's 48-hour shopping extravaganza this yea...

Tuesday July 16, 2019

Trade war to drag on as Trump says long way to go and China strikes hard-line tone

The U.S. and China restarted their trade talks, but signs are showing a comprehe...

Tuesday July 16, 2019

US industrial production was unchanged in June

U.S. industrial production was flat in June, as a slump in utilities was offset ...

Canadian Business

Wednesday - Jul 17, 2019

Netflix subscriber growth drops in 2nd quarter...

Earns Netflix

Netflix's video streaming service suffered a dramatic slowdown in growth during its traditionally sluggish spring season, a drop-off coming as it girds for challenges from a star-studded cast of entertainment and technology companies.

Wednesday - Jul 17, 2019

Cheaper energy pulls Canada's inflation rate down ...


Canada's consumer price index rose at a two per cent annual pace in June, as the price of just about everything except energy went up.

Wednesday - Jul 17, 2019

CRTC to probe cellphone plans that spread device p...

Cellphones Cancer

Canada's telecommunications regulator is investigating mobile phone plans that allow customers to spread the cost of new devices over several years to determine if they comply with an industry code of conduct that limits mandatory contract terms.

Wednesday - Jul 17, 2019

'There was nothing I could do to save them,' Canad...

Paul Njoroge 737

Before flying to Washington to climb the steps of Congress and testify to a crowd of aviation experts and lawmakers this week, Paul Njoroge spent a desolate weekend packing away toys his children would never play with again.

Wednesday - Jul 17, 2019

Oil sheen spotted offshore came from Hibernia oil ...

Hibernia-subsea drilling

Hibernia's operator says it is monitoring the discharge of oil and water into the ocean that happened Wednesday morning on its platform southeast of St. John's.

Wednesday - Jul 17, 2019

EU probes Amazon over use of retailer data to gain...

Amazon Prime Day

The European Union is opening an antitrust probe into U.S. online shopping giant Amazon to see whether it uses data from independent retailers to gain an edge in the market.