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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

Thursday November 07, 2019

US weekly jobless claims fall more than expected

First-time claims for state unemployment benefits were expected to total 215,000...

Wednesday November 06, 2019

US productivity drops by most since the fourth quarter of 2015

American workers were unexpectedly less productive during the third quarter, wit...

Tuesday November 05, 2019

US services companies growth rebounds in October

Measures of sales, new orders and employment all rebounded from the previous mon...

Tuesday November 05, 2019

The trade deficit got smaller in September as the US and China work toward tariff truce

The U.S. international trade deficit was forecast to narrow to $52.20 billion in...

Canadian Business

Thursday - Nov 14, 2019

Pelosi says agreement on revamped NAFTA 'imminent'...

Trump Impeachment

In a development that would affect Canada and the incoming Parliament, U.S. Democrats say a deal with the Trump administration on the new NAFTA is 'imminent.' The Democrats want to prove they can get things done despite the impeachment inquiry against President Donald Trump.

Thursday - Nov 14, 2019

Alberta test case: Planned sale of gas wells, pipe...

Oil Trains First Responders

The possible transfer of hundreds of sour gas wells, pipelines and other facilities from an energy giant to a much smaller company has raised concerns about Alberta's efforts to ensure taxpayers don't get stuck with the cleanup bill.

Thursday - Nov 14, 2019

U.S. Fed's Jerome Powell urges Congress to tackle ...

Federal Reserve Powell

Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell on Thursday urged Congress to tackle the growing budget deficit but also underscored the current health of the nation's economy.

Thursday - Nov 14, 2019

WeWork loses $1.25 billion US in third quarter...


WeWork racked up $1.25 billion US in losses in the third quarter as it geared up for, and an ultimately scuttled, its debut as a public company.

Thursday - Nov 14, 2019

New Brunswick wants to ditch province's Cannabis N...

Ernie Steeves

Finance Minister Ernie Steeves announced Thursday the province issued a request for proposals for a single, private operator to “undertake the operation, distribution and sales of recreational cannabis in New Brunswick.”

Thursday - Nov 14, 2019

Why Hong Kong student protests matter to markets a...


Whether they know it or not, markets matter to Hong Kong student demonstrators, drawing global attention and as a reminder to Beijing that China will also suffer if violence increases.