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Oil, gold prices rally; Ceapro, K-Bro shares fly; TSX gains

Battered oil prices are in rally mode Friday, giving besieged energy investors a bit of relief after four months of pain.

As of about 2:19 pm ET, the near-month futures contract for… 213 more words


Stocks on the rise in wake of Republican win; oil prices holding steady

Stock market indexes are flashing green Wednesday morning in the wake of the Republican Party’s victorious performance in Tuesday’s U.S. mid-term elections.

By seizing control of the Senate the Republicans won control of both houses of Congress, setting the stage for plenty of fireworks during President Barack Obama’s final two years in office. 136 more words


U.S. stocks hit record highs on Japan stimulus; TSX jumps despite commodity slump

The S&P 500 Index and the Dow Jones Industrial Average surged past previous record highs on Friday, after the Bank of Japan surprised investors by boosting stimulus measures. 118 more words


Stocks down slightly as Fed moves to end QE

Stock markets are in the red in late trading Wednesday after the Federal Reserve announced the end of its monthly bond purchases, otherwise known as quantitative easing (QE). 83 more words


Oil prices close above $81 US; Dow, TSX post triple-digit gains

Oil prices closed slightly higher Tuesday after yet another retest of the $80 US a barrel level, suggesting that the worst of the recent price slide may be over. 226 more words


Oil prices dip again on bearish Goldman forecast; TSX sheds 75 points

Oil prices were under pressure again Monday, briefly dipping below the $80 US a barrel mark in New York after Wall Street investment bank Goldman Sachs predicted U.S. 160 more words


Stocks post gains Friday as S&P on track for best week in 20 months

Stock markets are flashing green across the board Friday, with the S&P 500 Index on track for its strongest weekly gain since January of 2013. 132 more words