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Stock markets post solid gains as correction fears fade

Stock markets continued to march higher Tuesday, with the S&P 500 Index closing just 0.3 per cent shy of its record high, and the technology-rich Nasdaq Composite Index closing at the highest level since March of 2000. 228 more words


Toronto market flat, New York higher at mid-day; Stantec gains on latest deal

Toronto’s benchmark equity index is basically flat in mid-day trading Wednesday, with health care the only sector that is up by more than one per cent. 287 more words


Toronto index up slightly despite drop in energy shares

Energy shares were weaker Tuesday as oil prices dropped after the Paris-based International Energy Agency (IEA) reduced its forecast for global oil demand this year, and the U.S. 315 more words


TSX earnings season beating expectations

Corporate Canada’s second-quarter earnings season looks pretty impressive with better-than-expected results across the board with nearly 70% of S&P/TSX composite index companies having reported.

Eight of the TSX’s 10 sectors have beat analysts’ forecasts, coming in higher by an average of 5.2%. 219 more words

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Stocks up at mid-day Friday; AutoCanada shares slide despite strong Q2 results

Stock market indexes are up across the board in early afternoon trading Friday, despite today’s U.S. air strikes against Islamic militants in Iraq and renewed hostilities in Gaza. 353 more words


Stock markets swoon again; Stantec shares up on Q2 earnings news

Stock market indexes have given up early gains and are in the red again Thursday afternoon, continuing a pullback that began a week ago.

In New York, the Dow Jones Industrial Average is down about 34 points to 16,409.34 as of 2:10 p.m. 308 more words


Stock markets in the red for a second straight day

Stock markets are awash in a sea of red at mid-day Tuesday, with all the major indexes in negative territory as second-quarter earnings season approaches. 214 more words