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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


Dow tops 17,000 mark for first time on strong U.S. jobs report

The Dow Jones Industrial Average has broken through the 17,000 level for the first time today, as investors respond to a bullish U.S. jobs report. 134 more words


U.S. stock markets jump to open second half; Dow flirts with 17,000 level

U.S. stock market indexes posted decisive gains Tuesday, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average coming within two points of the 17,000 level before settling at 16,956.07, up nearly 130 points on the day. 220 more words


Empire shares jump on news of Sobeys, Safeway store closures

Shares of Stellarton, N.S.-based Empire Co. are up sharply in late trading Friday, after the company announced plans Thursday to close 50 stores nationwide in the wake of its $5.8 billion purchase of Safeway Canada earlier this year. 298 more words


5 signs Canadian stocks are frothy

The S&P/TSX composite index has risen 25% since June 2013 and has rallied in 11 of the past 12 months, but some investors are still playing catch-up and putting money into Canadian stocks, while others are taking profits. 274 more words

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The TSX finally breaks through: What now?

Investors who put up with lacklustre Canadian stock returns in recent years were finally paid off this week for keeping the faith.

The S&P/TSX Composite index pushed to record new highs this week, topping out at 15,112 on Thursday, above its previous record high of 15,073 that was set in June, 2008. 1,004 more words


TSX now world's best market after India after record rally boosts returns

Canadian stocks have rallied to a record amid a resurgence in energy producers and gold mining shares, delivering investors the second-best returns among the world’s largest markets this year. 835 more words