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Dow, S&P 500 at record levels on positive data, earnings

U.S. stocks turned to end slightly higher Thursday after some upbeat data and retail earnings, offsetting weak economic indicators from Europe and China.

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Thursday, November 20, 3:52 pm

Gold down at $1,190; oil snaps 3-day slump

Gold prices stretched losses for a second session today, amid bets the Federal Reserve will hike interest rates as the U.S. economy gains momentum, crimping demand for the metal as an alternate inv...


Thu 6:40 pm

Wall Street records tumble; will Dow hit 18,000 points in 2014?

With Wall Street continuing to break new records, we need to ask - When will the Dow hit 18,000 points? The index is just 282 points shy, so if the rally continues it could be December 2014. Oil gained and gold fell. ...


  • Epizyme’s EZH2 inhibitor data look “downright gaudi,” H.C. Wainwright says

    Epizyme (NASDAQ:EPZM), a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company creating personalized therapeutics for patients with genetically defined cancers, had its “buy” rating and $45 price target reaffirmed at H.C. Wainwright, which cited “strong accrual” of objective responses in the dose-escalation study of its EZH2 inhibitor (EPZ-6438).

  • TSX stretches rally for 5th day as commodity producers gain

    Canadian shares advanced for a fifth session as gold producers rallied and recovering oil prices pulled energy producers higher. The resource-heavy benchmark Standard & Poor’s/TSX Composite Index (TSE:OSPTX) rose 0.4 percent to 15,030.54. Two shares advanced for every stock that declined as seven out of ten main industries gained.

  • Falco intersects VMS-style mineralization at Lac Herve, opens up new exploration corridor

    Falco Resources (CVE:FPC) has intersected VMS-style mineralization at its Lac Herve property in the eastern portion of the Noranda camp in Quebec, the company said Thursday, opening up some 15km of prospective land for similar potential discoveries. 

  • Iplayco closes $8.8 mln investment for next phase of growth

    Iplayco Corporation (CVE:IPC) has finally closed the $8.8 million invesment by one of its biggest customers in Saudi Arabia, paving the way for a huge expansion of the indoor children's equipment maker.

  • Uranium Energy: one of the better leveraged uranium stocks with deepening pipeline

    Uranium Energy Corp (NYSEMKT:UEC) shares picked up Wednesday after the company received bullish feedback from analysts following the 77 percent expansion of its Burke Hollow resource in south Texas.

  • Parkside reveals encouraging sampling results from 2 Ontario properties

    Parkside Resources (CVE:PKS) says it has wrapped up prospecting and sampling programs at its Wiggle Creek and Savant Lake gold properties in northwestern Ontario, which confirmed the presence of high grade gold mineralization on both assets. This includes one grab sample of 138.37 grams per tonne (g/t) gold and 10 other samples grading at least 20 g/t gold. 

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