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11:32 am

Wall Street gains as Facebook jumps; Amazon on tap after the bell

U.S. stocks were higher on Thursday on one of the busiest days of the second quarter earnings season yet, with investors also considering a mix of economic reports, including jobless claims that fell to the lowest level in more than eight years. 

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Thursday's most followed in U.S. including Facebook, Caterpillar, GM, Ford, Under Armor, American Airlines, Qualcomm, TripAdvisor, AT&T

U.S. shares wavered near an all-time high as investors assessed earnings from Facebook Inc. to Caterpillar Inc. amid data showing a drop in home sales and growth in global manufacturing. The S&...

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11:12 am

Edge Resources boosted by significant debt refinancing

Edge has agreed a new $17mln revolving loan with ATB Corporate Financial Services, which replaces a facility with National Bank of Canada. Not only does it reduce annual interest costs, the size of the facility more t...

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  • Potash Corp ups full year earnings outlook on improved demand forecasts

    Potash Corp of Sasktachewan (NYSE:POT) (TSE:POT) reported on Thursday a substantially lower second quarter net profit on reduced potash prices, but earnings still surpassed the company's top end of its guidance range due to better-than-expected performance in its potash and nitrogen businesses. The Canadian fertilizer giant also lifted its earnings forecast for the year based on an improved global demand environment, it said.

  • Big Rock Labs readies to wow mobile users with two disruptive apps

    Big Rock Labs (CSE:BLA) (FSE:BR1) is preparing to launch two apps in the coming months that it says will capitalize on the “fast-growing sharing economy”, with the first, known as Reach, designed to pick up where LinkedIn has left off.

  • Stornoway Diamond stands apart from the rest with Renard project: Scotia Capital

    Stornoway Diamond (TSE:SWY) is a stock with "tremendous upside", according to Scotia Capital analyst Craig Johnston, who has initiated coverage of the Canadian diamond developer with a sector outperform rating and a 12-month target price of $1.00.

  • Mason inks cooperation agreement with First Nations for development of Lac Gueret

    Mason Graphite (CVE:LLG)(OTCQX:MGPHF) has signed a cooperation agreement with a First Nations group for the pre-construction phase of its Lac Gueret graphite project in Quebec, advancing its asset further along in the development process.

  • Freeport-McMoRan tops views as Indonesia output hit

    Freeport-McMoRan (NYSE:FCX) reported second quarter net profit that was steady year-over-year but adjusted earnings came in above expectations as it saw higher production in most operating areas, despite declining prices for its metals, special charges and lower output from Indonesia during the period.

  • Gold Resource posts over 17% jump in Q2 production as operations improve

    Gold Resource (NYSE MKT:GORO) has posted second quarter production that puts the company at the high end of its full year production outlook, the Mexico-focused gold producer said in a statement late Tuesday.

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