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S&P 500 ekes out small gain to notch second straight record

U.S. stocks finished mixed again on Thursday on one of the busiest days of the second quarter earnings season yet, with investors also having to consider a mix of economic reports, including jobless claims that fell to the lowest level in more than eight years and disappointing home sales data. 

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Thursday, July 24, 3:44 pm

Delphi Energy gains as Q2 output exceeds guidance

Delphi Energy (TSE:DEE), a western Canadian natural gas and oil producer, advanced in midday trading after saying second-quarter production surpassed its guidance as the company provided an up...


11:19 pm

Legend Mining increases footprint in Fraser Range

The new exploration licenses awarded through a recent tenement ballot further increase Legend's exposure in the Fraser Range, and with exploration programs coming up, news flow is set to increase. The company also hol...


  • TerraX rises 14% on sampling results from new vein at Yellowknife project

    TerraX Minerals (CVE:TXR) shares were rising Thursday afternoon after the company posted its first results from an extensive prospecting program currently underway at its Yellowknife City gold project, with investors impressed with the grades seen so far.

  • Edge Resources boosted by significant debt refinancing

    Junior Canadian oil producer Edge Resources (LON:EDG) (CVE:EDE) advanced more than 11 percent after unveiling a significant debt refinancing which will boost its growth plans.

  • TSX edges higher; Potash gains, Domtar sinks

    Canadian shares advanced as gains in mining companies including Potash Corp of Saskatchewan and Teck Resources outstripped weakness in gold stocks and a dip in Domtar Corp. following its worse-than-forecast earnings. The Standard & Poor’s/TSX Composite Index (TSE:OSPTX) inched up 0.1 percent to 15,407.74 at 12:43 p.m. in Toronto. Three shares advanced for every two stocks that declined as 8 out of the 10 main groups rose. 

  • 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.

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