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1:13 pm

TSX advances for 4th day as gold rebounds

Canadian shares climbed for a fourth session, as miners rallied with the price of bullion. The Standard & Poor’s/TSX Composite Index (TSE:OSPTX) rose 0.7 percent to 14,478.70 at 12:49 p.m. in Toronto. Two shares advanced for every issue that declined as half of the ten share groups were in the positive territory.

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Friday, July 31, 12:39 pm

Supreme Pharmaceuticals completes private placement of over C$684,000

Supreme Pharmaceuticals (CSE:SL) has closed a private placement financing, issuing a total of $684,449.82. Supreme issued 4.026469 million units, each consisting of one common share and one war...

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11:31 am

US stocks mixed as traders digest wages data

US stocks were mixed at the open but the trend was downwards as traders digested disappointing wages stats stateside.

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    The VSV-EBOV vaccine was first developed by Canada’s Public Health Agency and licensed by NewLink, which then signed an exclusive licensing agreement with Merck to develop the vaccine candidate.  

  • Wall Street to open higher after employment cost data

    U.S. stock futures turned higher before the opening bell today after data showed a measure of labor costs decelerated sharply in the second quarter, suggesting the Federal Reserve could be patient with raising interest rates this year. S&P 500 futures were last up 0.1 percent at 2,107 after being down ahead of the data, while those for the Dow Jones Industrial Average were flat at 17,687. Nasdaq 100 futures added 0.3 percent to 4,608.

  • Deer Horn’s first Bodhi Natural Market location enjoying good start

    Speaking with Lance Sutherland, president of Bodhi Natural Market, and Graham Clarke, the store’s lead purchasing manager, one gains an appreciation for the effort and expertise that goes into making an everyday shopping experience efficient and pleasurable.

  • Facebook Q2 revenue beats, but profit drops 9% on increased spending

    Facebook (NASDAQ:FB), the world's largest social network, reported second-quarter revenue that beat forecasts but its profit fell 9 percent as it sharply increased spending to boost mobile revenue and future growth. Shares fell in morning trading. Net income fell to $715 million, or $0.25 per share, in the April-to-June quarter, from $788 million, or $0.30 per share, a year earlier.


  • Gold resource corporation finds 8.54 g/t gold intercept over 3.87 meters at Alta Gracia property

    By 2016, Gold Resource expects to be ready to mine, truck and process Alta Gracia mineralized material when it expects to secure all relevant community agreements and permits

  • Wall Street to open lower after GDP data; Facebook, P&G decline

    U.S. stock-index futures retreated as economic growth reinforced a case for higher interest rates, and earnings from Facebook and Procter & Gamble disappointed. Futures for the Dow Jones Industrial Average slipped 8 points, or 0.1 percent to 17,673, while those for the S&P 500 index fell 0.1 percent to 2,100. Futures for the Nasdaq 100 index rose 0.1 percent to 4,569.25.

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