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Fri 3:53 pm

Wall Street extends gains buoyed by Amazon, Microsofit; Nasdaq hits 15-year high

U.S. stocks stretched gains, with Nasdaq touching a 15-year high, as Google, Microsoft, and Amazon surged after reporting results. The S&P 500 (INDEXSP:.INX) rose 0.3 percent to 2,118 at 3:43 p.m. in New York. The 30-company Dow Jones Industrial Average (INDEXDJX:.DJI) inched up 0.2 percent to 18,086. The Nasdaq Composite (INDEXNASDAQ:.IXIC) advanced 0.7 percent to 5,093.

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Friday, April 24, 4:30 pm

Saturn Minerals gets permit to begin drilling at Bannock Creek

Saturn Minerals (CVE:SMI) (FSE:SMK) can begin drilling at its Bannock Creek area oil well in Saskatchewan after securing the necessary permit and license from the Province of Saskatchewan. Satu...


Sat 4:00 am

Barclays walking a tightrope

The banking sector and, in particular Barclays, has mirrored the wider maket malaise. Some are blaming the uncertainty caused by the upcoming General Election. 


  • American Airlines beats expectations

    The Fort Worth, Texas company and world’s largest airline earned US$ 1.30/share excluding non-recurring items, while adjusted profit per share was US$1.73.

  • Yamana Gold to buy Mega Precious Metals for $17.5 million

    Yamana will acquire all of the outstanding shares of Mega in a mixed transaction involving some Yamana shares and cash based on its TSE closing price of April 23, 2015.

  • TSX little changed as miner gains offset oil slump

    Canadian shares were little changed as miners gained with iron ore rally, overpowering losses among energy producers. The Standard & Poor’s/TSX Composite Index (TSE:OSPTX) rose 0.1 percent to 15,403 at 12:39 p.m. in Toronto. Three shares advanced for every two issues that declined as eight out of 10 groups were in the positive territory.

  • Comcast walks away from Time Warner Cable merger

    The cancellation of the deal has raised questions about Comcast’s future direction but, perhaps, left Time Warner as an appetizing target. Charter Communications had pursued the company before Comcast and may resume its courtship to become the second largest cable company.

  • Pressure BioSciences' price target increased by 560 percent

    Ajay Tandon, SeeThruEquity’s CEO, downplayed the overall 2014 year-to-year revenue, noting that it is almost irrelevant given growth in PBIO’s core products and services as well as the completion of important product improvements that suggest 2015E revenue to reach US$2.5 million, 81.9 percent higher YoY

  • Eight Solutions Chooses "Big Data" as Focus for Next Growth Phase

    The product to lead this charge is Cumul8, the main focus of CEO Rory Armes and his Eight Solutions team for the next 18-24 months. But in weighing Eight’s chances for success, understanding how the company arrived at this point is as important as knowing where it intends to go.

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