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Dow soars 1.3% on upbeat earnings, data

U.S. stocks rallied Thursday after some better-than-expected quarterly results from the likes of Caterpillar and 3M and strong manufacturing data from abroad. The gains follow a triple digit loss for the Dow yesterday, following a deadly attack in Canada. 

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Thursday, October 23, 4:00 pm

Gold slides 1.3% on curbed safe haven demand; oil buoyed by upbeat data

Gold futures fell Thursday as US equities rallied on upbeat economic data and strong earnings, weakening demand for save haven assets like gold.  Gold for December delivery slid $16.40, or 1....


5:44 am

UPDATE - Akers Biosicences sets up China joint venture to fill hole in coverage

Shares jump 8% as diagnostic specialist sets up company to market rapid tests for diabetes, cardiac, and infectious diseases to China's ageing population. 


  • ChroMedX trademarks HemoPalm as IP work continues

    ChroMedX (CSE:CHX) (OTC:MNLIF), which is working on two new medical devices that it says will change the face of in vitro diagnostics, said it has trademarked its patented HemoPalm technology in the US, which will be officially registered when it is released commercially.

  • TSX rallies on energy rebound; Cenovus gains

    Canadian shares advanced Thursday amid a strong rebound in the energy sector, after yesterday's shooting in the nation's capital.

  • Moko acquires Australia's Tagroom website as it taps into 18-30 yr old market

    Moko, which develops apps that are tailored specifically for certain niche groups, said it will commence development of a native mobile app for Tagroom and use content across its portfolio of brands. The company will heavily focus on cross-promotion to its key college audience via its REC*IT product, leveraging the existing app's popularity.

  • Potash Corp's Q3 profit trails, but encouraged by signs in all key potash markets

    Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan (TSE:POT) (NYSE:POT) posted Thursday a third quarter profit that trailed last year's figures, as despite improved performance in its potash and nitrogen businesses, the Canadian fertilizer giant's results were weighed down by higher tax expenses and weaker contributions from offshore equity investments. But it also maintained its upbeat market outlook, encouraged by strong demand.

  • Come see Northern Gold, Stria Lithium talk near-term developments in Montreal

    Investors, get ready to learn about emerging Canadian gold developer Northern Gold Mining (CVE:NGM) and Stria Lithium (CVE:SRA), which is close to developing a new and more efficient way to process lithium chloride, at our Proactiveinvestors forum in Montreal next week.

  • Tekmira jumps on "limited manufacturing" of new Ebola therapeutic

    Canadian biopharmaceuticals firm Tekmira Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:TKMR) (TSE:TKM) jumped in early deals Wednesday after the company said it has begun limited manufacturing of a new therapeutic targeting the Ebola-Guinea virus, which is the viral variant responsible for the current epidemic in West Africa.

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