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Wall Street near flat; major indexes see weekly gains

U.S. stocks moved between slight gains and losses Thursday ahead of the long holiday weekend, as investors weighed mostly positive economic data against a mixed batch of earnings reports. 

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Abattis extends gains on Experion share deal

Abattis Bioceuticals Corp. (OTCMKTS:ATTBF), a Canadian specialty biotechnology company, extended gains fueled in part by last week's announcement that Abattis has entered into a share exchange agre...


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Hydrodec on the brink of transformation under former BP man Smale

Followers of the Hydrodec story since its listing on AIM a decade ago will have noticed a significant increase in the pace of progress since the appointment of Ian Smale in January 2012.


  • Next Gen Metals looks to keep momentum going for medical marijuana, industrial hemp

    Next Gen Metals (CVE:N) (CSE:N) is hard at work on its plans to provide financing for medical marijuana and industrial hemp companies, moving fast to make its first investment mere weeks after announcing its intention to diversify into these industries. 

  • TSX advances for fourth day amid low volumes

    Canadian shares advanced for a fourth day amid low volumes as a rally in energy producers and banks overpowered declines among gold miners. The Standard & Poor’s/TSX Composite Index (TSE:OSPTX) rose 0.3 percent to 14,486.07 at 12:24 p.m. in Toronto. Almost seven shares gained for every five stocks that lost as half of the ten main groups advanced.

  • Battle for Osisko highlights potential for Falco Pacific, says chairman

    The continued battle over Osisko Mining (TSE:OSK) by major gold giants in the industry highlights the strategic importance and potential of Falco Pacific's (CVE:FPC) Horne 5 gold deposit in the Cadillac Break area of Quebec, and the surrounding 700 plus sq km land package, says Flaco chairman Darin Wagner. 

  • Caza Oil & Gas reveals more “exceptional” Bone Spring flows

    Caza Oil & Gas (LON:CAZA) (TSE:CAZ) has revealed another bumper well result from the Bone Springs play in New Mexico, with the West Copperline 29 Fed 2H flowing at a rate of 1,366 barrels oil equivalent per day (boepd).

  • Freyja Resources, Crocodile Gold to present in Toronto next week

    Investors, get ready for two impressive mining stories. At our next Proactive Investors forum in Toronto, Freyja Resources (CVE:FRA), which just received a drilling permit for its flagship Las Cristinas project in Mexico, and Crocodile Gold (TSE:CRK), which is focused on sustainable growth at its three mines in Australia, are due to take the stage. 

  • Black Iron “cashed up to weather the storm”, says CEO

    Black Iron's (TSE:BKI) shares were jumping on Wednesday after the iron ore development company agreed to a final closing schedule for its strategic investment from Metinvest, which the CEO says signifies its partner's commitment to build the Shymanivske project in Ukraine and leaves it with enough cash to ride out the current instability in the region.

  • Mawson West secures development funding for Kapulo via Trafigura offtake deal

    Mawson West (TSE:MWE) has agreed to sell 100% of the copper concentrate produced at its Dikulushi and Kapulo mines in the Democratic Republic of Congo to global commodities giant Trafigura, moving the company onto its next stage of growth.

  • Newnote Financial: pioneering crypto-currency transactions as online currencies set to change the face of money

    Specializing in the development and acquisition of products and services specific to Bitcoin and other crypto-currencies, Newnote aims for the creation of a self-contained 'eco system' of such services. “Everything we have ties in together in an integrated platform,” says president, CEO and director Paul Dickson.

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