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Thu 3:49 pm

Wall Street trades mildly higher amid earnings, GDP data

Wall Street traded mildly higher today as investors digested more earnings and second-quarter GDP, a day after the Federal Reserve left interest rates unchanged. The S&P 500 (INDEXSP:.INX) was little changed at 2,109.03 at 3:45 p.m. in New York. The 30-company Dow Jones Industrial Average (INDEXDJX:.DJI) skidded less than 0.1 percent to 17,746.60, and the tech-heavy Nasdaq Composite (INDEXNASDAQ:.IXIC) rose 0.4 percent to 5,133.10.

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Quebecor posts 7.6% higher revenues in Q2 2015 amid plans to revive the Nordiques NHL team

Shares of Quebecor (TSE:QBR.B) opened higher today as the company continues to raise NHL fans’ hopes to revive the Quebec Nordiques National Hockey League franchise. Quebecor formally filed...


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Lloyds hints at special divi as PPI cost rises again

Interim profits rose 38% to £1.2bn compared to expectations of £1.9bn.


  • TSX advances as energy rebound outstrips downbeat earnings

    Canadian shares traded higher as a solid rebound in energy stocks overpowered disappointing earnings. The benchmark Standard & Poor’s/TSX Composite Index (TSE:OSPTX) rose 0.5 percent to 14,368.57 at 12:34 p.m. in Toronto. Seven out of 10 share groups were in the positive territory.

  • 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.

  • Bombardier shares get lift from merger rumors

    The Wall Street Journal, citing unnamed sources, published an article on Wednesday suggesting that the two multinationals have held discussions on the matter and that they had even reached a preliminary stage of negotiation.

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