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Agrium climbs as ValueAct Capital discloses 5.7% stake

Shares of Agrium were jumping Friday after San Francisco-based activist investor ValueAct Capital Management disclosed in an SEC filing a 5.7 percent stake in the Canadian agricultural giant, after having acquired about 8.2 million shares since August.

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Potash Corp an attractive resource stock, says TD Securities

PotashCorp (TSE:POT) shares rallied on Friday after TD Securities analysts upgraded the Canadian fertilizer giant to a buy from hold, a day after the company's third quarter results. Shares of Pot...

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Fastnet Oil & Gas, Premier African Minerals and Northern Petroleum at next forum

Next Wednesday we are very excited to be back in Manchester for another regional forum. We are delighted to be joined by Northern Petroleum (LON:NOP), Premier African Minerals (LON:PREM) and Fastnet Oil & Gas (LON...

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  • Wall Street rises as investors shrug off Ebola worries

    U.S. stocks were lately in positive territory Friday afternoon after a choppy morning, as investors appeared to shrug off fears of New York's first Ebola case, concentrating instead on stronger-than-expected housing data and quarterly earnings.

  • TSX gains as Agrium's climb offsets decline in energy

    Canadian shares edged up Friday as a jump in Agrium shares offset a drop in oil prices, which pushed energy producers down. The Standard & Poor’s/TSX Composite Index (TSE:OSPTX) gained 0.13 percent to 14,506.14 at 11:14 a.m. in Toronto. 

  • Amazon tumbles as Q3 massive loss much bigger than expected

    Amazon.com (NASDAQ:AMZN) shares were plunging premarket after the online shopping company reported third quarter earnings and revenue below market expectations and slower-than-expected sales growth in the holiday quarter.

  • 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.

  • 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.

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