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Low oil prices are here to stay

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Gold loses 0.1% to $1,132/oz; WTI jumps 8.8% to $49.20

Gold futures finished lower for a fifth time in six sessions as investors continued to gauge the likelihood of a U.S. interest-rate hike by year-end. Gold for December delivery lost 0.1% to settle...


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  • TSX halts four-day rally on China worries

    Canadian shares fell, ending a four-day winning run, as investors continued to fret about a slowdown in China, the nation’s second-largest trading partner. The benchmark Standard & Poor’s/TSX Composite Index (TSE:OSPTX) fell 0.5% to 13,790.24 at 12:20 p.m. in Toronto. Five shares advanced for every stock that declined as six out of ten share groups were in the negative territory.

  • Stewart Dalby: Merger time for the oil sector's minnows

    There has been much talk in the oil and gas sector that there will need to be a round of mergers and acquisitions to avoid the dire consequences of a plummeting oil price.

  • Mandalay Resources acquisition strategy pays dividends

    How is it that shares in Mandalay Resources have virtually tripled over the past five years, when most other junior gold mining companies have suffered severe and sometimes catastrophic share price falls? The answer is simple: judicious acquisitions.

  • U.S. stock futures point to lower open as investors turn focus to September rate hike

    Wall Street is on track to open lower on Monday as investors once again turned their focus to the possibility of the Federal Reserve hiking interests rate in September. At 8:04 a.m. in New York, futures for the Dow Jones Industrial Average slid 119 points to 16,540, while those for the S&P 500 dropped 14 points to 1,976. Futures for the Nasdaq-100 index fell 23 points to 4,309.

  • UPDATE - Lingo Media's growth spurt spurred by digital learning

    Lingo Media (CVE:LM; OTC:LMDCF), the technology company focused on the education sector, delivered record results in the second quarter of 2015.

  • TSX extends gains for fourth session; Scotiabank inches down

    Canadian shares advanced for a fourth session on Friday, a day after a surge in oil prices helped the market recover from the week’s losses. The benchmark Standard & Poor’s/TSX Composite Index (TSE:OSPTX) rose 0.5% to 13,825.54 at 12:10 p.m. in Toronto. Three shares advanced for every issue that declined. Five out of ten share groups were in the positive territory.

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