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Wed 4:03 pm

Wall Street ends mixed; S&P 500 finishes at new record ahead of Facebook results

U.S. stocks ended mixed Wednesday, as investors dealt with geopolitical concerns and digested a mixed bag of earnings reports, ahead of Facebook's results set to highlight after hours trading.

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Wednesday, July 23, 3:48 pm

Big jump in revenue expected for Facebook on strong ad pricing growth

Facebook Inc. (NASDAQ:FB), owner of the world's largest social networking site, reports second-quarter results after the market close today, with analysts expecting a big jump in revenue as its adv...


6:36 am

Broker spotlight - Glencore, Antofagasta, Kazakhmys and GlaxoSmithKline

Big cap miners received a boost today from US broker Jefferies, which dug out some positive comments on the sector


  • Stornoway Diamond stands apart from the rest with Renard project: Scotia Capital

    Stornoway Diamond (TSE:SWY) is a stock with "tremendous upside", according to Scotia Capital analyst Craig Johnston, who has initiated coverage of the Canadian diamond developer with a sector outperform rating and a 12-month target price of $1.00.

  • Mason inks cooperation agreement with First Nations for development of Lac Gueret

    Mason Graphite (CVE:LLG)(OTCQX:MGPHF) has signed a cooperation agreement with a First Nations group for the pre-construction phase of its Lac Gueret graphite project in Quebec, advancing its asset further along in the development process.

  • TSX advances as telecom gains following BCE-Bell Aliant transaction

    Canadian shares advanced, led by a rally among telecom shares, after BCE Inc. said it would take regional telecom operator Bell Aliant Inc. private by buying the stake it does not already own in the company. The benchmark Standard & Poor’s/TSX Composite Index (TSE:OSPTX) rose 0.4 percent to 15,368.84 at 12:22 p.m. in Toronto. Three shares advanced for every stock that declined.

  • Freeport-McMoRan tops views as Indonesia output hit

    Freeport-McMoRan (NYSE:FCX) reported second quarter net profit that was steady year-over-year but adjusted earnings came in above expectations as it saw higher production in most operating areas, despite declining prices for its metals, special charges and lower output from Indonesia during the period.

  • Gold Resource posts over 17% jump in Q2 production as operations improve

    Gold Resource (NYSE MKT:GORO) has posted second quarter production that puts the company at the high end of its full year production outlook, the Mexico-focused gold producer said in a statement late Tuesday.

  • HudBay Minerals gets upbeat outlook from Scotia Capital

    With an impressive near to medium term growth trajectory, HudBay Minerals (TSE:HBM) is a company to watch out for, according to Scotia Capital analysts, who resumed coverage of the miner following the closing of its acquisition of Augusta Resource.

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