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David Rosenberg: U.S. economy in 2014 has more upside than many think

Few people, it seems, see a better U.S. economy is at hand. But make no mistake, the upside for next year from a business or...

Air Canada plans to purchase 61 Boeing narrowbody aircraft in US$6.5B deal

Air Canada, the country’s largest airline, said on Wednesday that it will purchase up to 109 Boeing Co 737 MAX aircraft under its narrow-body fleet...

Closing Bell: U.S. Fed tapering concerns send TSX market tumbling 191 points

The Toronto stock market tumbled almost 200 points Wednesday as investors remained focused on whether the U.S. Federal Reserve might start to claw back its...

Closing Bell: Gold stocks push Toronto stock market modestly higher amid Fed concerns

Gold and energy stocks helped push the Toronto stock market to a minor gain Tuesday

New Lululemon Athletica Inc CEO brings pedigree in top cult brands

In naming Laurent Potdevin as its new CEO, Lululemon Athletica Inc. has found a seasoned fashion and sporting goods executive to continue the yogawear retailer’s...

What you need to know before markets open

Investors are treading water today, looking for clues from a number of top Fed officials set to speak today

Canada’s job growth almost doubles expectations, but don’t get too excited

The 21,600 job gain — mostly part-time and self-employed — unlikely to put pressure on the Bank of Canada to raise rates, economists say

What you need to know before markets open

Markets look set for a higher open today after better than expected job growth on both sides of the border. Here are the stocks to...

Scotiabank profit climbs 12% as ING deal lifts consumer loan earnings to record

Scotiabank says it earned $1.30 per share in the quarter, up from $1.18 a year earlier

Warren Buffett isn’t just a great investor. He’s the best investor, study finds

National Bureau of Economic Research's index shows the billionaire chief of Berkshire Hathaway has done better than every long-lived U.S. stock and mutual fund. Here's...

Apple Inc and China Mobile Ltd ‘still negotiating’ long-awaited iPhone deal

China Mobile Ltd, the country’s largest mobile operator, said it is still negotiating with Apple Inc ( NASDAQ: AAPL ) to offer iPhones on its...

ECB keeps rate on hold, ready to act further as low inflation to drag on for next 2 years

The European Central Bank left interest rates unchanged on Thursday, pausing to assess the health of the eurozone recovery, while the Bank of England said...

CGI Group falls as hedge fund manager takes short position

Shares of CGI Group Inc slid on Wednesday after prominent short-seller Jim Chanos placed a major short position

National Bank shares rise after solid fourth-quarter earnings

National Bank Financial shares opened higher on Wednesday after it announced solid fourth-quarter earnings, a 2-for-1 stock split and a greater-than-expected dividend increase

Will Canada’s free-trade deal with Europe boost equities?

Canada's new free trade agreement with Europe is being touted by the federal government as an unequivocal win for the country's economy, but just how...

Miners slump as U.S. growth points to tapering

Shares in the world’s biggest mining companies fell to the lowest in almost four months as signs the U.S economy is strengthening increased speculation that...

Closing Bell: TSX climbs amid falling commodities, strong U.S. manufacturing data

The Toronto stock market closed higher Monday as the latest manufacturing data pointed to continued recovery in the American economy even though U.S. Thanksgiving holiday...

How to save hundreds of dollars on portfolio fees

Martin Pelletier: By doing a little homework, there is no reason an investor can’t shave off at least 1% in excessive fees per year

Why Canada’s policymakers may want a weaker loonie

It’s a practice short of directly intervening in foreign exchange markets, but an acknowledgement by a central bank that it is prepared to do just...

Rogers Communications Inc scores with investors after blockbuster NHL rights deal

'Rogers trades at a meaningful discount to its peers, which we think is unwarranted,' analyst says