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U.S. stocks closed lower yesterday as the health-care sector slumped on concerns over potential adverse impact from future policy changes. Investors also parsed a steady stream of corporate earnings and the latest snapshot of the economy via the Federal Reserve’s...

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China Growing

The Chinese economy grew at a faster-than-expected rate during the first quarter of this year, after a stall in the escalation of US tariffs, and government stimulus measures began to take hold. The world’s second-largest economy expanded 6.4 per cent in the first...

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Good China News

U.S. stocks were slightly lower yesterday as investors appeared underwhelmed by earnings from Goldman Sachs and Citigroup as they looked for guidance on the state of the banking sector and the broader economy. American Airlines announced that it will be extending its...

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2,900 mark

US Stocks traded higher last week and the S&P 500 crossed the psychological 2,900 mark on Friday, putting the market on track to take back its all-time highs if earnings reports are better-than-expected, and companies provide positive guidance. Vancouver take-and-bake...

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Flat Lining

Stocks closed near the flatline yesterday as Wall Street looked ahead to the start of the earnings season. The number of people who applied for unemployment benefits in early April fell below 200,000 for the first time since 1969, the latest sign that a strong labor...

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Americans paid more for gas

Stocks ended yesterday’s trading session higher, with the Nasdaq closing at a high for the year. Americans paid more for gas and rent in March, but broader inflationary pressures remained low amid a slowdown in the economy early in the new year.  The consumer price...

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