Tuesday July 22, 2014

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Stocks advance as tensions over downed jetliner ease, traders look to earnings

TORONTO - A strong earnings report from Canadian National Railway helped push the Toronto stock market higher Tuesday as traders put geopolitical concerns aside for the moment and concentrated on the health of corporate North America....

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Coke sales miss Wall Street expectations as Diet Coke remains soft

ATLANTA - Coca-Cola Co. reported sales that fell short of Wall Street estimates on Tuesday as...



Comcast 2nd-quarter earnings top Wall Street as Internet hookup pace accelerates

PHILADELPHIA - Comcast's second-quarter net income rose 15 per cent to nearly $2 billion as it...



European airlines Air France, Lufthansa suspend all flights to Tel Aviv over safety concerns

BERLIN - Germany and France's largest airlines Lufthansa and Air France say they're suspending all...





Verizon 2Q profit increases 93 per cent thanks to Vodafone deal, tops forecast

NEW YORK, N.Y. - Verizon reported Tuesday that its second-quarter earnings nearly doubled after it secured full ownership of Verizon Wireless....


US consumer prices up 0.3 per cent in June, reflecting biggest jump in gasoline in 12 months

WASHINGTON - U.S. consumer prices rose in June at a slightly slower pace than in May with two-thirds of the June advance driven by the largest jump in gasoline prices in a year....


US home sales increase 2.6 per cent in June to 5.04 million, fastest pace in 8 months

WASHINGTON - Sales of previously owned homes rose for a third straight month in June, pushing activity to the highest level in eight months and providing evidence that housing is regaining lost momentum....


McDonald's profit slips as US sales continue to suffer

OAK BROOK, Ill. - McDonald's Corp. said its profit slipped in the second quarter as sales in the U.S. continued to flag....


Obama administration says health care subsidies will keep flowing despite court decision

WASHINGTON - The White House says health subsidies under the Affordable Care Act will continue to flow for the time being despite a major setback delivered by a federal appeals court....


Canadian dollar lower amid tame U.S. inflation, mixed commodity prices

TORONTO - The Canadian dollar was lower Tuesday as U.S. inflation figures for June came in as expected....


TD says Bank of Canada may sound dovish, but won't cut interest rates

OTTAWA - The TD Bank says Bank of Canada governor Stephen Poloz may be talking like he's inclined to cut interest rates, but he almost certainly won't....


Air Canada cancels flight to Israel after Hamas rocket explodes nearby

TORONTO - Canada's largest airline has cancelled a flight to Israel and is monitoring the situation after a Hamas rocket exploded near Tel Aviv's airport....


Obama, Biden review of federal job-training stresses data, apprenticeships, company engagement

WASHINGTON - As the U.S. economy adds new jobs, Americans must have the skills to fill those jobs, President Barack Obama said Tuesday....






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