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North American markets close lower for a second straight day; loonie up

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TORONTO – United states stock markets closed lower for a second straight day Tuesday while the Canadian dollar rose more than half a cent. The S&P/TSX composite lost 109.49 points to 15,043.15, after falling 17.38 points on Monday. The loonie traded at 83.21 cents US, up 0.63 of a U.S. cent from Monday\’s close. The Dow Jones industrial average closed ...

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U.S. markets close higher, but energy stocks fall and Greece hopes waiver

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U.S. stocks closed higher on Wednesday but were down from earlier highs as energy stocks declined and Greece\’s debt crisis showed no clear indications of resolution. The benchmark S&P 500\’s energy sector was dragged down through the biggest slide in oil prices since April after traders were surprised at a report that showed U.S. crude stockpiles rose the very first ...

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North American stocks close higher, as loonie drops and commodities slide

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TORONTO – The Toronto stock market was higher Tuesday on a day marked by volatility and a sell-off in commodities. The S&P/TSX composite index closed up 30.93 points at 14,624.50 after falling more than 200 points earlier within the session. Stocks in Ny also rebounded after opening the day with significant losses. The Dow Jones industrial average closed up 93.33 ...

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TSX, Wall Street close higher amid positive news from abroad

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TORONTO – United states markets continued their recent advance Tuesday on the strength of positive news from abroad, but at a more measured pace than the previous two sessions. The S&P/TSX composite index rose 66.18 points to 14,599.40 following a more than 250-point surge over the prior two trading days as markets cheered an offer between cash-strapped Greece and it ...

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