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Energy stocks help lift S&P/TSX composite Tuesday, U.S. stocks also rise

Energy stocks help lift S&P/TSX composite Tuesday, U.S. stocks also rise

TORONTO — Gains in energy stocks helped buoy Canada's main stock index Tuesday, while U.S. markets also rose, as investors in both countries await big economic news Wednesday.
Stock market today: Wall Street ends higher; Activision jumps

Stock market today: Wall Street ends higher; Activision jumps

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks closed higher on Wall Street as investors wait for updates on inflation and corporate profits. The S&P 500 rose 0.7% Tuesday after another quiet day of trading. The Dow rose 316 points, or 0.
James Lewis, the suspect in the 1982 Tylenol poisonings that killed 7 in the Chicago area, has died

James Lewis, the suspect in the 1982 Tylenol poisonings that killed 7 in the Chicago area, has died

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — The suspect in the 1982 Tylenol poisonings that killed seven people in the Chicago area, triggered a nationwide panic, and led to an overhaul in the safety of over-the-counter medication packaging, has died, police said on Monday.
Finding the financial balance in skin care routines

Finding the financial balance in skin care routines

Every morning, 31-year-old Natalie Ast wakes up, splashes some water on her face, and begins her morning skincare routine. First, she massages her face with a stone tool known as a gua sha.
Amazon pushes back against Europe's pioneering new digital rules

Amazon pushes back against Europe's pioneering new digital rules

LONDON (AP) — Amazon is disputing its status as a big online platform that needs to face stricter scrutiny under European Union digital rules taking effect next month, the first Silicon Valley tech giant to push back on the pioneering new standards.
Ottawa extends consultation period for RBC-HSBC deal after technical difficulties

Ottawa extends consultation period for RBC-HSBC deal after technical difficulties

OTTAWA — The federal government is giving more time for Canadians to submit their thoughts on the Royal Bank of Canada's deal to buy HSBC Bank Canada.
Be wary of scams as Amazon Prime Day kicks off, experts warn

Be wary of scams as Amazon Prime Day kicks off, experts warn

NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon Prime Day is here. And, once again, experts are warning consumers of scams. Scams targeting online shoppers — often by impersonating companies like Amazon and other major retailers — are nothing new.
Bank of America to pay more than $100M for doubling fees, opening accounts without customer consent

Bank of America to pay more than $100M for doubling fees, opening accounts without customer consent

Bank of America must pay more than $100 million to customers for doubling up on some fees, withholding reward bonuses and opening accounts without customer consent.
MTY Food Group reports Q2 profit up from year ago, acquisitions help boost revenue

MTY Food Group reports Q2 profit up from year ago, acquisitions help boost revenue

MONTREAL — MTY Food Group Inc. reported its second-quarter profit rose compared with a year ago as acquisitions helped boost revenue. The restaurant franchisor and operator says its net income attributable to owners totalled $30.4 million or $1.
TransAlta signs deal to consolidate ownership of TransAlta Renewables

TransAlta signs deal to consolidate ownership of TransAlta Renewables

CALGARY — TransAlta Corp. says it has signed an agreement to acquire the minority stake in TransAlta Renewables Inc. that it does not already own in a deal it says will help simplify its structure and improve its strategic position.