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New auto sales up in 2021, but long way before full recovery

New auto sales up in 2021, but long way before full recovery

DETROIT (AP) — U.S. new vehicle sales rebounded slightly last year from 2020's dismal numbers, but forecasters expect them to be more than 2 million below the years before the coronavirus pandemic.

Most actively traded companies on the Toronto Stock Exchange

TORONTO — Some of the most active companies traded Tuesday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (21,236.52, up 13.68 points.) The Toronto-Dominion Bank. (TSX:TD). Financials. Up $2.37, or 2.4 per cent, to $99.35 on 19.
S&P/TSX composite starts 2022 higher as energy, financials climb on Omicron hopes

S&P/TSX composite starts 2022 higher as energy, financials climb on Omicron hopes

TORONTO — The energy and financials sectors lifted Canada's main stock index to start 2022 on anticipation that the Omicron variant will carry less of a punch despite rising infections. The S&P/TSX composite index closed up 13.
Mayo Schmidt steps down as Nutrien CEO, Ken Seitz named interim CEO

Mayo Schmidt steps down as Nutrien CEO, Ken Seitz named interim CEO

SASKATOON — The head of fertilizer giant Nutrien Ltd. has stepped down after less than nine months on the job.

Canadian DB pensions in stronger positions to withstand challenges ahead: reports

TORONTO — Canadian defined-benefit pension plans are in stronger positions to withstand the potential challenges ahead from the Omicron variant after performing well in 2021, a pair of industry reports say.
Calgary home sales up 45% in December, year ends with record sales: real estate board

Calgary home sales up 45% in December, year ends with record sales: real estate board

CALGARY — The Calgary Real Estate Board says December sales climbed by nearly 45 per cent year-over-year as 2021 ended with a record number of homes changing hands.
Former Theranos CEO Holmes convicted of fraud and conspiracy

Former Theranos CEO Holmes convicted of fraud and conspiracy

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US manufacturing activity slows to 11-month low in December

US manufacturing activity slows to 11-month low in December

WASHINGTON (AP) — Growth in U.S. manufacturing slowed in December to an 11-month low with companies still combating supply chain problems.
A record 4.5 million Americans quit their jobs in November

A record 4.5 million Americans quit their jobs in November

WASHINGTON (AP) — A record 4.5 million American workers quit their jobs in November, a sign of confidence and more evidence that the U.S. job market is bouncing back strongly from last year's coronavirus recession.
Class action accusing BlackBerry of misleading investors to head to trial

Class action accusing BlackBerry of misleading investors to head to trial

A U.S. judge is allowing a class-action lawsuit claiming BlackBerry Ltd. defrauded investors by misleading them about the success of its BB10 devices to move forward.
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