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Melissa Etheridge ready for Love Rocks NYC benefit's return

Melissa Etheridge ready for Love Rocks NYC benefit's return

NEW YORK (AP) — Melissa Etheridge says the star-studded Love Rocks NYC benefit, the annual concert for the nonprofit God’s Love We Deliver, is exactly the kind of fundraiser she wanted to join.
Europe's central bank to speed up end to economic stimulus

Europe's central bank to speed up end to economic stimulus

The European Central Bank said Thursday that it will speed up ending its economic stimulus efforts to combat record inflation that threatens to go ever higher as energy prices soar during Russia's war in Ukraine .
More Americans filed for unemployment benefits last week

More Americans filed for unemployment benefits last week

WASHINGTON (AP) — Slightly more Americans applied for unemployment benefits last week, but layoffs have settled to the low, pre-pandemic levels seen before the coronavirus recession in 2020.
US inflation soared 7.9% in past year, a fresh 40-year high

US inflation soared 7.9% in past year, a fresh 40-year high

WASHINGTON (AP) — Propelled by surging costs for gas, food and housing, consumer inflation jumped 7.9% over the past year, the sharpest spike since 1982 and likely only a harbinger of even higher prices to come.
New Zealand to merge public TV and radio as audiences shift

New Zealand to merge public TV and radio as audiences shift

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — Noting the rapid changes taking place in how people consume news and entertainment, New Zealand's government on Thursday said it would merge its public television and radio broadcasters into a single new organization it
Asia stocks surge, Europe opens lower after oil prices rise

Asia stocks surge, Europe opens lower after oil prices rise

BEIJING (AP) — Asian markets surged while Europe opened lower Thursday after oil prices recovered some of a decline the day before that had eased inflation fears.
Premier says N.L. oil can replace Russian oil, but experts warn it's not that easy

Premier says N.L. oil can replace Russian oil, but experts warn it's not that easy

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — Newfoundland and Labrador Premier Andrew Furey says oil from his province could help countries transition away from Russian fossil fuels, but experts warn it's not that simple.
House approves ban on Russian oil to US, bolstering Biden

House approves ban on Russian oil to US, bolstering Biden

WASHINGTON (AP) — The House overwhelmingly approved legislation Wednesday night that would ban Russian oil imports to the United States, an effort to put into law the restrictions announced by President Joe Biden in response to the escalating war in
Asian stocks surge after oil falls, easing inflation fears

Asian stocks surge after oil falls, easing inflation fears

BEIJING (AP) — Japan's stock benchmark soared 4% and other Asian markets surged Thursday after oil prices dropped, easing fears inflation was set to accelerate. Wall Street's S&P 500 index rose 2.

Most actively traded companies on the Toronto Stock Exchange

TORONTO — Some of the most active companies traded Wednesday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (21,493.23, up 261.20 points.) Suncor Energy Inc. (TSX:SU). Energy. Down $1.41, or 3.4 per cent, to $40.10 on 27.4 million shares.