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U.S. companies added jobs at the slowest pace in three years in April, the...
OTTAWA – OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) _ Shopify Inc. (SHOP) on Wednesday reported...

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TORONTO – Torstar Corp.’s first-quarter loss soared to $53.5 million as the company recorded extra expenses related to its transition towards more digital media and revenue fell at its traditional newspaper...
Struggling teen apparel retailer Aeropostale Inc filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection on Wednesday, succumbing to years of losses....
The dollar is up, commodity prices are lower and stocks are looking at another weak day. The jury is out on whether the dollar has reached a turning point, but oil is definitely headed lower, says our call of the day....
FireEye is scheduled to report first-quarter results after the stock market closes on Thursday, with some analysts skeptical that the cybersecurity company will be able to break the string of disappointing results....
Just as tailwinds in developed markets abate, the outlook for emerging markets is improving....
Wall Street is set for another day in red, with stock futures tilting lower ahead of a raft of economic news, including labor-market data....
Bernie Sanders has more of the leadership qualities that get supporters to vote, Darrell Delamaide reports....
Investing.com Global stocks are under pressure once again and US futures look set to extend losses from Tuesday. Near 7:13 a.m. ET, Dow futures were off 97 points, S&P 500 futures were down 13 points, and Nasdaq...
The U.S. dollar is rising against major rivals before investors assess private-sector hiring data....
The French insurer said it expected to receive about $952 million from any sale of the units, which would include the SunLife company....

Business

Humana Inc. HUM -0.38 % on Wednesday reported its profit tumbled 46% in the first quarter of the year, hurt by costs related to the Aetna Inc. AET 0.19 % merger and a rise in a key measure of the company's medical...
The dollar weakened against the euro, yen and pound Wednesday after a report on private-sector employment came in well below expectations. The ADP employment number for April came in at 156,000, well short of the...
Many experts argue that creative thinking requires people to challenge their preconceptions and assumptions about the way the world works. One common claim, for example, is that the mental shortcuts we all rely on to...
Priceline Group Inc. projected earnings for the second quarter that fall short of analysts' current estimates due to an earlier Easter holiday this year and as the company boosts investments. The shares tumbled....

Finance

Manu: Tell us a little about yourself, outside of the information that is  publicly available online ? Tim:   I am from California. I got started in business 25 years ago. I studied Bachelor of Science, environmental...
The BDC Reporter is open to all voices. (Less writing for us to do !). As a first, here is an article with a different angle than what we normally drone on about, and well worth reading whether...
The European Union has Greece and the United States has Puerto Rico. We are not the first to make the comparison, but we will not be the last. Fiscal irresponsibility, using the public purse for partisan advantage, ever...
I recently interviewed  Arvind Sankaran , Global business leader. We talked about FinTech startups, innovation in the banking industry, big data analytics,  and wealth management. He also shared about his experience...

Marketplace

Bill Gross thinks we have two choices: give money away or leave everyone screwed. In his latest investment outlook, published Wednesday , Gross explores what to him seems to be the inevitability of universal basic...
Ad tech is "having a premature midlife crisis," according to Digiday , which reports there will be substantial consolidation in the sector in the months to come. But while a fair amount of negativity is being...
US private payrolls increased by 156,000 in April, the lowest level since February 2014, according to ADP Research Institute.  Economists had forecast that the report would show a gain by...
Britain is short of housing and therefore space is constricted and prices are soaring. However, this isn't a problem for the super wealthy. In fact, one of the latest properties to go on the market via Harrods...

Stock Markets

Hacktivists affiliated with Anonymous successfully took down the Greek Central Bank's website Wednesday....
Via Dave Lutz at JonesTrading, here's a super-quick guide to what traders are talking about right now: Good Morning!   Renewed growth concerns continue to weigh on Futures globally, pushing this S&P down...
Global stocks are under pressure once again and US futures look set to extend losses from Tuesday. Near 7:13 a.m. ET, Dow futures were off 97 points, S&P 500 futures were down 13 points, and Nasdaq futures were down...
Here is what you need to know. Trump is the Republican Party's presumptive presidential nominee . Donald Trump delivered the knockout blow Tuesday evening in Indiana's primary. He claimed 51...

Earnings

LONDON (AP) — Oil company Royal Dutch Shell said first-quarter earnings plunged 58 percent as depressed crude prices create "hugely challenging times" for the energy industry. The Anglo-Dutch company said...
(Reuters) - CBS Corp, the owner of the most-watched U.S. TV network, reported a 10 percent rise in quarterly revenue, beating Wall Street estimates, as the U.S. presidential campaign and Super Bowl broadcast boosted...
Also, Estee Lauder's quarterly sales, excluding the effect of currency, did not rise as much as analysts expected, helping send the company's shares down as much as 3.7 percent on Tuesday. The company earned...
After posting healthy 1Q16 earnings on Thursday, April 28, NextEra Energy (NEE) closed the day by losing 0.4%. So far in 2016, NextEra has surged by approximately 10%, largely in line with other utilities. However,...

Companies/Leaders

Asian stocks were mostly lower on Wednesday due to a strengthening of the U.S. dollar and declining oil prices. A stronger U.S. dollar adds pressure to commodity prices, which in turn led to a strong selloff in the...
Monolithic Power Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: MPWR ) can maintain its above-industry growth profile in 2016 and beyond, with the potential for sustainable margin expansion still intact, according to a note...
The legal fallout from a deadly Brazilian dam collapse is far from over for two of the world's biggest miners, Vale and BHP Billiton....
On day two of CBI interrogation, it was revealed that Tyagi had substantial share in five companies , reported The Times Of India. Sources in CBI said that Tyagi has confessed to having links with these five companies ,...

Economy

By Jennifer Ablan NEW YORK (Reuters) - The next big monetary and fiscal policy move should include an airdrop of money from helicopters to stimulate the U.S. economy, says Bill Gross, a portfolio manager at Janus...
The likelihood of Donald Trump becoming the Republican presidential candidate compounds concerns about the U.S. economy's inability to kick into higher gear, Eastern Bank Chief Investment Officer Michael Tyler said...
London (AFP) - European and Asian stock markets extended a global sell-off Wednesday following sharp losses in New York as concerns about weak growth returned....
In recent weeks, rumors have circulated that Saudi Arabia may sell $750 billion in US dollar-denominated bonds if 28 pages of the redacted 9/11 report are released. The information contained is said to show Saudi...

Personal Finance

Google's browser had 41.71 percent of the market share in April....
Restaurant owners were told to change the name, so they're seeking a new one....
An Australian computer scientist declares that he's the father of bitcoin....
ABC News' Nikki Battiste hits the gym with a certified trainer who specializes in showing brides and bridesmaids how to get in shape for the big day!...