Mfg. sales released
The S&P/TSX composite index fell 89.91 points to close Tuesday at 15,081.32
The Canadian dollar inched lower
Bombardier Inc reached the 500 mark for deals for its Q400 turboprop model and for its CSeries airliner with three contracts announced at the Farnborough Airshow.
A Canadian regulator said on Tuesday it had delayed a decision on Kinder Morgan Energy Partner's
Elsewhere on the economic front, Statistics Canada reported this morning that manufacturing sales rose 1.6% to
Good news for the global economy could set the tone for markets Wednesday after
Ahead of the opening bell, futures for the Dow Jones Industrials picked up 53 points, or 0.3%, higher to 17,041. Futures for the S&P 500 gained seven points, or 0.4%, to 1,975.00, and futures for the NASDAQ hiked 22 points, or 0.6%, to 3,934.50
After JPMorgan and Goldman Sachs both beat expectations with their quarterly reports Tuesday, it's Bank of America's turn to publish earnings before the opening bell Wednesday.
PNC reported a quarter-to-quarter slip in net income. eBay will report after the close.
Time Warner shares surged 14% in pre-market trading following a New York Times report that
Shares of Intel rose by nearly 5% pre-market after the company posted earnings that beat expectations and announced plans to boost its share repurchase program by
Shares of both IBM and Apple were also nearly 2% firmer in pre-market trading after they announced they would join forces to offer iPhones and iPads preloaded with special software developed by IBM.
Yahoo was heading in the opposite direction, falling more than 2% pre-market after second-quarter revenue and profits missed forecasts.
The world's second biggest economy grew by 7.5% compared with the same period last year, despite continued worries about a slowdown in real estate. It was the first time the economy has accelerated in three quarters, putting
European markets bounced about 1% higher, encouraged by
Oil prices gained
Gold prices tacked on
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