The Canadian dollar was up 0.12 of a cent to
U.S. futures were down with the Dow Jones industrial futures losing 23 points to 16,953, the Nasdaq futures dropping 6.5 points to 3,909.3, while the S&P futures losing 3.25 points to 1,985.44.
Markets will be looking at corporate results with U.S. resource company
U.S. banking giant
Also during the week, traders will look for hints as to the pace of future interest rate hikes from the release of the minutes Wednesday of the latest meeting of the U.S. Federal Reserve.
Meanwhile, the Canadian dollar is entering the second half of 2014 at almost the
Those elevated levels could be tested Friday when Statistics Canada releases June employment data. The agency is expected to report that about 24,000 jobs were created last month compared with 25,800 in May, with the jobless rate remaining unchanged at seven per cent.
Analysts have observed that the dollar's rise from
But on Monday, oil fell below
Global stock markets were mostly lower Monday as investors looked ahead to U.S. corporate earnings following last week's strong American job numbers.
On the commodity markets, August bullion was down
The August crude contract was down
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