Canadian stocks rose as Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc. rebounded from yesterday’s decline and auto-parts makers and technology companies climbed.
More Americans than forecast filed applications for unemployment benefits last week as the Easter holiday period made it more difficult to adjust the data for seasonal variations.
Credit Suisse Group AG has named Jonathon Kaufman a managing director in its power and renewables group, according to a memo obtained by Bloomberg News.
Boeing Co. posted the biggest gain in the Dow Jones Industrial Average after easing investors’ concern that the 787 Dreamliner would be a cash drain.
A shot of Botox is making Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc. more attractive to bondholders already.
Royal Bank of Canada hired U.S. mortgage-bond trader Brad Scott from Bank of America Corp. as Canada’s second-largest lender bolsters its investment bank in the U.S., two people with knowledge of the move said.
Travelers Cos., the only property- casualty insurer in the Dow Jones Industrial Average, said profit climbed 17 percent to a record in the first quarter on investments and expanding margins.
Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc.’s $44.4 billion bid to buy Botox maker Allergan Inc. would mark the biggest takeover in Canadian history.
Gold futures fell to a two-week low in New York as signs of an improving U.S. economy reduced the appeal of haven assets.
The focus of the Keystone XL debate has shifted from a fierce lobbying war in Washington to Lincoln, Nebraska, where the state Supreme Court has been asked to weigh a legal challenge to the pipeline.
RBC’s Cassidy Says Banking Stocks to Rise 20% to 30% (Audio)
RBC's Sluymer Says Emerging Markets Still Oversold (Audio)
RBC’s Porcelli Says Wage Inflation to Remain Low (Audio)
RBC Capital's Jonathan Golub Discusses Housing Starts (Audio)
RBC’s Cassidy Says Banks Will Increase Dividends (Audio)