TSX rises 0.91 percent

TSX rises 0.91 percent
FILE PHOTO: The Art Deco facade of the original Toronto Stock Exchange building is seen on Bay Street in Toronto, Ontario, Canada January 23, 2019. REUTERS/Chris Helgren NEW YORK (Reuters) – * The Toronto Stock Exchange’s  S&P/TSX rose 142.26 points, or 0.91 percent, to 15,838.24. * Leading the index were Toromont Industries Ltd, up 10.0 percent, Sierra Wireless Inc, up 9.7 percent, and Lundin Mining Corp, higher by 7.3 percent. * Lagging... Read More

Shopify profit forecast misses on higher spending, shares fall

Shopify profit forecast misses on higher spending, shares fall
(Reuters) – Canadian e-commerce software maker Shopify Inc’s full-year adjusted operating income forecast fell short of analysts’ estimates on Tuesday, overshadowing a strong quarterly profit beat and sending its shares down 4 percent. A decorative mailbox covered in stickers is seen at Shopify’s headquarters in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, October 22, 2018. REUTERS/Chris Wattie Shopify, whose products enable merchants to sell... Read More

‘El Chapo’ jurors appear to focus on top U.S. charge; no verdict

‘El Chapo’ jurors appear to focus on top U.S. charge; no verdict
NEW YORK (Reuters) – The jury weighing the fate of accused Mexican drug kingpin Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman on Monday appeared focused on the main charge against him, whether he engaged in a continuing crime spree that could land him in prison for life. Federal Protective Service Police, a division of Homeland Security, park outside the Brooklyn Federal Courthouse during... Read More

Jury in ‘El Chapo’s’ U.S. trial to begin second week of deliberations

Jury in ‘El Chapo’s’ U.S. trial to begin second week of deliberations
Microphones are placed outside the Brooklyn Federal Courthouse, during the trial of Joaquin Guzman, the Mexican drug lord known as “El Chapo,” in the Brooklyn borough of New York, U.S., February 7, 2019. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid NEW YORK (Reuters) – Jurors are expected to begin their second week of deliberations on Monday morning in the trial of Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman,... Read More

New Illinois governor eyes larger fiscal year 2020 budget hole

New Illinois governor eyes larger fiscal year 2020 budget hole
CHICAGO (Reuters) – Illinois faces a $3.2 billion deficit in its upcoming fiscal 2020 budget that is nearly 16 percent higher than previously projected, Governor J.B. Pritzker’s administration said on Friday. Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner speaks to the news media outside of the United States Supreme Court in Washington, U.S., February 26, 2018. REUTERS/Leah Millis A five-year fiscal forecast released... Read More

‘El Chapo’ upbeat as jury deliberations expected to enter second week

‘El Chapo’ upbeat as jury deliberations expected to enter second week
NEW YORK (Reuters) – Accused Mexican drug kingpin Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman appeared cheerful as the jury in his U.S. trial ended its first week of deliberations on Thursday without reaching a verdict, grinning broadly as he hugged and bumped fists with his lawyers. FILE PHOTO: FILE PHOTO: Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman is escorted by soldiers during a presentation in... Read More