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  • FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 21 FRANKFURT- Bank of France Deputy Governor Sylvie Goulard and Bundesbank Board Member Joachim Wuermeling speak at a conference in Frankfurt. TOKYO- Bank of Japan releases minutes of monetary policy meeting held on July 30 and 31 2350 GMT. LONDON Bank of England's External Monetary Policy Committee member Gertjan Vlieghe gives speech at...

  • WASHINGTON, Sept 20- Canada and the United States showed scant sign on Thursday of closing a deal to revamp NAFTA, and Canadian officials made clear Washington needed to withdraw a threat of possible autos tariffs, sources said. While multiple deadlines have passed during the more than year-long negotiations to renew NAFTA, pressure on Canada to agree to a deal...

  • NEW YORK, Sept 20- The dollar fell across the board on Thursday as a resurgence in global risk appetite after the United States and China announced new import tariffs this week that were less harsh than expected curbed safe-haven demand for the greenback. After a knee-jerk negative reaction to the new tariffs announced by Washington and Beijing this week,...

  • WASHINGTON, Sept 20- Canada and the United States showed scant sign of being close to striking a deal on revamping the trilateral NAFTA that underpins $1.2 trillion in annual trade, as Canadian sources played down talk of a U.S. quota on autos. While multiple deadlines have been and gone during the more than year-long negotiations to renew NAFTA, pressure on...

  • *Loonie touches its strongest since June 6 at 1.2885. TORONTO, Sept 20- The Canadian dollar strengthened to its highest in more than three months against its U.S. counterpart on Thursday as the greenback broadly fell and investors awaited clues on the prospect of a deal to revamp the NAFTA trade pact. The currency, which has been boosted this week by optimism that a...

  • NEW YORK— Reefer Madness has gripped Wall Street. Investors are craving marijuana stocks as Canada prepares to legalize pot next month, leading to giant gains for Canada- based companies listed on U.S. exchanges. Billions of dollars have poured into the stocks in the last few months, and investors smell green in the air as they consider the opportunities these...

  • BOGOTA, Colombia— Colombia's military says a holdout rebel faction has attacked a mining camp run by Toronto- based Continental Gold Inc. and killed three of its workers. The attack occurred in Yarumal, a mountainous area of Antioquia Province, where Continental Gold is conducting exploration work. Earlier this month a Continental Gold employee was killed in...

  • Markets rallying to new all-time highs

    Traders Joe Terranova, Steve Weiss and Jon and Pete Najarian are joined by Meghan Shue, senior investment strategist at Wilmington Trust, to discuss the markets hitting record highs.

  • Markets show that trade issues between the US and China will not escalate to a trade war, Wharton's Siegel says

    Jeremy Siegel, professor of finance at The Wharton School, discusses the "incredible strength" of the markets.

  • NEW YORK, Sept 20- The dollar fell across the board on Thursday as a resurgence in global risk appetite on relief that new U.S. and Chinese tariffs on reciprocal imports were less harsh than feared hurt safe-haven demand for the greenback. After a knee-jerk negative reaction to the new tariffs announced by Washington and Beijing this week, currency markets have...

  • Jim Cramer

    There's nothing in terms of company fundamentals or industry trends to justify the move, Jim Cramer suggests.

  • Ken Langone

    But Langone also expects American perception of the Republican Party will be more favorable by 2020.

  • Bay of Fundy at dawn Cape d Or Nova Scotia Canada

    Testing of the technology can take place for up to six months. 

  • **BERLIN- German Finance Minister Olaf Scholz holds a speech on "100 years of sales tax" in Germany- 0730 GMT. FRANKFURT- Bundesbank President Jens Weidmann speaks in Freiburg, Germany- 1515 GMT. STOCKHOLM- Riksbank Deputy Governor Cecilia Skingsley will hold a breakfast presentation on the economic situation and current monetary policy- 0700 GMT.

  • WASHINGTON/ OTTAWA, Sept 19- Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said on Wednesday he wanted to see flexibility from the United States if the two sides are to reach a deal on renewing NAFTA, which Washington insists must be finished by the end of the month. "We're interested in what could be a good deal for Canada but we're going to need to see a certain amount of...

  • Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said he wanted to see flexibility from the United States if the two sides are to reach a deal on the North American Free Trade Agreement, which Washington insists must be finished by the end of the month. "I think the market is cautiously optimistic that a deal will get done next week, so you are seeing the Canadian dollar...

  • WASHINGTON/ OTTAWA, Sept 19- Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said on Wednesday he wanted to see flexibility from the United States if the two sides are to reach a deal on renewing NAFTA, which Washington insists must be finished by the end of the month. "We're interested in what could be a good deal for Canada but we're going to need to see a certain amount of...

  • WASHINGTON— U.S. and Canadian negotiators— facing a deadline at the end of the month— will extend until at least Thursday their negotiations to keep Canada in a North American trade bloc. President Donald Trump began negotiations last year to revamp the North American Free Trade Agreement with Canada and Mexico. But Canada wasn't part of that agreement.

  • NEW ORLEANS— The outlook for American-grown roses is becoming a bit less rosy, with the spread of an incurable virus that's causing major damage to the nation's $250- million- a-year rose business. One producer spent $1 million getting rid of rose rosette disease and some smaller nurseries have had to destroy 10,000 plants, said Dr. David Byrne of Texas A&M...

  • *CANADA'S FREELAND SAYS CANADA IS A COUNTRY THAT IS GOOD AT FINDING COMPROMISES.