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TSX, Wall Street mostly lower amid corporate earnings, as investors drive up gold

TORONTO — North American stock indexes slipped Tuesday for a fourth day in a row amid weak corporate earnings and continued nervousness about the impact of Donald Trump's presidency on financial markets.

Stocks battle to a mixed finish as drugmakers rally

NEW YORK — U.S. stocks fought their way to a mixed finish Tuesday as drugmakers rallied, which mostly cancelled out losses for industrial companies. Investors shifted their money to less risky investments for the second day in a row.

Most actively traded companies on the TSX

Some of the most active companies traded Tuesday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (15,385.96, down 19.16 points) : New Gold Inc. (TSX:NGD). Miner. Down 41 cents, or 10.57 per cent, to $3.47 on 11.4 million shares.
Freshii debuts on Toronto stock market, eyes aggressive expansion plan

Freshii debuts on Toronto stock market, eyes aggressive expansion plan

TORONTO — Freshii is counting on growing consumer appetite for healthy food to power an ambitious growth plan that would see the restaurant chain more than triple the number of franchised locations within three years.

First Nations given role on Pacific NorthWest LNG environment committee

OTTAWA — The federal government is announcing two B.C. First Nations have agreed to be members of a new environmental monitoring committee for the proposed $11.4-billion Pacific NorthWest LNG project.
Travel ban throws research, academic exchange into turmoil

Travel ban throws research, academic exchange into turmoil

BOSTON — Universities across the nation say President Donald Trump's ban on travellers from seven Muslim countries is disrupting vital research projects and academic exchanges in such fields as medicine, public health and engineering, with untold num

Bell Media lays off employees amid restructuring, citing industry challenges

TORONTO — Bell Media says it's laying some people off as it restructures operations amid a challenging industry landscape.
Many UK lawmakers signal they'll back govt's Brexit bill

Many UK lawmakers signal they'll back govt's Brexit bill

LONDON — Dozens of British lawmakers said Tuesday that they will vote to authorize the start of European Union exit talks — signalling likely victory for the government on the vote it had fought in court to avoid.

AlarmForce completes financial statements, posts $500K loss for 2016 fiscal year

TORONTO — AlarmForce Industries issued its 2016 financial report and restated results for previous periods on Tuesday following a review of its prior handling of service cancellations for some of its customers.
US consumer confidence slips in January from 15-year high

US consumer confidence slips in January from 15-year high

WASHINGTON — Americans expressed a bit less optimism about the economy this month after their confidence soared to a 15-year high in December.