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Stock market experts say this is a stumble, not a plunge

Whoa, what was that? After months of relative calm, Wall Street has been jolted by a sudden run of turbulent trading.
Driven by higher interest rates, JPMorgan profits rise

Driven by higher interest rates, JPMorgan profits rise

NEW YORK — JPMorgan Chase & Co. said Friday that its third-quarter profits rose by 24 per cent from a year ago, helped by a lower tax bill and higher interest rates, which allowed it to charge more for loans to consumers and businesses alike.
Toyota recalls trucks, SUVs and cars to fix air bag problem

Toyota recalls trucks, SUVs and cars to fix air bag problem

DETROIT — Toyota is recalling nearly 188,000 pickup trucks, SUVs and cars worldwide because the air bags may not inflate in a crash. The recall covers 2018 and 2019 Tundra pickups and Sequoia SUVs as well as 2019 Avalon sedans.
Optimism rises for Brexit breakthrough next week

Optimism rises for Brexit breakthrough next week

BRUSSELS — With just days to go before a key Brexit summit next week, optimism is growing that a deal can be reached to ensure a smooth transition for Britain's exit from the European Union.
Prospect of Trump-Xi talks raises hope for thaw in trade war

Prospect of Trump-Xi talks raises hope for thaw in trade war

BEIJING — With China and the United States opening the door to a meeting next month between Presidents Xi Jinping and Donald Trump, hopes are rising for a potential easing of tensions in the trade war between the world's two largest economies.
Purging long-forgotten online accounts: Worth the trouble?

Purging long-forgotten online accounts: Worth the trouble?

NEW YORK — The internet is riddled with long-forgotten accounts on social media, dating apps and various shopping sites used once or twice. Sure, you should delete all those unused logins and passwords. And eat your vegetables. And go to the gym.
Expect 'sold out' signs at cannabis shops across the country, says Aphria

Expect 'sold out' signs at cannabis shops across the country, says Aphria

TORONTO — Licensed cannabis producer Aphria Inc. warned on Friday of product shortages in both brick-and-mortar stores and online sales portals across the country when recreational pot is legalized in a few days.
La Senza parent L Brands pursuing 'alternatives' for Canadian lingerie retailer

La Senza parent L Brands pursuing 'alternatives' for Canadian lingerie retailer

MONTREAL — The parent company of La Senza says it is pursuing "alternatives" for the beleaguered Canadian lingerie retailer after about a decade of ownership. News of L Brands Inc.'s possible search for a buyer boosted its shares by 11.
Prior dispensary experience an asset and a risk for pot retail workers

Prior dispensary experience an asset and a risk for pot retail workers

TORONTO — A cannabis-related criminal past won't necessarily disqualify someone from working at one of the soon-to-be open recreational pot shops across the country, but former dispensary workers' knowledge and passion can be seen as both an asset an
Funeral held for slain Bulgarian journalist Marinova

Funeral held for slain Bulgarian journalist Marinova

SOFIA, Bulgaria — Hundreds of relatives, friends and colleagues of slain Bulgarian journalist Viktoria Marinova said their goodbyes at a funeral Friday in her hometown, just after German police announced that a suspect has acknowledged attacking her.