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Best Buy says it is reviewing allegations made against CEO

Best Buy says it is reviewing allegations made against CEO

NEW YORK — Best Buy said it is investigating CEO Corie Barry after receiving an anonymous letter making allegations against her.
TSX expected to shatter records in 2020 after gaining 2.9 per cent to start year

TSX expected to shatter records in 2020 after gaining 2.9 per cent to start year

TORONTO — Canada's main stock index is expected to shatter records in 2020 after starting the year up nearly three per cent to date, says an investment expert.

Most actively traded companies on the TSX

TORONTO — Some of the most active companies traded Friday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (17,559.02, up 74.25 points.) Bombardier Inc. (TSX:BBD.B). Industrials. Down 10 cents, or 8.2 per cent, to $1.12 on 34 million shares.
Cannabis company Canopy Growth delaying launch of infused beverages

Cannabis company Canopy Growth delaying launch of infused beverages

Canadians thirsty for Canopy Growth Corp.'s cannabis-infused drinks will have to wait a bit longer. The Smiths Falls, Ont.
Closed mills, housing surge support positive forecast for lumber, OSB industries

Closed mills, housing surge support positive forecast for lumber, OSB industries

CALGARY — Financial analysts say Canadian production cutbacks and a consumer-driven recovery in housing starts in the United States could mean better times for lumber and panel products this year.
Employers post fewer jobs in November

Employers post fewer jobs in November

WASHINGTON — The number of available jobs fell sharply in November, dropping to 6.8 million, a decline of 7.6% from the October level.
US industrial production fell 0.3% in December

US industrial production fell 0.3% in December

WASHINGTON — U.S. industrial production fell 0.3% in December, as unseasonably warm weather reduced demand for heating from utilities.
US housing construction jumps 16.9% in December

US housing construction jumps 16.9% in December

WASHINGTON — Construction of new homes surged in December to the highest level in 13 years, capping a year in which falling mortgage rates and a strong labour market helped lift the prospects of the housing industry.
Truck slams into Illinois Starbucks; 4 sent to hospitals

Truck slams into Illinois Starbucks; 4 sent to hospitals

MCHENRY, Ill. — A pickup truck slammed into an Illinois Starbucks on Thursday, injuring several people and causing massive damage to the coffee shop, police said.
China's 2019 economic growth weakens amid trade war

China's 2019 economic growth weakens amid trade war

BEIJING — China’s economic growth sank to a new multi-decade low in 2019 as Beijing fought a tariff war with Washington, but forecasters said a U.S.-Chinese trade truce might help to revive consumer and business activity.