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  1. Citigroup's earnings beat analysts' forecasts

    01.18 / 14:23 www.canada.com Canada.com - Business
    NEW YORK, N.Y. - Financial giant Citigroup reported a 7 per cent rise in fourth quarter profits on Wednesday, helped by a strong performance in the bank's trading business, a theme that has repeated itself with all the major Wall Street banks this…
  2. Luxury goods maker Burberry sales up over Christmas period

    01.18 / 13:21 www.canada.com Canada.com - Business
    LONDON - Luxury goods maker Burberry says retail sales rose in the three months including the critical Christmas season, as improved results in Asia helped reverse recent…
  3. UK, EU take contrasting messages from May's Brexit speech

    01.18 / 12:20 www.canada.com Canada.com - Business
    LONDON - British Prime Minister Theresa May's promise of a clean but friendly exit from the European Union has drawn strikingly different responses on opposite sides of the English…
  4. The Latest: EU president sees 'arduous' task ahead

    01.18 / 12:19 www.canada.com Canada.com - Business
    LONDON - The Latest on Britain's decision to leave the European Union (all times…
  5. The Latest: IMF chief says dealing with inequalities is key

    01.18 / 11:17 www.canada.com Canada.com - Business
    DAVOS, Switzerland - The Latest on the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland (all times…
  6. UN report: Asian growth outlook bright despite uncertainty

    01.18 / 05:28 www.canada.com Canada.com - Business
    BANGKOK - A United Nations report says Asia's economic outlook for 2017 is strong despite slowing global growth due to sluggish international trade and…
  7. California finishes safety review of wells after blowout

    01.18 / 04:26 www.canada.com Canada.com - Business
    LOS ANGELES, Calif. - A California natural gas storage facility where a blowout spewed methane for nearly four months has completed a safety review required to resume operations, though it might never return to full capacity, state officials said…
  8. Survey: US companies in China feel 'less welcome'

    01.18 / 02:24 www.canada.com Canada.com - Business
    BEIJING, China - U.S. companies feel less welcome in China and some are shifting operations to other countries, a business group reported Wednesday, amid rising tension between President-elect Donald Trump and Beijing over…
  9. FTC sues Qualcomm alleging monopoly of semiconductor device

    01.18 / 00:20 www.canada.com Canada.com - Business
    NEW YORK, N.Y. - The Federal Trade Commission is suing Qualcomm Inc. for allegedly maintaining a monopoly over a key device used in cellphones and other…
  10. Texas, 13 other states sue to block Obama coal mining rule

    01.17 / 23:19 www.canada.com Canada.com - Business
    AUSTIN, Texas - Texas and 13 other states have asked a federal court to block final rules from President Barack Obama's administration designed to reduce coal mining's impact on…
  11. United tops 4Q profit forecasts

    01.17 / 21:57 www.canada.com Canada.com - Business
    CHICAGO - United Continental Holdings Inc. (UAL) on Tuesday reported fourth-quarter earnings of $397…
  12. As US looks inward, China seeks a lead role on world stage

    01.17 / 18:54 www.canada.com Canada.com - Business
    DAVOS, Switzerland - With the U.S. increasingly looking inward and China eager to take a lead on the global stage, Chinese President Xi Jinping on Tuesday cast his country as a champion of free trade and stability, a rebuke to the isolationist urges that helped carry Donald Trump to…
  13. Dakota Access company seeks to block pipeline study

    01.17 / 18:53 www.canada.com Canada.com - Business
    BISMARCK, N.D. - The company building the Dakota Access oil pipeline wants a federal judge to block the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers from launching a full environmental study of the $3.8 billion pipeline's disputed crossing of a Missouri River reservoir in North…
  14. CBO: Premiums, uninsured up under 2016 GOP health law repeal

    01.17 / 17:51 www.canada.com Canada.com - Business
    WASHINGTON - Premiums and the number of uninsured would soar under a Republican bill Congress passed last year scuttling President Barack Obama's health care overhaul, lawmakers' nonpartisan budget analyst estimated Tuesday in a report underlining the GOP's risks in its fresh push to dismantle and replace the health…
  15. UnitedHealth tops Street 4Q forecasts

    01.17 / 11:43 www.canada.com Canada.com - Business
    MINNEAPOLIS - MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — UnitedHealth Group Inc. is reporting fourth-quarter net income of $1.9…
  16. Baidu hires Microsoft expert in artificial intelligence push

    01.17 / 10:41 www.canada.com Canada.com - Business
    BEIJING, China - Baidu Inc., which operates China's most popular Internet search engine, said Tuesday it has hired a former Microsoft executive and artificial intelligence specialist to improve its competitiveness in the…
  17. The Latest: Shakira calls for more early childhood education

    01.16 / 23:45 www.canada.com Canada.com - Business
    DAVOS, Switzerland - The latest on the World Economic Forum's annual meeting in the Swiss ski resort of Davos (all times…
  18. Venezuela debuts new banknotes amid soaring inflation

    01.16 / 22:43 www.canada.com Canada.com - Business
    CARACAS, Venezuela - Venezuelans stood in long ATM lines Monday to take out new, larger-denominated bills that President Nicolas Maduro hopes will help stabilize the crisis-wracked…
  19. British pound sags ahead of prime minister's Brexit speech

    01.16 / 17:53 www.canada.com Canada.com - Business
    LONDON - After months of repeating the mantra that "Brexit means Brexit," Prime Minister Theresa May is set to reveal details of Britain's closely guarded plans for leaving the European Union, in a speech that has already increased pressure on the beleaguered…