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Twitter Inc’s user growth stalls as sales forecast falls short of estimates

Twitter Inc. said hello didn’t add new users in the fourth quarter and forecast first-quarter revenue which will miss analysts’ estimates, evidence the company’s struggle to make its site more accessible has effects on advertising sales growth. Revenue in the present period is going to be US$595 million to US$610 ...

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Lessons from the biggest ETF show on Earth

By the time you are the world’s biggest event in a fast-growing sub-segment from the financial industry, people pay attention. That was certainly true of ETF.com’s Inside ETFs conference, that I’ve just returned. There were numerous key takeaways. One is the fact that while everyone loves to fret – it ...

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Royal Dutch Shell expects profit to plunge as oil sell-off continues

LONDON – Within the latest manifestation of industry damage in the plummeting cost of oil, Royal Dutch Shell said Wednesday it expected its profit for the fourth quarter of 2015 to become about half of the items it had been in the comparable period last year. Shell issued the preliminary ...

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Birch Hill Equity takes deals into the ‘harvesting phase’

Birch Hill Equity is among the country’s largest private equity firms, with stakes in 20 partner companies. It operates on a cycle: it raises new capital, it seeks out opportunities and after an acceptable duration of ownership looks to reap the rewards. In 2015, it was in the harvesting phase, ...

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BlackBerry Ltd raises ceiling on 2015-16 stock buybacks, has spent US$73.7 million

WATERLOO, Ont. — BlackBerry Ltd. has more than doubled the quantity of stock it may repurchase from the public market by mid-2016. The Waterloo, Ont.-based company said Friday it has already repurchased 9.9 million common shares since June 29, 2015 – a couple of.1 percent from the public float – ...

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Telus narrowly misses profit estimates as oil prices wreak havoc in Alberta

Telus Corp. painted a much clearer picture Thursday about how its businesses in Canada’s oilpatch have weathered the uncertainty and job losses resulting from the continuing rout in oil prices. In Alberta, the carrier said that it gained only 4,400 new postpaid subscribers on the net basis during the second ...

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Case of the February blahs: What you need to know before markets open

North American markets look going to a lower open today, starting February on a dour note after the worst January for the S&P 500 since 2009. Weak economic data from China, which demonstrated that the world’s second-largest economy’s manufacturing sector contracted in January in the fastest pace since 2012, will ...

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Barclays Canada gets the hat trick: three deals in three days

One day after we mused whether Barclays Canada could make it three deals in three days – we posed that as a question or perhaps a challenge – we can are convinced that the firm, a unit of British-based Barclays Bank, reached that goal. But it had been close: it came ...

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Fund survey finds investor confidence in global economy plummets

The latest Bank of the usa Merrill Lynch fund manager survey implies that investors have grown to be considerably less positive about the global economy. Only eight per cent of managers polled see the global economy growing in the next Twelve months, the cheapest reading since 2012. Most respondents also ...

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Home Capital earnings lower than expected, but company says it’s making progress reviewing suspect mortgages

Home Capital Group said hello continues to make progress in reviewing its portfolio of mortgages generated by 45 brokers suspended for fraud last year, with the worth of suspect mortgages visiting roughly $200 million in the fourth quarter. The Toronto-based mortgage company announced Wednesday it has reviewed 40 per cent ...

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