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Verafin’s quiet, huge success: Canada’s $515 million largest venture funding deal goes to an N.L. company

CBC | Terri Coles ·| Oct 24, 019 With more than half a billion in new venture funding, Verafin is stepping into the spotlight On Wednesday, Canada's largest-ever venture funding deal was made for $515 million — a sizeable sum of money by any measure — going to a world leader in providing financial crime management

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Shares edge higher, buoyed by upbeat results; sterling weakens

Stock markets edged higher on Thursday amid upbeat earnings reports from a slew of companies worldwide, while the British pound slipped.



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Twitter ad platform suffers tech glitches, hitting revenue; shares tumble

Twitter Inc posted worse-than-expected quarterly revenue and profit on Thursday, plagued by unusually low demand over the summer and technical issues that hurt its advertising, sending its shares down about 19%.



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Spirit says working with Airbus, trade representatives on tariff impact

Spirit Airlines said it is working with Airbus SE and trade representatives to mitigate the impact of U.S. tariffs on European-made aircraft but does not see a near term impact on its overall cost structure.



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Short sellers betting against Tesla lose more than $1 billion in single day as stock surges

Tesla popped 16.5% Thursday, meaning short sellers betting against the stock are on track for $1.4 billion in mark-to-market losses.

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FCA pays up to keep its Jeep brand on CR7 Juve jersey

Italian-American carmaker Fiat Chrysler more than doubled the value of a jersey sponsorship deal with Juventus in a sign of increasing support from the Agnelli family for Italy's football champions.



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Here's what every major analyst expects from Amazon earnings after the bell

Wall Street analysts predict what will happen with Amazon's earnings report on Thursday after the bell.

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American, Southwest profits rise even as 737 MAX impact swells

American Airlines Group and Southwest Airlines posted quarterly profit rises on Thursday even as the two U.S. carriers pointed to rising impact from the continued grounding of Boeing 737 MAX.



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Rosneft says switched contracts to euros from dollars amid U.S. sanctions

Russia's largest oil company Rosneft has fully switched the currency of its contracts to euros from U.S. dollars in a move to shield its transactions from U.S. sanctions, its chief executive Igor Sechin said on Thursday.



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Gucci posts solid growth despite Hong Kong turmoil

Revenue growth at Kering SA's Gucci brand slowed further in the third quarter, though the label managed to offset some of the turmoil in Hong Kong through business in other Asian markets and its sales beat expectations.



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Financial satisfaction in the U.S. dips again, according to a key benchmark

The American Institute of CPA's quarterly Personal Financial Satisfaction Index shows a 3.6% decline from the previous reading — which also had posted a slight drop.

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'Never give up!' Draghi tells Lagarde as he leaves ECB

European Central Bank President Mario Draghi told his successor on Thursday to "never give up" on propping up the euro zone economy in the face of a worsening outlook and little help from governments.



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MindBridge announces collaboration with the Bank of Canada on AI and payment transactions

MindBridge | Roy Sarkar | Oct 23, 2019 Ottawa, Canada, October 23, 2019 – MindBridge Analytics Inc. has been selected by the Bank of Canada to be a part of the Bank’s ‘Partnerships in Innovation and Technology’ (PIVOT) program (PIVOT) in a proof-of-concept application of its artificial intelligence solution to spot abnormalities in payment transactions.

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Wall Street mixed after earnings reports; 3M weighs on Dow

The S&P 500 and Nasdaq indexes rose on Thursday, getting a boost from Microsoft and PayPal's strong earnings, but poor results from 3M pushed the blue-chip Dow Jones index into the red.



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U.S. business investment still weak; jobless claims fall

New orders for key U.S.-made capital goods fell more than expected in September and shipments also declined, a sign that business investment remains soft amid the fallout from the U.S.-China trade war but other data on Thursday showed the spat has yet to have much effect on the overall jobs market.



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