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Home Depot overcomes slow start to year, rising home prices

Home Depot overcomes slow start to year, rising home prices

Home Depot's first-quarter sales improved despite a slow spring start and the home improvement chain raised its full-year guidance. Revenue increased about 4% to $38.
Walmart profit hit as inflation afflicts low-wage earners

Walmart profit hit as inflation afflicts low-wage earners

NEW YORK (AP) — Walmart reported stronger sales for the first quarter, but its profit took a beating as the nation's largest retailer grappled with surging inflation on food and fuel and higher costs from a snarled global supply chain.
Ukraine says mission at Mariupol steel mill is complete

Ukraine says mission at Mariupol steel mill is complete

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — The regiment that doggedly defended a steel mill as Ukraine's last stronghold in the port city of Mariupol completed its mission Monday after more than 260 fighters, including some badly wounded, were evacuated and taken to areas
Judge: California's women on boards law is unconstitutional

Judge: California's women on boards law is unconstitutional

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A Los Angeles judge has ruled that California’s landmark law requiring women on corporate boards is unconstitutional.
NBC, Fox offer fall television plans, to a point amid change

NBC, Fox offer fall television plans, to a point amid change

NEW YORK (AP) — Something was missing when Fox announced its plans for the fall television season: a schedule.
Turkey objects as Sweden, Finland seek NATO membership

Turkey objects as Sweden, Finland seek NATO membership

STOCKHOLM (AP) — Turkey´s president on Monday complicated Sweden and Finland´s historic bid to join NATO, saying he cannot allow them to become members of the alliance because of their perceived inaction against exiled Kurdish militants.
Unions demand return of flight crew detained in Dominican Republic for six weeks

Unions demand return of flight crew detained in Dominican Republic for six weeks

Unions are calling on the federal government to secure the return of five Canadian airline employees detained in the Dominican Republic.
Abbott says agreement reached to reopen baby formula plant

Abbott says agreement reached to reopen baby formula plant

WASHINGTON (AP) — Baby formula maker Abbott said Monday it has reached an agreement with U.S.

Most actively traded companies on the Toronto Stock Exchange

TORONTO — Some of the most active companies traded Monday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (20,206.41, up 106.60 points.) Western Energy Services Corp. (TSX:WRG). Energy. Down one cent, or 28.6 per cent, to 2.5 cents on 36.
Energy stocks lead broad rally to lift S&P/TSX composite up for second straight day

Energy stocks lead broad rally to lift S&P/TSX composite up for second straight day

TORONTO — A broad rally led by the energy sector pushed Canada's main stock index higher for a second-straight session after six days of losses.