Canadian stocks fell a second day as investors weighed worse-than-expected earnings from companies including Bombardier Inc. and Goldcorp Inc. as gold producers plunged to an 11-year low.
After numerous delays, TransCanada has finally filed for regulatory approval of its ambitious $12-billion Energy East project which, if approved, would be the longest and largest oil pipeline in North America.
Treasury prices gained Thursday as investors kept their optimism about the U.S. economy in check despite a solid headline reading on last quarter's growth.
... * Q3 adjusted profit $0.12/shr vs est $0.09/shr. * Q3 revenue up 21 pct to $4.91 bln vs est $4.81 bln. * Q3 profit cut in half on charge for job cuts.
Angry protesters stopped crews from conducting pipeline survey work on Burnaby Mountain Wednesday, forcing the company to reassess how it will finish work needed for a National Energy Board decision.