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TSX dives as Ottawa shootings, energy drop hit sentiment Wednesday, 22 Oct 2014

TORONTO (Reuters) - Canada's main stock index fell hard on Wednesday after a four-day winning streak, hit by news of deadly shootings in Ottawa and a sharp selloff in energy shares after oil prices tumbled.  Full Article

 
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Canadian retail sales unexpectedly drop 0.3 percent Wednesday, 22 Oct 2014 

OTTAWA (Reuters) - Canadian retail sales dropped unexpectedly in August as consumers pulled back for the second straight month, heightening uncertainty about broader economic growth and weighing on the Canadian dollar.  Full Article  

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Exclusive: U.S. stock options markets agree to need for trading halts on big moves 1:32am EDT 

NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. options market operators have agreed in recent months on the need for new automatic trading halts when stock options prices suddenly surge or plunge, in a bid to reduce excess volatility and blunt the impact of erroneous trades, according to five sources with knowledge of their discussions.  Full Article