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Waiting for passengers, American puts Boeing Max in the air

Waiting for passengers, American puts Boeing Max in the air

DALLAS — American Airlines is taking its long-grounded Boeing 737 Max jets out of storage, updating key flight-control software, and flying the planes in preparation for the first flights with paying passengers later this month.
Fed reports slowing US economic activity due to virus surge

Fed reports slowing US economic activity due to virus surge

WASHINGTON — A Federal Reserve survey of business conditions around the country found that economic activity in several regions slowed in November as coronavirus cases surged.

Baytex Energy sets lower capital budget for 2021, targets positive free cash flow

CALGARY — Baytex Energy Corp. says its is budgeting for capital spending of between $225 million and $275 million next year, a reduction at the midpoint from what it expects to spend this year.
Who did it? TV viewers intrigued by HBO's 'The Undoing'

Who did it? TV viewers intrigued by HBO's 'The Undoing'

NEW YORK — The dramatic conclusion to “The Undoing,” HBO's whodunit starring Hugh Grant and Nicole Kidman, proved how it's still possible to bring people together in today's fragmented television world.

Most actively traded companies on the Toronto Stock Exchange

TORONTO — Some of the most active companies traded Wednesday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (17,358.21, up 61.28 points.) BlackBerry Ltd. (TSX:BB). Technology. Up 50 cents, or 5.51 per cent, to $9.58 on 23.3 million shares.

Austria to allow Christmas skiing but many restrictions stay

VIENNA — Austria will allow skiing to start on Dec. 24, but will limit the capacity of ski lifts and keep restaurants, bars and hotels largely closed until early January, officials said Wednesday.
S&P/TSX composite index inches higher while loonie hits two-year high

S&P/TSX composite index inches higher while loonie hits two-year high

TORONTO — Canada's main stock index rose with help from energy sector while the loonie hit a two-year high. The S&P/TSX composite index closed up 61.28 points to 17,358.21. In New York, the Dow Jones industrial average was up 59.
Discovery's reality-heavy streaming service launches in Jan.

Discovery's reality-heavy streaming service launches in Jan.

Discovery is joining the increasingly crowded streaming fray with its own reality-focused service Discovery Plus that will include shows from the Food Network, HGTV, TLC and its other networks. It launches Jan 4.
Britain OKs Pfizer vaccine and will begin shots within days

Britain OKs Pfizer vaccine and will begin shots within days

LONDON — Britain became the first country in the world to authorize a rigorously tested COVID-19 vaccine Wednesday and could be dispensing shots within days — a historic step toward eventually ending the outbreak that has killed more than 1.
Dell customer seeks compensation for years of scam calls after personal data leaked

Dell customer seeks compensation for years of scam calls after personal data leaked

A proposed class action suit has been launched against Dell Technologies on behalf of thousands of Canadians whose personal information was compromised in a data breach.