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David Olive: Ballard Power Systems surges with Biden election and Dye & Durham software slides. Here are this week’s corporate winners and losers

Winners Ballard Power Systems Inc. (BLDP.TO) Investors in the world’s biggest maker of fuel cells for transforming hydrogen into energy have seen a 60 per cent surge in the value of their shares since the election of U.S. president-elect Joe Biden. Biden’s proposed attack on climate crisis, priced at about $ 3 trillion (U.S.), includes…

David Olive: Stock surges and setbacks for the week ending Nov. 20

Winners Enthusiast Gaming Holdings Inc. (EGLX.TO) $ 2.87+53.5% Investors have been slow to warm to stock in Enthusiast Gaming, which operates the largest online network of gaming sites in North America. The stock was flat this year until news that Joe Biden was making use of the Toronto company’s nearly 1,000 YouTube channels and other…

As U.S. coronavirus surges, Trump officials press back-to-school plan

With just weeks to go before U.S. schools begin to open, federal health and education officials on Friday stressed the need for children to get back into the classroom despite parents’ fears about safety as coronavirus infections surge. Administration officials said reopening schools was critical for children’s mental and emotional well-being, as well as to…

Trump vows to push governors to reopen schools as pandemic surges

WASHINGTON — U.S. President Donald Trump said on Tuesday he would pressure state governors to open schools in the fall, despite a surge in coronavirus cases across the country that have prompted some local officials to pause or scale back reopening plans. Speaking at a White House event to discuss reopening of schools, Trump, who…