TSX Sinks Heavily to End October

Equities in Toronto faltered on the day and the week, mostly hampered by losses in resource stocks.

The TSX Composite dropped 160.46 points, to greet Friday’s closing bell at 21,037.07., for a decrease on the week of 179 points, or 0.84%.

The Canadian dollar slipped 0.19 cents to 80.80 cents U.S.

After snapping its seven-month winning streak in September, the Canadian equity index was on track to end October in gains helped by stronger commodities and on prospects of corporate earnings.

Eldorado Gold, down 75 cents, or 6.3%, to $11.10, led declines on the sub-sector index and was the biggest drag on the index after posting a dismal third quarter earnings. Alamos Gold docked 40 cents, or 4.2%, to $9.20.

In other resource issues, Fortuna Silver Mines let go of 28 cents, or 4.4%, to $6.07, while Canfor Corporation lost $1.08, or 4%, to $25.71.

Financials were also hit hard, … Read more

Daily Habits to Get Relief from Back Pain

There are several natural cures for back pain that can aid you in minimizing your medication use and provide you with great relief.

Below are some of the natural pain-relieving treatments and solutions that you can implement for better and faster results on your back pain.

Keep reading to learn more about natural back pain-relieving solutions.

1. Drink anti-inflammatory beverages

When you intake anti-inflammatory meals regularly, your blood can develop various antioxidant and anti-cancer chemicals.

Over time, these strong chemicals can significantly contribute to reducing or eliminating inflammatory reactions in your body.

Consuming the following nutritious drinks may help relieve back discomfort.

Turmeric milk

Turmeric is an Asian spice that is antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, and anti-arthritic.

To prepare this drink, all you have to do is mix 1/2 teaspoon of turmeric powder in a glass of warm milk.

If you like a sweeter taste, you can add honey or stevia. Consume … Read more