Canada wildfires spur US air purifier stocks higher - Here's what is happening
Massive forest fires in Canada have caused a haze to cover much of the US, leading to increased sales of air purifiers and masks. Stocks of companies such as Whirlpool and Carrier Global have risen as a result.
Massive fires blazed across Canada's forests on Thursday, shrouding most of the US in a haze and sending US air purifier stocks soaring. Stores in New York have seen the devices sell out and it became a top seller on e-commerce websites such as Amazon. New York has urged residents to mask up and many activities have been curtailed to ensure people remain homebound.