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Is it a risk-taker’s market? Investors are skeptical

There’s a laundry list of reasons to be cynical about the stock market this year: real estate, high-interest rates, government shutdown risks, and wars abroad.  Investor and personal …

Much to many analysts' surprise, Amazon’s third-quarter earnings and revenue exceeded analysts' estimates by $1.7 billion. Their advertising sector raked in $12.1 billion in the third quarter …
AppleInsider reports that pre-orders of the iPhone 15 are up by 10% worldwide, year after year, with the sale of the iPhone Pro Max this year doing “exceptionally well.” The new Pro …
Meme stocks become viral through online communities such as Reddit and X. Through these social platforms; investors discuss stock viability, gather enough individuals, and mass-buy a certain amount …

Why Is The US Dollar The World’s Go-To Currency’?

The US Dollar is called the world’s “reserve currency” by the Council of Foreign Relations and has since been the standard for international trade. Countries must possess dollars …

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2024 Surface Trends Redefine Homes with Bold Elegance and Innovation

(NewsUSA) - With existing home inventory predicted to remain low in 2024, many home buyers are choosing to purchase new construction or instead electing to remodel their current home. Either option …

Dive Into Caribbean Luxury

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Discover December’s crucial crypto updates. This edition highlights the significant rise in the total crypto market cap and the performance of leading assets.
Bitstamp engages with Cboe’s BZX Exchange! Our new Surveillance Sharing Agreement, aiming to enhance fairness and market integrity in crypto trading.
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The Emergence of Liquid Staking on Filecoin: In recent months, Filecoin has experienced a renaissance in liquid staking protocols, marking a pivotal moment in its DeFi evolution. The total …
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Manitoba’s homegrown thrill: Canadian Power Toboggan Championships race into Beausejour

"This event is a longtime embedded tradition here in Beausejour, Manitoba. We've got two full days of racing, 120+ racers," said President of the championship, Jared Black.

LEVER appears to be nearing completion of a nearly two-year long bullish pennant; expect a vertical breakout soon with a target between 0.00125 and 0.0025, depending on whether you count wicks or …
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In a remarkable display of bullish momentum, the XYO token has recently outstripped the targets outlined in our February 25 analysis, propelling from $0.008 to an impressive $0.014. This surge not …
Previous resistances are telling me this thing has alot of gas left in the tank. 47% so far
keeping last weeks trend, this is just a simple continuation of FIB after a double top / retest. As i see gold rising , US30 normally does the opposite sine they are slightly correlated with one …
These are some levels to pay attention to if SAND/BTC decides to make a move.
It much easier when you know where the money is located on the chart.
The next act in the career of Monica Lewinsky, the White House intern turned anti-bullying activist, writer and producer? Modeling. Ms. Lewinsky is the star of a new campaign introduced this week by …
Upto so far my AUD/CHF forecast has been going according to plan and the market has been kind to us. A potential Upside down H&S is expected for this week,with the left shoulder and head already …
Asian stocks are poised for early gains Monday, tracking US shares higher into a week that includes Federal Reserve boss Jerome Powell’s congressional testimony and China’s National People’s …
… the issue meaningfully. Schiff has “financial connections to individuals involved with … cause undue attention to his financial connections to individuals involved with … risk’ online …
1-bit LLMs are a potential way to build much more efficient neural networks that are more biologically plausible and run more efficiently on specialized hardware. Investigating how effectively 1-bit …
Here’s what Trump said about the immigration policies causing difficult problems at the southern border. “Biden and his accomplices want to collapse the American system, nullify the will of the …
In a groundbreaking move to enhance Uniswap’s governance, the Uniswap Foundation (UF) has introduced a revolutionary proposal aimed at incentivizing proactive engagement among UNI token …
Adam Back is a British cryptographer and known cypherpunk. He co-founded Blockstream, a Bitcoin development company. Back is known for his advocacy and activism in promoting privacy and cryptography. …
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Red Sox score three unanswered to top Jays 3-1
Nathan Hickey hit the go-ahead RBI single followed by a run of his own later in the eighth inning as the Boston Red Sox handed the Toronto Blue Jays their fourth straight pre-season loss on Sunday, …
4 displaced after southeast Calgary house fire
The Calgary Fire Department responded to calls at around 8 a.m. of a structure fire at a rural property south of Highway 22X and east of 88th Street Southeast.
Winnipeg police capture suspects after intense police chase
Winnipeg police apprehended several suspects believed to be involved in two separate stolen vehicle incidents over the weekend.
Maple Madness returns for 41st year
Kids and parents filed into Little Cataraqui Creek Conservation Area for the opening of the 41st year of Maple Madness in Kingston.
Canada’s car thefts show no signs of slowing. What costs can owners face?
Insurance experts told Global News Canadians can face rising insurance premiums and car payments even if they're not behind the wheel.
Call of the Wilde: Montreal Canadiens lose in shootout to Tampa Bay Lightning
The Lightning need wins for a playoff spot while the Canadiens are just trying to grow their games.
Domi scores shootout winner, Leafs top Rangers
Max Domi scored the shootout winner as the Toronto Maple Leafs downed the New York Rangers 4-3 on Saturday night.
London Knights use special teams to knock off Flint Firebirds
The London Knights scored their 28th short-handed goal of the season to tie the 2015-16 Barrie Colts for most in a single year dating back to 1997-98.
New Francophone school planned for West Edmonton as part of Alberta government budget
Conseil scholaire Centre-Nord was given funding to plan for a new grade 7 to 12 school in West Edmonton.
‘Need is even greater’: Fundraising events being held in B.C. for Ukraine
Two events are being held in B.C. to raise funds for Ukraine near the second anniversary of the Russian invasion.
Edmonton expo supporting Albertan newcomer entrepreneurs
The event hosted nearly 100 people on Saturday and featured panellists and workshops throughout the day.
Team Saskatchewan have ‘twin telepathy’ advantage at Brier
Two twin brothers, who were born in the Queen City, have been curling together since they were kids and are now competing on Canada's biggest stage in front of a home crowd.
BCIT hosts annual high school robotics competition to help build ‘diverse workforce’
The students are battling, in teams, in BCIT’s annual VEX Robotics Competition’s Mainland Championship for the chance to head to the world championships in Houston, Texas.
Stuart Skinner saves the day for Edmonton Oilers in Seattle
The Edmonton Oilers won their third in a row, hanging on a for a 2-1 road win over the Seattle Kraken Saturday afternoon. “Stuart was outstanding,” Oilers head coach Kris Knoblauch said after the …
Lethbridge police charge parents of infant girl with assault
Lethbridge police have laid aggravated assault charges against the parents of a three-week-old baby.
Winnipeg’s unusually warm weather hinders winter activities at Windsor Park Nordic Centre
Winnipeg has had a usually warm weather pattern for winter which has led to some challenges regarding winter activities in the city. 
SARM raises alarm on rural health-care crisis in Saskatchewan
Saskatchewan nurse practitioners are raising the alarm over rural health care amid a shortage. 
Teens in Regina lead revitalization efforts in North Central with city’s support
Under the name of "North Central Strong", local teens are taking a stand and with some help from the city, they hope to change the way people see their part of town.
19 eagles dead in Prince Rupert, B.C. due to dumped ‘deleterious’ substance
Prince Rupert Mayor Herb Pond said it appears the liquid “fouled” the feathers of the eagles, who were then unable to escape the pond.
Bassitt gives up three runs in Jays’ loss
Jordan Luplow hit a two-run homer in Atlanta's three-run first inning to help power the Braves to a 6-2 pre-season victory over the Toronto Blue Jays on Saturday afternoon.
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