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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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Bitstamp incoming and outgoing USD payments paused on Wednesday, June 19, 2024, due to a public holiday in the US.
Join us in welcoming GYEN and ZUSD. Learn more about our latest additions and how stablecoins are simplifying global money transfers.
Discover May’s crucial crypto updates. This edition dives deep into the rise and fall of Mt. Gox, recent developments, and recommended reading material.
Explore three new cryptocurrencies on Bitstamp: SMT, ONDO, and TRUF. Dive deeper into their features and utilities.
Robinhood to Acquire Bitstamp This acquisition will bring Bitstamp's globally-scaled crypto exchange to Robinhood, with retail and institutional customers across the EU, UK, US and Asia.
People may rely on insurance companies when things go wrong, but that doesn’t mean customers trust them, according to new data.
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Smart locks are becoming increasingly popular for their convenience and additional security features. Not only can they help you keep watch on who goes in and out of your home, but they also provide …
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The median U.S. home sales price notched an all-time high of $439,716 in May.
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The Education Department is already four months behind schedule.
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Life’s Hard Bargain by Donald G. Denihan

(NewsUSA) - I almost died shortly before Father’s Day in 2012, saved, ultimately, by my father. You might say I found him the night I almost lost my life.He had died nearly thirty years before, …

AI Expo Convenes and Educates

(NewsUSA) - Experts from industry and government, along with academic leaders and interested citizens from across the country, participated in a vibrant exchange of ideas about initiatives in …
Bitstamp incoming and outgoing USD payments will be paused on Monday, May 27, 2024, due to a public holiday in the US. 
Say hello to PYTH, WIF, and JUP, the new Solana-based assets listed on our crypto exchange for you to explore.
Experience the aroma of excitement at Bitstamp! Our cheesy social media giveaway challenge is here. Every slice of action counts. #NoMoreWhatIfs
Tether, the largest stablecoin issuer, has officially unveiled Alloy by Tether, a pioneering asset class secured by Tether Gold.  Tether… The post USDT Issuer Tether Launches New Gold-Backed …
The cryptocurrency market has been a rollercoaster ride in recent months, with Solana (SOL) mirroring the broader trends of major assets like Bitcoin and Ethereum. As SOL enthusiasts and traders …
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Many people say that BTC is going to reach 150K or more. I think that nowadays everybody knows what BTC is. So probably, all the money that wants to enter the market is already in it. Besides, …
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Savings Collaborative and TMCF partner to launch innovative financial education for HBCU students, promoting financial well-being and generational wealth. DENVER, COLORADO, UNITED STATES, …
Technical Analysis of USOIL Current Price Action: - The price is currently trading around 78.88, showing consolidation between the levels of 79.49 and 77.94. - There appears to be …
https://www.tradingview.com/x/7P8f1EaN/ My dear friends, My technical analysis for AUDUSD is below: The market is trading on 0.6592 pivot level. Bias - Bullish Technical Indicators: …
Amesite (NASDAQ: AMST), a leading artificial intelligence software company offering a cloud-based learning platform for business and education markets, announced that it is extending its partnership …
… rulings. A week ago, Israeli Finance Minister Bezalel Smotrich made a … is expected to exacerbate the financial crisis of the Palestinian Authority …
NZDUSD is making a reversal pattern and divergence has been observed.
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BOSTON (AP) — A group of Democratic members of Congress, led by Sen. Edward Markey of Massachusetts, is seeking reassurances that workers at hospitals owned by Steward Health Care will have their …
Last week, USD/JPY spiked higher after a disappointing Bank of Japan (BoJ) rate meeting and today, the price has again broken above resistance. The chart reveals a smaller ascending triangle pattern …
Paying off debt can be a challenging goal for many people. It requires discipline, patience, and a solid plan. People make many common mistakes when trying to pay off debt, which can make the process …
  Opened on June 20, 1899, The Perth Mint began production of world-renowned sovereigns. To commemorate, we’re delighted to announce our 125th Anniversary Australia Sovereign 2024 Gold Proof Coin …
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Manitoba Marathon takes over Winnipeg streets
Close to ten thousand runners laced up their running shoes in this year's Manitoba Marathon held in Winnipeg as organizers are seeing a huge boom in participation.
Understanding municipal issues key to upcoming election, outgoing mayor says
A local professor says ahead of the municipal election that it's important for residents to get more involved in civic politics.
May was ‘another sleepy month’ for homebuyers. Will a rate cut wake them up?
The Canadian housing market remained cool in May, but CREA commentators expect the first interest rate cut of the cycle will bring buyers off the sidelines in months to come.
Man sought in hate-motivated arson likely fled Canada: London, Ont. police
A 55-year-old man faces a slew of charges after what London police believe was a hate-motivated arson but investigators believe he has left the country.
Oilers, Panthers talk about how players pass the time on long flights for Stanley Cup Final
"We spend a lot of time on that plane," Edmonton captain Connor McDavid acknowledged.
N.B. heat wave: Temperatures could feel like 40 C this week
Environment Canada issued a heat warning on Monday morning, forecasting temperatures to reach up to 33 degrees C with a humidex value of 40 during the week.
ANALYSIS: Jets GM has his work cut out for him on the free agency front
With less than two weeks remaining before the free agent market opens for business, there are significant question marks for the Winnipeg Jets.
Alberta trial resumes for men charged with conspiracy to commit murder at Coutts blockade
The trial of two men charged with conspiracy to commit murder at the 2022 blockade at Coutts, Alta., resumes today.
Hamilton Ticats blow late lead, lose 33-30 to Roughriders
A late turnover allowed Saskatchewan to rally past the Tiger-Cats 33-30 in Hamilton's home opening game. The loss drops the Ticats to 0-2.
B.C. man shares story of being hit by float plane on Sunshine Coast
The Sechelt retiree was rowing his skiff to his houseboat at Porpoise Bay in April 2015 when a Harbour Air float plane crashed into him.
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Less than 10 per cent of homeless shelters N.S. promised last year currently in place
Nova Scotia announced in 2023 it was paying $7.5 million for 200 self-contained, fibreglass shelters, with 100 of them earmarked for use in Halifax. 
Canadian Premier League brings Vancouver vs. Calgary match to Kelowna
According to Vancouver FC president Rob Friend a CPL team could become a reality in Kelowna.
Calgary explores using interim pipes to move water from Bearspaw plant
The City of Calgary is exploring ways to move water from the Bearspaw Water Treatment Plant. City experts met with other sectors to exchange ideas over the weekend.
Families of loved ones buried at Montreal cemetery demand answers over state of grounds
Katrina Goulo spent hours Sunday clearing her father's resting place arguing that it's disrespectful to allow the grass in the cemetery, which is Canad's largest, to be overgrown.
Charges laid after vehicle theft at downtown Red Deer restaurant
Red Deer RCMP responded around 3:30 p.m. Friday to a motor vehicle theft at Original Joe’s, a popular restaurant and bar in the city's downtown.
Progress too slow on Truth and Reconciliation calls to action, advocates say
Earlier this month, the federal government were criticized by the Assembly of First Nations for a lack of follow-through on reconciliation promises.
Toronto bracing for days of ‘dangerously hot and humid’ weather
Environment Canada issued an extreme heat warning for Toronto and large parts of southern Ontario on Sunday afternoon, predicting humidex highs of as much as 45C. 
Snow falls on B.C. Interior mountain passes and local ski hills
While the Okanagan's valley bottom is wet and rainy, local ski hills also received a light dusting of snow. 
Varsho’s grand slam leads Blue Jays past Guardians
Daulton Varsho's grand slam in the fifth inning powered the Toronto Blue Jays past the Cleveland Guardians 7-6 on Sunday.
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