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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 …

Amazon revenue reports jumps 13%, stock climbs as a result

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 …
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 …
In an interview with CNBC, Josh Young stated that the recent drop in US oil usage and supply is not worrying. When juxtaposed with global figures, Young noted that US oil demand is not far behind, …

The American Film Market: Here's What You Need To Know

1.) The Evolution of the American Film Market: A Retrospective The American Film Market is a cornerstone event in the film industry, held annually in early November. Since its inception in 1981, …

Is Citibank Recovering From Its Billion-Dollar Slip-up?

Citibank was at the center of worldwide scrutiny when it accidentally sent billions of dollars to Revlon's lenders with its bank money. Citibank filed a case to recover the funds. After a lengthy …

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Bitstamp incoming and outgoing USD payments will be paused on Monday, February 19, 2024, due to a public holiday in the US. 
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Furloughs, bare-bones customer service and more are looming if Congress doesn't pass a spending bill ASAP.
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BookTrib’s Bites: Four Reads to Ward off the Cold

(NewsUSA) - Plowman by Charles BruckerhoffAt twelve, Stella Young and Hana Sanada, enrolled in the Stanton Academy for Humanity, discover the wartime journals of their great-grandfathers, who served …

Riding into Spring, Avoiding Skin Cancer Surgery

(NewsUSA) - It’s practically Spring, and the outdoors is calling. “I’ll be back on my bike and celebrating the return of sunny weather,” says Todd Fishman, a long-time Louisville, Kentucky, …
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.
Bitstamp incoming and outgoing USD, EUR, and GBP payments will be paused during the holidays in December 2023 and January 2024 in the US, EU, and UK.
… that, weaknesses across different financial service organisations are not the … trust approach that would enable financial services organisations to unify, … identifiable information, …
Mortgage rates are over 7% as the Federal Reserve is not likely to cut interest rates until later on in the year.
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‘Deceptive’ or ‘awesome’? Ontario’s housing goal including LTC beds faces scrutiny

A large portion of the housing starts in some Ontario municipalities were in fact long-term beds. The housing minister has defended the policy but one MPP says it is 'deceptive.'

Blokko.io and Triple-A partner to allow merchants and consumers in Latin America to make digital currency payments both in-store and online. MIAMI, FL, USA, February 28, 2024 …
welcome here is my gbpusd short idea bullish sequence is over time for bears to come in and move
welcome here is my eurusd short idea its the 2nd attempt to ride this pair down bearish last weeks the drop was to obvious so im guessing the main players in this game faked it all out …
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Ahhh here we are again… NasDaq is looking like a diamond in the rough for bears right now. I love to see it There has been multiple rejections of 18,000 and a pattern of lower highs on the lower …
Possible for 2024 One (big) dip then up only, Don’t be scared of the scare. Bullish
based on simple trend and volume as well as KDJ indicator,i see a good chance for further upside, Next resistance +16% above current price ($4.07 -> $4.9)
usoil trading at the price of 77.800 . support or resistance mention on the chart it look like in a consilidating phase and touch the trendline.
This technology company has had a challenging year, but its best days lie ahead of it.
Price is moving within this pattern. Everytime theres a break of daily structure. Price comes back to OB/Demand. A break below 188 would give me a strong bearish confirmation for a deep …
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Bullish on crypto? These stocks may have more upside than Bitcoin.
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Guelph federal Liberal riding association officially opens nomination process
The opening of the nomination signals the start of the period where individuals interested in seeking the nomination can formally submit their intentions to the party.
Kellogg’s CEO advises cereal for dinner. Nutritionists have other thoughts
In a CNBC interview last week, Kellogg’s CEO Gary Pilnick offered a tip to cash-strapped consumers: swap out traditional dinners for cereal to save on grocery costs.
Gender pay gap double in private vs public sector, report says. Why?
A new report found that men working in the private sector make almost 10 per cent more per hour than women on average, compared with five per cent in the public sector.
Iafallo ends long scoring drought as Winnipeg Jets dump Blues 4-2 for 4th straight win
Alex Iafallo ended a 20 game goalless drought while Sean Monahan, Brenden Dillon, and Kyle Connor also scored in the win.
Airport train, and housing among Calgary’s funding requests for provincial budget
It's unclear how much of Calgary's budget wishlist will be fulfilled after Premier Danielle Smith signaled spending restraint in the upcoming provincial budget.
Call of the Wilde: Montreal Canadiens add to Coyotes’ losing streak with 4-2 win
The Coyotes' winless run is now 14 after a 4-2 defeat while the Montreal Canadiens are thrilled to put that skid behind them. Brian Wilde has more.
Knights top Leafs to snap Toronto’s win streak
Sheldon Keefe wasn't around to see the conclusion of his team's win streak.
B.C. woman’s death blamed on health care gaps and lack of family doctor
Family and friends of a young shelter worker in Nanaimo are speaking out about her death from an undiagnosed serious infection.
B.C. comedy show cancelled amid backlash over group’s Robert Pickton T-shirt
Danger Cats faced a firestorm of criticism over the shirts, which depicted Robert "Willy" Pickton grinning and holding a slice of bacon with an inflammatory caption.
Canada Revenue Agency warns of relentless scams during tax season
Recently, the Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre issued a fraud alert stating it’s receiving reports of text messages claiming to be from the Canada Revenue Agency.
Biden wins Michigan primary but sees eroded support over stance on Gaza
U.S. President Joe Biden faced a sizeable protest campaign from Arab-Americans who chose to vote "uncommitted" in the Michigan primary, where Donald Trump also clinched victory.
Alabama IVF patients call court ruling that paused treatments ‘a gut punch’
Health and Human Services Secretary Xavier Becerra visited Alabama to lead a roundtable discussion with a group of IVF patients on Tuesday in Birmingham.
Premier Higgs backs calls for auditor general investigation of travel nurse contract
New Brunswick has been under fire for the use of expensive travel nurse contracts to fill gaps in the healthcare system.
Calgary, Edmonton chambers of commerce urge province to explore federal pharmacare
The chambers of commerce said a well-developed national pharmacare program could benefit Alberta’s economy in light of the ongoing labour shortages.
Man dead after shooting in northeast Edmonton Kilkenny neighbourhood
The Edmonton Police Service said officers responded late Monday afternoon to reports of a shooting at a home near 147th Avenue and 77th Street in the Kilkenny neighbourhood. 
Lynx Air hoped purchase by rival Flair would help pay off debt: court docs
Proceeds from a tentative deal with Flair would have gone toward Lynx's debt to Indigo Partners, the U.S. private equity firm run by Bill Franke that owns one-quarter of Lynx.
Fredericton city council permits housing in some commercial zones
Fredericton city council passed a bylaw on Feb. 26 to allow residential developments in two commercial zones. It will promote smaller units nearby to amenities like schools.
Man found dead in Old Strathcona area after gunshots reported to Edmonton police
Homicide detectives are investigating the death of a man who was found hours after gunshots were reported near 106th Street and 74th Avenue in the Queen Alexandra neighbourhood.
2 men convicted of murdering Run-DMC’s Jam Master Jay in 2002 shooting
A Brooklyn federal jury found Karl Jordan Jr. and Ronald Washington guilty of killing the pioneering DJ over what prosecutors characterized as revenge for a failed drug deal.
Why thousands of rural Ontarians may be at risk of losing their doctor
Roughly 10,000 patients in rural Ontario could lose their doctor due to a provincial funding decision that splits a small town into haves and have-nots, a clinic director warns.
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