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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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Going Blond: How to Use Light-Toned Wood in Your Home

(NewsUSA) - They say blonds have more fun, but there are non-frivolous reasons for choosing pale or light-finish hardwoods for floors, cabinetry, paneling, and millwork in your home. “Many species …

4 Tips for Introducing a Family Calendar to Your Kids

(NewsUSA) - When your morning starts off with questions like, “do I have school today?” or “how many more sleeps?” it may be time to introduce a family calendar.A family calendar can be …
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.
Premier Doug Ford hinted at new funding for Ontario's universities and colleges, which are struggling financially in the face of a federal cap on foreign students.
Ukrainian researchers say they have uncovered dozens of facilities in Russia and Belarus where forcibly deported Ukrainians have been held since Russia's invasion began.
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After Nvidia’s latest blowout, here are 20 AI stocks expected to rise as much as 44%

With Nvidia Corp. reporting another set of amazing numbers, it’s time for a broad look at the artificial-intelligence landscape to see which stocks are most favored by analysts.

Gold short term Bearish but look for BUYs with weakening dollar
… as an investigation into car finance is underway. The bank … 2023. Last month, the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) started … customer complaints sent to the Financial Ombudsman. Charlie …
… Laverley and the Minister for Finance Mwigulu Nchemba in the port … statement from the Ministry of Finance. Nchemba said the project was …
This is not buy and sell recommendation ............
I have a position in Aptos, as the coin has broken out from the trendline and now aims to test the resistance zone.
CRYPTOCAP:INJ bull flag continuation HOPIUM. Could pull a SOL like move to 1xx$ 29-31$ support, we don't want to loose that level. MUST HOLD LEVEL. 39$ resistance.
1INCH breakout done from the ceiling of the bearish channel on Weekly time frame,now we are waiting for a pullback to enter the long position
**Breaking News**: In a **stunning blow** to the cryptocurrency giant, **Binance**, a U.S. judge has **slammed down a record-breaking $4.3 billion fine**. The verdict comes after Binance **pleaded …
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Kraken files motion to dismiss SEC’s lawsuit.  Leading crypto exchange Kraken has asked a federal judge to dismiss the lawsuit… The post Crypto Exchange Kraken Asks Court to Dismiss SEC …
The price is right for these companies to conduct stock splits.
NU will continue higher. Expecting a small pullback before pushing higher. POSITIVE feedback welcome.
A to Z of the Self: Sheila Heti’s ingenious new book, Alphabetical Diaries, takes 10 years of diary entries and rearranges them in alphabetical order.
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Who will be Halifax’s next mayor? No candidates yet, but interest is growing
While there are no confirmed candidates yet for the Halifax municipal election this fall, two local councillors and one member of Parliament say they’re considering a run.
Search intensifies for Vancouver Island woman missing more than 1 week
Sara Sherry, 45, of Errington was last seen on Feb. 15 driving a 2017 Nissan Frontier pickup truck near Highway 19 and the Northwest Bay Logging Road.
Edmonton Oilers fall short against Wild
The Oilers fired 43 shots on goal but fell 4-2 at Rogers Place to the visiting Minnesota Wild on Friday night.
Connor’s OT winner gives Winnipeg Jets 3-2 victory in Chicago
Kyle Connor scored 25 seconds into overtime while Nikolaj Ehlers ended a long scoring drought with a pair of goals in the win.
Worldcoin: Can WLD sustain its rally and hit $10 soon
Sam Altman’s Worldcoin hit record highs this week driven by a broader AI rally.
Cowan extends point streak as London Knights blank Frontenacs in Kingston 5-0
Michael Simpson recorded his third shutout of the season as the London Knights won their 20th road game of the year.
Police pressed on public safety after terrifying White Rock shooting
Security video shows at least three shooters unloading on two SUVs with what appear to be fully automatic weapons, spraying more than 100 bullets in a matter of seconds.
Mother of 2 from Mexico identified as victim of Vancouver crane tragedy
Yuridia Flores' first job in Canada was working as a labourer at the massive project at Cambie Street and 41st Avenue. Tragically it would also be her last.
2 bricks thrown off Whitemud Drive overpass part of disturbing trend at 53 Avenue overpass: EPS
Two men have been left rattled after bricks thrown off a southside overpass smashed into their vehicles on Whitemud Drive — two of nine such incidents EPS is investigating.
‘He’s determined’: Edmonton Oil Kings coach impressed by play of WHL prospect Joe Iginla
Joe Iginla appears to have already gained some valuable insights about what it will likely take for him to excel in the game he's passionate about.
Puppy-Palooza brings joy to Coaldale Health Centre residents
The program is looking for extra volunteers, but for now, staff are hoping to make it a monthly event and bring twinkles to the eyes of residents.
Ottawa appeals court ruling that found use of Emergencies Act ‘unreasonable’
The government is asking the Federal Court of Appeal to overturn a decision that found the government's use of the Emergencies Act led to the infringement of constitutional rights.
Economists point to zoning laws, not REIT profits, for rent increases
With rents continuing to climb and REITs posting continued profits, it's easy to blame the real estate investment trusts, but economists disagree.
NRA, ex-CEO Wayne LaPierre found liable for misspending funds in NY lawsuit
The New York jury found that Wayne LaPierre, who was the NRA’s CEO for three decades, misspent millions of dollars of the group’s money on pricey perks for themselves.
Rapid Fire with the Rush: Jake Boudreau
After scoring only on the road last season, sophomore Jake Boudreau has turned his offensive touch into goals at SaskTel Centre for the Saskatchewan Rush this year.
Manitoba government announces new funding for wheelchair program
Manitoba Possible, a non-profit organization for people with disabilities, is expanding its wheelchair program with $288,000 in new provincial funding.
Quebec City historian showcases province’s hip-hop scene in local exhibit
Webster has long aimed to shed a light on the lesser-known parts of Quebec history, but he says it was hip hop that first showed him the power of self-expression.
Concerns from Okanagan fruit farmers understood: province
Okanagan farmers are less than positive about their prospects after a cold snap destroyed crops and they're calling for governmental support to help them carry on. 
Husband of survivor in deadly Vaudreuil-Dorion attack speaks out
Mohammad Imtiaz watched as his wife was savagely attacked by a neighbour. While she survived, Imtiaz says she's deeply traumatized.
Guelph area schools included in Canada-wide yearbook cybersecurity breach
A company that produces yearbooks notified UGDSB that software used to upload photos was compromised.
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