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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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As college costs spike, more students are receiving institutional aid, with bigger discounts off the full sticker price.
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Over 22% of home listings got a price cut in April, up from 17% the year before.
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Rockstar Energy Drink is Giving Away a Custom Jeep Wrangler and $20,000 To Fuel the Ultimate Summer Road Trip

(NewsUSA) - One lucky winner will score big when participating in Rockstar Energy's “Fuel Your Drive” promotionPURCHASE, N.Y., May 20, 2024 – With people looking to get out and travel more …

BookTrib’s Bites: Jump into Spring with These Four Reads

(NewsUSA) - Leaning on Air by Cheryl Grey BostromThey last spoke as teens . . . But a surprise encounter 12 years later reunites ornithologist Celia Burke with veterinary surgeon Burnaby Hayes, …
Bitstamp's EUR SEPA payments will be paused on March 29 and April 1, 2024, due to Good Friday and Easter Monday.
Discover February's essential crypto insights in our latest briefing. This issue focuses on blockchain's role in cross-border payments and key trends shaping the crypto world.
Casper (CSPR) is now available on Bitstamp. Discover how this innovative blockchain is changing the digital landscape.
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The OIH is currently working on green wave 2, which should extend to our same-colored Target Zone (between $335.63 and $353.32). Within this range, the price should complete a reversal and then …
?️ OUTLOOK 5hr chart: 30m chart: Context 5hr: Price is breaking bullish and currently reaccumulating. Price …
Good Morning and I hope you are well. bitcoin Quote from last week: bull case: We are at support until clearly broken. Bulls got a two legged correction which was very shallow and weak. …
In the next few hours, $825.5m worth of PYTH will be unlocked, releasing tokens equivalent to 141% of the current circulating supply. Different from ChainLink which has PUSH mechanism, as a …
When US prosecutors charged a Japanese mobster this year with conspiring to traffic nuclear-weapons material to an Iranian general, they exposed one piece of a shadowy international network that …
Ripple CEO Brad Garlinghouse stirs speculations regarding David Schwartz being the real identity behind pseudonymous Bitcoin creator Satoshi Nakamoto. During… The post Is David Schwartz, Satoshi …
Gold surpassed and ended above its all-time high level today. The previously broken structure has now become a zone of demand, and the pair is currently testing that broken structure again. I …
It's a terrible idea to rely on selling stocks to cover bills you have coming due soon.
Gold 4-hour wave count: The bullish green fifth wave given on April 26 remains unchanged. Currently in progress is the blue fifth wave. Target is 2560-2600. Since October 5, 2022, until November …
The S&P 500 index can be bought in two specified support areas in two steps and profit from it up to the specified targets
Meta Platforms (META) is consolidating within the 1D MA50 (blue trend-line) and 1D MA100 (green trend-line) only 3 weeks after it touched the bottom (Higher Lows trend-line) of the 1-year Channel …
The current point exhibits upward signals according to my algorithmic system, meeting various criteria. These include rising trading volume, an upward trend indicated by prices above EMA20 and EMA50, …
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Oscar Ramos doubts Shiba Inu (SHIB) will hit $0.01 in 20 years despite projections of gradual growth through 2050 from… The post Shiba Inu Surpassing $0.01 Is Unlikely, Analyst Reveals Reasons …
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Vancouver Canucks’ Brock Boeser out for Game 7 against Oilers: reports
Vancouver’s longest-tenured Canuck, Brock Boeser, has reportedly been ruled out for Monday’s Game 7.
Calgary senior hangs up on scammer impersonating a loved one in trouble
A scam-savvy Calgary senior is warning others after he got a call from someone pretending to be a loved one in trouble and needing money.
Knox Mountain Hill Climb in Kelowna completes 65th year
More than 50 gearheads gathered for this year’s Knox Mountain challenge, which sees competitors and their high-powered rides race up a twisty, 3.5-km road in Kelowna.
Competing car shows in West Kelowna, Peachland each deemed successful
In West Kelowna, the World of Wheels show attracted between 150 and 200 vehicles, while the Peachland Classic Car Show showcased more than 250 vehicles.
Saskatoon Sikh community celebrates Vaisakhi with parade, harvest festival
Many Saskatonians took in the sights and sounds of the Vaisakhi Celebration to mark an important and religious significance to the Sikh community.
New sketch released of wanted B.C. triple-homicide suspect from 1997
Anyone with information on Kevin Louis Vermette, or where he may be, is asked to contact the Kitimat RCMP at 250-632-7111.
Alberta premier’s support for town hall questioning COVID vaccines worries experts
UCP removes COVID-19 vaccine child-death references and takes over ticket sales to controversial event
Fort McMurray wildfire doesn’t grow Sunday, but is still deemed ‘out of control’
A wildfire near Fort McMurray is still classified as out of control but has not grown since Saturday, Alberta Wildfire officials said. 
2 brothers, 18 and 20, charged with murder in Montreal’s St. Henri stabbing death: prosecutors
Prosecutors confirmed that Chad and Jayden Pinel were charged with the second-degree murder of Patrick Conor O’Loughlin after an alleged noise complaint turned fatal.
Ducklings trapped in storm drain rescued by Vernon firefighters
Vernon Firefighters Local 1517 said a crew on Saturday responded to a public service call after some ducklings were spotted in a storm drain.
May long weekend marks unofficial start of gardening season
During a time of inflationary food prices, many people are turning to producing their own food. Many mark May long weekend as the official start of gardening season.
Locals find ways to pinch their pennies for summer staycations near Regina
Many locals don't have to travel far from Regina for a vacation with summer around the corner. Many are escaping to Regina Beach for their summer staycations.
Alberta advantage slipping as living standards and wages decline: report
A new report published by the Alberta Federation of Labour says the "Alberta Advantage" is slipping away due to declining living standards and wages. 
Will Quebec’s forest fire season be as bad as it was last year?
With fires raging out west, many people have begun to wonder what Quebec's 2024 forest fire season could look like, and if it will be as bad as 2023.
Fire destroys home in Peachland
Fire officials have not released any information about the blaze, but security employees and a restoration company are on scene.
London Drugs says employee information could be ‘compromised’ in cyberattack
In an internal memo, London Drugs said its investigation into the cyberattack has found evidence which indicates some head office files have been compromised.
London Knights championship celebrations draw thousands to Budweiser Gardens
After winning the J Ross Robertson cup in Oshawa, the Knights came back to London to celebrate with their dedicated fans.
How robotics is helping kids with disabilities in Manitoba learn to walk
A Winnipeg occupational therapist is looking to make life easier for her clients, by using robots to help them move.
Southern Interior residents asked to watch for invasive plants in region
Last month, the Columbia Shuswap Invasive Species Society added poison hemlock and hoary cress to its priority list of invasive plants.
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