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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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Unpack March's crypto updates in our newest briefing. This edition highlights the anticipated Ethereum ETF and examines trends and insights shaping the crypto landscape.
Join us in welcoming VCHF and VEUR. Learn more about our latest additions and how stablecoins are simplifying global money transfers.
All Bitstamp services will be temporarily offline due to scheduled upgrades.
Bitstamp's EUR SEPA payments will be paused on March 29 and April 1, 2024, due to Good Friday and Easter Monday.
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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The median list price this week is expected to be $7,400 higher than the average this year.
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Young Author Translates 4,000-Year-Old Text to Reveal Fascinating Insights into Ancient Egypt

(NewsUSA) - Educators everywhere should scrap their current lesson plans and make the new book Be a Scribe! by 16-year-old Michael Hoffen and co-authors Dr. Christian Casey and Dr. Jen Thum part of …

Sweeten Your Springtime Salads With Healthy Chilean Grapes

(NewsUSA) - Spring is here, so it’s time to bid farewell to winter soups and stews, and welcome fresh and festive salads.Take your salads to the next level this spring with the color, flavor, and …
Join us in celebrating International Women's Day at Bitstamp, where we spotlight the inspiring journeys of women leading the way in crypto, embodying innovation and inclusivity.
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.
Former senior SpaceX executive Tom Ochinero is teaming up with SpaceX alum-turned-VC, Achal Upadhyaya, and one of Sequoia’s top finance leaders, Spencer Hemphill, on a new venture called Interlagos …
Two United States Senators are want answers from the Chair of the Commodities and Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) over his connections to the disgraced founder of FTX, Sam Bankman-Fried. In a new …
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This is why investors shrugged off Powell’s ‘reset’ of Fed rate-cut expectations

Investors largely took Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell’s comments on the outlook for interest rates in stride on Tuesday — a development that might have come as a surprise to some market …

Founded by Louis Tremblay, FLO is looking to build robust EV charging infrastructure that will create a reliable web for drivers to get to where they need to go. © 2024 TechCrunch. All rights …
'With this budget, the Trudeau government is shooting us in the foot'
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The Nikkei 225 Index (NI225) has been on a massive bull-run since 2008. Total growth goes beyond 470% from bottom to peak. ➖ The bottom hit late October 2008. ➖ The All-Time High …
If BTC has to live it has brake upside this downward trend momentum
Not for distribution to U.S. newswire services or dissemination in the United States. TORONTO, April 16, 2024 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Flagship Communities Real Estate Investment Trust (the “REIT”) …
SCOTUS declines review of certification of a class of independent ATM Operators and two consumer classes in long-running case against Visa, Mastercard. WASHINGTON, DC, USA, April 16, 2024 …
Expect a pump from matic due bitcoin pullback... Target 0.5 fib
… the unbanked Embedded finance – integrating financial services into non-financial experiences – is … future Embedded finance can dramatically improve access to financial services …
Waymo, the self-driving company under Alphabet, began testing its robotaxis in Atlanta on Tuesday, adding another city to its ever-expanding testing and deployment domain. Over the next few months, …
… business banking platform Rapid Finance is launching a … that allows Rapid Finance’s small business … Finance’s commitment to empowering businesses with flexible and accessible financial …
Entered LINA long. I expect a bigger pump, but due bitcoin sideways channel I dont take big risks... Profit is profit...
Strength of US economy prompts investors to scale back expectations for rate cuts
The investment-banking sector across the Pacific Ocean isn't exactly thriving.
Entered CRYPTOCAP:ETH scalp, I dont expect a new ATH, expecting a dump around halving... #trading #ethereum
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Construction in Regina’s downtown may impact local businesses
As the revitalization project in downtown Regina kicks off, some local businesses are worried that the construction will cause them to lose customers.
Single-home construction down in Kelowna, but multi-units up: CMHC
According to the CMHC, nationwide housing starts in March 2024 were down seven per cent from February 2024.
Mayor of B.C. village ‘dumbfounded’ that suspect in suspicious death released
'On April 15, this male was released from police custody with a series of mandatory conditions to abide by,' said the RCMP.
Blue Jays activate closer Romano, reliever Swanson
The Toronto Blue Jays reinstated right-handed closer Jordan Romano and right-handed reliever Erik Swanson from the 15-day injured list and activated them for their game Tuesday against the New York …
Rural Alberta shooting triggers investigation that led to seizure of over $440K in stolen property
Staff Sgt. Brandon Humbke, the acting operations officer for Central Alberta District RCMP, said the investigation stemmed from an incident that unfolded on April 10.
More than $300K spent to police St. Patrick’s Day weekend in Waterloo
A report, which will be presented to the board at a meeting on Wednesday, says that the cost of policing St. Patrick’s Day in Waterloo rose by $50,000 in 2024 to $318,000.
Thunder Bay Police facing credibility issues amid recent arrests of former members
Chief Darcy Fleury and police board chair Karen Machado expressed the sentiment during a joint news conference about last week's arrests of ex-chief Sylvie Hauth and the lawyer.
Saskatoon residents can apply for energy upgrade, installation loans in May
Upgrades include replacing windows, doors or heating and cooling equipment, adding insulation, replacing toilets and faucets with low-flow options and installing solar panels. 
3 charged with first-degree murder after human remains found in N.S. home
Four people have been charged in connection to the 2022 murder of Barry Albert, also known as Barry Mosher, in Springfield, N.S. Three are facing charges of first-degree murder.
RCMP investigate after child finds shotgun on Lake Winnipeg beach
RCMP in Gimli, Man., are investigating after a sawed-off shotgun was found on the shore of Lake Winnipeg by a 12-year-old girl.
With NHL playoffs set to start soon, Giordano among oldest players who hasn’t won a Stanley Cup
They are among the oldest and most experienced veterans in the NHL playoffs this year who have never hoisted the Stanley Cup.
Copenhagen fire: Inferno hits historic stock exchange, toppling iconic spire
As the fire raged, some citizens jumped into action alongside emergency responders to try and save the many historic artworks housed inside the 17th century stock exchange.
Manitoba PCs to choose new leader in April 2025
Party members will select a new leader on April 26, 2025 — a year-and-a-half after Heather Stefanson announced her plans to step down following the PCs' election defeat.
2 arrested in Winnipeg police drug bust, cocaine and meth seized
Two people were arrested, and Winnipeg police say they seized about $26,000 in cocaine, $3,000 in meth, drug packaging materials, ID and $230 cash.
Peterborough County takes new approach to family doctor recruitment
The Ontario College of Physicians released a report in late February that estimates there are more than 32,000 people without a family doctor in the Peterborough area. 
UP Express stops in Toronto reduced as Metrolinx shakes up GO train service
Toronto's airport train, the UP Express, has been caught up in a raft of service changes planned by Metrolinx. From the end of April, local stops on the route will be cut in half.
Nova Scotia residents, businesses rejoice as spring weather arrives
Among other indications, Hope for Wildlife animal rehabilitation centre has welcomed their first babies of the season: an orphaned red-tailed American squirrel and a porcupine.
‘He’s already gone’: Montreal teen turns to writing after father’s death to cancer
Sixteen-year-old Tyler Szeremeta, a Grade 11 student at John Rennie High School, lost his father to cancer in December 2022.
Ontario family’s dog stolen from fenced backyard in middle of the day
The London, Ont., woman says her five-year-old daughter's chihuahua, Luna, was stolen from their fenced backyard in the middle of the day on March 27.
Connor McDavid hits 100 assists in Edmonton Oilers rout of Sharks
Connor McDavid reached the historic 100-assist plateau in a 9-2 Oilers drubbing of the San Jose Sharks at Rogers Place on Monday Night.
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Keeping Cool and Energy-efficient Amid America’s “Extra Room Boom” This Summer
Keeping Cool and Energy-efficient Amid America’s “Extra Room Boom” This Summer
(NewsUSA) - Today’s homeowners are having an Extra Room Boom! This latest real estate reality is marked by the convergence of two mounting trends – growing home sizes and declining household …
Addressing Sarcopenia with a Healthy Diet
Addressing Sarcopenia with a Healthy Diet
(NewsUSA) - Age-related loss of muscle mass and strength can significantly impact the quality of life for older adults. However, recent research underscores the role of proper nutrition in …
Subway’s New Wraps Elevate Eating on the Go
Subway’s New Wraps Elevate Eating on the Go
(NewsUSA) - Summer is just around the corner, and with it comes summer fun: school is out, shortened Fridays at the office, outdoor adventures, events, travel, and more. Balancing a busy schedule …
Family Teacher Conference Topics Beyond Academics
Family Teacher Conference Topics Beyond Academics
(NewsUSA) - Raising a family is overwhelming enough; add in milestones, routines, challenging behavior and keeping an eye on academic progress, and you’re in for a spin. However, your child’s …
BookTrib’s Bites: Four Reads to Kickoff Spring
(NewsUSA) - Coded to Kill by Marschall Runge, M.D.Is medicine’s greatest breakthrough also the world’s most efficient killing machine? After a decade of development, Drexel Hospital’s …
Youth Take Down Tobacco
Youth Take Down Tobacco
(NewsUSA) - Advocates of all ages across the country join forces on April 1, Take Down Tobacco National Day of Action, to stand up and speak out against the tobacco industry.Demonstrations, rallies …
Curbing Colorectal Cancer in Minority Populations
Curbing Colorectal Cancer in Minority Populations
(NewsUSA) - April is National Minority Health Month, and Black Americans, American Indians/Alaska Natives (AI/AN), and underserved Americans, are among those disproportionately affected by …
Taking Action to Take Down Tobacco
(NewsUSA) - Advocates of all ages across the country join forces on April 1, Take Down Tobacco National Day of Action, to stand up and speak out against the tobacco industry.Demonstrations, rallies …
Ash Carter Exchange Showcases Innovation and National Security
Ash Carter Exchange Showcases Innovation and National Security
(NewsUSA) - As artificial intelligence (AI) continues to transform the landscapes of our society, the impact on national security must be a top priority.  Hear from experts about the latest …
AI Expo for National Competitiveness Announces Key Sponsor
AI Expo for National Competitiveness Announces Key Sponsor
(NewsUSA) - Palantir Technologies Inc. (NYSE: PLTR), a leading provider of artificial intelligence (AI) systems, will be the lead sponsor of the inaugural AI Expo for National Competitiveness. The …