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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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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.
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Bitcoin Poised To Reclaim $64K, Now Back Halfway To $63,000 – New ATH Coming For March?

In a blazing start to March, the feverish activity of Bitcoin has set it up for its largest monthly increase in almost three years early Thursday. Money pouring into listed bitcoin funds is fueling a …

Paris-based cybersecurity startup Filigran is capitalizing on the success of OpenCTI to build a suite of open-source threat management products. The company has already found some early traction with …
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Dear friends, Today, USDJPY experienced a significant decline yesterday after failing to regain the resistance level of 151.00 and challenge last year's highest level of 151.91. USDJPY is …
A retired Chinese official who bought 13 houses using bribe money is one of the most discussed topics on the country’s internet after the top graft fighter made his case public.
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On the higher time frame, the GBPAUD currency pair demonstrates a bullish trend, characterized by recent retracement movements that have brought it into an equilibrium zone. Bullish Trend: The …
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Cotton prices at the global level have risen to an 18-month high, making the biggest gains since September 2022, with the price rise in February 2024 seeing an uptick of 27% globally and 16% in …
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Oshawa Generals knock off London Knights as point streaks continue for Cowan and Dickinson
Denver Barkey scored twice and added two assists for the Knights but the Oshawa Generals left London with a 6-4 win on Feb. 28.
Mavs snap two-game skid with win over Raptors
Luka Doncic dictated things as per usual on the way to a nice present for his 25th birthday.
‘What about Manbir?’ B.C. victim’s family outraged as top court upholds suspect’s acquittal
Samandeed Singh Gill, was acquitted by the B.C. Supreme Court after the revelation police had overstepped their warrants and held key evidence for years without legal authority. 
B.C.’s child-care space challenges have some calling for public schools to be used
According to Stats Canada 2023 data, nearly 60 per cent of B.C. families said they have difficulty finding child care. And school-aged care can be just as difficult.
Forewarned is forearmed: VPD workshops aim to empower seniors against scammers
Vancouver police are holding a series of workshops in the city aimed at arming seniors with the tools they need to ward off scammers.
West Vancouver mayor’s law licence suspended for 2 years
On Wednesday, the Law Society of B.C. announced Mayor Mark Sager's law licence had been suspended for two years for professional misconduct. 
Ottawa says it’s working to airdrop humanitarian aid into Gaza as soon as possible
International Development Minister Ahmed Hussen said Ottawa was exploring new options to deliver aid to the besieged Palestinian territory as the Israel-Hamas conflict continues. 
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Sask. funds YWCA Regina for new permanent enhanced emergency shelter for women
The Government of Saskatchewan is providing $884,400 to YWCA Regina in opening a new 20 space permanent enhanced emergency shelter for women.
Avalanche concerns close portion of Trans-Canada Highway in B.C. Interior
The closure, due to a high avalanche hazard, is from Revelstoke to Golden, a distance of 141.4 kilometres.
Manitoba government announces funding to create new psychiatric positions, expand training
The Manitoba government has announced it will be adding more psychiatrists in the province to address lengthy wait times and high demand for mental health services.
Winnipeg MP Daniel Blaikie shifts to provincial politics
Winnipeg MP Daniel Blaikie has announced he is going to leave his federal position to work for Manitoba Premier Wab Kinew.
Leap Year Alert: Winnipeggers face extra work day without extra pay
In 2024 there's an extra day in the month of Feburary which means people will be working an extra day essentially for free. 
Discussions of concerns in Saskatchewan’s First Nations heard at FSIN assembly
Conversations of concerns and resolutions were heard at the two-day FSIN Legislative Assembly held in Regina this week.
Mi’kmaw chiefs concerned about Lake Pisiquid emergency order, impact on fish passage
It's been almost nine months since Lake Pisiquid was refilled, as the result of a precautionary emergency order made for wildfire suppression.
Riverview Boys and Girls Club needs to raise $4K to repair, secure vandalized vehicles
On one of their two 12-seater vans, the lock had been popped, the undercarriage below the steering wheel had been removed, and the ignition had been broken off and taken out.
U.S. Supreme Court to hear Trump’s presidential immunity appeal in April
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit on Feb. 6 ruled 3-0 against former president Donald Trump's immunity claim.
Richmond cracks down on catalytic converter thefts with new etching program
To combat catalytic converter thefts, Richmond RCMP, in partnership with the city and ICBC has launched a program called You Etch It. We Catch It.
Vancouver police seize gun, drugs after trying to stop no-helmet bicyclist
A man was arrested after being found with a loaded gun and thousands of dollars worth of drugs in Vancouver.
Edmonton man faces more than 40 charges after 3D firearms seized in cross-Canada investigation
A 29-year-old Edmonton man is facing more than 40 charges after 3D-printed firearms were seized following an investigation with ties to Quebec.
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Serial Entrepreneur Teaches Us How to Go the Distance in Business and in Life
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Join the Conversation on Technology and National Security
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CAN COLD WEATHER CRACK OR DAMAGE YOUR WINDSHIELD?
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