Why Investors Take a Shine to Silver

(NewsUSA) - Silver is a part of everyday life in more ways than most people realize. Besides the more obvious industrial uses, silver is a key component in many products that people rely on every …

Why Investors Take a Shine to Silver

(NewsUSA) - Silver is a part of everyday life in more ways than most people realize. Besides the more obvious industrial uses, silver is a key component in many products that people rely on every …

Small Businesses Seek Talent, Technology to Succeed

(NewsUSA) - Starting and maintaining a successful small business is a challenge in any setting. For rural entrepreneurs, that struggle is even greater when it comes to accessing capital, …

Keep Quality Employees With Quality Benefits

(NewsUSA) - Small business owners know that one of the secrets to success is hiring quality employees and keeping them. One of the best ways to keep your best employees happy is by offering a …

Rebranded Global Accreditation Organization Promotes Patient Safety

(NewsUSA) - The last thing anyone should ever question when considering an outpatient procedure is their safety. After all, you trust that the facility performing your procedure has gone through …

Why It's Important to Talk About Inheriting Wealth

(NewsUSA) - As a significant portion of the U.S. population ages, a significant transfer of wealth to younger generations is occurring. However, many families have not discussed inheritance plans, …

Emerging Adults Stay Positive Despite Financial and Social Pressures

(NewsUSA) - The designation “GenNext” represents adults ages 18-34, the life stage often referred to as “emerging adulthood,” and refers to the next generation of workers, heads of …

Can You Trust Financial Advice You Find Online?

(NewsUSA) - Can you trust the financial advice you find online, including on social media? Nope. And a majority of people already don’t trust online financial advice. According to the CFP Board …

Becoming a CFP® Professional Means Joining a Community

(NewsUSA) - Becoming a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ professional means more than just a successful career — it means joining a supportive community. CFP Board and CFP® professionals foster …

How to Use Credit Wisely

(NewsUSA) - As the holiday season approaches, more people are out shopping, searching crowded stores and online promotions for the best discounts, and using their credit cards to pay for it all. But …

A New Mission for Military Veterans: Protect Clients’ Finances as a CFP® Professional

(NewsUSA) - Military veterans can take on a new mission as a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ professional. Your new objective: Safeguard and advance the financial interests of everyday Americans. By …

How a CFP® Professional Can Help You Navigate Interest Rates

(NewsUSA) - Interest rates have soared dramatically, raising the cost of buying anything on credit. For example, over the past two years, mortgage rates have more than doubled, adding hundreds or …

Become a CFP® Professional and Be Part of a Growing and Diverse Profession

(NewsUSA) - Today, October 4, marks World Financial Planning Day, a time to recognize the value of financial planning. Did you know that financial planning is not just a valuable resource for …

Become a CFP® Professional and Give Back Through Pro Bono Financial Planning

(NewsUSA) - Nearly 9 in 10 Americans are concerned about the current cost of living in the United States, which has created an increasing need for the trusted, often life-changing advice of …

How a CFP® Professional Can Help You Manage Your Debt

(NewsUSA) - Household debts are rising amid higher interest rates. The increase in rates is a major issue for all borrowers, at all ages and stages of life. A CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ …

CME Group Awards Scholarships to Next Generation of Ag Leaders

(NewsUSA) - State fairs are not only a summer tradition, but they also play an important role in U.S. agriculture. State and county fairs put a spotlight on an essential part of the global economy, …

Demonstrate Your Commitment to High Ethical Standards by Becoming a CFP® Professional

(NewsUSA) - Consumers are looking for someone they can trust to guide them in financial matters. Becoming a CFP® professional helps you communicate that you’ll always prioritize your clients’ …

CFP® Professionals Can Help Optimize Your Insurance

(NewsUSA) - Insurance is essential to protecting yourself. Health insurance, homeowners insurance, life insurance — all of these can protect you in the event of an emergency. However, determining …

Pharmacy Benefit Managers Curb Drug Costs for Patients and Employers

(Julian Canete) - According to the Kaiser Family Foundation, nearly half of all Americans struggle with health care costs. For many, it's the single largest cost in their budget. As someone that …

Changing Your Career? Consider Becoming a CFP® Professional

(NewsUSA) - Are you thinking of a career change? As you explore new possibilities, you’ll likely want a profession that offers personal fulfillment, encourages professional growth, provides …

Working With a CFP® Professional — What You Need to Know

(NewsUSA) - Congratulations! You’ve already taken one of the most important steps to secure your financial future — connecting with a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ professional. You will want …

Three Ways Small and Mid-Sized Businesses Can Improve Cash Flow and Combat Inflation

(NewsUSA) - Cash flow is the lifeblood of any business, no matter the industry or company size. However, as economic headwinds and supply chain woes challenge the bottom line for both Main Street …

How Getting CFP® Certification Can Help Your Career as a Financial Planner

(NewsUSA) - Climbing to the top as a financial advisor can be a challenge. Your ticket to long-term peak performance begins with earning the prestigious CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ certification, …

Working With an LGBTQ+ CFP® Professional

(NewsUSA) - Choosing a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ professional who aligns with your specific needs and goals is important. If you’re part of the LGBTQ+ community, you may want to seek out an …

Flexibility is Key to a Thriving Retirement

(NewsUSA) - Today’s retirement experience can be unpredictable, and resilience and flexibility are the keys to not just surviving, but thriving.The right strategies and guidance can help retirees …

From High School to High Pay and a Personally Rewarding Career

(NewsUSA) - The best career is one that gives you so much personal satisfaction that you’d gladly do it without pay. But don’t worry; you won’t be working for free if you become a CERTIFIED …

How to Help Your Aging Parents

(NewsUSA) - At some point, you may need to step in and help care for the parents who once cared for you. Starting this new role can be a challenge, but with preparation you’ll be ready. These …

Investing in Your Child's Future: The Advantages of a Career in Financial Planning

(NewsUSA) - As a parent, you want your child to succeed in life and have a career where they are fulfilled and paid well. It’s even better if that career can offer benefits such as personal and …

Not Sure What to Do When You Graduate College? Consider CFP Certification

(NewsUSA) - If you’re getting ready to graduate from college, congratulations! After years of dedication and hard work, your future awaits! And while it’s an exciting time, it can also be …

5 Tips to Help Young Professionals Prepare a Tax Return

(NewsUSA) - Filing your taxes can be stressful and intimidating, but it doesn’t have to be. As the deadline for filing taxes approaches, don’t let the pressure overwhelm you. Follow these five …

Benefits for Women Becoming Financial Planners

(NewsUSA) - The financial services industry is changing and diversifying, and this includes women becoming financial advisors at a rate higher than ever before.If you’ve ever considered a career …

How Anxious Are Americans About Their Finances? Very.

(NewsUSA) - A new poll paints a troubling picture of how anxious Americans are about their finances.Nearly half of respondents said they didn’t feel “financially stable,” according to the …

TALKING FINANCIAL LITERACY AND MONEY MANAGEMENT WITH YOUR CHILDREN

(NewsUSA) - Teaching children about money is one of the greatest gifts you can give them. Start when they’re young with simple lessons like saving up to buy a toy. You can build upon those lessons …

How Financial Planners Can Advance Equality

(NewsUSA) - Financial planning is about helping individuals and families make sound financial decisions that enable them to achieve their life goals. When financial planners provide these services …

How Financial Planners Can Advance Equality

(NewsUSA) - Financial planning is about helping individuals and families make sound financial decisions that enable them to achieve their life goals. When financial planners provide these services …
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Reality strikes Wall Street

15 Apr 2024 - Reality struck Wall Street on Friday from various directions, setting up a nasty opening for the ASX this morning. Friday night’s share price futures platform had the ASX 200 staring …

US quarterly reporting season heats up

15 Apr 2024 - The US March quarter reporting season accelerates this week with three more banks and Netflix down to be the most watched filers.

BP shares surge amidst UAE's acquisition interest

15 Apr 2024 - Shares in the oil major BP surged by 3.4% on Friday following reports that the United Arab Emirates' (UAE) state-owned oil company had recently considered purchasing the UK-based …

World iron ore prices surge by 15% following recent dip

15 Apr 2024 - Two weeks after experiencing a price slide in late March and early April, world iron ore prices made a remarkable recovery last week, registering a substantial 15% gain.

Market expectations for the week ahead

15 Apr 2024 - What's ahead this week for markets? A lot of headaches, in addition to the usual flow of reports and data.

Bond yields pressure shares, Money markets, RBA doesn't have to wait on Fed, Higher petrol prices?

12 Apr 2024 - Dr Shane Oliver, Head of Investment Strategy & Chief Economist at AMP, discusses developments in investment markets over the past week, economic activity trackers, major global economic …

Western Yilgarn (ASX:WYX) - Webinar Presentation

12 Apr 2024 - Gavin Rutherford - General Manager - Western Yilgarn (ASX:WYX) is an early-stage mineral exploration company, engaged in the evaluation and development of highly prospective projects …

Nico Resources (ASX:NC1) - Webinar Presentation

12 Apr 2024 - Jonathan Shellabear - Managing Director and CEO - Nico Resources (ASX:NC1) is focused on the Wingellina project, which is a development-ready, large-resource project, with a …

INOVIQ (ASX:IIQ) - Webinar Presentation

12 Apr 2024 - Dr Leearne Hinch - CEO - INOVIQ (ASX:IIQ) is developing and commercialising a portfolio of diagnostic and exosome-based products for the earlier detection, diagnosis, prognosis and …

Steel summit: A forecaster's alert for Australian investors

12 Apr 2024 - A respected industry forecaster has strongly suggested that peak steel demand in China may have already occurred.
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Talking Biz News

CNBC celebrates 35th anniversary

CNBC celebrated its 35th anniversary on Wednesday, and in celebration, a number of CNBC employees who have been with the company for more than 30 years rang the closing bell of the New York Stock …

Reuters hires Balaraman as editor on commodities and energy team

Reuters has hired Kavya Balaraman to be an editor on the commodities and energy team. She has been freelancing since November 2022, when she left Utility Dive. She joined Industry Dive in 2019 and …

Fortune’s Robison departing for new opportunity

Fortune senior tech reporter Kylie Robison is leaving the news organization for a new opportunity. She has been with the magazine since 2022 and covers Twitter and technology. Robison was …

Cane named funds editor at Mergermarket

Tom Cane has been named funds editor at Mergermarket. Cane has been chief of staff for the past two years. He has also been managing editor of both Mergermarket and Dealreporter. He also worked as a …

E&P names parent of Des Moines Biz Record as one to watch

Editor & Publisher’s annual “10 to Watch” list of news media organizations includes Business Publications, the parent of the Des Moines Business Record. Editor in chief Robin Blinder writes, …

Worcester Biz Journal hires Kanner-Mascolo as a reporter

The Worcester Business Journal has hired Mica Kanner-Mascolo as a reporter covering health care and diversity, equity and inclusion. A story on its website states, “Kanner-Mascolo started her role …

NPR senior biz editor Berliner is resigning

National Public Radio senior business editor Uri Berliner says he is resigning after criticism over his opinion piece in Free Press. “I don’t support calls to defund NPR,” wrote Berliner. …

Bloomberg reporter Smith joins Modern Retail

Modern Retail has hired Allison Smith to cover e-commerce platforms. Smith previously was a credit reporter at Bloomberg News. She covered corporate finance, including investment-grade debt, bank …

Muir moves to economics beat at FT

Financial Times reporter Martha Muir has moved to the economics beat in Washington. She has been covering personal finance and investment. Before joining the FT, she was a reporter at Trading Risk, …

Politico hires Marquette to cover transportation

Politico has hired Roll Call reporter Chris Marquette to cover transportation. He has been at Roll Call since July 2017 as a congressional accountability reporter. He covered Jan. 6 select …

Adweek’s Lundstrom adds retail media to beat

Kathryn Lundstrom is now covering retail media in addition to sustainability for Adweek. She has been covering the intersection of climate and ad/marketing news, along with assigning stories and …

Dow Jones News Fund names Summer 24 biz reporting interns

The Dow Jones News Fund has named 31 students as business reporting interns for the Summer of 2024. The business reporting program continues to be the News Fund’s largest. American University …

Former CNBCer Kemp launching BusiNext

Ted Kemp, a former CNBC staffer in the U.S. and Singapore, has become chief editorial officer of BusiNext, a Middle East business news service based in Dubai launching later this year. Kemp spent the …

Eight seeking seven SABEW board seats

Eight business journalists are running for seven board seats at the Society for Advancing Business Editing and Writing. Voting ends on Friday, April 19 at 5 p.m. Ballots will be cast for seven open …

Qwoted 100 PR Superstar: Sarah Allen of KGB Texas

It may be wishful thinking, but it’s the kind of thinking that any journalist can appreciate: “I would love for media organizations to rehire every journalist who has faced layoffs through no …

Dow Jones launches Smart Money financial literacy site

Dow Jones announced Monday the launch of Dow Jones Smart Money, a financial literacy and proficiency resource Dow Jones Smart Money will feature select information and insights from the company’s …

Politico hires Yarrow to cover food and agriculture

Politico has hired Grace Yarrow as a food and agriculture reporter. She has been interning for Politico since January. Yarrow was a reporting fellow at The Teas Tribune in 2023, based in …

NY Times hires WSJ’s Forsyth as DC investigations editor

New York Times Washington bureau chief Elisabeth Bumiller and Washington enterprise editor Dick Stevenson sent out the following on Monday: We’re thrilled to announce that Jennifer Forsyth, a …

New Arkansas Business editor: We won’t dawdle

Hunter Field, the new editor in chief of Arkansas Business, writes about his plans for the publication. Field writes, “The team at Arkansas Business is the journalistic equivalent of a sports …

Gaffney becomes lead writer for STAT News’ “Morning Rounds” newsletter

Theresa Gaffney is now the lead writer for the “Morning Rounds” newsletter at STAT News. She has been a reporter and podcast producer at STAT. She covers health care, new research, and public …
The Financial Times

US reimposes oil sanctions on Venezuela after broken election promises

Biden administration says Maduro has ‘fallen short’ on pledge of free and fair presidential race

Wood takes Ark ETFs to Europe as US investors jump ship

Flagship fund is down nearly 17% in 2024 while its outflows have totalled more than $1.8bn

Push to crack down on TikTok gains momentum in US Congress

Move to bundle divest-or-ban measure with foreign aid could compel Senate to act against Chinese-owned app

Schnabel says ECB could benefit from Fed-style ‘dot plot’

Policymaker says publishing interest rate forecasts could help to address shortfalls in communication and tackle market volatility

Germany urges dozens of allies to send air defence systems to Ukraine

Berlin launches global call to help protect cities, troops and infrastructure from Russia’s ‘murderous onslaught’

Boeing engineer says safety concerns are ignored inside plane maker

Whistleblower says he was told to ‘shut up’ after raising questions about 777 and 787 aircraft

European stocks suffer worst day in nine months

Strength of US economy prompts investors to scale back expectations for rate cuts

Hunt raises possibility of more tax cuts before general election

Chancellor also highlights prospect of interest rate reductions as Tories try to close gap on Labour in polls

Morgan Stanley chief says ‘existential’ need for M&A will revive investment banking

Quarterly profits rise 14% after better than expected quarter for traders, investment banking and wealth management arm

Sunak suffers Tory backlash as MPs back legislation to ban smoking

Almost 60 Conservatives oppose bill to stop anyone born after 2009 from ever being sold cigarettes legally

Netanyahu and Sunak speak after RAF helped repel Iranian attack

UK warns that any escalation is in no one’s interest and would deepen insecurity in the region

US stocks drop as traders weigh risks of wider war in Middle East

Oil prices recover as tech stocks lead US equities markets sharply lower and Treasury yields climb

Trump Media’s first auditor quit months after being appointed

Accountancy firm did not want to be associated with former US president’s social media venture

Tesla to cut 10% of global workforce

About 14,000 jobs set to go as brutal price war and EV slowdown hit US automaker

EU faces decline without market reform, report warns  

Former Italian premier Enrico Letta was asked by European leaders to report on state of single market

Be restrained or go ‘crazy’? Israel faces tough choices after Iran attack

Benjamin Netanyahu must weigh US calls not to escalate against far-right allies’ demands for crushing retaliation

China’s capital markets activity falls to multi-decade lows

Mainland equity issuance is the worst on record this year in a sign of low investor confidence

Japan’s biggest brewer Asahi cuts down on the booze as consumers go teetotal

Chief executive says zero- and low-alcohol beverages will represent half the company’s sales by as early as 2040

‘Fight Them!’: the night Iran’s missile spectacle rattled Israel

Tehran’s ‘Operation True Promise’ demonstrated aerial might that was visible to all, but fatal to none

The central players in Trump’s ‘hush money’ criminal trial

Manhattan district attorney’s case features a colourful cast including a former president, his ex-fixer and a porn star
Global News

26 best gifts for mom this Mother’s Day 2024

Whether your mom is a homebody, a world traveller or an outdoor adventurer, we’ve got a Mother’s Day gift for her.

Toronto school board begs for funding, says cuts will ‘jeopardize’ service

The Toronto District School Board has said it is facing a deficit of roughly $26.5 million for the upcoming year, even after some cuts have already been made.

What are midges and why are they swarming Toronto’s lakeside region

Many who live by the lake or frequent the boardwalk in Toronto see hundreds of the tiny little flies flying around. But what are they, and how long are they around for?

Canada’s income gap is growing. Will Budget 2024 help affordability?

The 2024 budget tabled by Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland Tuesday promised to put money back into Canadians’ wallets. So what will that look like?

Bursting at the seams: New school in Halifax region already facing overcrowding

Families at Bedford West School, which has classes from pre-primary to Grade 8, are surprised to hear that the newly-built school is already looking to install modular classrooms.

Arizona Coyotes howl one last time with win over Edmonton Oilers

The Arizona Coyotes ended their existence with a 5-2 win over the Edmonton Oilers Wednesday night. The franchise is moving to Salt Lake City. “It’s tough,” Oilers head coach Kris Knoblauch said …

Salvation Army adding more space with rise in asylum seekers

For the second time in six months, the Salvation Army is adding space to address the number of people using emergency shelter services.

Manitoba Tories say premier’s promise to control food prices has rung hollow

Manitoba's Opposition Progressive Conservatives say the NDP government's promise to crack down on rising grocery prices has proven to be an empty threat.

‘Extremely dangerous’: Viral video shows man ‘surfing’ between SkyTrain cars

Transit police say they're investigating the "extremely dangerous" stunt and warn would-be copycats they could be seriously hurt or face criminal charges.

Manitoba Tories to delay passage of bills, angering provincial labour group

Manitoba's Opposition Progressive Conservatives are delaying passage of four bills at the legislature, prompting an angry response from a labour leader.

Cyclist killed in East Vancouver collision

A collision between a pickup truck and a cyclist in East Vancouver on Wednesday left one person dead.

Ontario iGaming wagers hit $17.8 billion in 2023-2024

A new report offers insights into Ontario's online gaming market, which racked up nearly $18 billion in wagers during the 2023-2024 period. 

Emerson the ‘real rascal’ elephant seal swims hundreds of kilometres back to Victoria

"And Emerson has kind of grown attached to people. And now two years later, he's weighing over 500 pounds and he's really taken a liking to Victoria."

Meet the man who’s lived 30 years in Stanley Park

Christenson Bailey has lived in Vancouver's Stanley Park for the last three decades. He first visited the city in 1981 on a hitchhiking trip.

Manitoba’s first CAR T-cell therapy patient declared cancer-free

The first patient in Manitoba to undergo a revolutionary type of cancer treatment is sharing her story.

Extent of damage to Okanagan cherry buds revealed as blossom season arrives

"Now that we've arrived at blossom time, it really shows the damage," said cherry grower and president of the B.C. Cherry Association, Sukhpaul Bal.

Most Canadian youth visit dentists, but lack of insurance a barrier

According to a report released Wednesday, there were 89.6 per cent of Canadian children and youth aged five to 17 in 2019 who visited a dental professional within 12 months.

Woman who wheeled a corpse into bank to co-sign a loan arrested

The man had died at least two hours earlier before a woman brought him into a bank branch, police say.

CAQ changes controversial plan to build 2 mini hospitals to focus on seniors

Quebec is changing its controversial plan to build two mini private hospitals. Instead of providing services to a wider public, the latest plan is to focus on services for seniors.

S&P/TSX composite flat on Wednesday, U.S. stock markets fall

Canada's main stock index was flat on Wednesday, helped by strength in battery metal and technology stocks, while U.S. stock markets moved lower.
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High Auto Insurance Prices Drive People to Switch Policies — and Even Return Cars

Car insurance costs are rising much faster than inflation.

Most Older Investors Say Retiring at Age 65 Is No Longer Feasible

Traditionally, 65 is the target age for retirement, but that’s becoming an increasingly ambitious goal for the average American.

Biden’s New Student Loan Forgiveness Plan Could Cancel $150 Billion of Debt

Roughly 30 million borrowers could have some debt forgiven.

Experian IdentityWorks Review

We reviewed Experian Identity Theft Protection, including pros and cons, and considered pricing, plans, customer experience and accessibility.

How to Get a Personal Loan With a Cosigner

Learn how to get a personal loan with a cosigner.

IDX Identity Theft Protection Review

Read on for our review and guide on IDX Identity Theft Protection.

8 Best Gold IRA Companies of 2024

Read on to learn about our picks for best gold IRA companies of 2024: Augusta Precious Metals, Orion Metal Exchange and more.

Young Adults Are Trying to ‘Hack’ Their Way to Financial Stability

From cash stuffing to infinite budgeting and so much more.

From Hot Dogs to Gold Bars: Costco’s Latest Offering Is a Huge Hit

Since Costco began selling gold bars this summer, its members can't get enough.

The Best Week to List Your Home for Sale Is… Right Now

The median list price this week is expected to be $7,400 higher than the average this year.

PNC Home Equity Review

Read about Money's review on PNC Home Equity Loans.

5 Best Online Gold Dealers of 2024

Read Money's picks for the best online gold dealers.

Best Cash-Out Refinance Lenders of 2024

Since 2016, Money’s editorial team has researched and compared various companies offering home equity lending products. Our analysis of the industry considers the scope of vendor offerings, …

5 Best Motorcycle Insurance Companies of 2024

Read our review of the 5 best motorcycle insurance companies and see which of these providers is the best option for you.

6 Best Video Doorbells

Read Money´s reviews of the best video doorbells.

Why Stocks Could See a Bump Right After Tax Day

There's a correlation with stock market performance and the federal tax filing deadline.

When Social Security Recipients Will Get Their Checks in April

Social Security payments are distributed based on your birth date and other factors. Here's the schedule for April 2024.

Americans Have Never Been So Far Behind on Their Credit Card Bills

Analysis from the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia finds that credit card balances, delinquencies and utilization rates have reached their highest levels on record.

How To Put Out a Grease Fire

Learn how to put out a grease fire, what can cause one, and more.

Carbon Monoxide: What You Need to Know

Read on to learn about carbon monoxide, its toxic properties and how to prepare for and recognize a carbon monoxide leak in your home.
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I bought my first home without an agent. I saved a ton of money — and my sanity.

Want your dream home? Be your own real estate agent

Why companies keep betting — and losing — on Harry and Meghan

From American Riviera Orchard to new Netflix shows, Harry and Meghan are trying to be media and business moguls. But their track record is terrible.

Mark Cuban says he's invested over $100 million in business pitches he got via email — and he hasn't even met some of the people he's backed

"For me, I'm always accessible via email. I mean, my email is available publicly. And so I get email pitches all the time," Cuban said.

Avoiding 'blackout shopping' could be the key to saving money, according to a 'frugal living' YouTuber

Kate Kaden has been making videos about living below your means for five years. She says 'blackout shopping' is one of the worst things you can do.

De-dollarization is not working out in China, where businesses are hanging onto their US dollars

Despite discussions about de-dollarization, the US dollar still dominates global foreign reserves, according to IMF data.

Elon Musk reportedly apologized for 'incorrectly low' Tesla severance packages

The Tesla CEO told workers in an email that the mistakes were "being corrected immediately."

A 33-year-old man turned a Japanese farmhouse into a mountainside Airbnb retreat for $25,000 — here's how he did it

Xian Jie Lee moved to Japan to study political science and ended up staying to start an Airbnb business in the mountainside village of Ryujinmura.

Biden wants to sell blue-collar workers the American Dream of a failing China

In some of his harshest comments ever made about China, Biden called the country "xenophobic" and said it had more retirees than workers.

Elon Musk's wealth has crashed by over $160 billion from its peak as Tesla's problems pile up

Tesla stock has tanked by more than 60% since late 2021, slashing Elon Musk's fortune from $340 billion at its peak to below $180 billion.

Google fired 28 employees for staging in-office protests against the company's contract with Israel

Nine Google workers were arrested during protests against the company's joint $1.2 billion contract with Israel.

How Africa's first caviar won over Michelin-starred restaurants in Europe

Aciepenser built a caviar business in Madagascar, one of the world's poorest countries. It's won over Michelin-starred chefs. How did they do it?

The US and Israeli defeat of Iranian missiles is a big boost for its strained regional alliance

The aerial success against Iran's missiles was a major boost for the US's aim of a defensive alliance that's been strained by Israel's Hamas war.

A beheading meme and 'Mark Ruffalo, naked' — how 'anti-Trump' posts got 5 New Yorkers booted from the hush-money trial

Some hilarious "anti-Trump" memes have been read aloud at his hush-money trial. Trump was the only one not laughing.

Japan showed off the destroyer it's turning into an aircraft carrier for F-35 stealth fighters

Japan hasn't flown fighter jets from carriers since World War II, but it's building out its capabilities amid the concerns about China.

Hack on a Texas water system may be the first of its kind by Russian hacking group

Cybersecurity experts say a Russian hacking group targeted a Texas water system in January, a rare but worrying attack on US infrastructure.

Arizona GOP defies Trump, refuses to repeal 160-year-old abortion ban

Arizona Republicans shut down an attempt to repeal the Civil War-era abortion ban Wednesday, which Trump recently said had gone too far.

China just proved why Congress wants to ban TikTok

The Chinese Embassy reportedly lobbied against the bill, likely cementing Congress' opposition to it.

A top Republican Senate candidate's story about accidentally shooting himself just got weirder

Per a newly-released Park Service report, a park visitor said a firearm discharged at Glacier National Park. It contradicts Tim Sheehy's new story.

Columbia's president managed to avoid the missteps of other elite colleges in heated congressional grilling

Columbia University's president, Nemat "Minouche" Shafik, took a strong stance against antisemitism during her congressional testimony.

Cloud seeding probably didn't cause Dubai's floods. The UAE has been trying to control its weather for years, and the US does it too.

Dubai's torrential floods are linked to humans changing the weather, just not on purpose. Cloud seeding only has a small impact on rainfall.
Financial Post

Antibe Announces TSX Delisting Review

TORONTO — Antibe Therapeutics Inc. (“Antibe” or the “Company”) (TSX: ATE) announced that the Toronto Stock Exchange (“TSX”) is reviewing the eligibility for continued listing on the TSX …

Ottawa hikes capital gains tax, amends AMT rules in federal budget 2024

Jamie Golombek: Capital gains tax going up for certain people, trusts and companies

Former Edmonton City Manager Joins Danchilla Consulting

EDMONTON, Alberta, April 16, 2024 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Danchilla Consulting is pleased to announce the addition of Andre Corbould, former Edmonton City Manager, to the growing team. Corbould is a …

Stevie® Awards Announce Winners in 18th Annual Stevie® Awards for Sales & Customer Service

FAIRFAX, Va., April 15, 2024 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Winners in the 18th annual Stevie® Awards for Sales & Customer Service, recognized as the world’s top customer service awards and sales awards, …

Apartment rent growing faster than condo rent as new supply comes online: report

Purpose-built rental apartment rents up 12.7%, while condominium rents up 3.9%

Oil Traders Weigh Risks of Iran-Israel Conflict in Tight Market

The escalating conflict between Iran and Israel will force oil traders to reevaluate the geopolitical risk premium they need to apply to a market where tight supply-demand fundamentals have already …

Bitcoin ‘Halving’ Will Deal a $10 Billion Blow to Crypto Miners

For enthusiasts of Bitcoin, a once-every-four-years software update called the “halving” has long been held as one of the keys to propping up its value.

Goldy Hyder: Don’t tax success by making large employers pay more

Opinion: ‘Big is bad’ policies that target large employers risk further undermining investment in Canada

Markets Weigh Up Risk of Retaliation-Cycle After Iran Hits Israel

Financial markets will face the new week fretting about geopolitics with much riding on whether Iran’s unprecedented weekend strike on Israel triggers rounds of retaliation.

Germany’s Scholz arrives in China on a visit marked by trade tensions and Ukraine conflict

BEIJING (AP) — German Chancellor Olaf Scholz arrived in China on Sunday on a visit focused on the increasingly tense economic relationship between the sides and differences over Russia’s invasion …

India’s Modi vows to boost social spending, make country into a manufacturing hub ahead of election

NEW DELHI (AP) — Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday vowed to boost social spending, develop infrastructure and make India into a global manufacturing hub as companies shift away from …

Olympic track uniforms spark online debate about who designed them and why they’re so skimpy

PARIS (AP) — U.S. track and field athletes have around four dozen pieces to choose from when assembling their uniforms at the Olympics. The one grabbing the most attention is a high-cut leotard …

C.K. McWhorter Endows Wimbledon Championships With Esteemed McWhorter Family Trust Warrant Of Excellence

LONDON, April 13, 2024 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — C.K. McWhorter and the McWhorter Family Trust are thrilled to announce the endowment of a Warrant of Excellence to The Wimbledon Championships. This …

C.K. McWhorter Endows Maison Goyard With Esteemed McWhorter Family Trust Warrant Of Excellence

PARIS, April 13, 2024 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — C.K. McWhorter and the McWhorter Family Trust announce the endowment of the prestigious McWhorter Family Warrant of Recognition to Maison Goyard, in …

World Economy’s Great Escape Is No Comfort to the G-20

If the global economy is heading for a soft landing, there’s likely to be plenty of anxiety along the way.

The craze for Masters gnomes is growing. Little golf-centric statue is now a coveted collector item

AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — Gnomes, those quirky statues that people put in their gardens, are flying off the shelves at Augusta National. The Masters golf-centric gnomes have been selling out within a …

Tech’s Cash Crunch Sees Creditors Turn ‘Violent’ With One Another

The relentless rise of the Magnificent Seven makes it easy to forget that many tech firms are unprofitable and struggling with their debt burdens. Now, creditors in the space are turning against one …

Ukraine Bondholders Pick PJT, Weil as Advisers for Restructuring

A group of Ukrainian debt holders has chosen PJT Partners Inc as its financial adviser ahead of a potential restructuring, according to people familiar with the matter.

Sealing Homes’ Leaky HVAC Systems Is a Sneaky Good Climate Solution

A company has a unique system to speed up the process of sealing leaky HVAC systems to make homes more energy efficiency and comfortable.

Most Canadians don’t feel like the economy is doing better, poll finds

Data show a stronger economy, but Canadians say they are worse off in their day-to-day lives
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Deliveroo returns to order growth with a 2% increase but for rival Just Eat Takeaway, it's not looking as rosy

Orders were up 4% in the international division and Deliveroo reported flat order growth in the UK and Ireland.

AI deepfakes could decide U.S election, experts warn

Political strategists warn of a 'race to the bottom' as AI supercharges the spread of fake news.

Biden administration agrees to provide $6.1bn for Micron Technology to produce advanced memory chips in New York and Idaho

Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., personally courted Micron to build what would ultimately be a set of four chip factories near Syracuse in the town of Clay.

Unions want to stop firms using AI to spot facial expressions for hiring decisions

The TUC says the U.K. is losing a race against time to stop AI from taking over the workplace.

The summer's looking bright for budget airline easyJet as bookings grow, losses narrow and its Israel service is repurposed

EasyJet has managed to avoid major supply chain challenges, unlike its rivals such as Ryanair and Wizz Air.

ChatGPT-style AI bot explosion is all thanks to slick design, says AI unicorn 'chief wizard'

“Conversational computational conversation has been around since the '30s,” Sachin Dev Duggal founder of Builder.ai says. “This stuff isn't new.”

Malaysia wants to benefit from chip companies trying to diversify their supply chains

The tech rivalry between the U.S. and China could be an opportunity for Malaysia's semiconductor industry to stand out.

Microsoft's $13 billion deal with OpenAI falls short of a takeover, EU competition regulator finds

The European Commission has decided that the tie-up doesn’t merit a formal probe because it falls short of a takeover and that Microsoft doesn’t control the direction of OpenAI.

Sundar Pichai fires 28 Google workers for staging sit-in protest over $1.2 billion Israeli contract

“Physically impeding other employees’ work and preventing them from accessing our facilities is a clear violation of our policies, and completely unacceptable behavior,” Google said.

Trump's social media stock rose 16%, still down 67% from its $80 peak

Even with the bounce, the stock has shed some $5.4 billion from last month, with the value of Trump’s position dropping to $2.1 billion.

Casino operator calls smoking ban 'one of the greatest threats to our business'

A potential smoking ban in Atlantic City has roiled some casino operators.

Disney advances plan to inject $1.9 billion into 'the happiest place on Earth'

It would be the biggest expansion of Disney’s Southern California theme parks in decades.

These states and cities have the best—and worst—brain health in America. See where your home ranks in mood, memory, and more

Healthy eating was the activity most positively associated with survey respondents’ brain health, followed by leisure activities and time with friends.

The Justice Department wants to cut down on corporate misbehavior by offering wrongdoers leniency

The program excludes CEOs and chief financial officers.

California eyes crackdown on identity-shielding LLCs

A bill that would require business owners to disclose their identities to the public advanced on Wednesday.

What is a health coach? 5 skills you need to break into the field

To become a health coach, you’ll need to get certified by the NBHWC, and you’ll want to be a great listener and motivational interviewer.

Boeing whistleblower says he was told ‘frankly to shut up’

Boeing was basically “putting out defective airplanes,” quality engineer Sam Salehpour told a Senate subcommittee.

Biden says US Steel 'should remain totally American' and vows to triple China tariffs

China produces about half of the world’s steel and sells it for less than half what U.S.-produced steel costs, administration officials said.

Jerome Powell pumped the brakes on rate cuts, but Goldman still eyes a soft landing because of the strong job market

The soft landing is still on because spikes in inflation were a blip and the job market isn’t seeing many layoffs, Goldman’s chief economist says.

Salman Rushdie reveals what he learned from the attack that blinded and nearly killed him: 'There is value in hearing from voices that offend us'

Salman Rushdie was hunted by Iran for decades over his controversial novel. He just published another book.