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“Mastering Connections: The Ultimate Word Game Challenge from The New York Times”

🔍 Engage Your Mind with NYT Connections! 🔍 🎮 Prepare for a stimulating mental challenge with The New York Times' latest sensation: Connections. This captivating word game is captivating audiences worldwide, requiring players to discern the common threads among four...

Google Fires Employees Protesting $1.2 Billion Israel Contract.

In a recent development, Google has decided to terminate the employment of 28 individuals who participated in protests against the company's lucrative $1.2 billion contract with the Israeli government and military. The protests, orchestrated by a group called No Tech...

Asia FX Dips, Dollar Steadies As Fed Meeting Looms

Most Asian currencies retreated on Tuesday, while the dollar firmed slightly as markets hunkered down ahead of a Federal Reserve interest rate decision this week, while lingering fears of a banking crisis also weighed on sentiment. The South Korean won was the worst...

Gold Prices Face Resistance At $2,000 As Fed Meeting Looms

Gold prices were muted in early Asian trade on Tuesday after touching key highs in the prior session as markets locked in some profits ahead of an upcoming Federal Reserve interest rate decision, while caution over a potential banking crisis kept safe haven demand...

European Stocks Lower; Banking Sector Slumps After Swiss Consolidation

European stock markets traded sharply lower Monday, with the banking sector hard hit in the wake of the deal to consolidate the two Swiss banking giants, UBS and Credit Suisse . At 05:00 ET (09:00 GMT), the DAX index in Germany traded 0.7% lower, the CAC 40 in France...

Bitcoin Near 9-Month High As Bank Turmoil Sparks Rally

to turn to digital assets. The biggest cryptocurrency by market value fell 1.8% in Asia hours to $27,549 after hitting its highest since June 12 on Sunday at $28,474. It rose 26% last week and is up more than 35% in ten days as turmoil in the banking sector has...

Vaccine Makers Prep Bird Flu Shot For Humans ‘Just in Case’; Rich Nations Lock in Supplies

Some of the world’s leading makers of flu vaccines say they could make hundreds of millions of bird flu shots for humans within months if a new strain of avian influenza ever jumps across the species divide. One current outbreak of avian flu known as H5N1 clade...

Credit Suisse Lifeline, First Republic Rescue: What You Need To Know

Credit Suisse headed into a make-or-break weekend after some rivals grew cautious in their dealings with the struggling Swiss lender, and its regulators urged it to merge with UBS AG. At least four major banks, including Societe Generale (OTC:SCGLY) and Deutsche Bank...

Dollar Retreats as Banking Support Prompts Relief Rally

The U.S. dollar slipped lower in early European trade Friday and riskier currencies rallied on easing concerns about a global banking crisis. At 04:25 ET (08:25 GMT), the Dollar Index, which tracks the greenback against a basket of six other currencies, traded 0.4%...

Oil Prices Rise On OPEC+ Hopes, But Set For Steep Weekly Losses

Oil prices crept higher on Friday on the prospect of supportive measures by the OPEC+, although fears of an economic slowdown stemming from a banking crisis kept gains limited and put prices on course for their worst week this year. Media reports said that Saudi...