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Confusing Industries Struggle to Reach an Accurate Conclusion as Banking Crisis Slow Burns

Recent markets have been difficult to predict due to a range of assets exhibiting unusual movements. Investors remain uncertain as macroeconomic and financial volatility is high, causing speculation to become bolder. Treasury yields dropped and gold soared, while money flowed into markets and sectors also changed significantly. Strategists are struggling to make sense of these behaviors, so investors should focus on corporate health and economic records for clues. With the US non-farm payroll coming up, markets may remain positive despite a potential recession.

Why the US Dollar is Expected to Retain its Global Dominance

Discover why the US dollar remains dominant in the global economy, despite some trying to move away from it. We discuss the reasons why, and cover recent events such as MicroStrategy investing in Bitcoin and gold's 13 month high. Bank of America has laid out an investing playbook for a recessionary scenario and we cover 5 ETFs that have strong performance in difficult markets.

End of Canadian Stock Market Streak as Energy and Financial Sectors Drop

Explore the latest news from the big Canadian stock exchange, the TSX. With a total market capitalization of $3.356 trillion, the TSX is one of the major economies. Get insight into the latest trends, energy losses, and gold gains, plus what the real experts, Reuters' reporters, have to say. Keep up-to-date on the TSX with our expert analysis.

US Data Disappoints, forcing Dollar Lower and Stock Market Upward

This week, US manufacturing took another blow after volatile markets caused stocks to climb and the dollar to tumble. The latest ISM survey showed a contraction in the sector for 5 consecutive months and fueled speculation that the Fed could cut rates this year. Gold surged past $1980 and energy stocks rallied as the S&P 500 closed higher despite disappointing Tesla delivery stats. RBA kept rates steady while the market expects a hike from RBNZ.

Turkey’s Car Demand Rises as Chip Crisis Eases Impact on Trade Deficit

Turkey's Trade Minister Mehmet Mus has implemented policies to reduce the nation's foreign trade deficit, curb inflation and stimulate economic growth. Apparent in March – when imports of precious metals surged by 63% – these policies have aided in the global chip crisis abatement. Mus is successfully bridging the trade deficit while encouraging lower interest rates to boost domestic production and reduce reliance on imports.


Unknown Viruses Found Hiding in Unicellular Organism DNA

Discover the unseen worlds of single-celled microbes, as researchers from the University of Innsbruck's Department of Ecology uncover thousands of previously unknown viruses embedded into the DNA. Prof. Ruben Sommaruga, Dr. Christopher Bellas and Marie-Sophie Plakolb studied their function and revealed their part in protecting the host cell. The study, funded by the Austrian Science Fund, is published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS).

Real-Life Chimeras: The Amazing Male Yellow Crazy Ants

Explore the science behind an amazing discovery: an international team of researchers have found that the yellow crazy ant has a unique reproductive system featuring males with two sets of chromosomes, an astonishing difference observed only in a few species around the world. Dr. Hugo Darras, lead author of a research paper released in Science magazine, is a professor at the Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz. Learn how the team uncovered how this species reproduces and how this discovery may change the way we look at insect biology.

Running a Business in the Afterlife Industry

From embalming during the civil war to green burials and human composting, the death care business grows each year. Learn about the $20B industry, how it's changing, and how to honor a loved one's final act of kindness—all for under $7000.

Interview with Investor Lauren Maillian: Five Important Questions

. Lauren Maillian is a major force in the investment world for the past 5 years. During her role as CEO of Digitalundivided, Maillian spearheaded their biannual reports, "ProjectDianne", to track women entrepreneurs and drive change through advocacy. She also formed partnerships with leading companies to quadruple the organization's revenue. Her portfolio and data-backed research have shaped the industry to secure futures for Black women and Latina founders and set in motion real, tangible change.