The largest cryptocurrency, bitcoin, surged to a record high of over $44,000 on Monday following the news that Tesla has invested $1.5 billion in the digital asset and expects to start accepting it as payment. Bitcoin soared fifteen percent to trade at $44,141, closing in on an all-time high reached...
American Airlines (AAL) – American’s stock is surging more than 40% in premarket trading after a better-than-expected fourth quarter. The airline lost $3.86 per share, less than the anticipated loss of $4.11, and revenue came in above analyst forecasts. American did post an $8.9 billion annual loss for 2020...
Users trying access their stock brokerage accounts as the market opened Wednesday morning were faced with a debilitating technical problem that shut many out of their accounts. Robinhood and TD Ameritrade were among the brokerages that reportedly experienced “technical difficulties” at open. The apps were unresponsive. https://twitter.com/stocktalkweekly/status/1354437354434555908? TD Ameritrade said this was...
Bitcoin and cryptocurrency traders are looking at a sea of red on exchanges today as major cryptocurrencies dive. The bitcoin price has dropped from over $35,000 per bitcoin last night to under $33,000, currently down almost 10% on the last 24 hours in a continuation of a sell-off that's wiped...
The Bank of Canada says the national economy will go in reverse for the first quarter of 2021, hammering the hardest-hit workers again on the path to a recovery that rests on the rollout of vaccines. Workers in high-contact service industries will carry the burden of a new round of...
The chicken sandwich wars are back! Remember the insanity that was the Popeyes chicken sandwich? Well most fast food chains didn't take the competition lightly and we saw all sorts of chicken sandwiches rolled out, except for McDonald's. And while it took them a little longer to get it together,...
The world's most well-known cryptocurrency Bitcoin smashed through $34,000 for the first time ever in its entire history of 12 years on Sunday. Once the price of the leading cryptocurrency crossed the $30,000 mark for the first time -- something it had struggled to do for the last couple of...
The commodity-linked Canadian dollar strengthened to a two-year high against its U.S. counterpart on Thursday as investors bet that the rollout of COVID-19 vaccines would boost economic recovery. "The Canadian dollar has been etching out fresh highs each day this week as markets front-run their expectations of the economic recovery...
The Canadian dollar was little changed against its U.S. counterpart on Tuesday after the pause of a high profile COVID-19 vaccine trial offset robust Chinese trade data, with the currency holding near an earlier five-week high. Data showing that Chinese exports and imports climbed in September boosted the price of...
Johnson & Johnson has agreed to pay more than $100 million to settle more than 1,000 talc-related lawsuits linked to the company’s baby powder. The world’s largest maker of health care products still faces more than 19,000 suits involving the product, but Monday’s announcement marks the first set of major...