NewsWatch: Bitcoin price rally near point of ‘exhaustion’, warns market-timing expert

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Bitcoin’s surge to unprecedented levels above $23,000 on Thursday is being met with much ballyhoo on Wall Street, but at least one technical expert warns that the popular digital currency could be primed for a pullback. See full story.

FedEx clears $20 billion in quarterly sales for first time, earnings double as COVID-19 juices shipments

As the holiday package crunch arrives after a year of increasing online purchases during COVID-19 lockdowns, FedEx Corp. on Thursday reported record quarterly sales that topped $20 billion for the first time and earnings that doubled from last year. See full story.

The U.S. dollar is getting crushed — here’s why you can thank the Fed

The U.S. dollar fell sharply versus major rivals Thursday, after the Federal Reserve’s reassurance that it won’t be soon tapering its bond purchases gave bears a green light to sell the currency. See full story.

I’m 55, tired of ‘soul-crushing jobs,’ have $1 million invested poorly — can I retire now?

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Americans are draining their checking accounts as stimulus talks drag on

Direct stimulus checks and enhanced unemployment benefits allowed lower-income Americans to increase their checking-account balances by 65% year-on-year in April. See full story.


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