Channel 2’s Jovita Moore recovering after surgery for brain tumor – WSB Atlanta

ATLANTA — Channel 2′s Jovita Moore is recovering after undergoing surgery for a brain tumor Friday morning. Jovita’s surgery went well and doctors say she is a model patient. [Click here to leave your well wishes for Jovita] The surgery took place just days after doctors discovered two small masses on her brain. Jovita underwent an MRI after noticing symptoms on Monday afternoon. Just before going on air Monday, Jovita told Channel 2′s Justin Farmer that she wasn’t feeling great. “I was really concerned about why all of a sudden…

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Crypto market volatility is ‘part of the price of opportunity’: CoinShares CSO – Yahoo Finance

Bloomberg Crypto Craze Fuels Dogecoin Rise From Joke to $50 Billion (Bloomberg) — While Coinbase Global Inc. captured the headlines with its market debut, the frenzy around digital tokens is taking its zaniest turn yet in the price of a token created as a joke.Dogecoin, boosted by the likes of Elon Musk and Mark Cuban, rallied roughly 180% Friday, according to CoinMarketCap.com, reaching a market value of more than $48 billion. It’s now up 18,000% from a year ago, when it traded for $0.002 and was worth about $250 million.Doge’s…

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Another Unlikely Pandemic Shortage: Boba Tea – The New York Times

A panic erupted on the West Coast this week. Over a drink. It happened when beverage aficionados learned that tapioca, the starch used to make the sweet, round, chewy black bubbles — or pearls — that are the featured topping in the popular boba tea drink, was in short supply. “I was shocked,” said Leanne Yuen, a longtime boba drinker and a student at the University of California, Irvine. “What am I going to do now?” The impending boba shortage is yet another sign of how the pandemic has snarled…

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Is gold price prepping for a major move higher next week? – Kitco NEWS

(Kitco News) Gold could be on the brink of another rally as it tops key resistance levels and moves towards $1,800 an ounce, according to analysts. The precious metal is wrapping up its second consecutive week of gains after a positive start to Q2 amid a weaker U.S. dollar and retreating U.S. 10-year Treasury yields. At the time of writing, June Comex gold futures were trading at $1,779.90, up 2% on the week. “The move in gold has been predominately driven by the U.S. dollar, which is continuing to drop.…

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U.S. Pressures Taiwan to Address Undervalued Currency – The Wall Street Journal

WASHINGTON—The Treasury Department put pressure on Taiwan to address the undervaluation of its currency and large trade surplus but stopped short of formally designating it a currency manipulator. The Treasury on Friday also reversed the Trump administration’s designations of Switzerland and Vietnam as currency manipulators. It said it would continue talks with those two countries on their currency and economic policies and begin discussions with Taiwan. “Treasury has determined that there is insufficient evidence to make a finding that Vietnam, Switzerland, or Taiwan manipulates its exchange rate” under a 1988…

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J&J scientists refute ‘class effect’ to blame for clots in those who got its COVID-19 vaccine – Yahoo News

The New York Times You’re Vaccinated. Your Kids Are Not. What Now? WE ASKED PUBLIC HEALTH EXPERTS TO HELP ANSWER SOME OF YOUR MOST PRESSING QUESTIONS. As more parents get vaccinated ahead of their children, some families are finding themselves with questions that seem to have no clear answers: Is it finally OK to have indoor play dates? Can we take summer vacations, or fly on airplanes? What if my kids are high risk? If this new and perplexing reality has added to your stress, you’re not alone. “It has…

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This dogecoin chart offers the clearest explanation for the buzz surrounding the ‘joke’ crypto – MarketWatch

Dogecoin, dogecoin, dogecoin! That must be what bitcoin holders are saying, lately. Owners of the world’s No. 1 crypto, like Jan from the 1970s-era sitcom, “The Brady Bunch,” must feel as if they have been living in the shadow of a more intriguing and compelling sister crypto. For Jan Brady, that sister was Marcia. For bitcoin, it has been dogecoin, over the past year. MarketWatch/iStockphoto The numbers tell the clearest story, dogecoin hit a record value of 45.04 cents on Friday on CoinDesk, with a 24-hour trading volume of $69,485,678,473,…

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Morgan Stanley Books Archegos Loss, but Profit Hits a High – The Wall Street Journal

Morgan Stanley lost $911 million when Archegos Capital Management imploded last month, tarnishing a record-setting quarter for the Wall Street firm. The New York-based bank reaped big gains from the euphoric market conditions of early 2021. But record performance across many of its businesses was offset by credit and trading losses Morgan Stanley booked following a fire sale of more than $30 billion worth of stocks tied to Archegos, the family office run by former Tiger Asia manager Bill Hwang. Archegos used billions of dollars it borrowed from banks to…

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Website maker Squarespace files to go public on NYSE through direct listing – CNBC

Squarespace CEO Anthony Casalena. Squarespace Squarespace, which makes software for people to build websites, on Friday filed to go public on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol “SQSP.” The company is eschewing a traditional initial public offering, where it would issue new shares to institutional investors to raise new capital, and instead using a direct listing, where it sells existing shares on the public market to let earlier investors and employees get liquidity. That mechanism has become increasingly popular, with tech companies Slack, Spotify, Palantir, Roblox and Coinbase…

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Marijuana Banking Bill Expected To Get A House Floor Vote Next Week, Sponsor’s Office Says – Marijuana Moment

A bill that would have formally decriminalized drugs in Washington State was gutted on the Senate floor on Thursday, with lawmakers approving a dramatically revised version that instead reinstates criminal penalties following a state Supreme Court ruling that overturned prohibition. The action sets up a possible showdown with more progressive Democrats in the House of Representatives who have said they won’t vote for legislation that returns to a criminal war on drugs. Washington has been without a law against drug possession since a divided state Supreme Court abruptly struck it down…

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