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The broader lesson from booming copper prices

May 8th 2021BLESSED ARE the cheesemakers. A revival in restaurant visits in America has fed demand for one of the more obscure financial instruments—cheese futures. The number of contracts traded on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange surged last month. It is not only cheese that has melted up. A year-long rally in broader commodity markets shows few s...
Economy

PRECIOUS-Gold gains as dollar retreats; investors await U.S. data

* Dollar eases off two-week peak* Palladium slips from record highs* BoE slows bond-buying, raises growth outlook (Adds comment, details and updates prices)May 6 (Reuters) - Gold rose for a second straight session on Thursday after the dollar retreated, as investors awaited U.S. economic data to gauge the Federal Reserve’s strategy on monetary supp...
Economy

As the U.S. economy ignites, Canada hits a rough patch

Signage for the Bank of Montreal at the corner of King St. West and Bay St., is illuminated by a shaft of sunlight in Toronto’s Financial District on Feb 11 2021 Fred Lum/The Globe and Mail The United States is accelerating toward an economic recovery as it sheds COVID-19 restrictions and reclaims a sense of normalcy, far different from t...
Economy

Vice President Kamala Harris talks infrastructure, economy in RI visit

PROVIDENCE — Vice President Kamala Harris Wednesday pitched the Biden administration's multi-trillion dollar infrastructure and family plans to Rhode Island small business owners whose stories she said show why it is needed."The reason that I am here is ... to carry your story as the story of America's economy and the potential of America's economy...
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Dollar Models Motherhood – Atlanta Jewish Times

Dr. Allen Dollar, chief of cardiology at Grady Memorial Hospital, explains why wife Shelly defines motherhood. “If anyone was born to ‘be something,’ Shelly was born to be a mother. Her patience, tolerance, boundless love and wholly unselfish nature has made her not only the ideal mother in general, but specifically the ideal mother for a dau...