The state’s dept. of fish and wildlife is pending a multimillion-dollar budget to further protect wildlife and get more people outdoors in Yakima County | Yakima News

SELAH, Wash. — The Washington Fish and Wildlife Commission approved a multimillion-dollar budget Friday. The budget includes a thousand-acre property and a 17-acre conservation easement in the Wenas Wildlife Area in Yakima County. The goal is to protect and help save declining numbers of wildlife and get more people outdoors in this area, said the … Read more

West pushes Russia into its first foreign debt default since 1918

New York/London CNN Business — Russia has defaulted on its foreign debt for the first time since the Bolshevik revolution more than a century ago. Following reports that Moscow had failed to pay about $100 million in interest on two bonds during a 30-day grace period that expired Sunday, the White House said the default … Read more

Crypto and tech stocks are plummeting. What that means for your investments – National

Early on in the COVID-19 pandemic, rising tech star Shopify became Canada’s most valuable company, beating out established player Royal Bank of Canada for the top spot. But in the past six months, shares of the Ottawa-based e-commerce giant have lost nearly 80 per cent of their value on the Toronto Stock Exchange. So what … Read more

Sell the family home to lock in profit and then rent? Better not

If houses are investments, then buying is only half the battle. You also need to think about selling, a topic that will generate a lot of conversations this year among baby boomers who have piled up equity in recent decades and are wondering how much downside there is to house prices. Here’s a plan adventurous … Read more

Bitcoin has lost more than half its value since 2021 peak – National

Bitcoin is seeing its value rapidly erode amid a global stock market downturn. The popular cryptocurrency’s value dropped below $40,000 on Monday afternoon, its lowest point since July 2021. Bitcoin has lost more than half its value from the highs the digital currency enjoyed in November 2021. It’s faced a 29 per cent tumble since … Read more

Bitcoin Falls to Half Its Peak as Investors Shun Risk

The cryptocurrency’s market tumble over the weekend echoed the broader stock market’s decline last week as investors moved away from riskier assets. Dreamstime text size The price of Bitcoin fell 5.3% to $33,879 on Sunday afternoon and is now about half its all-time high. It wasn’t immediately clear what had triggered the decline, but the … Read more

Asian markets and currencies are tanking after a rough day on Wall Street

hong kong CNN Business — Asian stock markets and currencies fell Friday, as investors remain worried about the US Federal Reserve’s policy changes and China’s renewed pledge to stick to its controversial zero-Covid policy. Hong Kong’s benchmark Hang Seng (HSI) Index tumbled nearly 4% — leading losses in Asian markets, and on track to log … Read more

Why Is Bitcoin Falling? Prices Drop Amid Broader Market Tumble.

Bitcoin was trading around $37,000 Thursday. Rutmer Visser/Dreamstime Text size The price of Bitcoin, Ether, and other cryptocurrencies slumped on Thursday, reversing a recent rally as a deep selloff in the stock market spread to digital assets.. Bitcoin tumbled 6% over the past 24 hours to around $36,900, after ending 6% higher on Wednesday and … Read more

Is Flair Airlines Canadian enough? We’ll know on June 1

A final decision on whether Flair Airlines is Canadian enough to fly in the country will be announced on June 1, according to the watchdog undertaking the ownership review. The Canadian Transportation Agency (CTA) said in a short update Wednesday afternoon that it has received Flair’s response to its preliminary ruling, which found the Edmonton-based … Read more

Bettman says for NHL ‘to hold any league events here,’ Calgary Flames need new arena  – Calgary

[ National Hockey League commissioner Gary Bettman suggests Tuesday that Calgary may not be able to host any big NHL events in the future without a new arena. Bettman made the comments while speaking to media on Tuesday evening while in Calgary to attend the Flames’ first playoff game of the 2022 post-season. He suggested … Read more