Some retail traders are turning to gambling addiction centers after a wild 2-year ride for stocks – but clinicians’ limited understanding of the condition and markets means help can be hard to come by

A croupier waits for gamblers at a table inside the Marina Bay Sands casino in Singapore April 27, 2010. Reuters/Pablo Sanchez There's been an uptick in retail investors checking into gambling treatment centers.  Treatment can be limited, as clinicians often don't understand the condition or the stock market.  That's left some addicted traders discouraged – […]

Ratings: New Amsterdam Gives NBC a 2-Year High, This Is Us Returns Steady

New Amsterdam showed strong vitals with its Tuesday premiere, drawing 8.4 million total viewers and a 1.9 rating — NBC’s best demo number in the time slot in two years. TVLine readers gave the new med drama an average grade of “B,” with 84 percent saying they will keep watching. Opening the Peacock’s night, The […]

Former VW engine chief arrested as emissions scandal hits 2-year anniversary

Enlarge / Wolfgang Hatz, head of development at Porsche AG, speaks during a presentation to announce the expansion of the luxury automaker’s research and development center in Weissach, Germany on Friday, July 18, 2014. Photographer: Martin Leissl/Bloomberg via Getty Images (credit: Getty Images) On Thursday, Wolfgang Hatz, former engine chief for Volkswagen and Audi and […]

Putin & Merkel to talk Syria, Ukraine as German leader visits Russia after 2-year absence

Published time: 2 May, 2017 10:05 Russian President Vladimir Putin is to meet German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Tuesday to discuss key international issues such as the Syrian conflict, the situation in Ukraine and battling terrorism, as well as bilateral ties between Moscow and Berlin. The pair is scheduled to hold two rounds of talks […]

Catalan ex-president given 2-year public office ban for independence referendum

The former president of the Spanish region of Catalonia, Artur Mas, was barred from public office for two years on Monday for staging an informal referendum on secession from Spain back in 2014. Mas, whose official position was president of the Generalitat of Catalonia, was in charge of Spain’s wealthiest region in 2010-16. He has […]

Nova Scotia back in the Brier after 2-year absence

ST JOHN’S — Curling fans from Nova Scotia have reason to cheer again during the men’s curling championship. After being eliminated in the previous two Brier pre-qualifier events, the team out of the Halifax Curling Club earned its way into the championship after defeating Yukon Saturday afternoon in St. John’s. “It feels great,” said Nova Scotia skip Jamie […]