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The best investment of the decade turned $1 into $90,000

The decade is almost over, and one incredibly volatile investment stood out from all the rest as the best of […]

The Natural Gas Nation Every Exporter Is Targeting

Germany’s economy is the biggest and most dynamic in Europe and its gas demand makes it Gazprom’s largest customer in […]

The Water Wars that Defined the American West Are Heading East

CAMILLA, Ga.—Water stress, a hallmark of the American West, is spreading east. The shift is evident on Casey Cox’s family […]

Manure, trash and wastewater: US utilities get dirty in climate fight

By Nichola Groom PIXLEY, Calif., Oct 23 (Reuters) – Joey Airoso has always been proud of his cows, whose milk […]

How I got sucked into the cryptocurrency craze and walked away with $13 million

This is the first-person account of Dan Conway, an ex-middle manager in corporate America who made a fortune betting his […]

He paid $1.50 an acre for barren Texas land now worth $7 billion

So much of the Permian Basin is under production that the lights glowing at night, on well pads and rigs […]

Inside a Siberian Crypto Mining Complex

In Siberia, cheap hydropower, cold climate, and abandoned Soviet industrial infrastructure has made the region of Irkutsk an attractive spot […]

Insiders Are Buying Energy Stocks on the Cheap

Wall Street has rarely been this bearish on energy stocks. The sector makes up its smallest percentage of the S&P 500 index in […]

China set to deepen Argentine trade ties with bid for grains ‘superhighway’

By Hugh Bronstein BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) – Chinese state-owned construction giant CCCC is preparing a bid to dredge Argentina’s Parana […]

Trucking industry’s troubles spill over to rest of the economy

This year alone, some 2,500 truck drivers have lost their jobs as trucking companies large and small declare bankruptcy. Major […]