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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 […]

What Is a USB Bitcoin Miner and How Does It Work?

BY MITCHELL GRANT   Bitcoin can be earned by purchasing them using dollars or other currencies, by selling goods or services and receiving […]

The US-China trade war is creating winners out of Brazil, Australia, Mexico, and Canada

The US-China trade war continues to accelerate. America has put 25% tariffs on $250 billion worth of Chinese imports, and […]

Jim Grant: The Endgame for the Bull Market in Bonds

By James Grant, Barron’s President Trump’s Tuesday morning ultimatum that the “boneheads” at the Federal Reserve do something to materialize […]

CBD farmer trials blockchain supply chain app, says it’s better than Excel

CBD farmers are flinging themselves at blockchains like pigs at a trough of Yuletide leftovers.  Treum, a ConsenSys funded blockchain […]

Disruption has come for toilet paper

There’s a joke in Seinfeld in which George Costanza thinks he’s come up with this amazing conversation starter: that toilet paper hasn’t […]

The Most Valuable Agricultural Commodity in Each State

From the fertile farmland of the Great Plains to the volcanic islands in the Hawaiian archipelago, each state has been […]