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Wall Street doubles down on China while corporate America now moves the other way

The trade war has caused corporate America to rethink its long-term commitment to doing business in China: Some 40% of […]

In Japan’s vanishing rural towns, newcomers are wanted

On a recent afternoon in the rural Japanese town of Kanna-machi, all seemed well. Children splashed in the town’s namesake […]

Ken Fisher Has a Side Bet on a Risky Corner of Wall Street

Billionaire Ken Fisher made his name and fortune picking stocks. But over the years he’s also become a huge player […]

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 […]

16,700% return in 50 years makes Hang Seng Index world’s best

A mirror to Hong Kong’s fortunes since its 1969 launch, the Hang Seng Index has also become a reflection of […]

How to Get a Second Passport Based on Your Family’s Roots

Getting a new stamp in your passport can be exciting. And while you may already have a passport from the country you […]

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 […]

I looked into ‘house hacking’ to live for free, but there are a few reasons I’ve decided it’s not for me

As someone who’s obsessed with optimizing their financial life, I like to take advantage of any opportunity I can to […]

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 […]

This city’s real estate market is the least likely to tank during the next recession

The Federal Reserve may not be currently forecasting a recession, but sooner or later the U.S. economy’s fortunes will turn for […]