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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 […]

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 […]

The countries that let foreign students stay the longest after graduation

Amid recent Brexit tensions, UK prime minister Boris Johnson extended the period of time foreign graduates could stay in the […]

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 […]

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 […]

Here’s who really decides whether Trump is impeached and forced from office

How does the House of Representatives’ impeachment inquiry of President Donald Trump compare to the one that forced Richard Nixon […]

An under-the-radar way to measure economic growth in China is painting a bleak picture

China’s true pace of economic growth is always hard to decipher, but the country’s lagging diesel demand could be a […]

Meet the A.I. landlord that’s building a single-family-home empire

Data science helped Amherst Holdings CEO Sean Dobson make a fortune in the housing crash. Now he’s deploying A.I. to […]

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 […]