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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Inflation by stealth: how Japan’s firms fight the frugal retail psyche

By Kaori Kaneko TOKYO (Reuters) – After years of soggy inflation and the long reign of Japan’s tight-fisted shoppers, businesses […]

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 […]

These are the Chinese stocks analysts say you should buy

Chinese stocks have underperformed U.S. stocks for years, making them a bargain Billionaire investor Ray Dalio last week reminded investors […]

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 […]

India’s economic slump is far too deep to be tackled with mere tinkering of interest rates

The Indian economy is facing one of its most challenging times in years, and policymakers are responding to the crisis […]

Longshot bet on ancient Chinese bonds could pay off thanks to trade war

President Donald Trump’s next move in an increasingly fraught trade war with China could be one for the history books, […]

Forget the trade war: China’s economy has other big problems

China is riding out the trade war so far but its economic troubles run deep and could escalate rapidly if […]