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Fintech Crypto
Airline miles and hotel points are so 2010. The next round of credit card disruptors will offer something much more millennial … bitcoin rewards.  The recent mainstream adoption of bitcoin is getting yet another “cashback” boost,...
Latin America Renewables
The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) and the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) are teaming up to promote renewable energy investment in Latin America and the Caribbean, backing the energy transition in the region. IRENA and the...
California Oil Wells
The Sierra Club and several other environmentalist organizations are suing Kern County in California for approving a revised ordinance that will allow for the drilling of several thousand new oil wells, the Associated Press reports. The...
Natural Gas
The plummeting natural gas exports from the United States to Mexico amid an Arctic cold spell in the country that has led to a gas demand surge is causing blackouts in northern Mexico, with some...
gold
Gold is soaring past an eight-year high now, even as equities are rebounding, in a bizarre setup that sees the two moving in lockstep when traditionally gold would be a safe haven asset that replaces...
gold
Gold miners’ stocks rocketed out of mid-March’s stock panic, breaking out to major new bull-market highs in mid-May. Such blisteringly-fast gains, and gold stocks’ upleg stalling out since, have left many traders nervous about this...
bitcoin mining
In 2017, bitcoin burst into the global consciousness when it soared from below $1,000 to nearly $20,000. It then just as quickly dropped out of the limelight as it crashed to below $4,000 and investors...
gold_silver
All good ideas arrive by chance- Max Ernst For what seems like an eternity for the bulls, the gold market has suffered from a strange cognitive dissonance, stubbornly refusing to react to the signs of the...