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Welcome to the era of the “yo-yo” market.
Report says cheap natural gas prices fueling U.S. manufacturing boom.
According to the data just released by the USGS, the United States exported a stunning 57 metric tons of gold bullion to Hong Kong in January.
Mortgage lending declined to the lowest level in 14 years as homeowners pulled back sharply from refinancing and house hunters showed little appetite for new loans.
A warning sign for the fracking industry?
Xapo, a company that offers online bitcoin wallets, says it’s two months away from introducing the first debit card that will let you spend your bitcoins at any place that takes Visa or MasterCard.
“What we’re hearing from multiple sources is that Google+ will no longer be considered a product, but a platform — essentially ending its competition with other social networks like Facebook and Twitter.”
Wealthy Chinese are pouring money into real estate in New York and some other major cities around the world, including London and Sydney, as they seek safe havens for their cash and also establish a base for their children to get an education in the West.
One recent study predicts the cost of electricity in California alone could jump 47% over the next 16 years, in part because of the state’s shift toward more expensive renewable energy.
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Ukraine officials say they fear Russian jets and ground movements are a prelude to invasion.
Top U.S. official says the priority in the region was to develop a coordinated missile defense system for Gulf Arab states, something the six member states of the Gulf Cooperation Council lack.
“Obama did not formally wave the white flag, but his statements to the press make it clear that he thinks…”
Top diplomat Christopher R. Hill says that Russia’s response to the Ukraine crisis means that Moscow has betrayed the “new world order” it has been a part of for the last 25 years.
Among those who may be hit by sanctions is Igor Sechin, the chief executive officer of Russia’s largest oil company: OAO Rosneft.
Google has hired top geneticist Cynthia Kenyon to work at Calico, Google’s “moonshot” operation aimed at extending human life.
For Americans, the top destinations of choice are the U.K. (19%), France (10%) and Italy (8%).
Unprecedented scenes as one million people fill St Peter’s Square to witness Pope Francis and retired Benedict XVI make saints of John XXIII and John Paul II.
An Iranian newspaper is reporting that the country’s military plans to target a mock-up American aircraft carrier during upcoming war games.
The sun erupted with a massive solar flare late Thursday (April 24), triggering a temporary communications blackout on some parts of Earth.
This technique could help scientists develop treatments for patients with some brain diseases as it could allow problematic parts of the brain to be switched off with light and tackled with minimal intrusion.
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