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Bill Gates gave his opinion on bitcoins during the Sibos 2014 conference

Bill Gates gave his opinion on bitcoins during the Sibos 2014 conference

Microsoft Corporation’s (MSFT) former CEO, Bill Gates, advocated bitcoins (CURRENCY:BTC) while speaking in interview with Bloomberg TV’s “Street Smart” show. He said that the digital currency has an edge over fiat currencies as it has low transaction costs. In the interview at the Sibos banking conference in Boston, Mr. Gates […]

Barrick Gold Corporation (ABX) Stock Update

Barrick Gold Corporation (ABX) Stock Update

Barrick Gold Corporation (USA) (NYSE:ABX) stock opened the trading session on Tuesday down by 2.03%, as a result of losses posted by spot prices of gold during trading today. Recently, the company announced that it would be consolidating its operations in an effort to reduce debt. The stock is trading […]

Can A Daily Low-Dose Aspirin Reduce Risk from Cancer Death?

Can A Daily Low-Dose Aspirin Reduce Risk from Cancer Death?

The old adage says that an apple a day keeps the doctor away but a new study suggests that you might want to trade out that apple for an aspirin. According to this study, simply taking an aspirin a day might actually reduce your chances of dying from cancer. Massachusetts […]

General Electric Company Sold Private-Equity Lending Unit

General Electric Company Sold Private-Equity Lending Unit

General Electric Company (NYSE:GE) was in the midst of finalizing a deal with the Canada Pension Plan Investment Board to spin-off half of its US-based private-equity lending business, Bloomberg reports. People familiar with the matter told Bloomberg that part of the private-equity lending business will be bought by Ares Management […]

US Department of the Interior Reopens Coal Mining Operations

US Department of the Interior Reopens Coal Mining Operations

Trump Administration Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke has just put an end to the Obama-era federal moratorium on coal-mining leases. On Wednesday Zinke signed an order repealing the federal land lease pause, an action which implements at least part of President Trump’s executive order to repeal environmental policies and restrictions on […]

May Tops In EV Sales As Tesla Motors Inc’s (TSLA) Model S Beats Nissan Motor Co Ltd’s (NSANY) LEAF

May Tops In EV Sales As Tesla Motors Inc’s (TSLA) Model S Beats Nissan Motor Co Ltd’s (NSANY) LEAF

With summer around the corner, sales for electric vehicles (EVs) are gaining momentum. May proved to be the best month for sales so far in 2015, with total EV sales soaring to 11,540, according to Inside Evs, out of which Tesla Motors Inc (NASDAQ:TSLA) sold 2,400 vehicles of Model S […]

DC Court of Appeals Orders FAA to Reexamine Airline Seat Sizes

DC Court of Appeals Orders FAA to Reexamine Airline Seat Sizes

If you have been a plane recently and started to feel like maybe you don’t quite fit in the seats the way you used to, you are not alone. Apparently, the airline industry, as a whole, has been making seats not only much smaller but also closer together and with […]

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White House Placed Big Tariffs on Steel

President Donald Trump was considering placing big tariffs on steel shipments into the U.S. from other countries. The president claimed the steel poses a big risk to the national security. The tariffs could be placed as high as Trump decides to put them and could easily cause countries to take […]