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How to make money mining bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies without knowing anything about it

“Bigger mining organizations have warehouses full of powerful computer parts that can generate a ton of cryptocurrencies” writes Antonio Villas-boas for businessinsider.com. You just need computer parts that are powerful enough to make mining profitable, and a handy piece of software called Nicehash.I’ve been experimenting with crypto mining on Nicehash myself, and it’s been a fun little project.You might think you need an extreme know-how of computers to do any kind of crypto mining, that it couldn’t possibly be done by the average person.And at the end of the day,…

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ALLIANCEBERNSTEIN: Here are 17 stocks you might want to buy when the stock market gets rocky

“Larson’s guide for navigating the volatile stock market centers on finding stocks that have both a strong free cash flow and aren’t overcrowded” writes Jacob Sonenshine for businessinsider.com. “We recommend staying invested, but to the extent that investors can be opportunistic,” she added, making particular note of the many companies that have a strong free cash flow yield.Additionally, the Cboe Volatility Index spiked as high as 37, signaling heightened fear in the market place.Although heavy selling has engulfed US stock markets over the past several weeks, that does not mean…

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Hon Hai’s Foxconn Industrial Internet files for an IPO in China, says it will spend $4.3B on next generation projects like cloud computing, IoT, AI, and 5G tech

“Hon Hai Precision Industry Co” writes Bloomberg News for bloomberg.com. Foxconn Industrial Internet is the first Hon Hai unit to list on a domestic exchange.Hon Hai’s annual gathering is a chance for Gou to speak about his priorities to employees and the media.The comments came a day after a Hon Hai unit, Foxconn Industrial Internet Co., said it expects to spend 27.3 billion yuan ($4.3 billion) on next generation projects and hold an initial public offering in China. Source: bloomberg.com Share This:

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France and Germany Urge Discussions on Crypto Policy at G20 Summit

“High ranking officials from France and Germany have issued a letter urging the finance officials of other nations to discuss the regulatory implications of cryptocurrencies at the upcoming G20 Summit” reports topbitcoin.lv. The document emphasizes the need for a transnational regulatory approach in order to enforce cryptocurrency policy, urging finance officials to discuss issues relating to cryptocurrency policy and enforcement at the upcoming G20 Summit.However, tokens could pose substantial risks for investors and can be vulnerable to financial crime without appropriate measures.The letter also called for a report by the…

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North Korea’s ‘Princess’ Kim Yo Jong wraps up whirlwind, historic visit to the Olympics

“However, South Korea’s main opposition party warned that any talks between the two Koreas where the scrapping of North Korea’s nuclear program was not a precondition would only “benefit the enemy”” writes Christine Kim for businessinsider.com. Moon should be aware that he has to urge denuclearisation to North Korea by himself, not depending on dialogue between the U.S. and North Korea,” an editorial in the Yomiuri Newspaper read. Source: businessinsider.com Share This:

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Here’s what hosting the Olympics means for that country’s stock market

“The table below shows the market returns for the market of the host of the Winter Olympics going back to 1988, compared to the returns of the MSCI All Country World Index (ACWI), a global stock market index” writes Kim Iskyan for businessinsider.com. Winning gold medals might be a sign of underlying health in a country’s economy.But it’s still worth paying attention to who wins the most gold medals at this year’s Olympics.So why would the stock market of a country that won the most gold medals in a global…

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Jeff Sessions isn’t hurting the marijuana legalization campaign — he’s helping it

“But by adding to the air of uncertainty around marijuana businesses, Sessions seems have only strengthened the resolve of pro-legalization forces” writes Paul Seaborn for businessinsider.com. It directed all US attorneys to treat marijuana businesses operating “in clear and unambiguous compliance” with state marijuana laws as a low enforcement priority.In fact, I believe that Sessions may have actually accelerated the process toward federal marijuana legalization.Rather than launching a more severe crackdown, such as immediately raiding marijuana businesses, he merely rescinded Cole’s guidance. I believe it will ultimately bring about federal legalization sooner…

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Alibaba’s offline expansion widens to home furnishing with 15% stake purchase in Easyhome

“Founded in 1999, Beijing-based Easyhome is the second largest home improvement supplies and furniture chain operator in China” writes Emma Lee for technode.com. The Chinese tech titan announced today that it will invest approximately RMB 5.45 billion (around $866 million) for a 15% stake in Easyhome (居然之家), China’s leading home improvement supplies and furniture chain operator.The deal comes after aggressive offline expansion made by Alibaba under Jack Ma’s newly coined term “new retail”. Source: technode.com Share This:

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Meet Janice Bryant Howroyd, the first African American woman to run a $1-billion business

“Janice Bryant Howroyd, 65, is founder and chief executive of Act 1 Group, an employment agency that also provides consulting and business services, including background checks and screening” writes Ronald D for latimes.com. She’s the first African American woman to operate a company that generates more than $1 billion in annual revenue, according to Black Enterprise Magazine.It’s also really important for us to get it right,” Howroyd said, “so that’s how we got into that business.” “Many young women have grown up with the perspective of the denigration of women,”…

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