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Facebook is seeking a data professional to work on its crypto wallet Calibra, as well as a policy specialist to help with regulatory hurdles.
The excitement about Libra is premature. Maybe Zuck’s got more to share, but right now there’s very little information, and Libra has a lot to prove.
Chicago hog futures dipped to a three-month low on Tuesday while cattle prices eased after the U.S. Department of Agriculture said historically rainy weather would lead to a smaller corn crop than previously thought. Higher corn prices -- futures rose more than 3% on Tuesday -- may prompt farmers to send animals to slaughter rather than fattening them up, which will increase supplies in the short term, said Brian Hoops, senior analyst at Midwest Market Solutions in Springfield, Missouri. “Production growth for livestock and poultry is expected to be slower as producers respond to higher feed costs,” the USDA’s World Agricultural Outlook Board said in a report.
Malta should increase its anti-money laundering policing to match the growth in financial and crypto services, according to the EU.
BOKOSHE, Okla. (AP) — Susan Holmes' home, corner store and roadside beef jerky stand are right off Oklahoma Highway 31, putting them in the path of trucks hauling ash and waste from a power plant that burns the high-sulfur coal mined near this small town.
As what can be seen as a disruptive, but logical step in the evolution of NOCs such as Aramco and ADNOC, the Middle East oil & gas giants are now making a move into the commodity trading business
By CCN: Iceland has been a hotbed for bitcoin mining for years, fueled by its cheap geothermal power. However, the Nordic island nation is pumping the brakes on more crypto mining as it seeks to thwart accelerating energy demand. Last year, Icelandic authorities targeted crypto miners for higher taxes amid the industry’s huge electricity consumption. Now, it seems that a growing organic movement within the country sees mining expansion as a potential environmental hazard, too. Bitcoin miners are increasingly viewed as an existential threat to Iceland’s unrivaled and largely untouched countryside, according to an Al-Jazeera special report. A coalition of environmentalists,
Albertsons Companies, the world's second-largest supermarket chain by sales, has joined IBM's food tracking blockchain.
Regtech startup Coinfirm has found that only 26 percent of crypto exchanges have a "high" level of anti-money laundering procedures.
Iowa and Nebraska, the two states hit hardest by recent flooding, are home to 40% of the country's ethanol production capacity.
British Prime Minister Theresa May says Parliament will vote Thursday on whether to seek a delay to Britain's March 29 departure from the European Union. President Donald Trump has issued an emergency order grounding all Boeing 737 Max 8 aircraft in the wake of a crash of an Ethiopian airliner that killed 157 people, a reversal for the U.S. after federal aviation regulators had maintained it had no data to show the jets are unsafe. The decision came hours after Canada joined some 40 other countries in barring the Max 8 from its airspace.
Canada-based cryptocurrency exchange Coinsquare has acquired decentralized exchange StellarX and will seek to license it in Bermuda.
Oil and gas producers aren't the only ones reeling from tumbling energy prices. Clean Energy Fuels, Green Plains, and U.S. Silica are struggling too.
THESSALONIKI, Greece (AP) — A Greek court on Friday acquitted 21 people accused of raiding prospective gold mining facilities that some see as a welcome foreign investment but many local residents strongly oppose on environmental grounds.
Kiwi Dollar spikes on less pessimistic business sentiment, with Trump and Powell in the spotlight later today to hit the Dollar and the majors.
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — About $3 million worth of cattle was stolen from an Arizona family by a man they once considered a friend, prosecutors said in court documents.