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Argentina develops rail connection to Bahia Blanca, Russian Railways interested -
Russian Railways (RZD), Russias state monopoly operating rail cargo and passenger traffic, plans to join the infrastructure development projects in Argentina: the construction and modernization of railway infrastructure and supply of modern rolling stock.
By PortToday on 2018-01-29 12:07 UTC
One of BofA's "Imminent Market Crash" Indicators Was Just Triggered...
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Early last month , we showed that one of Bank of America's " guaranteed bear market " indicators, namely the three-month earnings estimate revision ratio (ERR) which since 1988 has had a 100% hit rate of predicting upcoming bear markets, was j
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-01-26 21:31 UTC
George Soros slams Google, Facebook, says they're 'menace' to society...
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Further adding fuel to the fire that is currently engulfing social media and the tech sector, billionaire investor George Soros has slammed Facebook and Google, calling them a menace and obstacles to innovation. "The power to shape people’s attention is increasingly concentrated in the hands of a
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-01-26 19:58 UTC
Why breaking up Amazon, Google, Apple, and Facebook could save capitalism...
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If you want to get an idea of how quickly sentiment has shifted against U.S. tech giants, just listen to NYU professor Scott Galloway. Breaking them up, in Galloway’s view, would unleash greater competition, which would create more jobs, a broader tax base, and more innovation. He pointed to the
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-01-26 19:54 UTC
Over $400 Million Stolen From Hacked Japanese Cryptocurrency Exchange...
Earlier today we reported that cryptocurrencies tumbled overnight after one of the most popular, if unregistered, Japanese exchanges, Coincheck, halted withdrawals amid general confusion as to what prompted the halt. Furthermore, Coincheck said it had sto
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-01-26 16:31 UTC
Former Ripple Exec Invests $57.5 Million in Digital Money Platform Uphold...
Digital money platform Uphold has received a $57.5 million investment from former Federal Reserve analyst and Ripple chief risk officer Greg Kidd.
By viper1 on 2018-01-25 16:46 UTC
Marriott CEO trashes Trump at Davos after bowing to communist China...
'Part of that,' Arne Sorenson explained about reduced international travel, 'is I think the sense that the U.S. is less welcoming today.'
By viper1 on 2018-01-25 16:45 UTC
South Korea Announces Deadline for Halt of Anonymous Crypto Trading...
South Korea's financial watchdog has set a date for the introduction of a new rule barring anonymous virtual cryptocurrency trading accounts.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-01-23 22:30 UTC
Payment Processor Stripe to End Support for Bitcoin Transactions...
Payments processor Stripe announced it would end support for bitcoin in April, citing rising transaction costs and times as two reasons for the move.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-01-23 22:27 UTC
Russian container ports grow 15.5% in 2017 -
The throughput of all Russian container ports increased by 15.5% in 2017 reaching 4.62 mln TEU. In the last 5 years, container volumes of Russian ports dropped dramatically from 5.35 mln TEU in 2013 down to 3.94 mln TEU in 2015 due to a massive devaluation of ruble at the end of 2014 and the
By PortToday on 2018-01-23 18:41 UTC
Trump slaps tariffs on imported washing machines, solar panel technology...
President Trump imposed tariffs on imports of residential washing machines and solar panel technology.
By viper1 on 2018-01-22 23:46 UTC
First shipping ICO -
300cubits, a Hong Kong-based blockchain start-up, announced that it will begin giving out its cryptocurrency called TEU to a selected group of container shipping lines and freight forwarders as from 1 February 2018.
By PortToday on 2018-01-22 22:33 UTC
Cosco Shipping Ports new leader among GTOs? -
Cosco Shipping Ports finished year 2017 with a 12.6% rise in the throughput across its overall terminal portfolio, up to 87.312 mln TEU. This signals CSPs potential to become the largest global terminal operator (GTO) displacing Hutchison Ports.
By PortToday on 2018-01-22 22:31 UTC
Riga port aims at new markets in 2018 -
Riga Port sets its focus for 2018 on the retention of its position on existing markets and on an active work in the new regions, such as India and Iran, to attract new cargo and passenger flows as well as investments.
By PortToday on 2018-01-22 22:30 UTC
Amazon Raises Price of its Prime Membership...
An indication of accelerating price inflation?Amazon has announced it has raised the price of its monthly Prime membership for the first time since 2014.The fee for those who pay monthly will rise from $10.99 to $12.99, with the annual price remaining at
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-01-20 18:22 UTC
Bitcoin to crash AGAIN? EU set to create new regulations that could make price plummet...
BITCOIN price could be set for another dramatic fall after Luxembourg's Finance Minister Pierre Gramegna suggested the European Union could soon unleash new cryptocurrency regulations.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-01-18 06:18 UTC
Shari Redstone Wants New CBS Directors, Renews Push for Merger With Viacom...
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Shari Redstone is advocating for new blood on the board of CBS Corp. as she renews her push to merge the company with Viacom Inc., according to people familiar with the matter.
By viper1 on 2018-01-17 22:21 UTC
Bitcoin Crashes 20% Amid Growing Fears Of Crypto Crackdown...
As first discussed last night , the selling in bitcoin and across cryptocurrencies - which began as Asia opened, and appeared to be catalyzed by headlines from South Korea's finance ministry that a cryptocurrency exchange shutdown is still an option..
By viper1 on 2018-01-16 17:20 UTC
BP Deepwater Horizon costs balloon to $65 billion...
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The post-tax, non-operating $1.7 billion charge BP will take in its fourth quarter results came after claims resolved in recent months were about seven times higher than anticipated
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-01-16 16:01 UTC
Dunkin' Debuts Store of the Future and It Doesn't Have 'Donuts' on Storefront...
Dunkin' Donuts continues to press forward with a new concept that drops the word 'Donuts' from its name leaving the Donut market wide open for a national competitor. How long before a CEO change?
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-01-16 15:58 UTC
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