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Is Bitcoin the Future, or an Echo of a Failed Past?
Is Bitcoin the Future, or an Echo of a Failed Past?

Digital currencies remind some of the spread of private money in the early 19th century....

SoftBank Director Counters CEO’s Optimism: ‘Don’t Think You Can Rest Easy’
SoftBank Director Counters CEO’s Optimism: ‘Don’t Think You Can Rest Easy’

Tadashi Yanai, who leads clothing retailer Uniqlo and serves as an outside director on SoftBank’s board, told shareholders that he gets “so worried” when he sees the company’s ...

The GOP's Trade Abdication
The GOP's Trade Abdication

Sen. Bob Corker speaks to the press in Washington, D.C., June 13. Photo: Toya Sarno Jordan/Getty Images By The Editorial Board The Editorial Board The Wall Street Journal Biography @WSJopinion WSJOpin...

Kathy Kraninger's Credentials
Kathy Kraninger's Credentials

By The Editorial Board The Editorial Board The Wall Street Journal Biography @WSJopinion WSJOpinion/ June 19, 2018 7:10 p.m. ET 42 COMMENTS Elizabeth Warren is threatening to block the confirmation of...

Exit From ObamaCare
Exit From ObamaCare

Photo: Alex Brandon/Associated Press By The Editorial Board The Editorial Board The Wall Street Journal Biography @WSJopinion WSJOpinion/ June 19, 2018 7:10 p.m. ET 121 COMMENTS One perverse effect of...

Undergrads Can Improve Psychology
Undergrads Can Improve Psychology

By Russell T. Warne and Jordan Wagge June 19, 2018 7:05 p.m. ET 14 COMMENTS A lot of what we think we know about human psychology is bunk. That’s because experimental psychology has a “rep...

“Absolute outrage”: Florida lawmakers not allowed into kids' shelter
“Absolute outrage”: Florida lawmakers not allowed into kids' shelter

HOMESTEAD, Fla. — The number of undocumented children held in federal detention centers is growing. The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) said nearly 12,000 minors are living in its ...

Video emerges of American student detained in Vietnam
Video emerges of American student detained in Vietnam

For the first time, we’re hearing from an American graduate student who was arrested in Vietnam last week. New video appears to show William Nguyen saying he regrets breaking the law. The 32-yea...

Economy & Finance

Border DNA Tests: Sessions Proposes Genetic Testing To Determine Biological Relationship Vs. Human Trafficking
Border DNA Tests: Sessions Proposes Genetic Testing To Determine Biological Relationship Vs. Human Trafficking

Attorney General Jeff Sessions has been talking to members of Congress about using DNA testing to verify whether children crossing the southern U.S. border are biologically related to adults they...

White House Accuses China Of “Persistent Economic Espionage And Aggression”
White House Accuses China Of “Persistent Economic Espionage And Aggression”

In what Bloomberg billed as the White House’s “latest salvo in the trade war between the world’s two largest economies”, the Trump administration released a 35-page report late...

It's Time to Mothball Argentina's Central Bank and Dump the Peso
It's Time to Mothball Argentina's Central Bank and Dump the Peso

EITAN ABRAMOVICH/AFP/Getty Images Argentina is in the grip of yet another currency crisis. Since April, the peso has lost 26.2% of its value against the greenback (see the chart below). Prof. Steve H....

Is GE's Banishment From The DJIA A Buying Opportunity? No, Not At All
Is GE's Banishment From The DJIA A Buying Opportunity? No, Not At All

Is this it? Last night’s announcement that GE had been replaced in the Dow Jones Industrial Averages by Walgreens Boots Alliance is a fitting denouement for a plummet that has taken more than a ...

Ford, VW Say Cooperation Discussions Limited, But Spurs Talk Of More Ambitious Plans
Ford, VW Say Cooperation Discussions Limited, But Spurs Talk Of More Ambitious Plans

Ford Transit vans sit loaded on a transporter train at the Ford Motor Co.’s engine assembly plant in Dagenham, U.K. Photographer: Luke MacGregor/Bloomberg Ford and Volkswagen were careful to mak...

When Stocks are Tumbling, It Is Time To Put On Your Rain Gear and Have A Coke
When Stocks are Tumbling, It Is Time To Put On Your Rain Gear and Have A Coke

BEIJING, CHINA – 2015/08/11: Pepsi and Coca-Cola products in a Chinese supermarket. Coke companies are suffering large decline in consumption of sugary sodas as consumers worry about obesity. Pe...

4 Things You Must Know Before Buying Eyeglasses Online
4 Things You Must Know Before Buying Eyeglasses Online

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14 Retirement Mistakes You Will Regret Forever
14 Retirement Mistakes You Will Regret Forever

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Technology

Thieves steal $100G of Apple products through Best Buy roof
Thieves steal $100G of Apple products through Best Buy roof

File photo – the outside of a Best Buy store (REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton) Store security is setup to stop people gaining entry through the doors and windows, with surveillance cameras monitoring ...

Feed raises $17.4 million for its Soylent-like food products
Feed raises $17.4 million for its Soylent-like food products

French startup Feed is raising a $17.4 million funding round (€15 million) from Alven and Otium Brands. Feed has been selling meal replacement products in Europe and now plans to expand to other ...

This speedy genetic tool might soon let scientists create new genes 'overnight'
This speedy genetic tool might soon let scientists create new genes 'overnight'

blue double helix models on background  (from2015) Two graduate students developed a method for synthesizing DNA that could make it much faster, cheaper and easier for biologists to cre...

Corals, blueberry bushes and polar bears: Signs of change are all around
Corals, blueberry bushes and polar bears: Signs of change are all around

GOTHIC, Colo. — David Inouye is an accidental climate scientist. More than 40 years ago, the University of Maryland biologist started studying when wildflowers, birds, bees and butterflies first...

Colorado biologists are on a mission to turn a few fish into many
Colorado biologists are on a mission to turn a few fish into many

Joel Evans has been fishing the same stretch of the Gunnison River in western Colorado for more than 40 years. Like most anglers in those parts, for him, one species of fish is king: the rainbow trout...

30 years after warning, global warming “is in our living room”
30 years after warning, global warming “is in our living room”

SALIDA, Colo. — We were warned. On June 23, 1988, a sultry day in Washington, James Hansen told Congress and the world that global warming wasn’t approaching — it had already arrived...

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