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Weak bank earnings spark anxiety about US economy

In the last two days, JPMorgan Chase, Bank of America and Citigroup all reported disappointing earnings, floundering on weak trading revenues and, in some cases, large legal expenses.<p>Wall Street reacted bitterly to the results, punishing not only the banking sector, but the broader market. The S&P …

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Xapo Raises $20 Million To Bury Your Bitcoin Underground

With the implosion of Mt.Gox and the rising popularity of cryptocurrency, it makes sense that someone would want to build an FDIC for BTC. Xapo thinks it may have figured out how.<p>The company, founded by Wences Casares, raised $20 million from Benchmark Capital and Fortress Investment Group LLC, …

The team behind the Android watch phone, the Pine, plans a line of wearables

Advertisement<p>1 Comment<p>The startup behind the world’s first Android(s goog) watch phone, the Neptune Pine, is partnering up with the designers of …

China's Alibaba plans $15bn US listing in biggest IPO since Facebook

E-commerce company on path to becoming global giant after ending months of speculation about where it will list<p>Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Group plans to go public on a U.S. stock exchange, possibly raising up to $15 billion in the biggest initial public offering since Facebook.<p>The …

In Mississippi, a power plant is designed to shape the future of coal

DE KALB, Miss. — Looming like a spaceship over pine and sweet-gum forest, the high-tech power plant under construction in rural Kemper County is a $5-billion wager on an energy future that includes coal.<p>The Kemper plant is scheduled to open this year as the first in the United States to ramp up …

Meet the YouTube gamer who has more subscribers than Justin Bieber

Felix Kjellberg has more than 25 million subscribers on YouTube, more than 3.8 billion views on his videos, and has made millions of dollars in advertising revenue — all for recording himself playing video games and providing running commentary. If you haven't come across Kjellberg, or PewDiePie, …

9 Facts About Factory Farming That Will Break Your Heart (GRAPHIC PHOTOS)

On the surface, a package of small-farm, grass-fed beef may look entirely identical to a packet of generically-raised beef. Both are wrapped with cellophane and snugly stacked in the open meat fridge, labeled with the price, cut and weight of the meat. But these packages likely have drastically …