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The Best Value In Biofuels

With the stock market once again near record highs and biofuel production margins anemic, we have had difficulty recommending good biofuel names in …

Investing

How to Make Electricity in a Disused Coal Mine

A coal-mine that powered German industry for almost half a century will get a new lease on life when it’s turned into a giant battery that stores …

The government is hoping the Commonwealth can give Britain a post-Brexit trade boost — but there's a backlash

Patricia Scotland told the Financial Times in an interview on Tuesday: "There's a diamond here and we are not picking it up."<p>Scotland's comments come ahead of a meeting between International Trade Secretary Liam Fox and ministers from the 52 Commonwealth nations in London on Thursday and Friday.<p>The …

Globalization

UK House of Lords votes to amend Brexit bill giving parliament final say

The UK's House of Lords has voted to give parliament the final say on the UK's divorce deal with the European Union. Prime Minister Theresa May's …

Theresa May in diplomatic corner as Poland demands UK backing for political coup against Donald Tusk

Theresa May is facing a fresh European diplomatic headache after Poland’s foreign minister demanded British support for a Polish bid to oust Donald Tusk from his role as president of the European Council.<p>Mr Tusk, a former Polish prime minister, was due for a rubber-stamp re-election at the EU …

Building Brexit on the myth of empire ignores our brutal history

“The United Kingdom is one of the few countries in the European Union that does not need to bury its 20th century history,” tweeted Liam Fox last March. The historical amnesia that afflicts the secretary of state for international trade is now on display in Whitehall, with officials calling their …

History

‘Unbelievable Turmoil’: Trump’s First Month Leaves Washington Reeling

WASHINGTON — The resignation of Michael T. Flynn as national security adviser caps a remarkably tumultuous first month for President Trump’s White House that has burdened the early days of his presidency with scandal, legal challenges, personnel drama and questions about his temperament during …

Donald Trump

Frank-Walter Steinmeier elected German President

<b>(CNN) —</b> Germany's parliamentary assembly has elected Frank-Walter Steinmeier, a Social Democrat, as the country's president.<p>The position of president in Germany is largely ceremonial, because the chancellor is the official head of government and has a higher profile on the world stage.<p>Steinmeier …

North Africa

Could This Be the End of the Angela Merkel Era?

The German federal election suddenly got more exciting. Only two weeks ago, Angela Merkel seemed all but sure to continue as chancellor after the …

Germany largely bans fracking with new laws

Particularly risky fracking is now banned until at least 2021, and "conventional" fracking will be governed by much tighter rules. For …

German Social Democrats refute finance minister's Schulz-Trump comparison

Leading members of the SPD have hit back after Germany's finance minister said candidate Martin Schulz's speeches were akin to the populist rhetoric …

Germany elects 'anti-Trump' candidate Frank-Walter Steinmeier as president

A German parliamentary assembly has elected Frank-Walter Steinmeier to become the country’s next president by an overwhelming majority.<p>Mr Steinmeier, …

Under fire at home and abroad, Angela Merkel faces 'toughest battle of her career'

It was a result that would thrill even a dictator.<p>One Saturday last month, members of the local branch of Angela Merkel’s ruling Christian Democratic Union (CDU) met in the former East German town of Grimmen, half an hour from the country’s Baltic coast, to choose their candidate for September’s …

Trump critic Steinmeier elected as new German president

Frank-Walter Steinmeier, Germany’s former foreign minister, has been elected to the largely ceremonial position of president.<p>Germany’s president is not directly elected by the people, but by an assembly of 1,260 people – members of the federal parliament and special delegates from 16 regional …

Germany president: Steinmeier chosen by lawmakers

<b>Former German foreign minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier has been elected president by a parliamentary assembly.</b><p>The Social Democrat, 61, is one of Germany's most popular politicians.<p>The post is largely ceremonial, but the president represents Germany abroad and is seen as carrying moral weight.<p>During …

Social Democrats

3 Little-Known Oil Stocks to Put on Your Radar

Oil prices are on the upswing, which should provide oil stocks with plenty of fuel. However, there is a tendency among investors to buy well-known names during an upturn simplybecause it is the easiest route. While that could work just fine, we think investors are missing out on some potential …

Investing

Trump Wants To Return Power To Patients, And Consumer-Ordered Lab Tests May Be Perfect Place To Start

If you want a simple blood test, like a basic metabolic panel, and live in New York, Rhode Island or many other states, it may cost you dearly–not only for the cost of the test itself (whatever that eventually turns out to be), but also for the cost of visiting your doctor, who must order the test. …

Rhode Island

3 of the Highest-Growth Stocks in the Market Today

Every investor dreams of getting in on the next great growth stock. However, it can be quite difficult to invest in companies that promise extreme growth rates because they are often bid up to premium valuations that can make them quite risky to own. Still, fast growth can oftenflame …

Investing

3 Stocks That Could Make You Rich

How can you get rich? There are plenty of paths to wealth.<p>You could win the lottery. A long-lost uncle could pass away and leave you his stash of bitcoins. Of course, there are plenty of other methods to getting rich as well. One way to seriously consider is to buy stocks that are poised to benefit …

Genetics

Why Israel has the most technologically advanced military on Earth

In 1950, just two years after the state of Israel was founded, the country’s first commercial delegation set off for South America.<p>Israel desperately …

Microsoft Bear With 'Sell' Rating Finally Gives In (MSFT, AMZN) | Investopedia

The revival of Microsoft Corporation (MSFT), whose cloud-first strategy under CEO Satya Nedalla is making the company resemble a fast-growing …

Investing

3 Reasons to Buy Pfizer Stock and Never Sell

Buy and hold really hasn't been great advice in the past when it comes to owning <b>Pfizer</b> (NYSE: PFE) stock. Although the big drugmaker's stock has posted decent gains over the last six years, Pfizer's share price still hasn't regained where it was in 2000. But things are different now for the company …

Biotechnology

3 Terrible Reasons to Buy Monsanto

Before<b>Bayer</b>(NASDAQOTH: BAYRY)arrived onto the scene, I viewed<b>Monsanto</b>(NYSE: MON)as an intriguing growth stock. It has a rich history of delivering value to shareholders and continues to hold a dominant technological edge over key competitors in crop protection products, seeds, and traits. While …

Investing

Scientists Succeed In Growing A Beating Human Heart From Stem Cells

Thousands of Americans need heart transplants each year.<p>Scientists from Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical school have successfully …

Stem Cells

Hungry salmonella hunt and then eat brain tumors - Futurity

A detoxified version of salmonella is proving to be an unlikely weapon for treating glioblastoma, the deadliest form of brain cancer.

Salmonella

What You Need To Know About Syphilis

If you thought we were basically done with syphilis as a society, you're not the only one. Back in the early 2000s, the disease was considered to be …

What is heart failure? It's not as common a cause of death as reports would have us believe

When George Michael died last year news reports all over the world announced the cause as heart failure.<p>The same condition was cited as the cause of …

Bronchitis - Acute and Chronic Overview, Symptoms and Treatment - Health.com

Bronchitis is an inflammation of the inner mucus lining of the bronchial tubes in the lungs, which is often caused by a respiratory infection. These …

The World's Largest Gold Fund Is Going Through Its Longest Dry Spell On Record

The last time the SPDR Gold Shares exchange-traded fund (GLD) received an inflow was the day after President-elect Donald Trump won the presidential …