China Caixin / Markit PMI, currencies and oil

SINGAPORE – Stocks in Asia-Pacific looked set for a mixed start on Monday as investors eagerly await the release of a private survey of Chinese manufacturing activity in July. Futures…

Where are the juniors? – Moneyweb

We tend not to notice things that don’t to arrive. This week’s “Off the radar” show is about something strange about the way it is. not happening: exploration and junior…

hash – Generate a private key from a bip-39 seed phrase?

I am able to generate a new private key and the associated public addresses using bitcoin-core, but what I really want to do is generate a new private key from…

Bolsonaro supporters demand change in voting system in Brazil By Reuters

5/5 © Reuters. Supporters of Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro pray during a protest calling for a printed and verifiable vote in Brasilia, Brazil on August 1, 2021. REUTERS / Adriano…

Promoter of crypto program touted by Steven Seagal pleads guilty and faces 5 years in prison – Bitcoin News Settlement

A promoter of the cryptocurrency system previously touted by famous martial artist and actor Steven Seagal has pleaded guilty for his involvement. The scheme falsely claimed that it “could generate…

Mining Theory – Would Bitcoin Still Work Without Target Difficulty?

Suppose the Bitcoin nodes have no difficulty targeting and instead accept the block with the largest PoW every 10 minutes. Ignoring the increased bandwidth (since nodes would broadcast multiple candidate…

Unravel the tax complexities around damaged or destroyed buildings

While most people would understand the meaning of a repair and could differentiate repairing a damaged section from a “repair” that improves the value of the building, and easily distinguish…

MSNBC contributor spits HATE: Fox News is Al Jazeera, Trump is Bin Laden

Jonathan Capehart’s Sunday show on MSNBC today devoted a segment slamming Fox News for its coverage of the Jan.6 Capitol breach. And NBC contributor Dean Obeidallah turned Fox News into…

Chinese factory activity in July increases at slowest pace since February 2020 By Reuters

© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: An employee works on the production line of electric vehicle (EV) battery maker Octillion in Hefei, Anhui province, China March 30, 2021. Photo taken March 30,…

Utilities want everyone to think the climate crisis has taken them completely by surprise

In fact, it is much worse. Nationally, electric utilities, grid operators and regulators have struggled to adequately prepare for the dangers of global warming, such as storm surges that can…