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Bitcoin Trading: A Divided Market

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A new wolf has entered Wall Street. Bitcoin hit the spotlights yet again, after its debut on December 10, 2017 on the CBOE (Chicago Board Options Exchange). One week later, the CME Group, the world’s largest derivative exchange operator, also started …

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The Most Generous Countries in the World

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This year’s World Giving Index from the Charities Aid Foundation has again shown the people of Myanmar to be the most generous in the world when it comes to charitable donations. According to the 2016 survey, a whopping 91 percent say they …

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Mining Gold from E-Waste

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The International Telecommunications Union (ITU) estimates that all waste from electronic devices worldwide could be worth some 55 billion euros. One of the most precious material that can be sourced from e-waste is gold. The total amount is far lower than the …

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Where Lethal Violence is Fueled By Firearms

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According to the 2017 Small Arms Survey, 560,000 people were killed violently across the world last year, equating to 7.5 violent deaths per 100,00 of the global population. 385,000 of those deaths were intentional homicides and guns were used in 210,000 …

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Suicide in the UK

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New figures from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) have shown that in 2016 the UK suicide rate experienced the largest decrease for twenty years. The rate for 2016 stands at 10.4 per 100,000 population compared to 10.9 in 2015. Widely credited for …

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