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Randgold Resources pulls out of Ghana gold mine project

By Jon Yeomans|The Telegraph Randgold Resources has abandoned plans to redevelop a gold mine in Ghana, just three months after announcing its interest in the “world-class resource”. The FTSE 100-listed miner, which operates in central and West Africa, has scrapped a potential joint venture with South African firm AngloGold Ashanti …

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Why Bitcoin May Solve This Age-Old Economic Paradox

Travis Patron is the founder of Diginomics, a bitcoin news organization where professionals can enroll in the Bitcoin Economics Course. Here he explains why the stateless nature of bitcoin holds the potential to solve an age-old international monetary flaw. By Travis Patron | CoinDesk Although the United States Federal Reserve Note …

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How banks are trying squelch Bitcoin’s momentum

By Rupert Hackett | VentureBeat There is no question that Bitcoin is causing a lot of worry and hand-wringing in the banking sector — and in national governments uncertain of how to regulate it. It is, after all, a highly disruptive technology — one of very few alternatives the world …

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Sticker shock in Argentina after major currency devaluation

By Peter Prengaman | Associated Press BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Argentines expressed shock at soaring prices on Friday and a major union called for protests to demand salary increases in the initial fallout from a major devaluation of the South American nation’s currency. The price hikes came after the …

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Gold Bugs Buzzing With the Golden Bulls

By Bruce Kamich | The Street We have done a number of gold stories since joining TheStreet and one might accuse us of being a gold bug — someone who wants to own it through thick and thin. Like everything else, we want to own if it is going up …

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