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When millions, or even billions, of dollars are up for grabs, some individuals are willing to play dirty to get their hands on them. Below, World Finance examines five of the biggest financial scandals ever to take place. Charles Ponzi

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April 3, 2018

Plugging the cannabis knowledge gap

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The legal cannabis industry is a unique prospect for those looking for a potentially lucrative investment opportunity. In 2017, sales in the US state of Colorado reached $1bn in just eight months, a 21 percent increase from the same period

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The US and South Korea agreed to a revised trading relationship on March 26, in a deal that has been welcomed by both countries. Notably, the proposed changes to the US-Korea Free Trade Agreement (KORUS) will grant South Korea an

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February 5, 2018

China hits back in trade war with the US

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China has launched a formal investigation into sorghum imports from the US, as the trade war between the two countries heats up. Beijing’s Ministry of Commerce confirmed the probe on February 4, which comes less than two weeks after US

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The US Senate has voted with a sizable majority of 84-13 to confirm Jerome Powell as the next chairman of the Federal Reserve. Powell, who has held a position on the board of governors since 2012, will take over from

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Beginning on January 16, cryptocurrency crashes witnessed collective losses of $300bn in just 36 hours. The value of bitcoin crashed dramatically on January 17, falling below $10,000 for the first time in six weeks. Ever prone to sharp fluctuations, the cryptocurrency’s

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US-based researchers have established a link between a recent hacking operation targeting South Korean cryptocurrency holders and a Pyongyang-based hacker group. The hacker group, known as Lazarus, is the same outfit thought to have carried out the WannaCry attack and

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Every year, more than 2,000 of the world’s wealthiest and best-connected individuals converge on the tiny mountain resort of Davos to discuss, debate and hopefully resolve some of the most important issues facing our planet. In January 2018, the World

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October 25, 2017

The threat of water scarcity looms large

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“Water, water everywhere, nor any drop to drink.” In Samuel Taylor Coleridge’s famous poem The Rime of the Ancient Mariner, a sailor finds himself trapped in the middle of the ocean, dehydrated and surrounded by useless salt water. Today, we

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Never go into business with friends. We’ve all heard it before – this snippet of advice has been uttered countless times, given in grave tones that allude to apocalyptic scenarios. And with good reason. Yet that doesn’t stop some from

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