Senate Votes To Legalize Hemp After 80 Years Of Prohibition

Authored by Carey Wedler via Steemit.com, On Thursday, the U.S. Senate approved a bill to legalize hemp, an industrial crop that has been banned for decades. In April, Senators Mitch McConnell (R-KY), Rand Paul (R-KY), Ron Wyden (D-OR), and Jeff Merkley (D-OR) submitted a separate bill to legalize hemp, and those provisions were then incorporated into the broader farm bill.

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Congressman Investigating FISA Abuse, Awan Says DOJ Spying On Him

Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-TX) says that agents working for Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein have been spying on his office, Gohmert told WMAL’s “Morning on the Mall” Friday. “I don’t doubt for a minute that he has people who have been looking into my background. I’ve been told as much by some other folks,” said the

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What’s Really Wrong With The US Equity Business?

Authored by Nicholas Colas via DataTrekResearch, Prior to starting DataTrek with Jessica, I spent +30 years in the equity business, first in fund operations, then stock research, hedge funds, and finally writing market strategy for a brokerage firm. That time span represents an entire cycle for “Wall Street” as a business, from starting up a handful

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Expedia Drops Bitcoin Payments, Official Confirms

Travel booking platform Expedia has stopped accepting bitcoin (BTC). A company representative confirmed the policy change, while stating that various payment options are being continuously evaluated without elaborating on the details. Expedia has been supporting bitcoin payments since 2014.  Also read: Russian Railways Eyes Crypto for Tickets, Blockchain for Cargo Expedia Confirms Suspension of BTC

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Argentina Blew A Billion Dollars To Rescue The Peso On Friday… And Failed

Even Eva Peron would be crying… The last 24 hours have not been great for Argentina. First – despite endless jawboning about The IMF bailout and how it will secure the nation’s future and enable reforms, the currency collapsed to a new record low on Friday… Second – the central bank decided to step in

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