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The Tornado Cash website displayed on a laptop and smartphone screen arranged in London, on Tuesday, March 15, 2022. Luke MacGregor | Bloomberg | Getty Images The U.S. Department of Treasury on Monday sanctioned the popular cryptocurrency mixer Tornado Cash, banning Americans from using a service that the government said, “launders the proceeds of cybercrimes.”
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Celsius on Thursday was sued by former investment manager Jason Stone, as pressure continues to mount on the firm amid a crash in cryptocurrency prices. Stone has alleged, among other things, that Celsius CEO Alex Mashinsky (above) was “able to enrich himself considerably.” Piaras Ó Mídheach | Sportsfile for Web Summit | Getty Images Embattled
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CNBC’s MacKenzie Sigalos and William Rudolf Lobkowicz in the Family Chapel of the Lobkowicz Palace depicting an early 18th-century altarpiece painting of St. Wenceslas, patron saint of the Czech nation. House of Lobkowicz PRAGUE — It is past midnight on a Friday at the Lobkowicz Palace in the Prague Castle complex. A 27-year-old Czech prince,
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In this article SEDG Getty Images SolarEdge shares tumbled this week after the company’s second-quarter results showed a hit to margins from factory closures, higher transport costs and currency headwinds from the weakening Euro. But SolarEdge CFO Ronen Faier said lower margins now is the price to be paid for long-term growth in a market
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The IMF said governments should strive to protect the most vulnerable households with targeted support, but noted that existing policies aimed at cushioning all consumers were short-sighted. Picture Alliance | Getty Images The International Monetary Fund warned European governments against intervening in the region’s worsening energy crisis with broad-based financial support, saying instead that consumers
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21 July 2022, Bavaria, Essenbach: Water vapor rises behind sunflowers from the cooling system of the nuclear power plant (NPP) Isar 2. Picture Alliance | Picture Alliance | Getty Images Nuclear energy is at an inflection point. Early exuberance about its potential was undercut by a series of devastating and dangerous accidents at Three Mile
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People photographed in Lower Saxony, Germany, on July 19, 2022. A number of European countries were affected by a heatwave last month. Julian Stratenschulte | Picture Alliance | Getty Images It’s been called a “global emergency that goes beyond national borders” and described as “the biggest threat to security that modern humans have ever faced.”
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Coal prices are soaring and global coal consumption is expected to return to record levels reached almost 10 years ago as the global energy supply crunch continues.  While investors in coal stocks are having a field day thanks to high coal prices, curbs on carbon emissions are taking a backseat as markets and governments scramble
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