Would you eat a steak that was grown in a laboratory? That is the trillion dollar question that will decide the future of food production. It will affect everyone who works on a ranch, a slaughterhouse, a meat processing plant or a packing house. And while it sounds like far-flung science fiction, it is a question that will face you at the supermarket in a few short years.
Are you willing to inject an electronic neural net into your brain, in order to compete with super-intelligent robots? If not, join the unemployment line. Here's a look at our future...
For the first time ever, NASA has been relying on private companies like Elon Musk's SpaceX for re-supply missions. It's all part of a new space race that pits SpaceX against Jeff Bezos's Blue Origin and other startups, as private companies try to capitalize on the "final frontier." What comes next? This QuickTake examines the future of space tourism using private space taxis.
Top secret deals in Panama allows the rich to build vast banks of hidden wealth. Kings, criminals, presidents and prime ministers have been outed for dodging the rules and having assets stashed in tax havens abroad.
Tesla is building a new generation of batteries that could power homes, businesses and even the grid. Bloomberg's Tom Randall takes a look at the emerging market for new energy storage.
The effects of the Bank of Japan’s stimulus measures we felt mostly at home and especially at the top, with Japan’s rich getting even richer. Bloomberg’s Shery Ahn reports on “First Up.”
In this week's letter, Ivan Lo talks about the nuclear threats made by North Korea, how the market continues to climb, another look at gold, and gives up update on Corvus Gold.
How high frequency trading affects commodities, examples of gold and silver price manipulation, Pan Asian Gold Exchange Gets Axed, and countries hoard gold
Just because we expect another bubble, it in no way means we are staying out of the markets. In fact, it is quite the opposite.
Over this past year, we have done a lot of trash talking regarding Obama's reckless abandon of his loose monetary policy. Sometimes, things just keep getting bigger. But bigger is not always better...