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Brad Katsuyama of IEX
Brad Katsuyama, CEO of IEX, features prominently in Flash Boys and describes Wall Street as rigged. (Lehigh University)

The ‘Flash Boys’ Tax on Market Participants

1211 680 Fergus Hodgson

Michael Lewis Explains the Financial Club That Lives On

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Argentina Crypto
The Argentine government addressed the rise in cryptocurrency use by issuing Decree 796/21 in November 2021. (Canva)

Argentines Put Crypto to Work

1170 658 Paz Gómez

Freelancers Find Refuge from Peso, Government Erects Departure Taxes

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In 2019, Chile became the second-largest producer of lithium in the world, just after Australia. (Canva)

What Lithium Nationalization Portends for Chile

1170 658 Paz Gómez

New President Raises Barriers to Production, Flips Industry Incentives

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Gibbs’s discoveries dethrone well-known leaders of the green-energy movement in the United States. (Stop These Things)

‘Planet of the Humans’ Defrocks Faux Environmentalists

1170 658 Paz Gómez

Green-Energy Profiteering Compels Responsible Investment, End to Subsidies

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The Curipamba mining project lies at the center of Ecuador, in the provinces of Bolívar and Los Ríos. (Adventus Mining)

How an Ecuadorian Mining Project Raised $235.5 Million

1170 658 Paz Gómez

Curipamba Mine Construction Will Start in October 2022

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Nubank
The Brazil-based fintech company has weathered its first market correction after more than 800,000 people bought its stocks. (Nubank)

Brazil’s Nubank Needs a Bird in the Hand

1170 658 Paz Gómez

Digital, Discount Bank Can Still Realize Potential as Losses Mount

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ScaleX Announcement
ScaleX is a public-private initiative that seeks to turn Chile into Latin America’s startup-investment hub. (Corfo)

Chile Sets Up First Venture Exchange in Latin America

1170 658 Paz Gómez

ScaleX Aims to Fund 10 Startups in 2022

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Punta del Este Uruguay
Uruguay is an ideal investment destination for financial services, tech, and agribusiness. (Canva)

The Great Reopening Favors South America

1170 658 Paz Gómez

2022 Portends Demand for Labor, Key Natural Resources

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Brad Katsuyama of IEX
Brad Katsuyama, CEO of IEX, features prominently in Flash Boys and describes Wall Street as rigged. (Lehigh University)

The ‘Flash Boys’ Tax on Market Participants

1211 680 Fergus Hodgson

Michael Lewis Explains the Financial Club That Lives On

read more
Argentina Crypto
The Argentine government addressed the rise in cryptocurrency use by issuing Decree 796/21 in November 2021. (Canva)

Argentines Put Crypto to Work

1170 658 Paz Gómez

Freelancers Find Refuge from Peso, Government Erects Departure Taxes

read more
In 2019, Chile became the second-largest producer of lithium in the world, just after Australia. (Canva)

What Lithium Nationalization Portends for Chile

1170 658 Paz Gómez

New President Raises Barriers to Production, Flips Industry Incentives

read more
Gibbs’s discoveries dethrone well-known leaders of the green-energy movement in the United States. (Stop These Things)

‘Planet of the Humans’ Defrocks Faux Environmentalists

1170 658 Paz Gómez

Green-Energy Profiteering Compels Responsible Investment, End to Subsidies

read more
The Curipamba mining project lies at the center of Ecuador, in the provinces of Bolívar and Los Ríos. (Adventus Mining)

How an Ecuadorian Mining Project Raised $235.5 Million

1170 658 Paz Gómez

Curipamba Mine Construction Will Start in October 2022

read more
Nubank
The Brazil-based fintech company has weathered its first market correction after more than 800,000 people bought its stocks. (Nubank)

Brazil’s Nubank Needs a Bird in the Hand

1170 658 Paz Gómez

Digital, Discount Bank Can Still Realize Potential as Losses Mount

read more
ScaleX Announcement
ScaleX is a public-private initiative that seeks to turn Chile into Latin America’s startup-investment hub. (Corfo)

Chile Sets Up First Venture Exchange in Latin America

1170 658 Paz Gómez

ScaleX Aims to Fund 10 Startups in 2022

read more
Punta del Este Uruguay
Uruguay is an ideal investment destination for financial services, tech, and agribusiness. (Canva)

The Great Reopening Favors South America

1170 658 Paz Gómez

2022 Portends Demand for Labor, Key Natural Resources

read more

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