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Asteroid mining 2022 a $1 trillion bet for Earth

SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif.— Billionaire capitalists saving the Earth? You bet. While environmentalists regularly accuse giant capitalist entities like ExxonMobil, Cargill, Koch, Massey and others of depleting nonrenewable energy and other natural resources, a new enlightened class of capitalists is betting new space-age technologies will...

SEC approves JPMorgan copper Exchange-traded fund

A JPMorgan-backed investment vehicle that aims to track the price of copper has won the approval of US regulators in spite of strong opposition from users of the metal and senior politicians. The Securities and Exchange Commission on Monday approved the exchange traded fund, which...