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High levels of microplastics found in Northwest Atlantic fish

A new study sheds light on the magnitude of microplastic pollution in our oceans. The study, published today in open-access journal Frontiers in Marine Science, found microplastics in the stomachs of nearly three out of every four mesopelagic fish caught in the Northwest Atlantic — one of the highest levels ...

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Why Are Mutual Fund Fees So High? This Billionaire Knows

Advertisement The billionaire investor Ronald S. Baron flashed the grin of a proud father at his annual investor jamboree in November, as the chief executives of his favorite companies explained how slashing prices stoked their bottom lines. That is, until a shareholder in one of his mutual funds drew an ...

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Deutsche Bank Flew and Fell. Some Paid a High Price.

In 2005, Deutsche Bank, then a powerhouse in the selling of risky derivatives on a global scale, was minting money. To mark the moment, the bank’s profit engine — its global markets division — commissioned a book about itself. The remembrance would celebrate how Deutsche Bank, once a sleepy lender ...

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Vietnam forex reserves hit record high of $38 billion

Vietnam’s foreign exchange reserves have risen 26.6 percent this year to around US$ 38 billion, the highest ever level, news website Saigon Times Online quoted the central bank governor as saying. The State Bank of Vietnam has bought nearly $ 8 billion this year, Le Minh Hung said. He expected ...

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High altitude archaeology: Prehistoric paintings revealed

Archaeologists at the University of York have undertaken pioneering scans of the highest prehistoric paintings of animals in Europe. Studying the rock paintings of Abri Faravel, a rock shelter in the Southern French Alps 2,133m above sea level, archaeologists used car batteries to power laser and white-light scanners in a ...

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