You rely on The Profit Sector to bring you the most honest and profitable investment advice around. We do that every day. But there are so many fascinating things happening worldwide that we can’t cover it all.
Some of them are revelatory, some of them are practical, and some of them are just plain bizarre.
Here are a few things we discovered this week that were not fit to print.
Can You Bet On Fake Sports?
WWE has held discussions with state gambling regulators to legalize betting on scripted wrestling match results.
What’s the worst that can happen?
On the Trail of the Fentanyl King
An Iraqi translator for the U.S. military emigrated to Texas to start a new life. He ended up becoming one of the biggest drug dealers on the dark web.
Can Scientists Turn Carbon Pollution into Baking Soda?
Scientists have set out a way to suck planet-heating carbon pollution from the air, turn it into sodium bicarbonate and store it in oceans, according to a new paper.
The technique could be up to three times more efficient than current carbon capture technology.
Silicon Valley Bank Collapses
It’s the second-biggest bank failure in U.S. history. Once a darling of the banking business, Silicon Valley Bank collapsed at warp speed after it announced a big loss on its bond holdings and plans to shore up its balance sheet, tanking its stock and sparking widespread customer withdrawals.
How Daylight Saving Time Upends the Economy
Moving the clock costs the U.S. big bucks, and there is growing momentum in Congress to get rid of the practice.
While much of the analysis surrounding America's twice-a-year clock changes covers the health effects of daylight saving time – which includes a higher risk of cardiac issues amid disrupted sleep schedules – the economic toll hasn't received as much focus.