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Washington landslide was no fluke [STUDY]

Washington landslide was no fluke [STUDY]

When the Oso, Wash., landslide engulfed a neighbourhood along the North York of the Stillaguamish River last year, its size and ferocity were stunning even to geologists. But a new analysis from the University of Washington makes it clear that […]

Metals, Grains, Foods – Are Indices Telling The Truth

Metals, Grains, Foods – Are Indices Telling The Truth

Economists and the public always want a simple answer in their favour – which normally means ignoring the question and hiding more than is revealed. The consumer price index is a nice accurate number which normally has highly qualified economists […]

The Fallacy Of Monopoly Of Raw Materials

The Fallacy Of Monopoly Of Raw Materials

To start somewhere the story of nitrogen fertilizer has several points worth noting. In brief: Before the First World War, Fritz Haber invented the Haber process for fixing nitrogen to oxygen, and making it chemically accessible to plants. In the […]

Mærsk Joins With CMA, CGM And MSC To Form P3-Network

Mærsk Joins With CMA, CGM And MSC To Form P3-Network

Mærsk joins up with CMA CGM and MSC Mediterranean Shipping Company. JyllandsPosten has: EPN.DK Mærsk Cooperation To Be Called P3-Network Quote: The cooperation between Danish Maersk, French CMA CGM and Swiss MSC Mediterranean Shipping Company will be called the P3-network according […]

German

German Sovereign Bonds Lock Stepped

Neue Zürcher Zeitung reports:  Deutschland bonds kurz vor emission Quote: The Union and a number of the States will address the capital market together for the first time after the parliamentary summer break – starting in Juli. This is reported […]

RMB/USD: A Look at Various Exchange Rate Scenarios

RMB/USD: A Look at Various Exchange Rate Scenarios

Neue Zürcher Zeitung sums it up quite nicely – Provided – of course – you don’t throw your brain into gear! But then again: Very few do! Quote: The Americans consider the RMB/USD to be undervalued, while Peking blames Washington to have […]