Monthly Archives: March 2018

J-Pow’s First FOMC

Jay Powell has undergone his first ordeal as chair of the Federal Reserve’s Federal Open Market Committee, and he has been rewarded with a counterintuitive sell-off in the dollar. When the FOMC’s announcement came out, and then as he gave … Continue reading

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Master Plan for the World Ocean Corporation

Master Plan for the World Ocean Corporation is a private sector approach to implementing Science-based Action Programs on the world’s oceans with commercial corporations, governments, institutes and individuals                              Implementing projects to clean-up ocean pollution including toxic chemicals/industrial/municipal garbage and plastics; … Continue reading

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Poor education and obesity are risk factors for dementia Studies find that hearing loss is also associated with the disease

At first sight the global growth in Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia looks terrifying. The World Health Organisation’s latest estimates, released in December, put the total number of people with dementia at 50m today — and that is … Continue reading

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Africa eats up lion’s share of Chinese lending: Beijing has invested $34.8bn in continent’s energy infrastructure since 2000

11 March 2018 London, Kampala, Addis Abeba, Dakar, Nairobi, Juba, Dar es Salaam and Johannesburg. Construction of the Karuma hydroelectric project in Uganda, one of the African countries where China is investment billions in infrastructure Africa attracted more Chinese state … Continue reading

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Diamond discovery proves Earth’s Oceanic crust gets recycled Mineral usually found at depths of 700 km found ensconced within diamond near Earth’s surface for the first time.

Scientists discovered a sample of perovskite, the world’s fourth most abundant mineral, locked in a diamond unearthed from the Cullinan Mine in South Africa. Diamonds from the mine have high scientific value because they offer insights into the deepest parts … Continue reading

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Why let criminals deny our sources of energy? Will the demonstrators kindly not shut off my energy supply which maintains my life support system at my hospital!

Calgary, Houston, Dubai, Qatar   9th March 2018 Pipeline chiefs criticise ‘extreme’ tactics of campaigners: Blocking of new infrastructure in US and Canada hits industry recovering from oil price fall A Motley crew of ill-advised campaigners who complain loudly against the … Continue reading

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Congo’s Kabila signs new mining code despite CEOs’ intervention: Global Miners complain on Deaf Ears

8 March, 2018 Kinshasa It is time to change again (after another 20 year failure) the leadership of the DR Congo. Executives from Glencore, Randgold, China Molybdenum and Ivanhoe failed to convince Kabila to re-open negotiations over the code. Pictured: … Continue reading

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Is Climate Change real Science? Show me the Facts. Industry and Real Science say No. It is an Academic and Governmental Hoax run by bureaucrats looking for tax dollars to study what is no more than speculation

London, Amsterdam, New York, Houston, Monaco     8 March 2018 Investment consultants questioned over climate change backing. Failure to support green initiatives puts influential advisers under spotlight Investment consultants argue not signing up to three climate change initiatives does not … Continue reading

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Old News of Natural Gas is back in Vogue Again with New Faces Making all the Fast Profits

London, Calgary, Dubai, Houston, and Gstaad 4th March, 2018 The risk-taking trading firms eye riches in the global gas markets by taking over from the gas producers. Traders such as Trafigura and Vitol are benefiting as the LNG market moves … Continue reading

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Trade Wars: Not Good

March 2, 2018 Before trading began today, we were treated to what will probably be one of the more memorable presidential tweets: “The USA is losing  billions of dollars every day in almost every country we trade with.  The only … Continue reading

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