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Most Americans probably couldn’t locate Crimea without the help of Google Earth. (It’s the peninsula that juts south from the northern coast of the Black Sea.) Nevertheless, the actions of the Russian army in and around Crimea are sending shock waves through some key commodity markets, including oil. 109 more words
Ukraine is the world’s third largest exporter of corn and fifth largest exporter of wheat, which has caused some havoc in those markets lately.
While political unrest… 204 more words
Restrained lending has kept a lid on inflation, but that may be about to change.
FORTUNE — When the Federal Reserve launched its stimulative bond buying program — otherwise known as quantitative easing — in 2008, many economic observers were certain it would lead to high and uncontrollable inflation. 635 more words
This is the third in a series of blogs which are analysing the economic prospects of the world’s developing regions in 2014. So far I have written about… 508 more words
You’re probably putting a good chunk of money into one of the best-performing financial assets of the year—coffee.
Unfortunately, your morning jolt doesn’t entitle you to any of the upside from the surge in coffee prices this year. 110 more words