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Historically people have shifted their belief systems in various ways. The Greeks and Romans believed in numerous gods and goddesses and attributed all kinds of powers to them. Then the…

Is a Green Economy too Expensive in the Current Environment

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Jan 09, 2012 at 16:59 | Gary Hunt

There is a looming battle over the cost of energy between the ‘green at any cost’ versus the ‘green enough at a reasonable cost’ where wind/solar forces will battle

China's Bubble of Rapid Economic Expansion Could Soon Burst

China's Bubble of Rapid Economic Expansion Could Soon Burst

Dec 15, 2011 at 17:40 | Al Fin

China's problems are piling up, just when the celestial kingdom is attempting an orderly handover of power. Since China's wild grab for commodities over the past 2 years has been…

Iraq: An Army of Soldiers to be Replaced by an Army of Businessmen

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Dec 14, 2011 at 17:54 | James Burgess

After nearly nine years, all US Forces are mandated to withdraw from Iraqi territory by 31 December 2011 under the terms of a bilateral agreement signed in 2008. Now the…

What Does China's Reduction in Oil Imports and Trade Suggest?

What Does China's Reduction in Oil Imports and Trade Suggest?

Dec 14, 2011 at 17:31 | Stuart Burns

Several articles have come out recently drawing on November oil imports, trade and electricity data to suggest China is slowing rapidly and potentially heading for a hard landing. The FT…

China’s Economy Threatened by Water Shortages

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Nov 09, 2011 at 17:57 | Christopher Cundy

Companies in China that use water efficiently will be better positioned to profit in an economy increasingly at risk from water stress and new water regulations, according to analysis by…

Rough Seas Ahead for Brazil's Booming Economy

Rough Seas Ahead for Brazil's Booming Economy

Nov 07, 2011 at 07:29 | Stuart Burns

Brazil has fared better than most over the last year or two. True, the country does have a problem with inflation, which has proved stubbornly hard to contain, and a…

2012 and the Coming Financial Crises

2012 and the Coming Financial Crises

Oct 25, 2011 at 07:44 | Gail Tverberg

It looks to me as though 2012 is likely to be a truly awful financial year, with several crises converging: 1. Either very high oil prices or recession,2. The US governmental…

European Debt Crisis: Is This the Beginning of the End?

European Debt Crisis: Is This the Beginning of the End?

Oct 20, 2011 at 08:51 | Top Stock Portfolios

Almost exactly two years since the onset of the Greek debt crisis, the European Commission has set out to create a comprehensive strategy to rein in the crisis and return…

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Oct 12, 2011 at 07:46 | Gail Tverberg

When I write about high oil prices having an adverse impact on the economy, quite a few readers respond by saying, “No, most (or all) of the problem is a…

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