Articles by Nat Rudarakanchana
- What Argentina Means For Frontier Market Investors
February 06 2014 5:54 AM
Political and economic volatility in Argentina has underscored how frontier markets can turn sour quickly.
- What's Being Done To Make Your Food Safer To Eat
February 05 2014 10:05 AM
Poultry regulation may feature prominently in 2014 on advocates’ agendas, after two critical December reports made waves.
- China Wheat Intake Up 5,000%
February 04 2014 12:16 PM
The eye-catching statistic reflects China’s growing reliance on wheat imports to feed a nation of 1.35 billion people.
- Brazil’s Drought Sends Coffee Prices Skyward
February 04 2014 9:11 AM
Analysts had expected a bumper harvest this year for the world’s largest producer of Arabica coffee beans, but the weather isn't cooperating.
- Gold Prices Below $1,200 Could Mean Production Cutbacks
February 04 2014 6:50 AM
The World Gold Council estimates that about 30 percent of the gold mining industry becomes unprofitable below $1,200 per ounce.
- Mexican Pension Funds Show Interest In Gold
February 03 2014 12:31 PM
Interest from Mexico mirrors investments by Japanese pension funds, which have boosted gold holdings in recent years.
- What A Key CEO Thinks About The US Tax Evasion Crackdown
January 30 2014 1:24 PM
DeVere Group CEO Nigel Green wants the global financial reporting regime to be repealed, a call that has gained little political traction to date.
- Ukraine President Yanukovych Takes Leave Of Absence
January 30 2014 7:57 AM
Russia has threatened to withhold aid from Ukraine until the country forms a new government.
- Yes To Trans Fat Ban, No To Soda Ban: Professor
January 29 2014 2:50 PM
New York City is fighting in court to defend its ban on large sodas in restaurants.
- Why Natural Gas Prices Are Above Analysts' Estimates
January 29 2014 10:23 AM
Natural gas in recent trading has reached beyond $5/btu, a threshold Citi analysts dubbed “unthinkable."
- Which Company Dominates Online Groceries, Despite Startups?
January 29 2014 7:00 AM
About 40% of online grocery shoppers prefer one high-profile company over the others, according to a poll.
- Here's Why Abundant Platinum Stockpiles Are Bad News For Strikers, Prices
January 28 2014 10:55 AM
Telling stat: Citigroup analysts estimated that existing platinum supply rose 95 percent over the past six years.
- Tesla Coast-To-Coast Trip - It's Hard To Beat The Price
January 28 2014 8:45 AM
The father-daughter duo left from New York and headed to Los Angeles.
- Why GMO Activists Are Seeking Disclosures At Monsanto Annual Meeting
January 27 2014 3:00 PM
Social investor Harrington Investments Inc. has asked that Monsanto report on risks stemming from its GMO business.
- Rental-Backed Securities - A Dangerous Financial Innovation?
January 27 2014 1:41 PM
Rep. Mark Takano has called for more oversight of rental-backed securities, a new financial innovation introduced by Blackstone late in 2013.
- US Steel Imports Surge, Driven By Price Differentials
January 27 2014 9:09 AM
Cheap Chinese steel has led many U.S. traders to buy Chinese steel instead of U.S.-produced steel.
- Precious Metals Q&A: Central Banks, Interest Rates And The US Economy
January 23 2014 7:34 PM
Gold prices will struggle to climb higher in 2014, according to EverBank strategist Chris Gaffney.
- Is Mainstream Finance Picking Up The Crowdfunding Vibe?
January 23 2014 12:24 PM
To date, crowdfunding has been downplayed in Wall Street's Concrete Canyon. But that may be about to change.
- Platinum Strikes: Price And Production Impacts Worsened By Uncertainty
January 23 2014 9:18 AM
South African miners began indefinite strikes against the world’s top three platinum producers on Thursday, threatening global supplies.
- The Latest In US Grocery PC: Humanely Raised Hogs
January 22 2014 11:42 AM
There are no official stats on humanely raised hogs, though as a slice of the world’s pork market, they likely aren’t overwhelming.