Articles by Nat Rudarakanchana
- 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.
- Do We Still Need Banks?
January 22 2014 9:48 AM
At Davos, researchers from Swiss banking giant UBS released a provocative white paper on global banking, trade and technology.
- In Africa, Battle Continues Against Wheat Rust
January 21 2014 12:54 PM
The rust, which can cause complete crop failure, threatens up to 80 percent of the world’s wheat supply.
- One Analyst's Evaluation Of The Debt / GDP Growth Relationship
January 21 2014 8:44 AM
One non-Keynesian analyst argued that using debt to boost economic growth is dangerous.
- What The UN Is Forecasting For 2014, 2015 Global GDP Growth
January 20 2014 3:38 PM
As the U.S. Federal Reserve unwinds its $85 billion monthly bond purchases, emerging nations may have the most to lose.
- Citi Doesn't Buy Money-Flow Theory
January 20 2014 10:46 AM
Citi analysts questioned one popular narrative about where money for U.S. and developed market stocks came from in 2013.
- Gold Sentiment Sees Modest Positive Signals
January 20 2014 8:21 AM
Flows into specialist exchange-traded products (ETPs) saw their largest daily inflows since January 2013.
- EPA Buries Hints On Pebble Mine Stance In Report: Lawyer
January 17 2014 2:58 PM
Secrets lie in the technical and tedious appendix J, according to a lawyer for Alaskan native tribes.
- General Electric - Talk About A Global Footprint
January 17 2014 12:06 PM
The company is considered a bellwether for the U.S. and global economy. Here's why.
- China Central Bank Still Likes Gold
January 17 2014 9:29 AM
Industry sources say the Chinese central bank bought over 1,600 tons of gold since its last official announcement on the topic in 2009.
- Cisco: Smart Tech Can Unlock More 'Untapped' Value
January 16 2014 2:36 PM
Retailers could realize an enormous revenue gain and/or cost savings in the coming decade by adopting “smart” device tech.
- What The EPA Doesn't Like About A Planned Copper-Gold Mine
January 16 2014 11:09 AM
The EPA took three years to wade through 1.1 million comments and emphasized likely environmental damage coming from any large-scale mine.
- General Electric Q4 Earnings Preview: Another Stellar Industrial Performance?
January 16 2014 5:32 AM
Investors will focus on GE's industrial operations, as the company prepares to spin off its consumer finance business.
- Smile, Your Airport's Probably Tracking You
January 15 2014 6:26 PM
It’s unclear how many airports globally have adopted rapidly growing phone-tracking technology.
- Twitter Chairman Talks Receipts In Relation To Square
January 15 2014 11:17 AM
The humble receipt was hailed as a “communication channel” and “product unto itself” by Twitter chairman Jack Dorsey.
- Amazon: Retailers Must Adapt To Survive
January 14 2014 7:45 PM
At Retail’s BIG Show in New York, smaller retailers expressed worry over how they could compete with Amazon’s ambitious agenda.
- Gold Stages Modest Comeback – Will It Last?
January 14 2014 10:13 AM
Gold rose to $1,250 per ounce on Monday, up $50 from the previous week’s trading ranges, as hedge funds pivoted with interest to the metal.