Articles by Nat Rudarakanchana
- 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.
- 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.