Articles by tag: Commodities
Biologists Figured Out How to Generate New Neurons in the Adult Brain, Revolutionizing Neurodegenerative Disease Research
Recently biologists discovered how to generate new neurons in the adult brain. This is an incredible breakthrough that has enormous potential to revolutionize neurodegenerative disease research. By generating genetically-mutated mice with a unique gene that activates dormant neural stem cells, scientists were able to generate new neurons in the brain. For years, scientists have […]
Amazon Grocery Stores Are Struggling. Experts Say They Were Unprepared to Handle Grocery’s Thin Margins.
Amazon went big and bold with its diversified brick and mortar strategy when it bought Whole Foods and launched cashier-less Amazon Fresh and Amazon Go stores across the U.S. Turns out this may have been a miscalculation for the e-commerce giant. Amazon’s CEO, Andy Jassy, speaking on the company’s fourth-quarter earnings call, revealed that […]
Which Lenses Filmed This Year’s Oscar Nominees? Turns Out There’s a Newcomer in Town
Everything Everywhere All at Once took home the golden statue from the field of ten Oscar nominees at the 2023 Academy Awards. Behind the scenes is an interesting story about the technical achievements of the movies receiving honors at this year’s Oscars. The stars behind that tale are the cameras and lenses that make […]
How The Situation In Afghanistan Impacts The Oil And Gas Markets
The Taliban took over Afghanistan on Sunday, as they flooded the capital, Kabul, while the U.S. worked to remove all of its foreign dignitaries. Scenes of crowded airports and Afghan citizens clinging to an American bomber flooded the internet, and news broadcasts Monday. The impact will be felt around the world, particularly on the oil […]
Are Oil Prices Going to Keep Rising?
Daniel Hynes, Senior Commodities Strategist at Australia & New Zealand Banking Group Ltd., discusses the outlook for oil, which climbed back above $76 a barrel after OPEC+ ended days of talks without reaching a deal to bring back more halted output next month. Host: What are you expecting in terms of prices, given what we’re […]
Ivanhoe Mines Co-Chairman & Co-Founder Robert Friedland on Copper Prices, Greening Supply Chain
Ivanhoe Mines Co-chairman and Co-founder Robert Friedland says the copper market will face disruptions to both demand and supply if prices of the metal get too high. Tune in below to hear Friedland’s thoughts on whether or not copper could be the next shortage in the supply chain. Friedland: We’re waking up to a […]
How Can the Manufacturing World Recover from Mass Commodity Shortages?
A year ago as the pandemic ravaged the world and cities locked down one by one, consumers were the ones panic-buying. Today, it’s companies doing the hoarding and it’s pushing supply chains to the brink. Bloomberg’s Enda Curran reports. Host: And what is really driving this massive supply crunch? Curran: Well, good morning, Heidi. What’s […]