Mexico’s Six-year Drug War Behind The Mother’s Day Massacre
Explore news, videos, and much more based on what your friends are reading and watching. Publish your own activity and retain full control.Mexico bodiesThe mass dumping of headless bodies administers a shock to Mexico, long numbed by a death count of nearly 50,000 brought on by president Felipe
UPDATE: Stifel Nicolaus Initiates Buy, $56 PT On Potash...
Stifel Nicolaus initiates its coverage on Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan (NYSE: POT) with a Buy rating and a $56 price target to reflect continued strength in crop pricing.Stifel Nicolaus says, "We believe shares are poised to benefit from continued strength of crop pricing, particularly corn,
Campaigners Clash Over GM Crops Industry Figures
Pro- and anti-GM organisations clashed on Tuesday over the accuracy of industry figures which suggested a rise internationally of 8% in the acreage of GM crops in 2011, a 16th straight rise since they were first sold in 1996.The International Service for the Acquisition of Agribiotic Applications
Potash Bullish Engulfing
After breaking out in late 2010, this chart has been in a wide sideways range for all of 2011. Candlestick charting is not my forte, but this bullish engulfing candle on Friday is encouraging for bulls.
The Little Town That Could Change The World, Again
For a place renowned for its beauty, peace and serenity, Friday will be one of the busiest, and perhaps the most important day in the history of this small, historic, skiing and fly-fishing resort.Of course, this is where the Federal Reserve's annual symposium is held, and in last year, it was the
The Bow Tie Was Early; But Now Hedge Fund Managers See The...
“(NaturalNews) Going back to the land has always been thought of as a thing for hippies, eco-nuts, and doomsday survivalist, but now hedge fund managers are jumping on the bandwagon too.The New York Observerrecently spoke to such a hedge fund manager working on a fund that ranks as
Morning Market Snapshot: November 17th, 2010
Good Morning. It's Wednesday, November 17, 2010. At this hour, U.S. equity futures are up. Overseas, the Asian markets were mixed, while the European markets are higher. In the headlines...GM (GM, MTLQQ) will increase it's IPO by 30% to 478M shares. Dow Jones reports the government's stake would be
What's In The News: November 16th, 2010
This is what's in the news for Tuesday, November 16th. Bloomberg reports that Regulators should conduct new stress tests on banks because legal challenges to foreclosures and uncertainties in the housing market could threaten the financial system, the Congressional Oversight Panel for the Troubled A
POT Has 32% Stake In SQM
Among agriculture stocks, the perennial rumor for a takeover candidate has always been AG pick Mosaic (NYSE: MOS) with its number-two position in the potash sector. The buyer was expected to be Brazil’s Vale (NYSE: VALE). Instead, last week we saw a hostile takeover of the largest potash
Potash Issued A Statement Following BHP Billiton's Offer...
Potash (NYSE:POT) issued a statement after BHP Billiton (NYSE:BHP) withdrew its unsolicited tender offer. The company said, "BHP Billiton's decision to withdraw its offer underscores the PotashCorp Board of Directors' unanimous belief that the BHP Billiton offer substantially undervalued PotashCorp
Potash Options Traders Raise Wagers On Higher Takeover Bid -...
Bill Doyle, president and chief executive officer of Potash Corp. of Saskatchewan Inc. Photographer: Daniel Acker/BloombergOptions traders are boosting wagers that BHP Billiton Ltd. and potential rivals will bid higher than the $40 billion already offered by the world’s biggest mining company for
Newmont Mining’s Earnings Win Boost Gold ETFs
Exchange-traded funds focusing on mining stocks figure to get a boost today after Newmont Mining (NEM) reported a 38% jump in third quarter profits.The second-biggest gold producer said it continues to benefit from increased prices and cost-cutting measures undertaken during market downturns.The
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