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Cotton In Uncharted Territory

 

 

By John Richardson

POLYESTER producers, and their raw-material suppliers, enjoyed a huge boost to their profitability between October 2008 and March 2011 when cotton prices increased by 468 percent from 40 cents/lb to $2.27/lb.

This led to polyester …

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Lies, damned lies and data

“Excuse me, are you sure about that?”

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A wise man said to me recently: “All data is wrong; all you can do is make sure you are consistently wrong”.

Now this is absolutely not meant to …

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