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3D Printing Likely To Change Just About Everything

By John Richardson

3D printing will very probably force manufacturers, including those who make chemicals and polymers, to build entirely new business models.

Here is why:…

The young in Western societies will be poorer because of less aggregate demand as

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No “Breakthrough Year” For The US In 2014

By John Richardson

PEOPLE who trade in oil, other commodities and equities don’t buy that many chemicals and polymers because, of course, relative to the US population as a whole, they number very few.

Thus, the challenge for 2014, as …

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US Housing Recovery 74% Below The Peak

By John Richardson

“People are tired of being depressed and looking for any little source of light to feel positive. Even companies are resorting to this and forecasting margin and earnings recovery though there is no strong data to show …

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US Housing Market – Real Recovery?

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Today, we are running a guest blog post from Brian Spero,who is a financial contributor for the online resource, Money Crashers Personal Finance, where he writes about economic policy, real estate, and home improvement. …

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Dictating Chemicals Demand

 

 

By John Richardson

SOME commodity chemicals companies still assume that, if they build new supply, demand will always eventually catch up with supply.

The risks of not building new capacities, at times of easy financing and feedstock availability, …

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Chemicals Companies Sleepwalking Into 2012

By John Richardson

CHEMICALS companies appear to be sleepwalking into a crisis as bad as 2008 because they have sacked their in-house economists and take what they want to hear from official bodies such as the Federal Reserve, the International Monetary …

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