Chemicals and the Economy

NINJA turtles ride again
2nd August 2007 by

The head of Germany’s financial regulator is warning that US subprime mortgage problems may be abo...

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Turning base quality loans into gold
31st July 2007 by

Alchemists once claimed the ability to turn base metal into gold. More recently, some bankers seem t...

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Greed and Fear
25th July 2007 by

Bill Gross runs PIMCO, the world’s largest government bond managers with assets of nearly $700bn. ...

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Oil prices and the euro
24th July 2007 by

The US dollar has been falling steadily in recent weeks. It is particularly weak against the euro, h...

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A tale of two outlooks
20th July 2007 by

If you read the financial pages of your newspaper, everything sounds rosy. But if you turn to the ne...

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Technorati
19th July 2007 by

Technorati Profile...

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2008 Budgets just became more difficult to finalise
17th July 2007 by

Central bankers are like generals. They seem to prefer fighting their last war, rather than preparin...

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‘Its the price that matters’: Wal-Mart and Tesco signal a major change in consumer priorities
14th July 2007 by

Consumer attitudes have shifted sharply in recent weeks. This could have big implications for chemic...

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Stress-testing the global financial system
12th July 2007 by

Yesterday’s “swings in financial derivative prices were so extreme that they implied scenari...

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Will the US housing slump impact chemicals?
11th July 2007 by

Housing and autos have always been key drivers for the US chemicals industry. We should be concerned...

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