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Primary Commodity Prices and Global Food Security By Thomas Lines
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In this report, commodities expert Thomas Lines shows what has really happened to food prices and farm incomes in recent years. Food prices have risen, but not faster than manufactures. However,... More > agricultural inputs like fertilisers and oil have risen much faster. This has created a world crisis for farming, a crisis of reduced agricultural incomes, and an ageing farming population. The author argues that a new approach is needed, building on known methods – a greater variety of staple crops, traditional farming techniques and agro ecology – to create a food system which is economically as well as ecologically more resilient and sustainable.< Less
As a Stock or Commodity Thinketh In Its Heart So It Is By Nsingo Sakala
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A short treatise with the main aim of setting firmly in the readers mind the whole basis of the Art of Foreknowledge in prices. This book is based purely on The Art of Translation. In 1902 a... More > gentleman by the name of James Allen published a book entitled As a Man Thinketh. This book was a "little volume (the result of meditation and experience)... not intended as an exhaustive treatise on the much written upon subject of the power of thought". It went on to help (and continues to help) many people who's aim was (is) to understand the laws of thought and their effect on man's circumstances.< Less
Derivatives and Risk Management in Commodities: Swaps and Options, the Most Effective Instruments to Hedge against Oil Price Fluctuations By Farrukh Khan
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Over – the – counter derivatives trading for oil accelerated in the 1980s as a result of a more pressing requirement to adequately manage risks associated with oil price fluctuations... More > which were having an impact on nearly all business activity. . This dissertation presents an examination of the oil market and discusses why options and swaps are more effective in the management of price risks related to the oil market.< Less
Derivatives and Risk Management in Commodities: Swaps and Options, the Most Effective Instruments to Hedge against Oil Price Fluctuations By Farrukh Khan
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Over – the – counter derivatives trading for oil accelerated in the 1980s as a result of a more pressing requirement to adequately manage risks associated with oil price fluctuations... More > which were having an impact on nearly all business activity. . This dissertation presents an examination of the oil market and discusses why options and swaps are more effective in the management of price risks related to the oil market.< Less
As A Stock or Commodity Thinketh In Its Heart So It Is By Nsingo Sakala
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A short treatise with the main aim of setting firmly in the readers mind the whole basis of the Art of Foreknowledge in prices. It is nothing new which is presented to the reader, although it may... More > be a new way to understand the connection between thought and stocks and commodities. It is the scientifically minded reader who will benefit most from this perspective since through the firm understanding of the chapters in this book, shall he be able to understand the basis and or cause of the economic events we experience.< Less
Sticky Prices and Their Macroeconomic Consequences By Homework Help Classof1
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To understand the economic fluctuations, many economists have focused attention on economic coordination problems. Normally, the price system efficiently coordinates what goes on in an economy even... More > in a complex economy. The price system provides signals to firms as to who buys what, how much to produce, what resources to use, and from whom to buy.< Less
One Thing Leads to Another: Promoting Industrialisation by Making the Most of the Commodity Boom in Sub-Saharan Africa By Mike Morris, Rapheal Kaplinsky, David Kaplan
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Over the past four decades, policy makers and stakeholders have struggled with the challenge of promoting industrial development in low and middle-income economies in general, and in sub-Saharan... More > African (SSA) in particular. With the rise of the Asian Drivers (China and India) and their increase in demand for raw materials to fuel growth, the turn of the millennium saw a commodity price super-cycle emerge, benefiting a number of resource rich countries in SSA. Faced with the specter of the Resource Curse, this book examines an industrial pathway where countries can "Make the Most of Commodities." Bringing together ground-breaking research in the commodity sectors, this book uses case-studies to explore conduits for industrial development, focusing on backward and forward linkages, with policy advice for both governments and corporate sectors.< Less
Farm Industry Risk SWAP Tables By Kirk Schultz M.S. AFIS
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Creating a better way to prevent your farm from having a bad year. SWAP 1/50th of your farm with 49 other farms in different commodities, different states to reduce commodity price & weather /... More > location risk.< Less
Manufactured Wealth By Damon Rodehorst
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In this globalized age, process manufacturers need to do more than just maintain technological advantage. You need to quickly make decisions in a constantly changing business environment. You need to... More > know when to aggressively take business, when to hold prices and when to walk away. You need to know your plant's capacity utilization at any point in time and what impact significant changes in volume will have on overall profit. Manufacturing Wealth presents, in very clear language, how capacity utilization effects profitability. The book also shows you how to build a simple spreadsheet tool you can use to evaluate past performance and project the profitability of various "what if" scenarios. Additionally, Manufactured Wealth lays out actions that will provide consistent lead-time, on-time and order fill peformance that will make your company a superior supplier. Superior performers always get the highest pay.< Less
Manufactured Wealth By Damon Rodehorst
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In this globalized age, process manufacturers need to do more than just maintain technological advantage. You need to quickly make decisions in a constantly changing business environment. You need to... More > know when to aggressively take business, when to hold prices and when to walk away. You need to know your plant's capacity utilization at any point in time and what impact significant changes in volume will have on overall profit. Manufacturing Wealth presents, in very clear language, how capacity utilization effects profitability. The book also shows you how to build a simple spreadsheet tool you can use to evaluate past performance and project the profitability of various "what if" scenarios. Additionally, Manufactured Wealth lays out actions that will provide consistent lead-time, on-time and order fill peformance that will make your company a superior supplier. Superior performers always get the highest pay.< Less