from Breakingviews:

U.S. farm credit looks safer than houses

August 20, 2014

By Daniel Indiviglio and Kevin Allison

The authors are Reuters Breakingviews columnists. The opinions expressed are their own. 

from Breakingviews:

ADM goes M&A wild – sort of

July 7, 2014

By Kevin Allison

The author is a Reuters Breakingviews columnist. The opinions expressed are his own.

from Breakingviews:

Chinese hiccup temporarily deflates dairy bubble

June 5, 2014

By Ethan Bilby 

The author is a Reuters Breakingviews columnist. The opinions expressed are his own.

from Breakingviews:

Rival’s split makes it harder for Dow to resist

March 10, 2014

By Kevin Allison
The author is a Reuters Breakingviews columnist. The opinions expressed are his own.

from Expert Zone:

Slow pick-up in India’s GDP growth

February 10, 2014

(Any opinions expressed here are those of the author and not of Thomson Reuters)

GDP estimates by the Central Statistics Office for the 2013-14 fiscal year show an improvement over the previous year. But the extent of improvement is too small for comfort. Possibly, in the final revision, that small margin may disappear or even turn negative.

from Breakingviews:

Merck woes show animal drugs are no panacea

December 31, 2013

By Kevin Allison

The author is a Reuters Breakingviews columnist. The opinions expressed are his own.

from Photographers' Blog:

‘Till the cows come home

October 17, 2013

Gruyeres, western Switzerland

By Denis Balibouse

In summer, some go to the seaside or countryside, visit a new city or country, but some choose to live a different way. The Murith family will not have a day off: they will work 15 hours a day, seven days a week from mid-May to mid-October.

from Expert Zone:

A bumper crop may energize Indian industry

August 7, 2013

(Any opinions expressed here are those of the author and not of Thomson Reuters)

Industrial growth in India in 2012 was less than a percent and data from April and May this year doesn’t show a lot of promise. The reluctance of industry to grow has been the reason for GDP growth dropping to a disappointing 5 percent, raising doubts about whether the India story has come to an end. That may be an extreme view considering that even the best performers, such as China, are having problems.

from Lipper Columns:

CTRL:ALT:INVEST: Corn could add “pop” to your portfolio

August 2, 2013

Teucrium Trading's Sal Gilbertie says that, while agricultural commodity prices will always be volatile, he sees investor interest in corn outpacing that in wheat or soybeans.

from Global Investing:

Russia’s starting blocs – the EEU

July 23, 2013

The course is more than 20 million square kilometers, and covers 15 percent of the world's land surface. It's not a new event in next month's IAAF World Championships in Moscow but a long-term project to better integrate emerging Eurasian economies.