Monthly Archives: March 2010

Avoiding another financial crisis

The 2010 Reuters Exchanges & Trading Summit will take place on March 29-31 in New York, London and Singapore. Join Discussion

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Economic security or environmental destruction?

The 2010 Reuters Canadian Oil Sands Summit will take place March 22-23 in Calgary, Alberta. Join Discussion

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Will growth in the food industry spur inflation?

Food and agriculture companies, having weathered the global economic meltdown, are now facing the prospects that renewed growth will spur renewed inflation. Photo: Reuters/Carlos Barria A man eats a 10 ounces hamburger at Cheeburger Cheeburger restaurant in Coral Spring, Florida July 28, 2008. With soaring food prices sparking worldwide protests and more than 800 million going hungry every day, U.S. food portions are under scrutiny. A lightening of the American plate could ease pressure on worldwide demand, but not everyone is hopeful change will be coming anytime soon. Portion sizes in the United States not only exceed those in less developed countries, but also in the developed world. In fact, Americans have the highest per capita daily consumption in the world, eating 3,770 calories a day, more than a Canadian at 3,590 calories or an an Indian at 2,440, according to data from the U.N. Food and Agricultural Organization. Join Discussion

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Would the last person to leave the smelter please turn out the lights?

For UC RUSAL, one simple act is crucial to reducing costs. Bonuses for managers at the world's largest aluminum company depend on the company's 75,000 workers heeding the message. Photo: A worker operates an electrolysis furnace, which produces aluminium from raw materials, at the electrolysis shop of the Rusal Krasnoyarsk aluminium smelter plant in the Siberian city of Krasnoyarsk. Reuters/Ilya Naymushin Join Discussion

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2010 Reuters Hedge Funds and Private Equity kicks off

Some of the world's leading names in the hedge funds and private equity industries are visiting the Reuters bureaus in New York, London and Hong Kong this week to discuss the outlook for the sector in a series of exclusives interviews as part of the 2010 Reuters Hedge Funds and Private Equity Summit. Join Discussion

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