Commodities and Resource

We All Need to Eat

Everyone needs to eat. So while the light continues to shine on oil and gold, this past week gave centre stage to food.

In past issues of Equedia Weekly, we said this year would be the year for takeovers and mergers. The year is far from over and already we have seen some incredible takeover bids and battles. Just this past week, we witnessed yet another billion dollar deal: the recent takeover of McAfee by Intel for $7.68-billion.

Despite that deal, no other sector rang more prominent than fertilizer…

Debate: The Pros and Cons of Nuclear Energy

Nuclear power: the energy crisis has even die-hard environmentalists reconsidering it. Does the world need nuclear energy? In this first-ever TED debate, Stewart Brand and Mark Z. Jacobson square off over the pros and cons. A discussion that’ll make you think — and might even change your mind.