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Growing Organic Certified Farmland: Best Practices Of Farmland LP Capturing Relative Strength Of Organic Foods And Oil!

U.S organic food sales now total $25 billion according to the Organic Trade Association’s 2010 Organic Industry Survey. This represents a 20% annual sales growth since 1990. But there are two challenges confronting organic food sales: One is the retail … Continue reading

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The Problem Is Not Oil Price Speculation. The Problem Is No Energy Policy To End The United States’ Oil Addiction!

5% of Americans use mass transit in their daily commute. Burn that in your mind as most of us sit in our individual cars going bumper to bumper in rush hour traffic. Burn that statistic into your mind the next … Continue reading

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Oil Prices Fuel U.S. AND China’s Trade Deficits

The price of oil continues to take a large bite out of America’s economy. Now it is also having a similar impact upon China’s economy. The United States had its largest trade deficit in 6 months in January, 2011. It … Continue reading

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Oil Price Winners and Losers, Part Three: Health

Oil companies and oil importing countries are harvesting billions of dollars with the spike in oil prices. They are obvious winners. But there is a surprising positive side to oil spiking in price. It holds the potential of improving our … Continue reading

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Oil Price Winners and Losers, Part Two: Car Manufacturers

There will be winners in the spike in oil and gasoline prices beside oil companies and oil importing countries. One winner that might seem surprising is our car companies. Typically when a pocket-book commodity like gasoline spikes in prices the … Continue reading

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Oil Price Winners and Losers, Part One: TOP TEN

Who are the economic winners as oil soars above $115 per barrel with new reports of battles in Libya restricting oil deliveries? The obvious starting point for answering that question is to list the top ten countries that import oil … Continue reading

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Oil Price Winners and Losers, Part Four: SMART Jobs!

Oil prices up, American economy down, right? Not necessarily! The Japanese and German economies have much higher prices at the pump. Japan is the world’s third largest economy. German is the world’s second largest exporter. High oil prices and pump … Continue reading

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