Monthly Archives: January 2012

Mounting Risks of a Spike in Oil Prices

In Nigeria a four-day national strike has caused chaos around the country, and threatens to disrupt oil exports.  This event is poorly timed for consumers, as tensions continue to mount in Iran.  The probability of a sudden spike in oil … Continue reading

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Rising Prices of Food, Water and Farmland

I’m grateful to my contacts and others who share their views of the critical importance of water and arable land in our lives.  Most Westerners take food for granted because they have never wondered where their next meal would be … Continue reading

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