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July 17, 2017

People Need the Bacon: 4 Questions to Consider in Market Uncertainty.

Even the laws of supply & demand agree that one of the stars of the meat industry (life?) is bacon. The price of pork bellies mayRead more »
January 18, 2017

Whether You Call It Trading or Not, Your Company is Taking Market Positions

Introduction: Market Risk at Commodities-Driven Companies When an investor buys a stock, she is taking a position, placing a bet on the stock’s value going upRead more »
December 2, 2016

Millennial Meat Preferences: What am I Supposed to do with a Chuck Roast?

Millennials, those born between 1981 and 1997, make up the largest living generation in the United States, numbering 74.4 million. Many readers in the meat industryRead more »
September 7, 2016

Watch: “DecisionNext: The Most Profitable Path Forward”

July 13, 2016

Humans or Machines

Humans or machines: Which makes better business decisions? (Spoiler alert: both)   Within the past year, a series of unrelated technical glitches brought the New York StockRead more »
July 12, 2016

Bringing Home More Bacon: The Power Of Prescriptive Analytics In The Food Supply Chain

What do the Oakland Athletics, Safeway, Delta Airlines, and Citibank have in common? They each seized a leading position in their industry by adopting the nextRead more »
April 5, 2016

What happens next for mining equities – recovery or dead cat bounce?

At the Mine Insider we are always sceptical about forecasts of minerals and mining equity prices – even our own! But we are now seeing more signs supportingRead more »
February 29, 2016
Should you care about dividends – mining and progressive dividends?

Should you care about dividends – mining and progressive dividends?

This week Mine Insider focuses on dividend payment policies of mining companies and in particular the commitments of some to progressive dividends. Both Rio Tinto and BHP BillitonRead more »
February 4, 2016
How to make good returns by investing in mining stocks – a disciplined approach

How to make good returns by investing in mining stocks – a disciplined approach

Warren Buffett aims to invest in real businesses, and he suggests we avoid those that offer ‘commodity-type returns’.  But at Mine Insider, we are not so sureRead more »

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