Jesse Lawrence

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Why Oil Prices Will Rise and You Will Be Caught By Surprise

I follow oil pretty closely given our exposure. As such, I get frustrated with many press and news show accounts of the commodity. It gets worse when …

How to make thermal curtains

Learn how to make your own stylish and energy-saving thermal curtains with the help of Lauren Guthrie, finalist of the BBC’s Great British Sewing Bee …

Battery technology could charge up water desalination

The technology that charges batteries for electronic devices could provide fresh water from salty seas, says a new study by University of Illinois …

China goes farther afield for bargain oil

Last month's plunge in crude to $30 (U.S.) a barrel proved too tempting for China to turn down even as its economy lurches toward the weakest growth in a generation.<p>Chinese companies booked tankers to load 1.38 million barrels of crude daily from West Africa in February, the most since at least …

You Can Become a Data Scientist. Yes, You.

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>If you don’t consider yourself data-literate, you’re not alone. Despite the fact that we are in the era of big data, many professionals today shy away from the use of data in their everyday work. In fact, this big data skills gap was …

Five ways it can pay to borrow in building your wealth

Last week I introduced some myths around borrowing money to invest. This week, I want to talk about the potential rewards of the idea.<p><b>Reward 1: Leveraged investing is a forced investment plan.</b><p>Maybe you've heard that if your income is less than your outflow, then your upkeep will be your downfall. …

Here’s Canada’s way forward on supply management

<i>Martha Hall Findlay is executive fellow and Jack Mintz is director and Palmer chair at the School of Public Policy, University of Calgary.</i><p>Much has been written about supply management of Canadian dairy, poultry and egg production, the system that artificially supports a tiny consortium – barely 6 …

June 2015

What I Learned Losing a Million Dollars

<b>“One of the rare noncharlatanic books in finance.”</b><br>– Nassim Nicholas Taleb, author of The Black Swan and Antifragile<p><b>“There is more to be learned from</b> …

Why Tiny Microbes Mean Big Things for Farming

The soil-dwelling bacteria that we walk on every day are working their way into technologies that could help feed the world.<p>On a frigid day last February, Maren Friesen drove eight hours across snow-covered plains to Centralia, Pennsylvania. A fire ignited a seam of coal below the town in 1962, and …