Kurt Squall Adams

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Americans are tired of chicken, eating more beef and fish: Cargill CEO

David MacLennan, CEO of Cargill – the number two beef player in the U.S. – told FOX Business consumers are tired of chicken.<p>“Our beef business in the U.S. is growing,” MacLennan told Maria Bartiromo on Mornings with Maria Wednesday. “People are eating more beef. I think they are rotating now out of …

Agriculture

Airlines cap fares ahead of Hurricane Maria

Three airlines are capping airfares on flights departing from cities likely to be affected by Hurricane Maria, after allegations that the industry jacked up prices as consumers tried to flee Hurricane Irma earlier this month.<p>Hurricane Maria, the third hurricane to hit the region in recent weeks and …

Sure, Trump has the momentum. But his prospects for 270 electoral votes are dim.

It is beyond dispute that Donald Trump has the momentum in the presidential race. It is also beyond dispute that he still has an in­cred­ibly narrow path to get to 270 electoral votes to win the presidency.<p>Let’s start with the two most important numbers in this election: 18 and 13.<p>Eighteen is the …

Government

'Strategic blunder': Republicans slam Obama administration as Russia tries Arctic land grab

Republican lawmakers slammed the Obama administration this week after Russia announced it had submitted a bid to the United Nations for huge areas of the Arctic that could contain vast quantities of oil and gas, with one lawmaker describing the application as evidence of a “strategic blunder” on …

One jarring stat reveals just how vast Mexico's wealth gap has become

Slim's wealth is so immense that it equals 6.3% of Mexico's gross domestic product, a percentage greater than the <i>combined</i> <b>income of the poorest 20% of Mexicans</b>— nearly 25 million people — who account for just 4.9% of the country's GDP, according to a report from El Daily Post.<p>Admittedly, net worth …

Income Inequality

Russians despair at food destruction as Moscow says it is having desired effect

Russia’s move to ostentatiously destroy banned food imports at the border has sparked debate in a country where millions live below the poverty line<p>Tonnes of pork tossed into incinerators, truckloads of cheese bulldozed into the ground, and an orchard’s worth of apples buried in a shallow grave. …

Russia

How Russian energy giant Gazprom lost $300bn

Once the state-run conglomerate was expected to become the world’s first trillion-dollar company. Now its market value has plummeted. EurasiaNet investigates how this happened<p>It was not too long ago that Gazprom, Russia’s state-controlled energy conglomerate, was one of the Kremlin’s most powerful …

Oil