The Future of Sugar & Processed Foods

It is clear that over the course of the last decade, there has been an exponential push towards nutrition in the food industry. At one time, consumers were happy with anything that would keep them from starving. Today, more and more are becoming aware of portions they eat and their consumption of excessive calories, sugars, Read more about The Future of Sugar & Processed Foods[…]

Oil hits five year low, emerging stocks hammered

(Reuters) – Oil prices fell to their lowest in five years on Monday, hit by slowing factory activity in China and Europe and hammering emerging market stocks and commodity-linkedcurrencies. Plunging prices for oil and other commodities raised fears of deflation, especially in the euro zone and Japan, and the prospect of looser monetary policy pushed the yen to a seven-year low against Read more about Oil hits five year low, emerging stocks hammered[…]

Irish corporate tax system most efficient in Europe, study says

Ireland has the most efficient corporate tax system in Europe with the least red tape, according to a study from PwC and the World Bank. The report found that the effective corporate tax rate in Ireland – the amount of tax paid as a percentage of profits – was 12.4 per cent, close to the Read more about Irish corporate tax system most efficient in Europe, study says[…]

Cheaper oil – Both symptom and balm

AFTER declining gradually for three months, oil prices suddenly tumbled almost $4 on October 14th alone. It was the largest single-day fall in more than a year and brought the price of Brent crude, an international benchmark, to $85 a barrel. At its peak in June, a barrel had cost $115. Normally, falling oil prices Read more about Cheaper oil – Both symptom and balm[…]