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Fracking is Losing the PR BattleIt's hard out there for a hydraulic fracturing company. Tuesday's state and local elections dealt yet another blow to fracking after a series of defeats the industry has suffered on the public relations battleground. Read More
Green Fuel: Getting Ready for Lift Off Boulder, Colorado-based Ball Aerospace has developed a new “green” rocket fuel that will almost certainly propel the future of space flight to new heights. Two years ago, NASA granted Ball Aerospace $45 million to develop a high-performance, non-toxic alternative to hydrazine (standard rocket fuel). The result is a new fuel composed of hydroxyl ammonium nitrate which has surpassed goals Read more » Read More
Why I Dislike Quantitative Easing? In a previous blog I explained the Federal Reserve’s traditional tool of reducing the Fed Funds rate to stimulate a weak economy. The stimulation impact is the result of the relationship between the Fed Funds rate and the Prime borrowing rate charged by banks for business and consumer loans. The Prime rate offered to a bank’s most credit worthy borrowers Read more » Read More