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“Paraguay is the world’s 10th-largest exporter of wheat. “It’s also the world’s eighth-largest beef exporter, seventh-largest exporter of corn, sixth-largest producer of soy, fifth-largest exporter of chia and soy flour, and fourth-largest exporter of yucca flour and soy oil. “The country has the third-largest barge fleet in the world (after the United States and China) […]
The euro is on a downward slide that appears likely to continue in the wake of the recent nominal rate cut by the ECB. Unfortunately for me, I just converted U.S. dollars to euros to buy an apartment in Paris at possibly the worst time in the last two-and-a-half years to have made such an […]
About two years ago, I invested in cemetery plots in the UK. Specifically, I bought a 10-plot package and recommended that some of my premium readers do the same. Last week I heard from the agent who brokered the investment. He was contacting me to tell me that the developer behind the offer has received planning […]
Traditionally, the sediment was removed by hand. However, this meant that a fair amount of champagne was lost. As each bottle was opened, the built up effervescence pushed out the sediment but, of course, some of the wine, too. The process was slow and very inefficient. Then, sometime in the 1970s, someone had the big […]
Irish Forestry Incentives And More Current Opportunities In Europe Traveling to six countries in four weeks (eight countries if you count airports) reminded me that opportunity can be found just about anywhere. It's a matter of what kind of opportunity you're in the market for. In Turkey, for example, the economy is reasonably strong, and [...]
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