How to recession-proof your life – CNBC

With all the rumblings about a possible recession on the horizon, it pays to be prepared. There have already been warning signals coming from the bond market. On Friday, the 10-year Treasury bond broke below the 2-year rate multiple times throughout the session after President Donald Trump ordered U.S. manufactures to leave China. The same …

Report: McDonald's spent nearly $136 million on Idaho commodities in 2018 – Idaho State Journal

McDonald’s Corp. spent nearly $136 million on Idaho agricultural commodities to supply its fast food restaurants during 2018, according to a recently released corporate report.  During the year, the Chicago-based fast-food giant purchased 271.285 million pounds of Idaho potatoes. McDonald’s also bought 58.3 million pounds of cheese, 14.9 million pounds of beef, 6.4 million pounds …

Trafigura Sells 10 New Tankers to Frontline – The Maritime Executive

File image courtesy Frontline By The Maritime Executive 2019-08-23 17:51:22 On Friday, global commodities trading house Trafigura announced that it is deepening its business ties with John Fredriksen’s tanker division, Frontline, with a sale-leaseback arrangement for 10 tankers.  Frontline will buy ten brand new Korean-built Suezmax tankers fitted with exhaust gas scrubbers from Trafigura, paying …