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- RIMDEX to predict the market in the petrochemical industry. // ICIS Chemical Business Americas;9/11/2006, Vol. 270 Issue 9, p40
The article reports on the launching of the RIMDEX virtual prediction market for the petrochemical industry. The key features of the prediction markets are described. The key reason for the use of the prediction markets is highlighted. The advantage of using the RIMDEX market by individuals is...
- Global petrochemical outlook. Rao, U.B. // Chemical Business;Oct98, Vol. 12 Issue 10, p9
Presents an outlook for the global petrochemical industry for 1998. Base-chemicals capacity; Outlook for ethylene and derivatives sector; Market shares of East and Latin America; Polymer capacity trends; Outlook for benzene and derivatives sector.
- China LLDPE prices fall on futures and uncertainty. MIRASOL, FEUZA; YU, AMY; Bantillo, Pearl; Dennis, James; Lin, Chow Bee; Naylor, Linda; Wilson, Stephanie // ICIS Chemical Business;8/15/2011, Vol. 280 Issue 4, p24
The article reports that the prices of linear low density polyethylene (LLDPE) fell in China, due to weak futures market on the Dalian Commodity Exchange. It states that the distributors expected that the supply will tighten from planned maintenance shutdowns at local plants. It mentions that...
- Feedstock Costs Pressure Styrene. Brown, Robert // Chemical Market Reporter;11/8/2004, Vol. 266 Issue 16, p1
Reports on the impact of feedstock costs on the global styrene market. Increase in the price of benzene and ethylene due to a global shortage and the strong demand for raw materials; Growing demand for styrene exports in Asia; Average spot price for styrene during the third quarter of 2004.
- PRIVATE ORDERING AT THE WORLD'S FIRST FUTURES EXCHANGE. West, Mark D. // Michigan Law Review;Aug2000, Vol. 98 Issue 8, p2574
Analyzes the organization and efficiency of the Dojima Rice Exchange, the world's first organized futures exchange in Osaka, Japan. History of the Exchange; Why the world's first organized futures exchange began at Dojima and not elsewhere; Governance and anti-manipulation institutions of the...
- EMPIRICAL INSIGHT AND SOME THOUGHTS ON FUTURE(S) INVESTIGATION. Simpson, A. W. Brian // Michigan Law Review;Aug2000, Vol. 98 Issue 8, p2616
Provides comments on the article by Mark West entitled `Private Ordering at the World's First Futures Exchange.' Why futures markets develop in relation to some products, but not in relation to others; Questions about the distinction between public and private ordering.
- A PUBLIC CHOICE APPROACH TO PRIVATE ORDERING: RENT-SEEKING AT THE WORLD'S FIRST FUTURES EXCHANGE. Yadlin, Omri // Michigan Law Review;Aug2000, Vol. 98 Issue 8, p2620
Provides comments on the article `Private Ordering at the World's First Futures Exchange,' by Mark West. Most striking feature of Dojima Rice Futures Exchange; West's conclusion about Dojima's private ordering system; Alternative, public-choice explanation for the evolution and persistence of...
- Exchange commodities. Delport, Rikus // Finance Week;10/06/2000, p49
Reports on developments in the commodity markets of South Africa for the week ended October 6, 2000. Companies whose stocks have improved; Market surge enjoyed by the banks and assurance sectors; Recommendations on different sectors.
- Rebranding may not be the answer. Collins, Daniel P. // Futures: News, Analysis & Strategies for Futures, Options & Deri;Jul/Aug2014, Vol. 43 Issue 6, p8
An introduction to the journal is presented in which the editor discusses various reports within the issue on topics including managed futures, commodity investing, and trading systems.