from the American Chemistry Council
The Chemical Activity Barometer (CAB) remained virtually unchanged in September despite the effects of unprecedented Hurricanes Harvey and Irma.
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The age of batteries is just getting started. In the latest episode of our animated series, Sooner Than You Think, Bloomberg's Tom Randall does the math on when solar plus batteries might start wiping fossil fuels off the grid.
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Written by Sig Silber
1:45 AM EDT Sept 19, 2017: Maria moved over Dominica (see map in body of article) at about 11PM EDT Monday evening. More interactions with land can be expected as per the NHC: "Maria is expected to remain a Category 4 or 5 hurricane when it approaches the Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico, however some fluctuations in intensity are possible during the next 24 to 36 h due to eyewall cycles."
19Sep2017 Market Update: Wall Street's Trumps' Rally Continues To Amaze, WTI Crude Slips Into The High 49 Handle, US Dollar Volatile
from The Conversation
-- this post authored by David Skidmore, Drake University
The ghosts of the Vietnam War no doubt hovered over a recently assembled conclave of President Donald Trump's advisers as they deliberated over the deteriorating situation in Afghanistan.
Written by Gary
US markets plow ahead with new highs as the DOW continues to trend upward going into the afternoon trading (SPY +0.1%). The SP 500 has reached uncharted territory atop the 2,500 mark, confirming its primary uptrend, writes Michael Ashbaugh.
19Sep2017 Pre-Market Commentary: Wall Street Poised To Open Higher Near Historic Highs, WTI Crude Tr
18Sep2017 Market Close: Wall Street Remains Strong, New Historic Highs Seen Ahead, BTFDers Are Worki
Written by Steven Hansen
Import and export price inflation continues with import prices and export prices up significantly.