F1: Lewis Hamilton on the Pole at Autodromo Jose Carlos Pace

F1: Lewis Hamilton on the Pole at Autodromo Jose Carlos Pace






F1: Lewis Hamilton on the Pole at Autodromo Jose Carlos Pace $RACE Lewis Hamilton of MercedesAMG was the fastest in qualifying Saturday and will start on Pole for the Brazilian Grand Prix, and team mate Nico Rosberg will be at his side in 2nd position. As the championship contenders fought it out for the front-row […]






F1: Brazilian Grand Prix, Free Practice Results

F1: Brazilian Grand Prix, Free Practice Results






F1: Brazilian Grand Prix, Free Practice Results $RACE MercedesAMG team driver Lewis Hamilton dominated both Friday practice sessions, but a win here would give team mate Nico Rosberg his 1st F1 title. He has won here for the past 2 seasons and victory Sunday, his 10th of the season, would be enough to win the […]






WHO Convening Emergency Committee Meeting on Zika Virus

WHO Convening Emergency Committee Meeting on Zika Virus






WHO Convening Emergency Committee Meeting on Zika Virus The World Health Organization (WHO) said Tuesday that its Emergency Committee on Zika would meet Thursday to review the outbreak’s evolution and neurological birth defects linked to the mosquito-borne virus. The panel of independent experts led by Dr. David Heymann, which last met on 14 June, convenes […]






Singapore Confirmed 41 Cases of ‘Homegrown’ Zika Virus

Singapore Confirmed 41 Cases of ‘Homegrown’ Zika Virus






Singapore Confirmed 41 Cases of ‘Homegrown’ Zika Virus Singapore has confirmed 41 cases of locally-transmitted Zika virus, mostly among foreign construction workers, and said it expected more cases to be identified. All but 7 of those infected have fully recovered, the health ministry and the National Environment Agency (NEA) said in a joint statement Sunday. […]






Rio Olympics Opening Packed with ‘Brazilian Vibe’

Rio Olympics Opening Packed with ‘Brazilian Vibe’






Rio Olympics Opening Packed with ‘Brazilian Vibe’ The opening ceremony for the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro will showcase samba, culture, diversity and history as the South American nation proudly shows off its traditions and environmental wonders. Millions of TV viewers from around the world watched the 3-hour ceremony Friday night. Since the […]






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed Friday

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished  Mixed Friday






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed Friday $CORN, $WEAT, $SOYB Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) Corn, Wheat declined Friday, as Soybean extended gains as USDA’s report showed demand for US soybeans has improved. The most active Corn contract for Jul delivery fell 3.50 cents, or 0.82%, to close at 4.23 bu. Jul Wheat delivery declined 15.25 […]






Investing in Reduced Deforestation is Money Well Spent

Investing in Reduced Deforestation is Money Well Spent






Investing in Reduced Deforestation is Money Well Spent It is widely agreed that reducing emissions from deforestation could bring about 33% of the Greenhouse gas emission reductions our planet needs by Y 2030 to stay on a 2-degrees trajectory. Protecting and managing forests wisely not only make sense from a climate perspective, it is also […]






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Higher

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Higher






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Higher $WEAT, $CORN, $SOYB Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) Wheat, Corn and Coybean futures all finished sharply higher Tuesday, as investors expected Argentine Soybean production would be cut severely due to wet harvest weather. Chicago Soybean led the gainers as the most active Soybean contract for July delivery rallied 31.75 cents, […]






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed $CORN, $WEAT, $SOYB Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) Corn and Wheat finished higher Monday, Soybean fell on profit taking to open this week. The most active Corn contract for May delivery added 2.50 cents, or 0.66%, to close at 3.81 bu. May Wheat delivery advanced 13 cents, or 2.83%, to […]