Janet Fowler

Janet Fowler is a graduate of the University of Alberta’s Business Education program. In the time since graduating, Janet’s career has developed in a variety of areas, particularly in the area of publishing, but also in teaching, human resources and recruiting. Janet learned at a young age that real estate could be a valuable tool in building a financial empire, having bought her first house on her own at the age of 24. In addition to Janet’s work experiences, she has developed a deeper understanding of people, finances and life in general through her world travels, which have allowed her the opportunity to travel extensively through North America, Europe, and the South Pacific. Janet’s stay in the South Pacific also provided Janet the opportunity to work for the Australian government, assisting her to develop a more global view of the working world. Additionally, Janet is a devout yogi and a movie enthusiast with a passion for all things Star Wars.

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Commodity HQ Profile: John Fredriksen

John Fredriksen is a self-made billionaire who built his financial empire as a shipping magnate, primarily in the business of transporting oil, then continued his success in offshore oil drilling. Fredriksen is currently ranked number 75 on Forbes’ list of billionaires, and listed at 68 on Bloomberg’s list of the 200 richest people. His net worth is currently estimated at $13.3 billion as per Bloomberg’s figures. Britain’s Sunday Times lists him as the ninth richest person residing in the country, where they estimate his wealth at £6.6 billion [for more commodity news and analysis subscribe to our free newsletter].

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13 Ways Corn Is Used In Our Everyday Lives

Corn is most often thought of as a food. Perhaps if you’re an avid cook, you might even think of cornstarch or corn-based food additives, or perhaps those who follow the oil and gas news might think of ethanol. However, recent years have seen this dinner staple’s uses expand greatly. In fact, the bulk of corn that’s produced today does not go to food production. You’re probably using corn in ways that you don’t even realize as you go about your daily business. The countless uses of corn have prompted some interest in corn as an investable asset, and prices have surged in recent years as demand has increased [for more corn new and analysis subscribe to our free newsletter].

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