Posts Tagged ‘Financialization’

Financialization of Nature: Mitch Jones (4 of 10)

As major investors seek new ways to make the huge returns they became accustomed to during the pre-crash era, many are seeing the increasing scarcity of a number of natural resources as an opportunity. Private investors are already making huge profits in food, energy and metal markets. Now they are working with national governments and […]

Financialization of Nature: Devlin Kuyek (3 of 10)

As major investors seek new ways to make the huge returns they became accustomed to during the pre-crash era, many are seeing the increasing scarcity of a number of natural resources as an opportunity. Private investors are already making huge profits in food, energy and metal markets. Now they are working with national governments and […]

Financialization of Nature: Antonio Tricarico (2 of 10)

As major investors seek new ways to make the huge returns they became accustomed to during the pre-crash era, many are seeing the increasing scarcity of a number of natural resources as an opportunity. Private investors are already making huge profits in food, energy and metal markets. Now they are working with national governments and […]

Financialization of Nature: Introduction (1 of 10)

As major investors seek new ways to make the huge returns they became accustomed to during the pre-crash era, many are seeing the increasing scarcity of a number of natural resources as an opportunity. Private investors are already making huge profits in food, energy and metal markets. Now they are working with national governments and […]

Credit rating agency

A private company that assesses the financial health of companies and countries in relation to how indebted they are, as well as providing ratings for different types of bonds. They grade according to categories ranging from AAA (the safest) to CCC (very risky). A ‘D’ rating is given if the borrower defaults on payments on […]