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Why Argentina isn’t sharing its famous steaks anymore – Quartz

Argentina’s steaks are world-renowned, but good luck finding one these days. Argentines have become oddly bashful about sharing their beef. That’s what their country’s mind-boggling red meat exports suggest, anyway: Argentina now ships less than 7% of its beef. The current insularity of Argentina’s beef industry is especially surprising considering that …

Lust for Gold – NYTimes.com

News flash: Recent declines in the price of gold, which is off about 17 percent from its peak, show that this price can go down as well as up. You may consider this an obvious point, but, as an article in The Times on Thursday reports, it has come as …