Month: June 2015

Joel Siegel’s Summer Movie Preview

“Spiderman 3″ should make more than $100 million on its first weekend. “Pirates of the Caribbean 3″ opens in May. Like “Hairspray.” A remake with a difference, John Travolta plays … Why didn’t they call it “Fantastic 5″? “I was out of bullets,” is his reason. “Spidey 3″ has already opened in Asia. Will these…

Shutter Myths – King Louis XIV and Lady Godiva

One suggestion is that they are named after the (alleged) inventor Louvrier. This frustrated the King, and to prevent this problem he had shutters installed throughout the Castle. There have been some interesting myths surrounding window shutters over the years. He agreed to scrap this idea if she was willing to ride a white horse…

Crude Carriers Bets Big on Oil Tankers, and It May Be Right on Time

The company is attempting to “time” its approach to chartering with a strategy of optimizing the selection of best available commercial opportunities — locked-in longer-term time-charter contracts versus volatility of daily spot contract pricing. Nonetheless, the International Energy Agency (IEA) believes the combined effects of renewed oil-demand growth led by China — forecasts are for…