2017年4月16日 星期日

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Marijuana Goes Industrial in California

By THOMAS FULLER
Growers are moving to large farms in the Salinas Valley, threatening the state's smaller cannabis farmers and inspiring fears of a glut.


Reuters
As ports struggle to cope with a global oil glut, huge queues of supertankers have formed in some of the world's busiest sea lanes. It may be the world's biggest traffic jam: http://reut.rs/1TQZi5l
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Subprime Housing Risks Raise Red Flags in China A2


China’s efforts to tackle a glut of vacant housing by spurring home lending have triggered a bigger problem: A surge in risky subprime-style loans that is generating alarm.



Little over a year ago, New Zealanders were still talking about a “white-gold rush”. Strong prices for milk were prompting sheep and cattle farmers to convert to dairy, and Chinese firms were coming in to buy up agricultural land and milk processors. Inevitably, influx has led to glut. Prices have fallen to their lowest in more than ten yearshttp://econ.st/1Epr0eo

Criminal Case Glut Impedes Civil Suits
An explosion of criminal prosecutions in the nation's overextended federal courts has left civil litigants from bereaved spouses to corporate giants waiting years for their day in court.


Hewlett-Packard said it will use chips from startup Calxeda for a new type of energy-sipping server system.
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New Lobster Rolls

By BETSY ANDREWS
There's a glut of Maine lobster, and a glut of new lobster rolls in New York. At $8 to $25, better choose wisely.


As Lenders Hold Homes in Foreclosure, Sales Are Hurt

The nation’s biggest banks and mortgage lenders have amassed a glut of foreclosed homes that threatens to deepen the housing slump.




At the heart of this criticism is data. Researchers and workers in fields as diverse as bio-technology, astronomy and computer science will soon find themselves overwhelmed with information. Better telescopes and genome sequencers are as much to blame for this data glut as are faster computers and bigger hard drives.
In China, G.M. Remains a Driving Force
By KEITH BRADSHER
G.M.’s China division emphasizes fuel-sipping models instead of gas guzzlers, putting it ahead of Ford.



A Glut of Yen
Wall Street Journal - USANo doubt, Japan's exporters are cheering that beating on. The currency broke through a key benchmark last week. It now takes more than 100 yen to buy a ...
As Recession Deepens, So Does Milk Surplus
By ANDREW MARTIN
Dairy farmers have a dilemma: what to do with cows and a growing glut of milk as prices drop sharply.




Name of Product: Children’s Metal Water Bottles
Units: About 20,000
Manufacturer: Pottery Barn Kids, of San Francisco, Calif.
Hazard: The sip top on the water bottles can pull off, posing a choking hazard to young children.
Incidents/Injuries: None reported.
Description: The metal water bottles are about 9 inches tall and have a black rubber pull up sip top. The following water bottles are included in this recall. The style number and “Pottery Barn Kids” are printed on a white sticker on the bottom of the water bottle.

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Corning Warns LCD Glut Is Hitting Shipments
Corning lowered its profit and sales forecasts, citing lower than expected shipments of LCD glass as the market attempts to correct an oversupply in flat-screen TVs.



For those determined to swap their fuel-thirsty behemoths for gas-sipping subcompacts, the glut increasingly means taking a financial hit. In the worst cases, declining SUV values leave owners owing more money to the bank than their vehicle is worth.




Hynix is shutting down a chip fabrication line and delaying the launch of another as it copes with an inventory glut in a technology known as NAND flash memory, used in devices like digital cameras and MP3 players.



In his essay "Ichinen no Fukei" (year's landscape) published by The Asahi Shimbun, Ikenami recalled how excited and rich he felt when he bought as many as 20 sheets of high-quality, snow-white drawing paper using his New Year's otoshidama gift money. He then went on to lament "the present-day glut of paper and paper products in the average Japanese home."



sip 
verb [I or T] -pp-
to drink, taking only a very small amount at a time:
This tea is very hot, so sip it carefully.
She slowly sipped (at) her wine.

sip
noun [C]


glut
━━ n., vt. (-tt-) 満腹[食傷](させる); 供給過多(にする) ((with)).
noun [C]
a supply of something that is much greater than can be sold or is needed or wanted:
The fall in demand for coffee could cause a glut on/in the market.
The current glut of graduates means that many of them will not be able to find jobs.

glut
verb [T often passive] -tt-
Higher mortgage rates and over-building left some markets glutted with unsold houses.


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