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Why are people selling JBG?! 52-week low today of $5.75.

JBG trades at 52-week low

Jamaica Broilers Group Limited traded at its 52-week low of $5.75, today Thursday – November 24, 2011. This means, this is the lowest the stock has traded in a year. Continue Reading

Daily Market Update

Link: J$500 million available for Irish potato and onion farmers @ 7%

KINGSTON — With the start of the planting season for competitive crops, such as Irish potatoes and onions, the Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries is rolling out a $500 million line of credit, through the Development Bank of Jamaica (DBJ), … Continue reading

Number 1 is not enough: How Jamaica Is Throwing Money Down The Drain

Number 1

The Devon House Ice Cream Parlour in Jamaica is officially the number one place to eat ice cream in the entire Caribbean and number four in the whole entire world! National Geographic’s Book: Food Journey’s of a Lifetime which captures “500 extraordinary places to eat around the globe” named the spot in its top ten.

The notice of yet another globally recognised product for Jamaica raised for me the critical question of whether the country has been effectively capitalizing on all its number ones. Continue Reading