Mention the tiny island-nation of Cyprus, and the first thing that comes to my mind is Paul Newman and “Exodus.” In the 1960 film of Leon Uris’s novel, Newman stars as Zionist leader Ari Ben Canaan, who goes to Cyprus in 1947 to rescue Jewish refugees being held in British internment camps.
Wilmar International Ltd., the world’s largest palm oil trader, is giving investors in Goodman Fielder Ltd. the chance for a 31 percent return as it considers an expansion into Crisco oil and Newman’s Own salad dressings.
As Europe’s recession recedes, trading via brokers in the $74 billion carbon emissions market is plunging amid a record glut in the commodity Richard Sandor once predicted to reach the highest volume in the world.
Sidney Lumet , the director of “12 Angry Men,” “Dog Day Afternoon” and “Network,” whose films explored themes of injustice and used the gritty streets of New York as a supporting character, has died. He was 86.