Just Peer Into Those Shipping Containers
Guest columnist Lori Ann LaRocco (@loriannlarocco) is a journalist and senior talent producer at CNBC. She is the author of the upcoming book Dynasties of the Sea: Shipowners and Financiers Who Expanded the Era of Free Trade (for further information, see here) and has also written Thriving in the New Economy. Another upcoming book, Opportunity Knocking, is expected in 2014. See expanded bio below.
From oil to what's in your kitchen junk drawer, chances are that at least one of the many items in your home has been on a ship. In fact, shipping experts tend to agree that 92% of all items in a person's home have been transported by a shipping vessel....996 more words left in this article. To read them, just click below and try Real Money FREE for 14 days.
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