Wednesday, August 16, 2006

The spoils of war .

First Iraq, now the Lebanon , the Middle East is one big expanding business opportunity.....

"... there are those who expect the reconstruction efforts to spiral into a commercial bonanza - for some, at least.
Paying for post-war reconstruction tends to involve pulling money out of one bag and stuffing it into another, and the stock markets provide a good indicator of who stands to gain.
Shares in cement and steel companies have shot up as investors predict that demand for their products will soar. "