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Newsprint markets improve, but prices lag

In science there’s a principle called the “butterfly effect” that suggests something as small as a butterfly flapping its wings in Brazil can result in a tornado in Texas. While the global newsprint markets aren’t quite as poetic an illustration of chaos theory, they aren’t far off. Newsprint market prices have not moved in the…