These events are generated at random times; the planets/bases they affect are often also random, so the locations named below need not apply. The bartender knows about them first, about six hours later they are also reported in your Quine 5000 under 'Trade News'.
Commodity events that decrease the local price of affected commodities are listed here.
Newly opened mine on Nuk's End, Haack system uncovers large gems deposit.
Price of Gems on this mining base plummets.
Strike on Xidan in the New Beijing system leaves manufacturers with plastic waste problem.
Strike has been disbanded on Xidan, New Beijing. Plastic waste problems solved.
Base's exchange has an abundance of cheap Plastic.
Space Battle Cleanup
Nearby space battle leaves massive cleanup job for Slavneft in the Mendeleev system. Local scavengers are thrilled.
Slavneft in the Mendeleev system happy to report that cleanup after nearby space battle was easier than first expected.
Price of Space Salvage on this base decreases.
Experiment with new solid ship fuel proves very promising. Lead scientist, Doctor Melanie Obenauer, on Slavneft refinery in the Mendeleev system expects the new fuel to reach current fuel prices in a matter of months.
New solid fuel experiment on Slavneft in the Mendeleev system declared a failure by lead scientist, Doctor Melanie Obenauer.