Uncertainty in the Oil Patch
January 23 2015 3:56 AM
King Abdullah's death has prompted speculation about how his successor will treat the country's oil policy.
As China Economy Slows, Producers Take Blame For Plunge In Copper, Iron Ore
January 20 2015 2:05 PM
The prices of key industrial materials are at multiyear lows, but it’s too early to blame China.
Why Oil, Iron Ore, Copper Prices Are Important To Watch Right Now
January 14 2015 3:12 PM
The price of the basic ingredients of economic growth are falling, but few are ringing alarm bells -- so far.
Oil Prices Extend Slide In Commodities Sell-Off
January 14 2015 4:51 AM
Commodities came under pressure after the World Bank cut its forecasts for global growth, reinforcing worries of a gloomy economic outlook.
Dow Below 18K As Global Fears Weigh On Equity Markets
December 30 2014 6:13 PM
Political turmoil in Greece, among other causes, knocked down the blue-chip index of U.S. stocks.
Will Direct Transfers Help Reduce India's Subsidy Bill?
December 22 2014 5:49 AM
India prepares to transfer subsidies on cooking gas to consumers' bank accounts even as its public distribution system continues to totter.
Saudi Arabia Says Won't Cut Oil Output
December 21 2014 2:01 PM
Saudi Oil Minister Ali al-Naimi blamed falling oil prices on speculators and lack of cooperation from non-OPEC members
Dow Skyrockets As Oil Prices Rally
December 18 2014 10:48 AM
The Dow soared Thursday after global; crude oil prices bounced back from five-year lows earlier this week.
Indian Court Wants Former Prime Minister's Statement In Coal Scam Case
December 16 2014 7:51 AM
A New Delhi court says Manmohan Singh's statement is crucial to the case as some of his officers may not have been investigated properly.
Ruble Plunges To 16-Year Low After Drastic Rate Hike
December 16 2014 1:18 AM
The hike is seen as a desperate move by Russia to rescue its economy from the dual impact of plunging oil prices and Western sanctions.
Congress OKs Land Swap To Enable Largest Copper Mine In North America
December 13 2014 8:14 AM
The Resolution mine in Arizona could produce more than 1 billion pounds of copper a year at its peak.
The Good And The Bad Of Plunging Oil Prices
December 02 2014 9:17 AM
Lower crude oil prices are good for U.S. consumers and bad for oil services firms as well as some oil-producing nations.
Oil Prices Sink As OPEC Maintains Production Levels
November 28 2014 11:56 AM
Prices at the pump are expected to remain low as OPEC maintains its current level of production.
Saudis Block OPEC Output Cut, Oil Price Sinks Further
November 27 2014 12:41 PM
A price war would hurt top non-OPEC exporter Russia, which has clashed with Saudi Arabia over Moscow's support for Syrian President Bashar Assad.
India, US Find Common Ground On Trade After WTO Truce
November 25 2014 8:44 AM
Tuesday’s talks between the two countries focused on agriculture, services, manufacturing and intellectual property.
Indian Watchdog Says Cement Giants' Merger Would Hurt Competition
November 22 2014 6:16 AM
The Competition Commission of India has put the merger deal between Lafarge and Holcim up for public scrutiny.
Africa's Nature Preserves Threatened By Oil, Mining Exploration
November 21 2014 12:31 PM
UNESCO sees increasing conflict between governments and corporations regarding Africa's natural resources.
The World Is Running Out Of Cocoa
November 18 2014 9:00 PM
The world eats more cocoa than farmers produce, according to top chocolate makers.
The Stolen Antiquities Of ISIS
November 17 2014 9:22 AM
ISIS has oil, but it also benefits handsomely from the sale of stolen ancient artifacts. The West is a big customer.
Tootsie Roll Warns Of Ebola Risk
November 07 2014 3:09 PM
Tootsie Roll Industries and other chocolate-treat makers are watching to see how Ebola may affect cocoa supplies.