Brazil Drought Takes Toll On Coffee, Sugar
October 13 2014 5:05 PM
Brazilian Arabica coffee prices have surged and sugar production looks headed for a sharp decline as Brazil tends to its worst drought in decades.
Dow Records Biggest Drop Of 2014 As Energy Stocks Slide
October 09 2014 6:27 PM
The 335-point plunge in the Dow Jones Industrial Index followed a 275-point gain as U.S. stocks continued their volatility.
Oil Prices Tumble On High Dollar
September 30 2014 4:19 PM
U.S. oil prices slid the most in 17 months on Tuesday, with international oil prices close behind.
Record Global Soybean, Wheat Crops Expected As Rice, Corn Yields Stay Flat
September 26 2014 12:07 PM
The 2014-2015 season is projected to yield record soybean and wheat crops, while corn and rice keep pace with last season's output.
Why Is China Sending UN Troops To South Sudan?
September 25 2014 5:15 PM
China usually stays out of politics in places where it invests, but that seems to be changing.
Scottish Independence Could Mean Pricier Scotch
September 18 2014 2:51 PM
Scotch whisky prices could see a spike if Scotland votes for independence from the U.K. Thursday.
Got Money? US Milk Prices Hit Record High
September 09 2014 11:09 AM
Milk and cheese consumption in the U.S. is booming, but record dairy prices may not be here for the long run.
Florida Economy Threatened As 'Greening' Ravages Citrus Crop
September 03 2014 8:08 PM
The economy and tens of thousands of guest workers are likely to take a hit as the "greening" disease decimates the vital crop.
Tuna Stock In Pacific Dangerously Low
September 03 2014 2:39 AM
Pacific Bluefin and BigEye tuna stocks have fallen sharply, forcing regulatory bodies to enforce fishing restrictions to help stocks recover.
Massive Pipeline May Ease Sting Of Sanctions On Russia
September 01 2014 11:48 AM
Russia and China launched construction of an almost-2,500-mile natural-gas pipeline between themselves Monday.
Do Big Food Acquisitions Really Boost Sustainability?
August 28 2014 9:30 PM
Major food corporations buy small companies dedicated to sustainability in order to help their own practices -- and their images. Does it work?
Bitcoin Value Jumps More Than 8%
August 19 2014 9:09 AM
Bitcoin's price has been in a virtual free fall recently, losing about half the value it had last year. Today it has surged more than 8 percent.
Natural Rubber Glut Shrinks Amid China Car Boom
August 18 2014 2:35 PM
Global rubber surpluses will drop by nearly 50 percent next year as producers temper their taps and China makes more tires.
Oil Prices Remain Steady Despite Iraq Crisis
August 11 2014 5:18 PM
The price of crude oil is still trading under $100 per barrel despite the US bombing of Iraq.
Gold Prices Strong, But Not For Long
July 31 2014 10:22 AM
Gold prices are up this year thanks to geopolitics and a lagging U.S. economy, but they’re looking to fall again pretty soon.
Worldwide Water Shortage By 2040 Unless There Are Changes To The Way Power Is Produced
July 30 2014 9:13 AM
In most countries, the creation of electricity leads to the biggest source of water consumption
Climate Change A Bigger Threat to Global Food Supplies: MIT
July 28 2014 12:32 PM
New research foretells how the interaction between warming temperatures and air pollution will harm staple crops.
El Niño Will Arrive Later, Weaker Than Expected: Forecasters
July 25 2014 5:28 PM
Slower warming in the Pacific Ocean this summer is delaying and weakening a 2014 El Niño event.
Bats, Business And Ebola
July 21 2014 4:07 PM
Hunting fruit bats and other animals serves as a livelihood for many, but the practice could also be deadly.
The Marijuana Industry Needs Banks, And Congress Is Listening
July 18 2014 2:10 PM
An amendment just passed by the House would make the cannabis industry a more attractive partner for financial institutions.