- 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.
- MH17 Crash Brings Down Asian Stocks
July 18 2014 2:18 AM
The crash affected shares of Malaysia Airlines as well as those of Cathay Pacific Airways and Air China.
- Cold Coffee Isn't Cheap
July 17 2014 1:04 PM
Cold-brews, ice cubes and plastic cups are all making your favorite summer drink more pricey.
- Starbucks vs. Juan Valdez
July 16 2014 1:26 PM
The global coffee giant's first Colombia location will have all locally sourced beans.
- California Expected To Restrict Water Use Statewide For First Time
July 15 2014 9:09 AM
A three-year drought is drying up the West's reservoirs.
- Reynolds American To Buy Lorillard In $27.4B Deal
July 15 2014 7:40 AM
Reynolds is paying a small 2.5% premium for Lorillard.