Ruble Plunges To 16-Year Low After Drastic Rate Hike
December 16 2014 1:18 AM EST
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 EST
The Resolution mine in Arizona could produce more than 1 billion pounds of copper a year at its peak.
US Economy Adds 321,000 Jobs In November
December 05 2014 8:39 AM EST
The gain is over the average 228,000 jobs added monthly since January, though the unemployment rate remained unchanged at 5.8 percent.
Holiday Hiring Will Likely Boost November Jobs Growth
December 04 2014 11:46 AM EST
November's jobs data are expected to show continued hiring, but a slowdown that could raise wages is around the corner, economists say.
The Good And The Bad Of Plunging Oil Prices
December 02 2014 9:17 AM EST
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 EST
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 EST
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 EST
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 EST
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 EST
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 EST
The world eats more cocoa than farmers produce, according to top chocolate makers.
The Stolen Antiquities Of ISIS
November 17 2014 9:22 AM EST
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 EST
Tootsie Roll Industries and other chocolate-treat makers are watching to see how Ebola may affect cocoa supplies.
Job Growth Above 230,000, 5.9% Unemployment Expected In October US Jobs Report
November 06 2014 11:24 AM EST
The upcoming jobs numbers could add to the strongest hiring streak since early 2006.
Everything You've Heard About Inaccurate Polling Data Is Wrong
November 04 2014 12:44 PM EST
Polling companies are employing a host of new methods to account for the growing number of cell-phone-only citizens.
Here’s Why Milk May Not Be Good For Your Bones
November 01 2014 7:10 PM EDT
Swedish scientists say milk may not make strong bones, and could actually be harmful.
Why US Money Can't Stop Afghanistan's Opium Trade
October 29 2014 3:00 PM EDT
The $3 billion industry is only growing, despite American and Afghan efforts to put a stop to it.
Higher Milk, Cocoa Prices Drag Down Hershey's 2014 Profits
October 29 2014 12:28 PM EDT
Higher milk and cocoa prices dragged down the candy maker's third-quarter earnings.
Deepwater Horizon Spill Left Huge ‘Bathtub Ring’ On Gulf Floor
October 28 2014 1:56 AM EDT
The study's findings, which were questioned by BP, support a disputed theory that the spill damaged deep-sea corals.
Why Chocolate Makers Are Fighting Ebola
October 23 2014 1:55 PM EDT
The vast majority of the world’s cocoa is produced in West Africa and the outbreak is starting to affect the chocolate industry's bottom line.