Somaliland’s Oil Minister: East Africa Is The New Middle East
November 08 2013 10:47 AM
A breakaway region of war-torn Somalia may be sitting on an oil bonanza. Among those looking to profit is the former boss of Gulf spill-era BP.
Global Food Prices Rose In October
November 07 2013 12:53 PM
The FAO has raised its forecast for food-price growth based on measurements of oilseeds, dairy, meat and sugar.
Goldman Sachs Upgrades Steel Sector Shares
November 04 2013 8:38 AM
Steel companies could benefit from recently filed trade cases, Goldman Sachs says.
Foreign Buyers, Private Equity Spurred Q3 Energy Sector M&A
November 01 2013 11:58 AM
Shale deals generated $5.4 billion, a third of the total deal volume in the M&A sector in the third quarter.
Opponents Of GMO-Labeling Law Outpace Supporters In Fundraising
October 30 2013 9:54 AM
Opponents of the law have raised $22 million, while supporters have collected a paltry $7 million.
Emerging Market Slowdown Weighs On Caucasus And Central Asia
October 25 2013 4:44 AM
The energy sector-driven Central Asian nations are growing but it could be a while before they move closer to pre-2008 growth rates.
Dow Chemical Q3 Earnings Up 20%
October 24 2013 7:48 AM
The nation's biggest chemical company made substantial progress in paying down its debt during the third quarter.
Open Letter To World Gold Council Says It Misrepresents Gold Demand
October 23 2013 3:50 PM
The letter says global gold demand is 1000 tons more than what council statistics say.
Natural And Organic Shoppers: A Mixed Demographic Bag
October 23 2013 10:51 AM
Natural and organic shoppers can be divided into seven distinct categories by demographic traits, according to a consumer market research firm.
Caterpillar Underperforms In Q3 And Sees Challenging 2014
October 23 2013 10:19 AM
Profits for the quarter fell 44 percent from the year before.
Coffee Prices May Bottom In Coming Months
October 23 2013 6:21 AM
Better supplies from Brazil have left coffee prices at serious lows, but that could spell opportunity for investors bullish on coffee.
US Gas Prices Hit New Low For 2013
October 22 2013 4:03 PM
Americans are paying $3.35/gallon for gas on average right now -- the lowest it’s been this year.
Russia's Reliance On Oil Could Cost It Dearly
October 22 2013 3:47 PM
Russia relies on oil for 50 percent of its revenue, so what is it going to do when -- or if -- Iranian oil hits the market again?
Piracy Makes Troubling Comeback In Indian Ocean
October 17 2013 4:55 PM
Seven years after pirate attacks hit the headlines off the coast of Somalia, they're back all over the Indian Ocean.
Beer Drinkers, Beware: Fracking Might Poison Your Pale Ale
October 10 2013 9:55 AM
Activists against fracking say the drilling technique contaminates groundwater, which could mean toxic beer.
One Word For The Future: Platinum
October 03 2013 1:39 PM
The lesser-understood precious metal stands to gain whether the global economy recovers or falters, says one industry expert.
Radioactive And Toxic Chemicals From Fracking Found In Pennsylvania Creek
October 03 2013 12:57 PM
A new study shows how even when wastewater is treated after fracking, it still can contaminate water supplies.
Gold Sales Glittering In China
October 01 2013 10:36 AM
China’s appetite for gold has never been stronger, despite a tough year for the metal so far in 2013.
AmazonFresh’s Late-Game Strategy May Disrupt Supermarket Rivals
October 01 2013 6:21 AM
AmazonFresh's slow two-step strategy may be an effective way to develop a profitable distribution system, unnoticed by powerful rivals.
Gold Mining Companies Are 'Burning Cash': Citi
September 30 2013 11:05 AM
Although gold sells in spot markets for roughly $1300/oz, total production costs usually meet or exceed that, said Citi analysts.