USAID Launching Fight Against Coffee Fungus
May 19 2014 9:04 AM
It's threatening coffee production in Latin America, which could displace workers into the illegal drug trade.
Turkey's Poor Mining-Safety Record Fueled By Privatization: Experts
May 16 2014 7:43 PM
Companies are "maximizing profits by cutting wages and safety measures, and this is the cause for tragedies such as Soma,” says a leading Turkish energy analyst.
Australian GMO Fight Could Have Global Results
May 09 2014 6:33 AM
Friends no more, Australian organic farmer Steve Marsh is suing neighboring farmer Mick Baxter over alleged GMO contamination.
Egypt's Foreign Oil Bill Debt Rises
April 30 2014 9:19 AM
Money owed to foreign oil majors including BP and BG Group totaled $4.9 billion.
Russia Hikes Rates Following S&P Rouble Downgrade
April 25 2014 7:47 AM
Bank of Russia says it will keep rates elevated.
Fair Trade Gold Q&A – An Ethical And Political Niche
April 23 2014 1:58 PM
We spoke to one of the few North American jewellery retailers who carries Fairtrade gold, sourced from poor miners in South America.
This Cinco De Mayo, Beware The Limepocalypse
April 23 2014 11:11 AM
Looking forward to a margarita as warm weather approaches? You may be in for a surprise.
This Time, Blame Exports For Rising US Gas Prices
April 22 2014 9:04 AM
U.S. gasoline stockpiles are at a three-year low, and prices have risen 4 percent during the past year. Translation: more pain at the pump.
Drought, Demand And Disease To Keep Your Grocery Bill Rising
April 22 2014 5:49 AM
Experts warn that food prices will continue to climb if concerted action is not taken to address key issues facing international agriculture.
Iran Expects Next Payment Under Nuclear Deal, Confirming Compliance
April 16 2014 8:18 AM
Payment will be the fifth of six installments that together will total $4.2 billion.
In China's Raw Material Push, Supply, Not Price, Is The Key
April 15 2014 7:08 AM
China paid full price for Peru's Las Bambas mine, but the long-term strategy is a solid one.
Antitrust Regulators And Scores Of Companies Are Concerned About This Deal
April 10 2014 5:36 PM
The largest cement companies in the world announced a deal to merge, leading to antitrust speculation and cement price increases.
How Ukraine's And Russia's Grain Markets Are Weathering The Crisis
April 09 2014 6:11 AM
In 2013, Ukraine was the world’s fourth-largest corn exporter and sixth-largest wheat exporter.
Australia Gradually Shakes Off China Link
April 04 2014 7:14 AM
Economists say Australia will not experience a hard landing from the fading of a mining boom.
Busted For Speeding ... On Wall Street
April 01 2014 6:53 AM
Since October 2009, 90 people have been charged for insider trading, of whom 79 have pleaded guilty or have been convicted at trial.
Chinese Gold Demand Could Rise Still Further In 2014
March 28 2014 11:38 AM
Increasing demand for gold in China comes as demand from India, the world’s second-largest consumer, has declined in recent years.
Robot Trading Blamed For 'Flash Crash' In Gold
March 28 2014 11:02 AM
One prominent analyst cites the effects of high-volume computerized trading.
Vietnamese Farmers Hoard Coffee As Robusta Beans Grow In Popularity
March 27 2014 11:33 PM
Some farmers in Vietnam may hold their coffee beans as a hedge against inflation in local currency.
Gold’s Safe Haven Allure Returns, For Now
March 27 2014 1:12 PM
Gold prices have risen over tensions in Ukraine. Are the recent gains sustainable? Or Pyrrhic?
Why A Palladium Fund Has Launched In South Africa
March 27 2014 6:24 AM
Palladium and platinum are part of South Africa's prominent mining sector for the precious metals.