China's Pollution Restricts Creation Of New Farmland
December 30 2013 2:26 PM
As China struggles to feed a growing and increasingly urban population, pollution threatens its ability to expand agricultural production.
From The Ground Up: Four Reasons (Some) Analysts Are Wrong About Cotton Prices
December 24 2013 12:10 PM
It's too early to be depressed -- or delighted if you're an apparel maker -- about a possible drop in the price of cotton.
Rio Tinto To Review Stake In Alaska's Pebble Mine Project
December 23 2013 12:07 PM
The decision follows pressure by major pension funds.
Morgan Stanley Offloading Commodities Business
December 21 2013 1:59 PM
The investment bank announced the sale of oil trading business to Russia’s state-run Rosneft.
How Climate Change Is Threatening Global Banana Production
December 17 2013 3:07 PM
From Central America to Asia, warming temperatures are threatening the world's banana crops.
What Aliko Dangote Is Planning
December 17 2013 11:16 AM
Nigerian Aliko Dangote plans to invest $16 billion across infrastructure projects in the energy, agricultural and construction sectors in Africa.
BP Oil Spill - Don’t Forget Rejected Claims, Alongside Fraudulent Ones: Lawyer
December 16 2013 2:29 PM
A plaintiff's attorney for claimants criticized strict documentation standards needed for claims on BP’s oil spill fund, arguing that thousands are left unpaid even if they suffered damages.
China’s Gold Demand – Has It Peaked?
December 11 2013 7:49 AM
Chinese consumer demand for gold may reach the highest ever for any country in 2013.
India's Trade Deficit Narrows
December 11 2013 6:51 AM
A fall in imports of the precious metal helped Asia's third-largest economy post a sharp annual decline in its trade deficit.
In US, Everyone Is Shipping Crude
December 10 2013 12:00 PM
A record number of oil companies got licenses to ship U.S. crude oil this year, according to government data.
Tyson's Solution To China's Chicken Problem
December 10 2013 9:51 AM
In a bid to win over the Chinese market with its rampant food safety scares, Tyson is leaving behind a decades-old strategy.
China 2035 - Talk About Electricity Demand
December 10 2013 8:22 AM
Even with a Chinese economic slowdown, China's total power demand is expected to hit a remarkable level in 2035.
Gold Hedging Talk Returns: Barclays
December 06 2013 1:07 PM
Should gold miners bet on gold price upswings in the face of rising production costs, or instead protect themselves from volatility?
Secret Russian Palladium Stockpiles: Runnin' On Empty
December 06 2013 8:57 AM
A leading metals and mining company said the Russian government may no longer have any palladium under its belt.
China Signs WHO Convention To Curb Tobacco, Then Doubles Production
December 05 2013 3:00 PM
The nation has made relatively few strides in carrying out the WHO's guidelines.
The Bitcoin Phenomenon - Merrill Sees A Very High Value
December 05 2013 9:45 AM
Merrill's valuation argument is compelling. Take a look.
British Pig Semen Worth Millions?
December 04 2013 10:26 AM
David Cameron has pushed through a deal to export pig semen to China.
There's Much That's New About Barrick Gold In China
December 03 2013 12:49 PM
After 30 years in charge, Peter Munk is handing the chairmanship to former Goldman Sachs banker John Thornton, who has long experience in China.
From The Ground Up: Another Good Week For GMO
December 02 2013 2:38 PM
It's getting harder and harder to make a believable case against genetically modified crops.
Ukraine’s Ties With Russia And EU: What’s At Stake
December 02 2013 1:20 PM
Has Vladimir Putin overplayed his admittedly powerful hand in dealing with a major southwestern neighbor?