Precious Metals Q&A: Central Banks, Interest Rates And The US Economy
January 23 2014 7:34 PM EST
Gold prices will struggle to climb higher in 2014, according to EverBank strategist Chris Gaffney.
Platinum Strikes: Price And Production Impacts Worsened By Uncertainty
January 23 2014 9:18 AM EST
South African miners began indefinite strikes against the world’s top three platinum producers on Thursday, threatening global supplies.
The Latest In US Grocery PC: Humanely Raised Hogs
January 22 2014 11:42 AM EST
There are no official stats on humanely raised hogs, though as a slice of the world’s pork market, they likely aren’t overwhelming.
In Africa, Battle Continues Against Wheat Rust
January 21 2014 12:54 PM EST
The rust, which can cause complete crop failure, threatens up to 80 percent of the world’s wheat supply.
Gold Sentiment Sees Modest Positive Signals
January 20 2014 8:21 AM EST
Flows into specialist exchange-traded products (ETPs) saw their largest daily inflows since January 2013.
Australia's Heat Wave Taking A Toll
January 17 2014 3:31 PM EST
The world's hottest temperatures are being recorded in Australia's south and southeast this week
EPA Buries Hints On Pebble Mine Stance In Report: Lawyer
January 17 2014 2:58 PM EST
Secrets lie in the technical and tedious appendix J, according to a lawyer for Alaskan native tribes.
Platinum - Hardly An Example Of Sector Harmony
January 16 2014 12:13 PM EST
South African workers’ union strikes at platinum mines will continue to pressure an industry already struggling with lower prices and high costs.
What The EPA Doesn't Like About A Planned Copper-Gold Mine
January 16 2014 11:09 AM EST
The EPA took three years to wade through 1.1 million comments and emphasized likely environmental damage coming from any large-scale mine.
Here's Why Nobody Is Sweet On Sugar In 2014
January 16 2014 10:08 AM EST
One of the largest sugar retailers in the U.K. is expecting a grim 2014, and a recent announcement from India only adds to fears.
Here's How To Mine Bitcoins
January 15 2014 1:31 PM EST
If you want to know how to mine bitcoins and join the virtual currency world, here's all you need to know.
US Energy Sector - On The Verge Of Another Miracle?
January 15 2014 11:03 AM EST
The projected growth of the U.S. energy sector has to be seen to be believed, so see it here.
Here's How Money Gets Printed
January 15 2014 8:30 AM EST
The currency printing process from A to Z is explained in this infographic.
Fukushima Nuclear Plant Operator Gets Japan Gov't OK For Corporate Overhaul
January 15 2014 7:37 AM EST
The Japanese government approved a plan that Fukushima plant operator hopes will revive company finances.
Here’s Why Zambia Wants Africa-Wide Mining Standards
January 14 2014 11:33 AM EST
Zambia has announced a plan to standardize mining practices between African countries to keep foreign companies from overstepping labor standards.
Silver Mining CEO Talks Markets And Outlook
January 10 2014 6:04 AM EST
The CEO of Coeur Mining spoke with IBTimes about the silver industry, and his remarks were candid and wide-ranging.
Here's The Impact Cheaper Food Will Have On US Fast Food Sector
January 08 2014 1:24 PM EST
What's more, the argument runs counter to common Wall Street wisdom on commodities and fast food profit margins.
How Poorly Did Commodities Fare In 2013?
January 08 2014 10:11 AM EST
Three of four major types of commodities fared poorly, on boosted global supply and fears over U.S. monetary policy.
Cold Snap In US Weather Heats Up Commodity Prices
January 07 2014 12:19 PM EST
The coldest temperatures in 20 years may boost agricultural commodity prices in coming weeks.
The Rise, And Fall, Of Commodity ETFs
January 07 2014 9:23 AM EST
Assets managed by commodity exchange-traded funds saw their biggest decline ever in 2013, according to ETF Securities.