Is This Kenyan Flower Company Worth A $5M Bet?
February 14 2014 12:38 PM EST
A South African private equity firm recently bought a $5 million stake in a Kenyan flower company. Here’s why.
For Animal Rights Activists, A Win In Nestlé Case
February 14 2014 9:19 AM EST
Four dairy farmers charged with animal abuse could end up in prison.
Commodities Could See Fall-Out From Emerging Markets Unrest
February 13 2014 3:23 PM EST
Gold, platinum and soybeans are among those markets most at risk, Goldman Sachs said.
Is China's Grain Independence Over?
February 13 2014 2:51 PM EST
China may soon depend on imports to feed its demand for corn, just like soybeans.
A Commodity Price Fall That's Hit US Corn Farmers
February 13 2014 11:00 AM EST
As corn prices hit a near five-year low, farmers are struggling as their land becomes less valuable.
Gold Dealers May Avoid Bitcoin On Regulatory Fears
February 12 2014 4:58 PM EST
Confusion over money laundering rules seems prevalent at a few gold dealers.
US Gold Coin Sales Mixed In Early New Year
February 12 2014 12:58 PM EST
U.S. gold coin sales fell 40 percent in January from a year earlier.
Copper vs. Gold As Inflation Defense: Which Shines?
February 12 2014 10:03 AM EST
Historically, institutional investors have favored gold. How about during the post-financial crisis era?
Brazil Agriculture Booms, Even As Grain Prices Wobble
February 11 2014 7:24 PM EST
Brazilian farm exports could surpass $100 billion in 2014, says the Agriculture Ministry.
How Much Gold Did Chinese Grannies Buy In 2013?
February 10 2014 9:29 AM EST
Chinese gold consumption recorded a 41 percent leap in 2013.
Indian Blue Chip Companies Lost $6.7B In Market Cap Last Week
February 10 2014 5:53 AM EST
Disappointing economic data from the U.S. last week led to bulk sell-offs in Asian markets, including those in India.
Will Mexico Surpass Brazil As Latin America’s Largest Economy?
February 08 2014 2:28 PM EST
The global financial crisis slowed Brazil’s economy, but it plummeted Mexico's into one of the worst recessions in its history.
Why Are Iron Ore, Coal Prices Slumping?
February 05 2014 1:28 PM EST
With iron ore comprising 60 percent of Australia's exports to China, the slump begs the question -- what's going on in China?
What's Being Done To Make Your Food Safer To Eat
February 05 2014 10:05 AM EST
Poultry regulation may feature prominently in 2014 on advocates’ agendas, after two critical December reports made waves.
Emerging Markets: A Bad Start To 2014
February 05 2014 8:59 AM EST
Institutional investors are trying to sort out whether the sell-off is merely Fed-stimulus related or a deeper problem.
Cuba’s Sugar Daddy Wants To Go Back Home
February 05 2014 6:29 AM EST
Alfonso Fanjul, sugar tycoon and well-known anti-Castro activist, wants to invest in his home country.
Cows Make More Milk After Giving Birth To Daughters: Study
February 04 2014 3:31 PM EST
Mama cows produce more milk when they're pregnant with daughters, a study finds.
Fear Not, Emerging Markets: China Demands Goods
February 04 2014 1:30 PM EST
China's economy may not be growing as fast as before, but its demand for goods and commodities is as high as ever.
China Wheat Intake Up 5,000%
February 04 2014 12:16 PM EST
The eye-catching statistic reflects China’s growing reliance on wheat imports to feed a nation of 1.35 billion people.
Brazil’s Drought Sends Coffee Prices Skyward
February 04 2014 9:11 AM EST
Analysts had expected a bumper harvest this year for the world’s largest producer of Arabica coffee beans, but the weather isn't cooperating.