GE's Overseas Profits May Net A Big Catch
April 24 2014 5:10 PM EDT
A buy of French industrial firm Alstrom may result in significant cost savings, though the details aren’t yet clear.
Fair Trade Gold Q&A – An Ethical And Political Niche
April 23 2014 1:58 PM EDT
We spoke to one of the few North American jewellery retailers who carries Fairtrade gold, sourced from poor miners in South America.
Mt Gox May Rise Again
April 21 2014 8:09 AM EDT
A U.S. investor group supported by burned bitcoin traders seeks a rebirth of the pioneering Mt. Gox exchange.
High-Speed Trader Slows Down IPO
April 18 2014 9:54 AM EDT
The move comes after Michael Lewis wrote a critical, high-profile book on high-speed trading, which he claims rigs financial markets.
European Companies Strike Out Against Tougher Russian Sanctions
April 17 2014 4:05 PM EDT
European oil giants led the way against tougher sanctions on Russia, where they operate several projects.
In Japan, A Gold 'Rush' Ahead Of A Tax Increase
March 31 2014 12:16 PM EDT
On Tuesday, Japan’s sales tax is slated to rise from 5 percent to 8 percent.
Chinese Gold Demand Could Rise Still Further In 2014
March 28 2014 11:38 AM EDT
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 EDT
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 EDT
Some farmers in Vietnam may hold their coffee beans as a hedge against inflation in local currency.
China Rare Earth Exports Challenged By WTO
March 27 2014 1:53 PM EDT
The WTO ruled that Chinese exports of environmentally damaging rare earth elements shouldn’t be artificially manipulated by the government.
Gold’s Safe Haven Allure Returns, For Now
March 27 2014 1:12 PM EDT
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 EDT
Palladium and platinum are part of South Africa's prominent mining sector for the precious metals.
Why Germany's Central Bank Is Discussing Gold Repatriation Progress
March 26 2014 10:29 AM EDT
A German central bank official criticized certain speculation about the central bank's motives as “wild and ridiculous conspiracy theories.”
Oil Drill Rig Down? There’s An App For That
March 26 2014 6:20 AM EDT
General Electric CEO Jeff Immelt has publicized the maintenance app for oil companies in a LinkedIn post.
Here's How The Coffee Market Can Determine What Kind You Drink
March 25 2014 11:53 AM EDT
Robusta coffee has won over consumers more quickly than its established rival Arabica coffee.
Emerging Market Stocks - Next Asset Class For The Hot Money?
March 25 2014 9:43 AM EDT
Emerging market stocks represent startling good value for those willing to brave geopolitical risk, according to a New York investment bank.
Coffee Drinking Survey Shows Young People Enjoy Gourmet Coffee
March 22 2014 7:31 PM EDT
One executive said the coffee industry will have to compete more fiercely against energy drinks to keep young consumers drinking coffee.
Here's A Study That Coffee Addicts Will Love
March 21 2014 1:39 PM EDT
A 2013 study found that data collected on about 500,000 subjects point toward coffee’s positive impact on at least one vital organ.
Sustainable Coffee – Trendy Catchphrase Only Captures Small Slice
March 20 2014 8:37 PM EDT
One controversial October 2013 report from KPMG even concluded that sustainable coffee farming can marginalize poorer farmers who can’t afford demanded upgrades.
You'll Never Guess Which Market Starbucks Aims To Take Over Next
March 19 2014 2:18 PM EDT
Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz has set his eyes on a good-sized sector, though the company is only just starting to build inroads.