A buy of French industrial firm Alstrom may result in significant cost savings, though the details aren’t yet clear.
We spoke to one of the few North American jewellery retailers who carries Fairtrade gold, sourced from poor miners in South America.
A U.S. investor group supported by burned bitcoin traders seeks a rebirth of the pioneering Mt. Gox exchange.
The move comes after Michael Lewis wrote a critical, high-profile book on high-speed trading, which he claims rigs financial markets.
European oil giants led the way against tougher sanctions on Russia, where they operate several projects.
On Tuesday, Japan’s sales tax is slated to rise from 5 percent to 8 percent.
Increasing demand for gold in China comes as demand from India, the world’s second-largest consumer, has declined in recent years.
One prominent analyst cites the effects of high-volume computerized trading.
Some farmers in Vietnam may hold their coffee beans as a hedge against inflation in local currency.
The WTO ruled that Chinese exports of environmentally damaging rare earth elements shouldn’t be artificially manipulated by the government.
Gold prices have risen over tensions in Ukraine. Are the recent gains sustainable? Or Pyrrhic?
Palladium and platinum are part of South Africa's prominent mining sector for the precious metals.
A German central bank official criticized certain speculation about the central bank's motives as “wild and ridiculous conspiracy theories.”
General Electric CEO Jeff Immelt has publicized the maintenance app for oil companies in a LinkedIn post.
Robusta coffee has won over consumers more quickly than its established rival Arabica coffee.
Emerging market stocks represent startling good value for those willing to brave geopolitical risk, according to a New York investment bank.
One executive said the coffee industry will have to compete more fiercely against energy drinks to keep young consumers drinking coffee.
A 2013 study found that data collected on about 500,000 subjects point toward coffee’s positive impact on at least one vital organ.
One controversial October 2013 report from KPMG even concluded that sustainable coffee farming can marginalize poorer farmers who can’t afford demanded upgrades.
Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz has set his eyes on a good-sized sector, though the company is only just starting to build inroads.