Jul 11, 2014 Surpluses put corn prices at a four-year low. Can farmers sell it all?
Aug 29, 2012 The mayor of Port Orange, Fla., has been a cheerleader for growth, but now has second thoughts.
Aug 10, 2012 The U.S. drought is fueling a corn shortage that's driving up prices around the globe. And yet, federal support for corn ethanol -- a fuel additive -- means some 40 percent of U.S. corn will be turned into ethanol this year.
Jul 27, 2012 Four times a year, the U.S. Department of Commerce serves up the big number that tells us how much we are producing as a country. U.S. second quarter GDP grew more than economists had expected. That doesn't make it good.
Mar 29, 2012 The U.S. government has confirmed that the economy grew 3 percent last quarter, and that could mean that the U.S. economy and the European economy are going to diverge this year as the U.S. grows and Europe shrinks.
Mar 15, 2012 A respected JP Morgan analyst has claimed that it is a sure thing that the Chinese economy will be coming in for a "hard landing," at 6 percent growth.
Jan 18, 2012 Fears about the possible recession in Europe and a slowing rate of growth in developing nations could mean a grim outlook for 2012.
Jan 17, 2012 China said today that its economy grew 9.2 percent last year, while our economy was growing at rate of less than 2 percent for most of last year.
Jan 17, 2012 China's economy grew 8.9 percent last quarter, in part thanks to the movement of millions of people from the countryside for better paying jobs in cities. For the first time, the number of urban dwellers there has officially topped the rural population.