Apr 18, 2013 Diane Swonk, chief economist with Mesirow Financial, explains why commodity prices are falling and how the U.S. economy could benefit.
Apr 17, 2013 Gold prices are down again this morning, after falling by more than 10 percent since Friday. Oil prices are also lower. But how do these drops in commodity prices affect your wallet?
Apr 15, 2013 After a dazzling rise to more than $1,900 an ounce, the yellow metal has clearly lost its luster. The price of bullion has slumped by 10 percent since the end of last week, down to $1,420 an ounce.
Apr 11, 2013 Diane Swonk, chief economist with Mesirow Financial, joins Marketplace Morning Report host Jeremy Hobson to discuss the drop off in gold prices and whether there is such a thing as a safe haven anymore.
Apr 9, 2013 Arizona is deciding whether to start making gold and silver legal tender, just after Utah made the move. You won't be paying for groceries in gold coins, but how will it work?
Mar 28, 2013 Buy high and sell low is a sad truth for a reason. Time and again we let panic or euphoria drive our actions in the market and wind up making big, expensive mistakes.
Mar 29, 2013 The disposition effect says investors tend to "sell the winners, and hold onto the losers" for purely emotional reasons. One behavioral economist fell for the classic investment mistake.
Mar 20, 2013 India is the world's largest gold importer. The government hiked import taxes on gold to control the outward flow of cash, but for weddings, the lure of the yellow metal is not fading.
Mar 13, 2013 The Dow broke another record yesterday and is now on its longest record-breaking streak -- six days -- since 1998. And while that sounds great, one man is not happy.
Mar 8, 2013 This week, the Dow hit a record high. So what does that mean for investors?