Stacey Vanek Smith
Nov 21, 2013 Investors who are worried about inflation have been pouring money into commodities like gold, silver and wheat. But what is a commodity, anyway? And why are they considered a good investment for inflation hawks?
Nov 18, 2013 Right now, Bitcoin functions mainly among early Bitcoin adopters – who have pushed the currency’s value to a record level.
Nov 18, 2013 A virtual currency like Bitcoin has benefits to its users, including secrecy. Congress wants to understand its advantages and its security concerns.
Oct 29, 2013 Cocoa prices are near record highs, as farmers who have switched to more lucrative crops have driven down supply.
Oct 15, 2013 There will now be a direct trading link between the British pound and the Chinese renminbi -- and that could be bad for the dollar.
Oct 8, 2013 Then it starts a journey that will likely take it overseas or underground into a big pile of cash that nobody can find.
Aug 28, 2013 With the focus on Syria, also keep an eye on an unfolding economic meltdown in one of the world's most important economies: India.
Aug 27, 2013 A key shipping index is up dramatically in the past several weeks, thanks largely to demand from China's steel industry. But analysts say it's only a small window into the industry.
Aug 26, 2013 U.S. regulators are trying to figure out how to handle Bitcoin, a virtual currency back by no government.