May 28, 2013 Better Place, a company that aimed to solve the notorious electric car driving range problem, is going bust.
May 27, 2013 The company Better Place is liquidating, after a failed attempt to make electric cars with batteries to swap in and out. Problem is, e-vehicles are still expensive. And fossil fuel prices in the recent downturn have softened.
May 20, 2013 As an investment and inflation hedge, gold still looks overvalued, at nearly 30 percent below its peak. But demand for gold is growing in India and China.
May 16, 2013 BP said they were just trying to make it for easier for claimants, but now they're in over their heads.
May 15, 2013 The European Commission is investigating a potential price manipulation scheme among oil companies.
May 6, 2013 California played host to the first gold rush in the mid-1800s. But in 2013, panning for gold isn't so much a way to make money as it is a way to get back to basics.
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 12, 2013 The electric car company Fisker has laid off three quarters of its employees and reports suggest a bankruptcy filing is near.