Dec 24, 2014 Nicaragua's been talking about building a canal for 200 years. Considerable skepticism has greeted the project.
Dec 12, 2014 Most of the miners in Congo are self-employed, equipped with a spade and a dream.
Nov 14, 2014 Establishing a gold-and-silver system creates problems in a modern global economy.
Aug 8, 2014 After a series of benchmark rigging scandals, London's gold fix looks tarnished.
Jul 24, 2014 Companies that insured Detroit's debt also made other bad bets.
Apr 30, 2014 Like it or not, more and more Americans have their futures tied to Wall Street.
Dec 31, 2013 From coffee to copper to corn, the price of commodities has fallen over the past year.
Dec 26, 2013 Our journey through the economics of elements checks out mercury.
Oct 10, 2014 The BBC's Justin Rowlatt explains why gold became the precious metal pick of the litter