Jul 24, 2012 Farmers who've escaped the drought are pulling in high prices for their crops.
Jul 19, 2012 Cattle ranchers in the Midwest face some tough decisions as their pastures bake with little to no rain.
Jul 19, 2012 Soybean prices have reached a record high, and corn prices are near records in the midst of a rough drought across the Midwest. It could impact all of us soon in the form of higher prices for everything from cereal to chicken.
Jul 13, 2012 In the wake of Peregine Financial and MF Global scandals, many farmers are losing faith in commodities brokerages they used to rely on. Regulators and futures industry leaders are hoping to restore confidence with increased oversight and account insurance.
Jul 13, 2012 Freak weather in Michigan has annihilated orchards of sour cherries, meaning you should expect to see cranberries replacing them in your trail mix soon.
Jul 12, 2012 Corn may play a bigger role in the economy than you think. And when prices rise, the effect is wide.
Jul 11, 2012 The allegations against brokerage firm Peregrine Financial shed light on weak regulations of the futures industry. Analysts point to MF Global missing funds similarities.
Heidi N. Moore
Jul 11, 2012 A futures brokerage, Peregrine Financial, filed for Chapter 7 bankruptcy and the scandal is dominating the financial news. Easy Street explains.
Heidi N. Moore
Jul 11, 2012 Brokerage firm Peregrine Financial is liquidating amid allegations that it defrauded customers and lied to federal regulators.
Jul 11, 2012 Last night, Peregrine Financial filed to liquidate under Chapter 7 of the bankruptcy code, amid accusations from federal regulators that Peregrine defrauded customers and hid losses.