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Weekly Wrap: Hillary Clinton, mergers and commodities

Jul 24, 2015
Catherine Rampell and Cardiff Garcia join us to recap the week in business and finance.
Posted In: hillary clinton, commodities, mergers

Spoofing: An explanation using bananas

Apr 22, 2015
Marketplace Editor Paddy Hirsch explains "spoofing"
Posted In: bananas, fraud, commodities
A groundskeeper waters flowers.

Counting gallons: How much water do you use?

Feb 5, 2015
A Marketplace reporter tracks the water his family uses in a day – and its cost.
Posted In: water, price, commodities
Oranges on a tree in Fort Pierce, Florida.

Why it's hard times for citrus growers

Dec 31, 2014
A deadly tree disease and decreased demand are among the problems facing citrus growers.
Posted In: citrus, oranges, farmers, commodities
The U.S. Capitol.

Weekly Wrap: Comsumers, Congress and commodities

Dec 12, 2014
A discussion of highlights from the week's news.
Posted In: consumers, Congress, commodities

Steel's slow, grinding growth

Oct 8, 2014
Lisa Goldenberg of Delaware Steel Company shares how the economy feels day-to-day.
Posted In: steel, economic growth, commodities, construction

We're paying more for butter and milk. Way more.

Sep 12, 2014
U.S. milk and butter prices have risen to record levels this year.
Posted In: Food, commodities, dairy, food prices

Foreign banks ask China: Where's our copper?

Jun 17, 2014
In China, a warehouse of copper is used over and over again as collateral for loans.
Posted In: China, commodities, scam, loans

Drought puts California rice in a sticky situation

Apr 30, 2014
California grows almost all medium grain rice in the U.S. And prices are up.
Posted In: California drought 2014, rice, commodities, farming

Food inflation, or, why bacon is a good investment

Apr 11, 2014
A look into why food costs are rising across the world.
Posted In: Food, commodities, food inflation, inflation

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