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Dismal forecast: The weather as an economic indicator

Jun 26, 2012
Farmers are suffering from unseasonably warm and dry weather this season, contributing to higher grain prices for farmers and soon higher food prices for consumers
Posted In: grain, weather, farming, food prices

As inflation rises this year, should we be worried?

Mar 16, 2012
The Consumer Price Index is out this morning. With higher consumer prices comes rising inflation, but how big of a threat is that to the average American's way of life?
Posted In: consumer, food prices, inflation

Food giants feel the heat

Feb 17, 2012
High commodity prices put big food producers in a tough spot.
Posted In: Food, food prices

Good news on inflation

Dec 16, 2011
Lower energy costs kept November's Consumer Price Index flat, a good sign for the U.S. economy.
Posted In: food prices, gas prices, consumer prices, Labor Department

Poultry producers hit by rising corn prices

Nov 21, 2011
Industry giant Tyson is expected to report losses today, and a number of other chicken producers are feeling the economic hurt, in large part because of rising feed costs.
Posted In: chicken, food prices, Thanksgiving

Global climate change contributes to shrinking food supply

Mar 3, 2011
A United Nations food agency said today that global food prices reached record highs in February, and warned that rising oil prices could prompt...
Posted In: Agriculture, Food, food prices, United Nations, World Bank, world economies

MID-DAY UPDATE: Global wheat supply, the Suez Canal, and Atlanta's grease goldmine

Feb 1, 2011
As protests continue today in Egypt, the global business community focuses on spikes in oil and wheat prices. The World Bank says 30 million...
Posted In: alternative energy, Atlanta, Egypt, food prices, food riots, grease, mid-day update, Oil, oil price, protests, Suez Canal

Study: The bigger the Wal-Mart, the fatter the shoppers

Jan 19, 2011
If your New Years resolution is to lose weight, you better hope a Walmart Supercenter doesn't open up around the corner. A recent study found th...
Posted In: Food, food prices, Health, research, Retail, Walmart

MIDDAY UPDATE: Price spikes in agricultural commodities, Companies to watch in 2011

Jan 13, 2011
The price of agricultural commodities has spiked since last summer, according to a report from the U.S. Agriculture Department. Increasing demand...
Posted In: Agriculture, commodities, corn, demand, economic growth, Fastenal, Food, food prices, food riots, Manpower, mid-day update, Qualcomm, wheat

MID-DAY UPDATE: Stocks are booming this morning...

Sep 24, 2010
... because US businesses ordered more manufactured goods last month. Nice to end the week on good news....
Posted In: Bill Radke, computer virus, cotton, food prices, General Motors, GM, Marketplace Minute, mid-day update, Oprah, poem, St. Louis Arch, Waiting for Superman

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