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?
Feb 17, 2012
High commodity prices put big food producers in a tough spot.
Dec 16, 2011
Lower energy costs kept November's Consumer Price Index flat, a good sign for the U.S. economy.
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.
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...
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...
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...
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...
Sep 24, 2010
... because US businesses ordered more manufactured goods last month. Nice to end the week on good news....