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Pump jacks and wells are seen in an oil field on the Monterey Shale formation in California.

The long party for commodity producers is so over

Scott Tong | Aug 24, 2015
Commodities run in long cycles, with booms sustained by a historical event.

The bright side of the dark side

Carrie Barber | Aug 24, 2015
Here are the numbers watching and stories we're reading for Monday.
A trader works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange on Monday in New York City. As the global economy continues to react from events in China, markets dropped significantly around the world on Monday. The Dow Jones industrial average briefly droppe

Tweeting the market plunge

Marketplace staff | Aug 24, 2015
With world markets experiencing losses, Twitter chimed in on the global economic panic.

PODCAST: The fallout from "Black Monday"

David Brancaccio | Aug 24, 2015
On today's show: interest rates and self-driving cars.

Repeat after me: This is not 2008

Kai Ryssdal | Aug 24, 2015
The data aren't credit-bubblishious, but right now, they don't look so good.

Shanghai Composite posts biggest one-day drop in years

Kai Ryssdal and Rob Schmitz | Aug 24, 2015
China 'should have been prepared for it.'
Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange on Monday in New York City.

Stock drop highlights Rule 48 and the market makers

Paddy Hirsch | Aug 24, 2015
Market makers are the go-to people who keep American exchanges fine-tuned.
11220 Longwood Drive, seen via Google Street View, sits next to a mansion.

'Zombie' homes give Chicago operators an opportunity

Dan Weissmann | Aug 24, 2015
Properties in nice areas are still up for grabs 7 years after the mortgage crisis.

The push for better cybersecurity in cars

Dan Gorenstein | Aug 24, 2015
Experts say if your vehicle is networked to a computer, you're vulnerable.

China's "Black Monday"

David Brancaccio and Rob Schmitz | Aug 24, 2015
How the global economy is reacting to China's slowdown
Posted In: China, Shanghai, stock market