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Apple growers try to move beyond boom and bust
Growers are using computers and DNA sequencing to create sweeter, crisper apples.
What is a commodity, anyway?
Investors who are worried about inflation have been pouring money into commodities like gold, silver and wheat. But what is a commodity, anyway? And why are they considered a good investment for inflation hawks?
This apple product from China might come as a surprise
China grows eight times as many apples as the U.S., and supplies most of the concentrate used to make apple juice here. But as more Chinese can afford fresh apples, concentrate prices are soaring.
Concerned consumers call for "ethical iPhones" (though if that's not possible, just "iPhones" will probably do)
Consumer groups plan to deliver petitions to Apple Stores around the globe, calling for Apple to "overhaul the way its suppliers treat their workers."