Gold prices are up sharply since the start of the year. Part of that is the market turmoil, pushing investors toward safe havens. But it’s also gotten a lot easier — and cheaper — to invest in gold.
Farmers, in particular those producing grain, are struggling, thanks mostly to low commodity prices amid a global grain glut.
Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz said pizza, unlike coffee, is a commodity. You guys weighed in.
Food prices have been down all year. Yes, even turkey prices.
A 1935 program authorizes the U.S.D.A's purchase of excess commodities, like eggs.
It's volatile, doesn't offer a yield or dividend and is highly taxed.
What would be the economic effect if Americans wasted less food?
GDP is revised upward for Q4 2015, and looks to gain momentum in 2016 from jobs, housing, and consumer spending.
Falling commodities and an old-fashioned price war are driving down costs.