The future of agriculture may rest with the American consumer

Apr 10, 2020
Many farmers are facing reduced demand for their products as well as falling prices.
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Making sense of Monday's market sell-off

Mar 10, 2020
If the S&P 500 falls an additional 1.4%, the bull market run will have officially ended.
Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange on March 9, 2020 in New York City.
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Inside the booming black market for bourbon

Jun 14, 2017
High demand and short supply mean some labels are all but unavailable in stores.
During the early 1920s, Old Pogue Distillery, (Mason County, Kentucky) sold limited quantities of its whiskey for medicinal purposes under the Old Jordan brand.
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Deals and pent-up demand fuel auto sales

Dec 2, 2014
Auto sales rack up their strongest November in a decade, thanks in part to a strong lineup of cars by the Big Three.

Chinese demand for cotton could hit global prices

Apr 30, 2012
According to the Wall Street Journal, cotton has become part of the fabric of life in China -- the country has bought over a million tons of the fluffy white stuff in the last seven months.

The sinking price of natural gas

Apr 12, 2012
Anyone who’s filled up a gas tank recently would probably conclude there’s not enough supply and there’s too much demand, that’s why it costs almost $4 on average a gallon nationwide to fill up your tank. But when it comes…

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A bittersweet moment for the cocoa market

Jan 23, 2012
The price of cocoa has started to fall around the world as demand has dropped off -- but these prices might not last for long.

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...