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Foreign banks ask China: Where's our copper?

Jun 17, 2014
In China, a warehouse of copper is used over and over again as collateral for loans.
Posted In: China, commodities, scam, loans

Drought puts California rice in a sticky situation

Apr 30, 2014
California grows almost all medium grain rice in the U.S. And prices are up.
Posted In: California drought 2014, rice, commodities, farming

Food inflation, or, why bacon is a good investment

Apr 11, 2014
A look into why food costs are rising across the world.
Posted In: Food, commodities, food inflation, inflation

Restaurants squeezed by high price of limes

Apr 8, 2014
This year you'll pay a lot more for limes -- a key ingredient in Margaritas and guacamole.
Posted In: commodities, limes

Banks look to exit commodities

Jan 30, 2014
Regulators are starting to take a closer look at the industry.
Posted In: commodities, JP Morgan, Volcker Rule

Coffee's cheap right now, and you should be worried

Jan 27, 2014
Coffee prices are near historic lows, but consumers aren't seeing the we're not seeing that's just setting us up for high prices.
Posted In: coffee, commodities

How Florida's orange farmers are fighting back

Dec 31, 2013
As a virulent disease devastates Florida's citrus crops, two farms innovate.
Posted In: oranges, OJ, commodities

Coffee beans are cheaper, so why isn't my Starbucks?

Dec 31, 2013
From coffee to copper to corn, the price of commodities has fallen over the past year.
Posted In: commodities, gold, copper

What do tanking gold prices say about the economy?

Dec 9, 2013
Gold investors are abandoning ship, as the economy continues to improve slowly.
Posted In: gold, commodities

What is a commodity, anyway?

Nov 21, 2013
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?
Posted In: commodities, investment, apples

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