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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

Chocolate lovers beware: Cocoa prices near record highs

Oct 29, 2013
Cocoa prices are near record highs, as farmers who have switched to more lucrative crops have driven down supply.
Posted In: commodities, chocolate, cocoa

Shipping index shows signs of growth in China

Aug 27, 2013
A key shipping index is up dramatically in the past several weeks, thanks largely to demand from China's steel industry. But analysts say it's only a small window into the industry.
Posted In: commodities, shipping

Lawsuits claim banks involved in aluminum price fixing

Aug 12, 2013
Regulators have subpoenaed a metal warehousing firm as aluminum manufactures have launched a class action lawsuit against the London Metals Exchange.
Posted In: commodities, Goldman Sachs, aluminum

Despite higher beef prices, cattle ranchers don't see better sales

Jun 6, 2013
For cattle rancher Ken Lenox, the higher price of beef at the store isn't leading to bigger profits.
Posted In: cattle, beef, farming, commodities

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