Lower heating costs loom

Natural gas prices are nearing one-year lows as U.S. production continues at a breakneck pace, building supplies ahead of winter.

4:00 PM Oct 24, 2014

What is Deflation?

During wild price swings many recall, understand, and fear inflation as an insidious threat to our buying power as the paper dollars in our wallets buy less and less as prices go up. But what happens if prices go down?

2:56 PM Oct 17, 2014

One of the longest winning streaks in US equities may have come to an end this week or, at least, caused bullish investors to lose some sleep. On Wednesday, the Dow Jones staged the biggest single day rally this year, only to tumble Thursday, creating the wildest two-day swing since 1997!

1:33 PM Oct 10, 2014

Corn prices dove to a five-year low this week, driven lower by heavy supplies of the grain. On Tuesday, the USDA released its quarterly grain stockpile report, showing a whopping 1.236 billion bushels of corn leftover from last year.

11:22 AM Oct 7, 2014

Cocoa heats up on Ebola threat

Although most commodities markets fell this week, cocoa rallied sharply on fears the Ebola epidemic could hamper production in West Africa.

4:00 PM Sep 19, 2014

Scotland Sends British Pound Reeling

5:36 PM Sep 12, 2014

Grains in the drain

3:43 PM Sep 5, 2014

Corn climbs, finally!

After being hammered lower for nearly six months, corn prices finally staged a modest recovery this week, providing a much needed opportunity for farmers to sell some of this year’s huge crop.

4:00 PM Aug 15, 2014
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