1:27 PM Apr 14, 2014

Winter’s grasp continues to linger across much of the Midwest, forcing some farmers to wait for a thaw.

12:34 PM Apr 7, 2014

Gold, silver, and platinum rallied sharply all week, trading Friday at one-week highs.

12:15 PM Mar 31, 2014

Janet Yellen, in her first meeting as Chairwoman of the Federal Reserve last week, indicated that the Fed would continue to reduce stimulus and could be on track to start raising interest rates in the near future. In response, gold prices have collapsed, losing over $100 per ounce.

12:24 PM Mar 24, 2014

Over the past few months, basic commodities that make up the bulk of Americans’ morning meal have risen sharply in price. Although the reasons for the price increases vary, most people will be likely to see higher food costs at the breakfast table in the coming months.

12:32 PM Mar 17, 2014

The crisis in Ukraine deepened this week as the Crimean region prepared for a referendum on Sunday about whether or not to break away from the rest of Ukraine.

12:40 PM Mar 10, 2014

Milk futures are near an all-time high as California suffers through a severe drought that is threating dairy production.

12:17 PM Mar 3, 2014

After the rapid overthrow of Ukraine’s pro-Russian President Viktor Yanukovych last weekend, tensions have been rising as Ukraine struggles to carve out new political leadership.

1:25 PM Feb 23, 2014

Chinese Go for the Gold

As international athletes competed this week, China came out with a different sort of prize – the Asian nation was declared the world’s largest gold consumer by the World Gold Council.

12:40 PM Feb 17, 2014

Chocolate too rich for Valentine’s Day?

12:17 PM Feb 10, 2014

Oats Roll Higher

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