Crude oil prices exploded higher this week as the military conflict escalated in Iraq. Sunni militants have reportedly captured multiple major Iraqi cities and now threaten to take Baghdad, the capital.

12:12 PM Jun 16, 2014

Early Thursday morning, the European Central Bank announced that it was making an unprecedented move: lowering interest rates below zero. This means that banks will actually pay 0.1% for the privilege of having their money held by the ECB.

12:21 PM Jun 9, 2014

Corn and wheat prices have been plummeting recently, an unwelcome sign for Midwestern farmers who have been busy planting corn and are preparing to harvest their winter wheat.

12:10 PM Jun 2, 2014

Crude oil prices gained sharply this week, hitting a one-month high after U.S. Energy Information Administration statistics showed a quick drawdown in supplies. In its weekly Petroleum Status Report, the EIA stated that U.S.

12:47 PM May 27, 2014
Corn prices are plummeting as farmers across the Midwest race to plant this year’s crop.
 
1:12 PM May 19, 2014

This winter, natural gas prices hit a five-year high at $6.49 per million British thermal units, charging higher due to extreme cold weather across much of the country.

1:09 PM May 12, 2014

US crude oil supplies are continuing to swell, reaching nearly 400 million barrels last week, the highest level since 1931. Oil supplies are rising even as refineries are running near full-speed, pumping out large volumes of gasoline and diesel fuel.

12:14 PM May 5, 2014

Global farmers, fishermen, meteorologists and commodities traders are closely watching water temperatures in the South Pacific, waiting to see if the water will warm up this summer, a telltale sign of the El Niño phenomenon. According to the U.S.

1:11 PM Apr 28, 2014

Gold prices plunged this week, falling over $40 per ounce during the day Tuesday, the largest sell-off this year. Prices sank after poor economic news from China indicated that gold demand may be waning there.

11:52 AM Apr 21, 2014

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

1:27 PM Apr 14, 2014
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