Topic: Commodity Markets
Energy stocks are up, and crude oil prices have risen to $92 a barrel.
01/31/2011 04:36 pm
The stock market today fell by 166 points, with investors worried about shipping through the Suez Canal and the possibility that protests will spread through the Middle East.
01/28/2011 05:10 pm
The US economy grew at a relatively healthy 3.2 percent annual rate in the final quarter of 2010, the Commerce Department reported Friday. That is an improvement from a 2.6 percent rate in the third quarter. But to many Americans, it's hard to tell if anything is really better. Buried in the new report are clues to why that is – and what might happen to the economy in the year ahead. Here are five things that the government’s preliminary report on gross domestic product reveals about the health of the economy.
01/28/2011 02:27 pm
Gold prices are climbing, and gold stocks remain relatively cheap.
01/25/2011 11:13 am
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Gas prices are 14 percent higher than a year ago, though US demand has risen only 0.7 percent. So what – or who – is driving up prices? The Heritage Foundation points a finger at Obama's environmental policies.
01/21/2011 07:14 pm
Gold buying is up in China. Paper currency is on the rise in the United States because of the Federal Reserve's quantitative easing.
01/21/2011 05:04 pm
Higher food and energy prices helped propel the Producer Price Index up by 1.1 percent in December. But the outlook on the inflation rate is not entirely bleak, some say.
01/13/2011 06:55 pm
Heating oil prices rose 6.25 cents and gas prices rose 3.83 cents while crude oil surged to over $89 a barrel after a leak shut down the 800-mile (1,300-kilometer) trans-Alaska pipeline.
01/10/2011 02:26 pm
Oil prices are rising, but that doesn't spell doom, just opportunities for change and innovation.
01/04/2011 01:57 pm