RSSFutures File With Walt Breitinger
News the Obama administration is paving the way for an increase in oil exports for the first time in nearly 40 years provides more evidence of high production and ample supplies in North America.
Gold charged to a two-month high this week, fueled by help from the Federal Reserve.
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.
Early Thursday morning, the European Central Bank announced it was making an unprecedented move: lowering interest rates below zero.
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.
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.
Corn prices are plummeting as farmers across the Midwest race to plant this year’s crop. It is widely expected that 70 percent of the corn crop will be planted by this weekend, which helped to confirm the market’s expectations for another lar…
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.
U.S. 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 di…
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.
Gold prices plunged this week, falling more than $40 per ounce during the day Tuesday, the largest sell-off this year.
Winter’s grasp continues to linger across much of the Midwest, forcing some farmers to wait for a thaw. Before they can plant corn, soil temperatures need to rise toward 50 degrees, which could take a while given the fact that many fields in …
Gold, silver, and platinum rallied sharply all week, trading Friday at one-week highs.
Janet Yellen, in her first meeting as chairwoman of the Federal Reserve, last week indicated 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 col…
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 …
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. The vote could lead to a standoff between Russian President Vladimir Putin and Wes…
Milk futures are near an all-time high as California suffers through a severe drought that is threating dairy production.
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.
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.
As romantics shopped for sweets this week, they may have been surprised by high chocolate prices.
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