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Mark Gongloff

Big Banks' Aluminum Ploy Driving Up Inequality Even Further

HuffingtonPost.com | Mark Gongloff | Posted 07.23.2013 | Business

If you want a clear example of how Wall Street is making income inequality worse, stop and think about the cost of your next can of Diet Coke or Bud L...

Is Saudi Arabia's Trojan Horse Spiking Gasoline Prices Americans Are Paying at the Pump?

Raymond J. Learsy | Posted 08.31.2013 | Business
Raymond J. Learsy

If the nation is benefiting so handsomely from its newly developed riches in natural gas, why have similar developments in the spectrum of oil production not resulted in a comparable impact?

The Bull Market That No One Believes

Mitch Feierstein | Posted 05.12.2012 | Business
Mitch Feierstein

It might not feel that way to you, but we've just lived through one of the greatest bull markets in history. Almost exactly three years ago, the S&P 500 stood at 683, a decline of more than half from its highs of 2007.

Price Manipulation: Look for Motive

Janet Tavakoli | Posted 03.20.2012 | Business
Janet Tavakoli

If you've Googled gold or silver, you've come across sites that are breathless about the possibility of manipulation of metals prices. The problem with the Internet is that it's new, too new to capture the rich history of the financial markets.

Why We Could Soon Pay More For Pasta

AP | By JAMES MacPHERSON | Posted 11.02.2011 | Home

PLAZA, N.D. -- Consumers are paying more for pasta after heavy spring rain and record flooding prevented planting on more than 1 million acres in one ...

Commodities Farmers Rake It In But Remain Cautious Due To Economy

AP | By DAVID MERCER | Posted 11.01.2011 | Home

DECATUR, Ill. -- More than 600 companies set up tents and booths at the annual Farm Progress Show, but a list of the companies that didn't get in give...

OECD: 'We Do Not Believe There Is A Return To A Recession'

Posted 08.20.2011 | Business

SEOUL - The world economy is slowing down due to a combination of factors such as the euro zone's debt problems and a weak U.S. housing sector, bu...

William Alden

Oil Prices Collapse In Record Sell-Off

HuffingtonPost.com | William Alden | Posted 07.05.2011 | Business

This post has been updated. NEW YORK -- Oil prices took a nosedive Thursday in a historic selloff, erasing weeks of gains and indicating that the m...

Zach Carter

Obama's Oil Market Fraud Squad May Miss Wall Street Abuses

HuffingtonPost.com | Zach Carter | Posted 06.22.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON -- On Thursday, President Obama unveiled a new working group to combat any fraud or manipulation in the oil and energy markets that may be ...

The Day After Tomorrow: Commodities And Uncomfortable Natural Riches

Otaviano Canuto | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Otaviano Canuto

Commodity prices are experiencing a lot of volatility right now, with food and oil prices nearing record highs. But what about the medium-term? The an...