How Hog Markets Are Coping With the Threat of African Swine Fever

How Hog Markets Are Coping With the Threat of African Swine Fever

As the highly contagious disease threatens herds in China, market volatility remains high.

Oil Prices Tumble, US Crude Slides Under $60, as Trade Wars Clip Global Demand

Oil Prices Tumble, US Crude Slides Under $60, as Trade Wars Clip Global Demand

Global oil prices tumbled Thursday, sending U.S. crude prices below $60 a barrel, as a bigger-than-expected buildup in domestic stockpiles and increasing concern over the health of the world economy.

Hormel Foods Says Sales to Take a Hit From African Swine Fever

Hormel Foods Says Sales to Take a Hit From African Swine Fever

Hormel Foods reports quarterly earnings that beat analysts' forecasts, though it warns that African swine fever affecting global hog and pork production and prices will affect future revenue.

Striking Options: Gold, U.S. Dollar and a Market Bounce

Striking Options: Gold, U.S. Dollar and a Market Bounce

Gold tests the lower end of its yearly range.

Market Movers: Yield Curve

Market Movers: Yield Curve

Historically, an inverted U.S. yield curve has been a reliable recession indicator. Is that still the case?

Economist Perspective: U.S. Crisis In The Making

Economist Perspective: U.S. Crisis In The Making

Double Trouble? The U.S. government is facing twin challenges.

Why China Is the World's Largest Gold Consumer

Why China Is the World's Largest Gold Consumer

China's appetite for gold continues as use in jewelry, electric cars and central bank reserves increases.

The Trade War Hits Oil: Where Does Crude Go From Here?

The Trade War Hits Oil: Where Does Crude Go From Here?

The U.S. has only experienced a handful of trade wars over the last 100 years and each has negatively impacted oil.

Market Movers: EU Elections

Market Movers: EU Elections

Why is this European Parliament election different?

Crude Prices to Jump as Shortage Leaves Europeans 'Scrambling' for Oil

Crude Prices to Jump as Shortage Leaves Europeans 'Scrambling' for Oil

Outages in the North Sea, Russia and probable declines in Iranian output should send prices for Brent shooting higher in just a matter of weeks.