Archer Daniels Midland Wilts on Earnings Miss

Archer Daniels Midland Wilts on Earnings Miss

Shares drop after the food and processing giant reports fourth-quarter earnings below analysts' forecasts.

U.S. Bank Rally at Risk as Derivative Contagion Spreads From France

U.S. Bank Rally at Risk as Derivative Contagion Spreads From France

In 2011, global markets were gripped by fears of rising losses at giant French banks like BNP Paribas. Now, a veteran analyst is warning it could happen again -- this time from losses on derivatives bets.

Why Housing Is a Leading Economic Indicator

Why Housing Is a Leading Economic Indicator

Construction data, Fed rates and commodity markets combine to tell the story of housing. What does that tell us about overall economic health?

OPEC: What It Is, Members and Purpose in 2019

OPEC: What It Is, Members and Purpose in 2019

OPEC has claimed a reputation for dominating global oil markets. Is that true?

Economist Perspective: Market Challenges

Economist Perspective: Market Challenges

2019: Another year of policy uncertainty and high volatility for major markets?

Newmont CEO: What Investors Can Learn From Largest Mining Merger Ever

Newmont CEO: What Investors Can Learn From Largest Mining Merger Ever

Contrary to what some analysts think, this was not a deal made out of "necessity"

Striking Options: Trade Tariffs and Gold's Flight to Quality

Striking Options: Trade Tariffs and Gold's Flight to Quality

Gold bulls are focusing on Fed rhetoric and U.S.-China trade tensions.

First Russia, Then Turkey, Now Sanctions on Venezuela -- What About Oil?

First Russia, Then Turkey, Now Sanctions on Venezuela -- What About Oil?

Even if Maduro steps down or is forced out, it will take years to rebuild the country's oil industry.

Do Oil Prices Really Predict Gasoline Prices?

Do Oil Prices Really Predict Gasoline Prices?

OPEC's production cuts will affect global crude oil. Could gasoline prices follow?

Economist Perspective: Is Gold Set to Shine in 2019?

Economist Perspective: Is Gold Set to Shine in 2019?

After a lackluster 2018, is gold on track for a bull run?