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Economist Perspective: Gold, Oil and Copper: Dancing to Different Drummers

Economist Perspective: Gold, Oil and Copper: Dancing to Different Drummers

Copper, gold and oil are no longer moving in tandem. So what's driving these commodities in opposite directions?

Mastercard Reportedly Is Building a Team of Cryptocurrency Experts

Mastercard Reportedly Is Building a Team of Cryptocurrency Experts

The report follows earlier news that Mastercard had teamed up with Facebook on Libra, the social media giant's cryptocurrency.

Argentina's Cresud Suffers at the Hands of a Country in Turmoil

Argentina's Cresud Suffers at the Hands of a Country in Turmoil

The diversified farming and real estate giant saw its shares lose more than one-third of their value this week after a foreboding primary election outcome.

Argentine Angst, FOMC Follies and Defending Defense Profits: Market Recon

Argentine Angst, FOMC Follies and Defending Defense Profits: Market Recon

Plus, if you think equities have been on an upward trajectory, you might want to give them a second, longer-term look.

Mattel Skids After Mystery Whistleblower Letter Prompts Debt Sale Cancellation

Mattel Skids After Mystery Whistleblower Letter Prompts Debt Sale Cancellation

Mattel hasn't revealed the contents or allegations of the whistleblower letter.

Hertz Global Zaps Wall Street With Better-Than-Expected Earnings and Revenue

Hertz Global Zaps Wall Street With Better-Than-Expected Earnings and Revenue

Revenue at the company's U.S. car rentals operations rise 10%.

Marriott Meets Profit Expectations, Misses on Revenue

Marriott Meets Profit Expectations, Misses on Revenue

Sales of $5.3 billion came up shy of analysts' forecasts.

Energy Insights: OPEC Meeting

Energy Insights: OPEC Meeting

The three choices of OPEC+: increase output, maintain output cuts or further output cuts. The big question, which will they pick at their July meeting?

The Best and Worst Airports in the World

The Best and Worst Airports in the World

A good airport is really one that mitigates the discomfort of being there, and gets the job done, on time.

Gold Tells a Shocking Story in Venezuelan Currency Terms

Gold Tells a Shocking Story in Venezuelan Currency Terms

Mark Hulbert writes that one shouldn't assume gold is always a good hedge against inflation.