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How Whipsawing Grain Prices Are Affecting ADM, Cargill

published about 17 hours ago
How Whipsawing Grain Prices Are Affecting ADM, Cargill
Several of the largest agribusiness companies are set to announce quarterly results, providing insight into how whipsawing grain prices are affecting the farm economy.

Pain Worsens for Oil Giants

published 1 day ago
Pain Worsens for Oil Giants
Exxon Mobil and Chevron reported their worst profits from pumping oil and natural gas in more than a decade as low crude prices lopped off billions of dollars from their quarterly haul.

Former FAA Consultant Claims Agency Failed to Act on SpaceShip Two Warnings

published 1 day ago
Former FAA Consultant Claims Agency Failed to Act on SpaceShip Two Warnings
FAA officials repeatedly failed to act on safety warnings about an experimental rocket ship backed by billionaire British entrepreneur Richard Branson that crashed in 2014, according to a former agency consultant.

Dairy Dispute Disrupts Pacific Trade Talks

published 1 day ago
Dairy Dispute Disrupts Pacific Trade Talks
A bitter fight over the dairy industry is souring high-level talks aimed at concluding a sweeping trade agreement among 12 Pacific nations, according to people involved in the negotiations.

After losing its biggest contract, this Va. tech company is trying to go global

published 1 day ago
Neustar, the Sterling-based company best known for operating the system that enables U.S. consumers to keep their numbers when they switch cellphones, on Thursday bought Australian information-technology company Bombora for $86.9 million.Read full article >>