Warren Buffett takes pride in naming his price to buy a company, and not paying a nickel more. But the largest U.S. natural gas distribution utility, an unyielding hedge fund, and a Delaware bankruptcy judge now present one of the biggest challenges to the billionaire's legendary discipline.
CARACAS Venezuela's alliance with Russia is "perfect," the president of state oil company PDVSA said on Friday, blasting what he said was a U.S.-led attempt to sully the growing ties between the two nations.
Hundreds of former workers of Freeport Indonesia clashed with security forces near the company's mines in the eastern province of Papua on Saturday and three workers were injured, company and union officials said.
DUBAI The Dubai Gold and Commodities Exchange and Saudi Arabian conglomerate Ayedh Dejem Group plan to develop and launch the Middle East's first sharia-compliant spot gold contract to be traded on an international exchange, they said on Sunday.
China's state-owned COFCO International Ltd (CIL) and U.S. farm cooperative Growmark Inc will partner in a deal that gives China more direct access to the food it imports, the companies said on Friday.
SAO PAULO/RIO DE JANEIRO Taking aim at local corruption, Brazil is trying to get competition among global players to build a $1 billion natural gas plant, but the number of foreign bids will be smaller than anticipated due to more stringent requirements, sources said.
LONDON Anglo American is placing a contrarian bet on hydrogen fuel cell vehicles as it tries to squeeze more profit from its platinum reserves, but risks being left behind as rival miners look to cash in on battery-powered cars.
CHICAGO Illinois corn and soybean yields may be in danger of falling short of forecasts, as significant contributions from the weather are still needed in the eastern half of the state.
LONDON Lead has been an unlikely and unforeseen beneficiary of the North Korea missile crisis.
An unidentified utility could pay $9.3 billion to buy Texas power transmission company Oncor Electric Delivery Co, topping Berkshire Hathaway Inc's $9 billion bid, a lawyer for the largest creditor of Oncor's parent told a U.S. bankruptcy judge on Friday.
|Commodity||Currency||Last Trade||Price Change||% Price Change||Trade Time|
|LIGHT CRUDE CON1 Aug17||USD||48.73||+1.64||+3.48%||08/18 17:37|
|NO 2 HT OIL CON1 Aug17||USD||1.62||+0.04||+2.67%||08/18 17:37|
|NATURAL GAS CON1 Aug17||USD||2.88||-0.04||-1.50%||08/18 17:37|
|100 OZ GOLD C2 Aug17||USD||1,286.80||+0.40||+0.03%||08/18 19:00|
|SILVER 5000 CON1 Aug17||USD||17.03||+0.00||+0.00%||08/17 19:01|
|HG COPPER CON1 Aug17||USD||2.94||-0.00||-0.02%||08/18 19:00|
|CORN CON1 Sep17||USC||351.25||+0.75||+0.21%||08/18 17:24|
|WHEAT CON1 Sep17||USC||417.50||+3.50||+0.85%||08/18 17:39|
|SOYBEANS CON1 Sep17||USC||937.50||+7.25||+0.78%||08/18 17:37|
|SUGAR 11 CON1 Sep17||USC||13.45||+0.16||+1.20%||08/18 12:59|
|COFFEE C CON1 Sep17||USC||128.40||-0.05||-0.04%||08/18 13:29|
|COCOA CON1 Sep17||USD||1,927.00||+23.00||+1.21%||08/18 11:35|
|FROZEN OJ CON1 Sep17||USC||139.90||-4.20||-2.91%||08/18 13:59|
|COTTON NO 2 CON1 Oct17||USC||67.45||+0.00||+0.00%||08/17 13:31|
|LIVE HOGS CON1 Oct17||USC||65.95||-0.98||-1.46%||08/18 17:30|
|LIVE CATTLE CON1 Aug17||USC||106.62||-0.50||-0.47%||08/18 17:30|
|1 Month Libor||--|
|3 Month Libor||1.31|