With Ebola inducing fears about West Africa's cocoa supply, truffle maker Santi Falcone is paying agribusiness giant Cargill more than he ever has for chocolate. And because he just signed a one-year contract, the pinch Falcone is feeling won't let…
By Santi Falcone
Days before Halloween, the price of cocoa, and therefore chocolate bars, is up. But Ebola isn't actually threatening the cocoa supply in West Africa, says commodities trader David Martin. Instead, the market is reacting to human fears, and for traders…
By David Martin
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In other news, four American soldiers were killed by roadside bombings in Iraq, making Tuesday the bloodiest day for U.S. troops there in more than two months. And four other Americans died in eastern Afghanistan.
Question: As the Dow continues to fall, I keep wondering where the money is going. Obviously, money is being pulled out of the stock market, even though we all are still buying and using products, and companies are still functioning.
Concerns over high oil prices continue as lawmakers struggle to find production solutions. Two energy consultants discuss the factors behind the ongoing price jumps and analyze the trajectory of fuel costs for the near future.
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