Here's a quick rundown from the world of business and economics this morning: the things you need to know, and some you'll just want to know.
Among many investors and the environmentally aware, coal is viewed as relic, soon be excised from the energy markets. Maybe. But for now, it has a bright, profitable future.
Starting this week, the Post Office will deliver packages to Amazon Prime members on Sundays in select cities, a deal that should boost the retailer and the struggling USPS.
A bitter legal battle between Gina Rinehart and her children over control of the family trust could lead to a power shift at mining giant Hancock Prospecting.
The proposed Pebble Mine in Alaska could hold more than $300 billion worth of copper, gold and molybdenum. So why are companies running away from the chance to develop it?
The government shutdown looks to be bad news for everyone -- everyone, that is, except for the gold investors who thrive on uncertainty.
U.S. and E.U. authorities really want to know how Israeli billionaire Beny Steinmetz turned a $160 million investment in a Guinean iron mine into $5 billion in just two years.
GM takes on Tesla, and this could be a big day for the struggling video game industry. Those items and more are what's in the Market Minute for Tuesday.
Bill Gates owns a $650 million stake in Caterpillar, and why he's buying more.
Gold prices eased Monday on expectations the Federal Reserve will press on with some tapering of monetary stimulus in the near future.
As investors shun risk assets such as emerging market equities and currencies, gold is quietly gaining traction, clawing its way back up to around $1,400.
After posting a loss in the latest quarter, U.S. Steel shakes up its executive suite.