Iron Ore's Recovery Turns to Rust

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The iron-ore market is discovering why the archenemy of high commodity prices is, well, high commodity prices.

Eurozone Crisis Now Yields Windfall

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Away from Greece, the eurozone, and Germany in particular, is enjoying the benefit of ultra-low bond yields.

High on the Hogs for the Fourth

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Farmers are on track to produce a record amount of pork this year, with a wave of hogs processed this spring heralding cheaper ribs and sausages for the Independence Day holiday.

Jobs at a Crossroads: Hiring Up, Pay Flat

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The U.S. job market sits at a crossroads six years into a fitful economic expansion: Hiring is strong, but weak wage growth has failed to pull millions of would-be workers off the sidelines while prompting others to drop out of the labor force.

Europe's Crowning Glory Imperils Postwar Project

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The great project some hoped would eventually create a European superstate faces the biggest challenge of its history Sunday, when Greeks vote in a referendum that could decide whether they crash out of the eurozone.

Ends No Longer Meet in Puerto Rico

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Business leaders see the island’s debt crisis as a spur to cut government spending, but the dependency on an expansive welfare system is deep.

Lloyds Bank Retail Sale to Yield Political Dividends

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Government plans to sell Lloyds shares to the public will mean financial gains for a lucky few but political insurance for the bank.

Troubling Lessons in China's Crumbling Stock Market

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The bubble’s deflation shows China’s reputation for omnipotence in economic matters is hardly unassailable.

Noble Group Distracted by Bonfire of Its Equity

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Noble Group has been busy buying back its beleaguered stock. That risks weakening the more important fight: defending its credit.

Germany's K+S Rebuffs Potash Takeover

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German salt and fertilizer company K+S AG rejected a takeover approach worth $8.75 billion by rival Potash Corp. of Saskatchewan, saying the proposal undervalued the company.

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