- The Dow Then and Now
After falling to a low near 6,500 in March 2009, the Dow Jones Industrial Average doubled to hit an all-time high in March 2013. This is the first time since October 2007, but investors have called it quits. A look at then and now suggests what may be driving this behavior.
- Where Oil Squeezes Through Straits and Canals
About half of the world’s total oil production is transported over water. Part of that journey includes tankers squeezing through narrow bodies of water called chokepoints. See our slideshow to learn more.
- 10 Surprising Uses of Commodities
Commodities play an important role in our everyday lives—our houses are made of many resources, such as lumber and aluminum, and are heated with coal or natural gas. Read further to discover surprising uses of commodities in our daily lives.
- Surprising Stats on the Internet and Emerging Markets
With rising wealth in emerging markets in recent years, people across the globe have quickly acquired a taste for mobile phone and Internet technology. See 10 surprising facts in this slideshow.
- The Other Half of Chindia
Many see India as a land of opportunity but the country must first overcome several hurdles before it’s judged on the same level with the likes of China. So we sent our research team to India to see what we could find.
- Finding Oil in Remote Locations
The world has plenty of oil, but many believe all of the world’s “easy oil” has been found. Some of the most promising oil reserves lie thousands of feet beneath the ocean floor or fused in sediment in the form of tar sands.
- Fascinating Facts About Global Energy
Coal, hydroelectric and oil are increasingly in high demand to meet the world’s growing appetite for power. Discover ten fascinating facts about worldwide consumption.