China’s stock markets continued their decline overnight with the Shanghai SE Composite falling another 4.64% and down of 32% since June 12. Markets have begun seizing up as sellers overwhelm the system.
Some of the top U.S. hedge fund investors and activists, including Jana Partners LLC, took new positions or raised their equity stakes in fast food chain McDonald's Corp during the first quarter, according to regulatory filings on Friday.
The grass in Melvin Korte’s 280 acres of pasture in northern Missouri is dead, burnt away in the worst drought in the Corn Belt in more than a half-century. Now he’s doing all he can to keep his herd of 63 cattle alive.
The first time mad cow disease appeared in the U.S., beef exports plunged 82%. More than eight years later, the discovery of an infected dairy cow in California may do little to prevent shipments from surging to a record for a second straight year.