___ US companies increasingly fish for growth overseas SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Major U.S. companies are starting to reap their most rapid growth in fertile lands of opportunity far from home.
Grain futures were mixed Monday in early trading on the Chicago Board of Trade.
Asian stock markets were mostly higher Monday, shrugging off jitters about stiffer Western sanctions against Russia, after China reported strong corporate profits.
Gold prices are settling higher as unrest in Ukraine and the Middle East draws traders into their hiding spots.
Grain futures were mosly higher Friday on the Chicago Board of Trade.
Grain futures were mixed Friday in early trading on the Chicago Board of Trade.
The price of oil slipped below $102 a barrel on Friday, falling for a second day after spiking on lower U.S. inventories and tensions in the Ukraine and the Middle East.