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Why Are Commodity Prices Falling?

By Jeffrey Frankel
Project Syndicate

Oil prices have plummeted 40% since June – good news for oil-importing countries, but bad news for Russia, Venezuela, Nigeria, and other oil exporters. 247 more words


Demand and supply at work - the Western Australian iron ore market

Yesterday I wrote about the fall in oil prices and how they have been affected by geopolitical factors that have led to it being rather convenient for the Western conception of international relations. 525 more words


December Correction - Holiday Season is Here!!

What would you call an ideal holiday season? An ideal holiday season will have good quality, highly desired goods at deep discounts or at prices where you get more bang for your hard-earned buck. 254 more words


Oil prices impacting Kansas industry

GARDEN CITY, Kansas– On Wednesday crude oil was trading at about $60 a barrel, and with cheap oil comes cheap input costs on the farm. 283 more words


Will falling commodity prices cause deflation?

Some readers expressed concern about falling commodity prices, especially crude oil, and whether this will cause global deflation. This confuses the cause with the symptom. 533 more words

US & Canada

1 Dec 2014 (AFR) - ‘Better six months’ ahead for global economy - Outlook for investment rosy in 2015, says Creidt Suisse

(1 Dec 2014, AFR, p27, Mark Mulligan)

‘Commodity prices are close to bottoming out, Europe is on the mend, China will avoid a hard landing and global demand will pick up, according to an upbeat assessment from a highly-placed analyst at global investment bank Credit Suisse. 49 more words

1.Market Observations

Bumper Crop Driving Commodity Prices Down, UAV Market Can Capitialize

WUWM, Milwaukee Wisconsin’s NPR station published a NPR story on the bumper crop of the US harvest for the 2014 season has driven commodity prices down.  230 more words