Commodities - General News 03 (Jul 14 - Dec 18)

Re: Commodities - General News 03 (Jul 14 - Dec 18)

Postby behappyalways » Wed Mar 14, 2018 10:35 am

Rising Commodity Prices Hide Longer-Term Challenges
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Re: Commodities - General News 03 (Jul 14 - Dec 18)

Postby winston » Thu Mar 29, 2018 11:51 am

How to profit from this silent killer

by Justin Spittler

Oil is up 37% over the past year. Lumber is up 32%. Rice is up 27%. Soybeans are up 18%. Copper is up 14%. Palladium is up 19%.

I could go on and on. My point is that commodity prices are much higher than they were a year ago. If this trend doesn’t reverse, prices of everyday goods and services will start creeping higher… which means your paycheck won’t go as far.

The good news is that you can protect yourself from rising inflation by betting on higher commodity prices.

You can easily do this by buying the PowerShares DB Commodity Index Tracking Fund (DBC). This fund invests in a basket of commodities. It’s diversified. That makes it a relatively safe way to bet on inflation.


Source: Casey Daily Dispatch

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Re: Commodities - General News 03 (Jul 14 - Dec 18)

Postby winston » Fri Apr 20, 2018 10:04 am

What's behind the big commodities rally, and why it could be just getting started

After years of languishing under low market volatility and weak global growth, commodities are on the move higher.

One index is at a multi-year peak as prices rise in energy, gold and base metals.

Traders in the space see the rally continuing in the face of a trade war threat and as the market gets more comfortable with the global economic growth theme.

by Jeff Cox



"A rally so far [has been] led by energy and metals, the rallies in gold and silver are young while oil and copper have room to trend".

While he said a wider rally will depend on how agricultural commodities perform, a look at a broad index "suggests commodity markets are on the verge of signaling a secular bull trend."


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Re: Commodities - General News 03 (Jul 14 - Dec 18)

Postby winston » Fri Apr 27, 2018 8:21 am

Commodities Are Flashing a Once-in-a-Generation Buy Signal

1. WTI Testing $70 Resistance
2. Will We See $3,000 Aluminum?
3. China’s One Belt, One Road Still Needs Biblical Amounts of Materials
4. Gold Supply Concerns Highlight It's Rarity


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Re: Commodities - General News 03 (Jul 14 - Dec 18)

Postby behappyalways » Tue May 08, 2018 7:35 am

Vanilla price rise proves chilling for ice-cream makers
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Re: Commodities - General News 03 (Jul 14 - Dec 18)

Postby behappyalways » Thu Jun 14, 2018 11:01 am

Vanilla Is Nearly as Expensive as Silver. That Spells Trouble for Madagascar
http://time.com/5308143/vanilla-price-c ... adagascar/
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