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Rising Commodity Prices may not Bury the Woes of Mining CEOs
chiefexecutive.net - 12/9/2016 2:17:40 PM
They may have cut thousands of workers, dramatically trimmed capital expenditure and optimized mineral production processes. But mining companies remain lumbered with too much debt and their CEOs still have their work cut out to regain investor trust ...
How Williams Companies Plans to Lower Its Commodity Price Exposure
Market Realist - 12/9/2016 2:07:31 AM
Many analysts believe that the earnings of midstream companies don’t have much direct commodity price exposure. Larger companies like Williams Companies (WMB) and Kinder Morgan (KMI) and smaller ones like Crestwood Equity Partners (CEQP) and EQT ...
Glencore Rosneft Deal Reopens Battle for Russian Commodities
bloomberg.com - 12/9/2016 3:57:53 PM
Glencore, meanwhile, was facing difficulties. Plunging commodity prices and investor concern over the company’s debt saw the stock collapse in 2015. Glasenberg was forced to ask shareholders for more funds to reduce debt. That worked: The share price ...
Commentary: Mineral Commodity Price Cycles: “Boom and Bust” in the long view
Elko Daily Free Press - 12/9/2016 4:59:19 AM
One common argument against pursuing mineral resource development as a means of promoting more broadly defined economic development and “sustainable development” in particular, is that mineral production is a “Boom and Bust” industry. In a previous ...
China's commodity trading crackdown has long-term consequences
Reuters - 12/7/2016 9:19:23 AM
LAUNCESTON, Australia Is there a longer-term cost to be paid by China for its ongoing efforts to curb what the authorities in Beijing see as unjustified price spikes in commodity prices on the country's futures exchanges? Certainly it is becoming clear ...
World commodity prices in 2016
tutor2u.net - 12/9/2016 6:32:23 AM
Over the last year there have been significant increases in the prices of globally traded commodities. If you are thinking of a quick revision thought experiment, work through the list and - using aggregate demand and supply analysis - consider how these ...
What has gone wrong with oil prices, debt, and GDP growth?
ourfiniteworld.com - 12/7/2016 8:46:35 PM
(6) Growing debt tends to raise commodity prices and encourage commodity production, while falling debt levels tend to lower commodity prices. If an individual obtains a loan, he or she can buy a home, a car, or other high-priced object, such as a boat.
Copper Prices Fail to Make New Highs
Yahoo Finance - 12/9/2016 4:26:31 PM
While today’s upswing in price has brought the commodity back into positive territory for the week, the commodity is still considered to be technically consolidating on the daily chart. So far Copper prices have not exceed last week’s high of 2.7354.
Daily Pain - Macro And Commodity Thoughts
Seeking Alpha - 12/9/2016 12:23:08 PM
Despite the expectation that the Fed will raise rates, oil prices and other commodities have stayed resilient. This is bullish to me. In addition, Italy voted strongly against the establishment, but the Euro rallied. That's something to also look out for.
UPDATE 1-China Nov producer prices rise at fastest pace in 5 years as commodities climb
Reuters - 12/9/2016 2:00:22 AM
The producer price index (PPI) rose 3.3 percent last month from a year earlier, a pace not seen since late 2011 and well above expectations, the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) said on Friday. On a monthly basis, producer prices rose 2.1 percent.
The effect of low commodity prices on crop insurance
Sterling Journal-Advocate - 12/3/2016 7:00:58 AM
In my previous two articles, I addressed the effect of low commodity prices on Title 1 Farm Bill programs specifically Agriculture Risk Coverage — County (ARC-CO) and Price Loss Coverage (PLC). Title 11 crop insurance programs are considered to work hand ...
China's Producer Price Inflation Highest Since 2011; CPI Inflation Tops Forecast
Realtime Business News - 12/9/2016 1:31:44 AM
China's factory gate inflation increased to a more than five-year high in November on higher commodity prices and consumer price inflation exceeded expectations due to rising food costs. Producer price inflation accelerated notably to 3.3 percent in ...
China economy reflating as producer prices rise at fastest pace in five years
Reuters - 12/9/2016 5:42:16 AM
China's producer prices rose in September for the first time in nearly five years thanks to a rebound in commodity prices. A construction boom led by higher government spending and a blistering housing market rally have boosted prices for materials from ...
How manufacturers can respond to fluctuating cocoa prices
Food Dive - 12/9/2016 3:22:05 PM
Lower commodity prices often at least temporarily boosts profits for companies. But consumers often fight back against price adjustments, as Smucker learned when it raised prices for some of its coffee brands after coffee bean prices soared due to ...
China’s Nov producer prices rise at fastest pace in 5 years
Gulf Times - 12/9/2016 8:22:44 PM
China’s producer prices rose in September for the first time in nearly five years thanks to a rebound in commodity prices. A construction boom led by higher government spending and a blistering housing market rally have boosted prices for materials from ...
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