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Vincennes Sun Commercial - 10/21/2014 3:42:12 AM
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Commodity prices to soften further through 2015, says World Bank [Infographic]

Arabian Gazette - 10/18/2014 6:59:02 AM
Prices of most commodities, particularly oil, are expected to remain weak for the remainder of this year and through much of 2015, says the World Bank’s recently released Commodity Markets Outlook report. Growing concern over a slowdown in the Euro Area ...

Declines in commodity prices likely to continue through 2015, says WB report

blackseagrain.net - 10/20/2014 7:32:27 AM
Prices of most commodities, particularly oil, are expected to remain weak for the remainder of this year and through much of 2015, says the World Bank’s latest issue of Commodity Markets Outlook. Growing concern over a slowdown in the Euro Area and ...

Citi buys Deutsche commodities trading book in expansion push

Reuters - 10/20/2014 1:51:51 PM
Deutsche will continue to trade financial derivatives linked to commodities prices, as well as retaining its precious metals trading business. The Federal Reserve has been examining the role of banks in physical commodities dealing amid concern over the ...

Low Commodity Prices Create Buying Opportunities In The Agricultural Sector

Seeking Alpha - 10/16/2014 3:15:20 PM
The well known rationale for an investment in the agricultural sector is that it is expected to see sustainable growth for the next decades driven by three megatrends: population growth, emerging middle classes, and bio fuels. The arable land is limited ...

Commodities as Retirement Investments

Wall Street Sector Selector - 10/20/2014 1:59:00 PM
Many investors keep commodities out of their retirement accounts, while others see them as a good idea. As gold prices were taking a long, hard fall, I overheard someone discussing how gold was a dumb idea for one’s retirement account. The key ...

Grand Central: Commodity Price Drop Gives Fed Additional Breathing Room

The Wall Street Journal - 10/15/2014 11:20:18 AM
Federal Reserve officials have an additional reason to be patient about raising short-term interest rates: Downward pressure on commodities prices. Nymex crude oil futures prices dropped $3.90 per barrel Tuesday to $81.84, the lowest level since June 2012.

Natural-Gas Prices Fall Even With Chill Nearing

Wall Street Journal - 10/19/2014 7:50:57 PM
At Invesco, Mr. Roberts plans to scout for bargains in the weeks ahead, expecting to find healthy companies that have taken a short-term hit to their values as their commodity prices fall. “We think there’s an opportunity here to add some of the higher ...

Why are commodity prices falling?

Opalesque Hedge Fund News - 10/20/2014 1:34:33 AM
Abundant supplies and a slowed global economy, especially in China, led to a considerable decline in commodity prices. Moreover, the strong dollar and fiscal stimulus withdrawal in the U.S., sanctions against and by Russia, as well as an increase in oil ...

Which Asian Stocks To Benefit From Falling Commodity Prices

Barron's - 10/20/2014 1:34:33 AM
WTI crude oil rose to $83.14 in recent trading on Monday, recovering from last week’s low of $81. But commodities, especially oil, may be in a structural decline. In the case of oil, slowing demand from China of course contributes to the decline, but ...

Reform of fuel subsidy program amid fall in global oil prices is credit positive: Moody's

India Infoline Ltd - 10/21/2014 3:20:44 AM
These steps are credit positive because they allow the Indian market to adjust to global commodity price trends and reduce the exposure of government finances to those trends. The stable outlook on India's Baa3 sovereign rating is based on our expectation ...

Is the global commodity supercycle over?

Live Mint - 10/16/2014 6:42:55 PM
Petrol prices paid by motorists were cut in September. One reason the Indian financial markets have held up better in the ongoing emerging markets sell-off is that India is a commodity importer that gains from a decline in prices. There is also greater ...

Lower oil prices are the "equivalent of a tax cut" for consumers?

Yahoo Finance - 10/20/2014 7:13:58 PM
The astounding slide in crude-oil prices has put the commodity in a bear market. West Texas Intermediate has tumbled almost 9 percent this month alone as production ramped up in the U.S. Domestic crude output has reached 8.95 million barrels a day- the ...

Low crude oil and other commodity prices globally to bring respite to Narendra Modi government

The Economic Times - 10/18/2014 6:44:43 AM
Global commodities have tumbled in recent months, ending an extended bull run that had hurt India by widening the current account and fiscal deficits, besides raising subsidies and weakening the rupee. All this is now reversing. Petrol prices are at a 16 ...

Concerns about possible deflationary spiral as commodity prices continue to slide

Mining Weekly - 10/17/2014 5:55:48 AM
In a global economy witnessing passive consumer inflation, sluggish wage growth and falling commodity prices, some market observers have voiced their concern about the potential for deflation in developed markets. Last month, gold dipped below $1 200/oz ...