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Commodity Prices Greatest Challenge Facing Farmers

AgWired - 3/27/2015 11:59:02 PM
A new poll of farm credit leaders says commodity prices are the greatest challenge facing farmers in 2015. This news release from AgriBank says weather and the Farm Bill are also near the top of the list of challenging issues for ag producers. More than 61 ...

Expect gold prices trade lower: Angel

Money Control - 3/27/2015 1:00:28 PM
Spot gold prices rose by 0.73 percent on Thursday to close at $1204/oz. Prices rose for consecutive seventh session in a row after hitting a 3-1/2- week high, after a knee-jerk reaction to escalating tensions in the Middle East knocked stocks and drove ...

Thraen: Dairy commodity and milk price outlook for April – June 2015

DairyHerd Network - 3/27/2015 11:13:06 AM
It will come as no surprise that dairy commodity prices have made a significant retreat from the historic highs reached in 2014. Those commodity prices used to determine the farm gate price for milk to U.S. producers have declined as follows: nonfat and ...

Beverage Giants Face Higher Commodity Prices, Pressuring An Already Declining Orange Juice Market

Forbes - 3/27/2015 12:39:00 PM
Both The Coca-Cola Company and PepsiCo are facing headwinds in their core business of carbonated soft drinks, which continues to struggle in mature markets and also in recently more volatile developing economies. This is mainly due to growing health and ...

The Recovery In Uranium Prices Has Been Delayed – Commodities Guru Rick Rule

Guru Focus - 3/27/2015 10:04:30 PM
Rick, since many commodities are at or near their lows since the resource bear market began, is it time to re-examine any of our premises? Yes. The one that comes to mind is uranium. It really is a function of the interconnectedness we see in all aspects ...

Local Commodity Prices

Vincennes Sun Commercial - 3/28/2015 4:09:34 AM
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Commodity Prices And The Dollar: Why The Dollar Could Mean An Ugly Year For Certain Raw Material Prices

Seeking Alpha - 3/16/2015 6:25:30 AM
The path and trajectory of the U.S. dollar has been nothing short of amazing. In May 2014, just ten short months ago, the dollar index bottomed at 78.93. Since then the dollar move has been one-way. The active month March dollar index futures contract ...

What Do Changes in Heating Oil Prices Mean?

Yahoo Finance - 3/27/2015 10:04:30 PM
This is $570 lower than last winter. Take a look at Market Realist’s analysis of recent commodity prices and their effects on energy companies by checking out our Energy and Power page. Browse this series on Market Realist:

How Did Prices Fare Following Other Golden Eras in Agriculture?

Agriculture - 3/25/2015 12:27:03 PM
What are crop prices going to look like over the next five years? That is the question on farmers’ minds as they make their election between two commodity programs, Price Loss Coverage (PLC) and Agricultural Risk Coverage (ARC). Prices over that period ...

Weekly commodity wrap-up

Telegraph Herald - 3/27/2015 11:56:03 AM
Low prices and fear about smaller supply from Florida due to ... Opinions are solely the writers’. Walt & Alex Breitinger are commodity futures brokers with Paragon Investments in Silver Lake, KS. They can be reached at (800) 411-3888 or ...

Higher Commodity Prices Could Pressure An Already Declining Orange Juice Market

Trefis - 3/26/2015 3:53:27 PM
Both The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO) and PepsiCo (NYSE:PEP) are facing headwinds in their core business of carbonated soft drinks (CSD), which continues to struggle in mature markets and also in recently more volatile developing economies. This is mainly ...

Falling commodities extend TSX losing streak

The Star - 3/28/2015 5:35:28 AM
The Toronto stock market extended its losing streak to a third consecutive session Friday as all three of its most heavily weighted sectors fell amid declining commodity prices. The S&P/TSX composite index was down 57.38 at 14,812.42 after an almost 60 ...

Ibovespa Futures Fall as Commodity Decline Damps Export Outlook

Bloomberg - 3/27/2015 1:14:47 PM
(Bloomberg) -- Ibovespa futures dropped as lower commodity prices dimmed the outlook for Brazilian raw-material exporters including Vale SA. Petroleo Brasileiro SA, the state-controlled oil producer known as Petrobras, may move after naming Luciano ...

Canadian Stocks Are Falling On Commodity Weakness -- Canadian Commentary

Realtime Business News - 3/27/2015 11:05:56 AM
Nearly every sector of the market is trading in the red this morning. The largest decliners are the mining and energy stocks, due to weakness in commodity prices. Markets in Europe are turning in a mixed performance at the end of the trading week.

Commodity ETFs May Have More Room To Fall

ETF Trends Setting The Pace - 3/26/2015 1:41:37 AM
time is running out for China to support commodity prices in 2015,” Morgan Stanley analysts wrote in a note. “Instead of delivering its reliable first-quarter seasonal expansion in trade, China’s metal processing industry remains dormant.”