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Resource Resilience: How to Break the Commodities Cycle

World Politics Review - 5/25/2015 11:53:29 PM
The past year has seen dramatic declines in the prices of global commodities. Between June 2014 and the beginning of this year, crude oil prices fell by 50 percent to around $50 a barrel. Similarly, mineral prices have seen a drastic fall since the peak of ...

DPM Hedges ~75% of Its Commodity Price Exposure for 2015

Yahoo Finance - 5/26/2015 10:04:56 PM
DCP Midstream 1Q15 Earnings: Distribution Should Stay Flat in 2015 (Continued from Prior Part) Fee-based versus non fee-based contracts Master limited partnerships (or MLPs) with exposure to commodity prices should have a robust risk management in place.

The Dollar And Commodities: Which Is The Leader?

Seeking Alpha - 5/27/2015 6:26:00 AM
The U.S. dollar and commodity prices have a well-established inverse correlation over time. As the world's reserve currency, the dollar is the pricing mechanism for most raw materials. The rally in the greenback, which started from lows in May 2014 at 78 ...

3 Safe Investments in Commodities

The Motley Fool - 5/23/2015 2:58:59 PM
Commodity prices can be very volatile and change without notice. In the past year alone the key commodities of oil, natural gas, iron ore, silver, and gold have all dropped by double-digits at some point in the year. Looking out even farther all of these ...

Commodity price rally unlikely to last, analysts warn

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A Beginner’s Guide to Commodity Markets

FX Empire - 5/27/2015 12:09:36 PM
the impact of major commodities such as oil has had a significant impact around the world. While we’re in a period of depressed oil prices today, events such as the oil embargo by OPEC in the 1970s have had a huge impact on Western economies. Rising ...

Goldman Sticks to Commodity Bear Call as Copper Vulnerable

Bloomberg - 5/25/2015 5:48:25 PM
Oil in New York will fall to $45 a barrel by October while the dollar continues its rise, pushing commodities prices lower as production costs slide. “We see downside pressures on commodity prices re-emerging,” the analysts wrote in the report dated ...

Fonterra Cooperative Group cuts Kiwi milk price amid dairy supply glut

Sydney Morning Herald - 5/28/2015 12:05:26 AM
New Zealand dairy giant Fonterra has cut the price it expects to pay its Kiwi farmers for milk for the second time in two months as persistent oversupply of dairy products weighs on commodity prices. Fonterra, the world's biggest dairy exporter and the ...

A Spring Rally in Commodity Prices is Underway: Scotiabank's Patricia Mohr

Stockhouse - 5/27/2015 5:57:22 AM
TORONTO, ON--(Marketwired - May 26, 2015) - Scotiabank's Commodity Price Index increased by 1.7% month-over-month (m/m) in April and will likely advance further in May alongside a rebound in oil and stronger base metal prices. Nevertheless, the All Items ...

TSX Ends Lower As Commodity Prices Slide -- Canadian Commentary

NASDAQ - 5/26/2015 5:29:56 AM
( - Canadian stocks dropped to end sharply lower for a third session on Tuesday, tracking declining equity markets, with weakness in commodity prices pulling down gold, mining, and energy stocks, with almost all sectors of the main index ending ...

TSX retreats as greenback rally pressures commodity prices

Business Recorder - 5/26/2015 8:10:24 PM
TORONTO: Canada's main stock index stumbled on Tuesday, with gold mining and energy stocks bruised by slumping gold and crude prices following a U.S. data-driven rally in the greenback. After a lackluster first quarter, the U.S. economy was showing signs ...

Analysts Raise Expectations for Economic Growth in Sub-Saharan Africa, Though Commodity Prices Pose Threat For Future

International Business Times - 5/26/2015 1:00:54 PM
Africa is poised to grow faster than the rest of the world even after a year of medical crises, increased terrorist attacks and rising political tension. The continent will shake off the effects of the Ebola virus in West Africa and of the Boko Haram ...

Dollar rise hits commodity prices

Opalesque Hedge Fund News - 5/26/2015 11:52:18 PM
Commodity prices felt the impact of a jump in the dollar to a four-week high, with oil, gold and wheat prices leading the decline. ICE July Brent, the international oil marker, fell more than 2.5 per cent to a low for the month below $64 a barrel.

Turn out the lights as commodity spending boom ends

The Age - 5/27/2015 4:02:50 AM
Producers are wary over new investments amid the commodity price rout and uncertainty over demand growth for coal to iron ore, said Daniel Morgan, a Sydney-based analyst at UBS. A slate of $US200 billion ($258 billion) worth of liquefied natural gas ...

Local Commodity Prices

Vincennes Sun Commercial - 5/27/2015 4:10:00 AM
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