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$A follows commodity prices lower

The Sydney Morning Herald - 12/23/2014 7:49:37 AM
The Australian dollar is lower, following falls in commodity prices and as the US dollar continues to gain strength. At 0700 AEDT on Tuesday, the local unit was trading at 81.36 US cents, down from 81.68 cents on Monday. Gold futures have hit one month ...

The Best Commodity Trade For 2015 - Oil Cash And Carry: Minimal Risk, Huge Potential

Seeking Alpha - 12/22/2014 6:17:45 AM
Understanding crude oil, or most commodity markets for that matter, requires an understanding of term structure. Term structure is the relationship of the price of nearby crude to the price of deferred crude oil. Two terms used by commodity traders ...

M&A Mining Deals Contingent On Revival Of Commodity Prices

bidnessetc.com - 12/22/2014 9:26:51 PM
Slumping commodity markets have aggravated problems for the struggling mining giants, and recent trends suggest that we might soon witness a rise in mergers and acquisition within the industry. The total value of mergers and acquisitions in mining fell to ...

ASX: Shares and commodities diverge

Guide 2 - 12/23/2014 11:17:12 AM
Australian investors face a conundrum today. The four day Santa Claus rally continued in US and European share markets overnight, but commodity prices tanked. The fact that USD strength contributed to the commodity sell off, and that futures for Hong Kong ...

Impact of lower commodity prices likely to be neutral

Live Mint & Wall Street Journal - 12/21/2014 6:43:23 PM
The fall in prices will prove a strong positive for global growth, said Credit Suisse in its report, The End of Expensive Oil. Here’s what it means for India. Fixed income Indian fixed income markets may be one of the biggest beneficiary of the ongoing ...

Brazil’s Real Climbs to One-Week High as Commodity Prices Gain

Bloomberg - 12/22/2014 1:05:46 PM
Brazil’s real rose along with Russia’s ruble and other emerging-market currencies as a gain in commodities offset reduced prospects for Latin America’s largest economy. The real advanced 0.5 percent to 2.6467 per dollar at 10:36 a.m. in Sao Paulo ...

Commodity Prices in 2014: What's Behind the Plunge? Hint: It's Not Just Oil

The Motley Fool - 12/14/2014 2:55:28 PM
Stock market investors have enjoyed a huge bull market ever since the end of the financial crisis, and it appears that stocks will once again post a winning year when 2014 comes to a close in a few weeks. For the commodities markets, however, it's been a ...

Australian dollar follows commodity prices lower

The Australian - 12/23/2014 7:49:37 AM
At 7am (AEDT), the local unit was trading at US81.36 cents, down from US81.68 cents yesterday. Gold futures have hit one month lows and copper prices fell after new figures showed that sales of previously owned homes in the US tumbled in November, raising ...

Which commodity producers will win the waiting game?

Yahoo Finance - 12/19/2014 2:13:45 PM
Can an award-winning movie explain falling commodity prices? (Part 9 of 9) (Continued from Part 8) Waiting game In its truest sense, driving through an oversupply situation in commodity markets is a waiting game. The commodity producers that can wait ...

2015 Commodity Demand Outlook is Better Than You Think

Daniels Trading - 12/22/2014 8:08:06 PM
cheaper food prices, and moderately cheaper industrial commodity prices are poised to lubricate the global economic machine. While market sentiment has probably not been completely repaired by the recent recovery in equities and the promise of a patient ...

Awareness Programme on De-Risking Price Exposures through Commodity Futures

Business Wire - 12/22/2014 5:49:07 AM
Multi Commodity Exchange of India Ltd (MCX) organised an awareness programme in association with the Forward Markets Commission and Shree Sharaf Soni Association, at Mahuva on Friday, December 19, 2014. It aimed at furthering the participation of market ...

Aswath Damodaran: Here's The Collateral Effects Of The Oil Price Shock

Benzinga - 12/22/2014 1:55:52 PM
In the last few weeks, financial markets have been rocked by the drop in oil prices, and in the process reminded us of three realities. The first is that for all the money that is spent on commodity price forecasting, there is very little that we have to ...

Are You a Dairy Producer or a Commodity Speculator?

Ag Web - 12/22/2014 7:39:28 PM
After working as a trader and a risk manager in commodities for the past 25 years ... Over the past year, I have written several articles about the price risk in these markets. The spread for dairy growers had gotten very profitable, with Class III ...

Should You Avoid Commodity Stocks in 2015?

The Motley Fool - 12/22/2014 2:24:30 PM
If the end of 2014 is any indication, 2015 is shaping up to be a more challenging year for the TSX thanks to commodity price weakness, including oil prices hitting a five-year low, coal prices dropping below their 10-year average, and base metal price ...

Emerging Markets 2014: How Russian Ruble Crisis, Tumbling Oil Prices Will Affect Bond Markets

International Business Times - 12/22/2014 11:54:11 AM
benefit from lower commodity prices, but that’s not happening, leading experts to ponder whether the global economy is on the cusp of deflationary pressures. “This is showing you there are grater forces at work. The global economy is really walking a ...