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Commodities Slump Defies Miners’ Cuts

Wall Street Journal - 11/26/2015 1:18:54 PM
For commodities, the first cuts weren’t the deepest. If anything, they have proved feeble. Prices for copper and zinc continued to fall after announced production cuts by miners. Glencore GLNCY-3.23 % in September said it would close two African copper ...

Myth: Stocks Are In Trouble When Commodities Tank

Seeking Alpha - 11/26/2015 3:24:46 AM
The argument seems rational; commodity prices are falling because demand is weak, which is a reflection of economic weakness. That may be true, but the price of any commodity is determined by supply and demand. Therefore, if there is a supply glut in a ...

RPT-COLUMN-Maximum pain for commodities. Are we there yet?: Russell

Reuters - 11/26/2015 11:53:00 AM
With the prices of many commodities at multi-year lows and the broad Bloomberg Commodity Index close to its weakest in more than 16 years, many commodity producers, investors and traders are becoming desperate for any positive signs. But any bottoming of ...

Mark Mobius – Consumption In China: From Commodities To Karaoke

Value Walk - 11/26/2015 8:32:34 AM
commodity prices. Crude oil’s price gyrations tend to get the most attention, but China’s share of global oil consumption is about 12%, which is significant but less than that of the United States. 1 One could argue that Chinese demand patterns likely ...

RUBBER-Tokyo futures prices after evening session- Nov 26

Yahoo Finance - 11/26/2015 3:20:36 PM
Following are prices for Tokyo rubber futures at the end of theTokyo market's evening session on Thursday. Contract Day Volume Evening Volume * Dec 157.4 59 156.2 3 * Jan 159.8 119 159.6 15 * Feb 162.5 103 161.0 38 * Mar 163.5 952 161.8 204 * Apr 164.2 ...

Rio Tinto hopeful on long-term commodity demand

Market Watch - 11/26/2015 5:47:56 AM
SYDNEY--Rio Tinto PLC foresees subdued commodity prices in the short term, but remains optimistic about long-term demand and continues to forecast 7% growth in China this year, the miner's copper and coal chief executive said on Thursday. "The boom times ...

ICE Futures Canada prices lower

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WINNIPEG - ICE Futures Canada closing prices: Canola: Jan. '16 $4.40 lower $463.20; March '16 $4.40 lower $470.00; May '16 $4.40 lower $475.30; July '16 $4.60 lower $479.60; Nov. '16 $4.30 lower $472.80; Jan. '17 $4.20 lower $472.90; March '17 $4.20 lower ...

Sime Darby hit by low commodity prices, Q1 profit down 34 pct - 11/26/2015 7:28:09 AM
KUALA LUMPUR: Sime Darby Bhd , the world’s largest palm oil planter by land size, said net profit for first-quarter ended September slid 34 percent, hit by weaker demand in its consumer business and low commodity prices. The company also warned its ...

Analysts abandon BHP as share price sinks below $19

Brisbane Times - 11/26/2015 9:54:18 PM
Mr Fagan also slashed the target price for BHP from $27 to $18. Mr Fagan said falling commodity prices and the likely costs associated with the dam disaster in Brazil have left a $10 billion shortfall in BHP's free cash flow against its dividend payout ...

Energy Transfer Partners Is ‘Commodity Price Hostage’

Barron's - 11/25/2015 1:12:56 PM
Midstream master limited partnership Energy Transfer Partners (ETP) recently told investors how much organic growth capital it could generate in 2016 — nearly $5 billion. That’s a lot of capital, but it didn’t inspire a whole lot of confidence.

Sebi may seek relief for commodity exchange warehouses

Economic Times - 11/26/2015 12:40:08 AM
... is planning to write to the government to exempt exchange warehouses from stock limits under the Essential Commodities Act once prices of these commodities stabilise. "We might request the government to exempt commodity exchange warehouses from stock ...

Falling prices are behind the bad year for farmers

Market Place - 11/25/2015 11:57:11 PM
It would be the biggest one-year drop in 32 years. The big reason: commodity prices are tumbling. “The decline in prices is broadly across the entire set of commodities,” said Jeffrey Hopkins, a USDA economist. Demand has fallen for a range of ...

Oil and Gold Prices Rise on Geopolitical Tension while Metals Recover

DailyFX - 11/25/2015 3:33:07 AM
Profit taking of US dollar before the Thanksgiving holidays and month-end flows led to lower USD. This provided additional support to commodity prices on top of macro and fundamental drivers. WTI oil price retreated from a 2-week high after API reported a ...

The Ins and Outs of Commodity Dividends

The Motley Fool - 11/25/2015 7:03:41 PM
And without that pricing power -- and like you said, we're much more subjected to commodity prices in energy and materials -- it makes it that much harder to get that routine day in, day out, increasing revenue, increasing profits, increasing dividends.

BHP’s Share Price Reach a 10 Year Low

Money Morning - 11/26/2015 5:40:47 AM
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