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Commodity Price Volatility: What Should Users Do?

Forbes - 7/23/2014 10:29:35 AM
What can you do in your business about commodity price volatility? I’ve written recently: Commodity Prices: Basics for Businesses That Buy, Sell or Use Basic Materials Commodities Prices: Why Do They Shoot Up And Then Collapse? Commodity Price Volatility ...

Goldman Forecasts Lower Commodity Prices as Cycle Ends

Bloomberg - 7/16/2014 8:57:41 AM
Commodities from iron ore to copper and Brent crude will drop over the next five years as global supplies climb, according to Goldman Sachs Group Inc., which highlighted oil’s recent losses as a sign of increased output. There will be substantial ...

Local Commodity Prices

Vincennes Sun Commercial - 7/29/2014 3:27:18 AM
The following are the closing prices for Monday, July 28. Commodity July Sept Oct/Nov Jan. 15 1 Activate Online Access for Current Subscribers Activate your free online subscription for active subscribers. Please note, in ...

Gas, Other Commodity Prices Rise amid Inflationary Pressures

southerndailypress.com - 7/27/2014 8:18:59 PM
Consumer prices in the United States were up in the month of June, with gasoline prices increasing most notably, but nonetheless remained congruent with the underlying variable of inflation buildup. Statistics from the Labor Department released Tuesday ...

Long Commodities, Short Contango via Commodity Currencies

Investors Business Daily - 7/22/2014 4:35:51 PM
On the back of a resurgence in Chinese economic data and rising geopolitical risk in Eastern Europe and the Middle East, increases in global commodity prices have reinvigorated investor interest in allocating to commodity-based investment strategies.

Anadarko Earnings Preview: Higher Commodity Prices, U.S. Onshore Growth To Lift Earnings

Trefis - 7/28/2014 1:44:06 PM
One of the largest independent oil and gas exploration and production companies in the U.S., Anadarko Corp. (NYSE:APC), is set to announce its 2014 second quarter earnings after markets close on July 29. We expect the company’s earnings to receive a ...

Commodity prices close mixed

Vibe Ghana - 7/19/2014 4:53:43 PM
Prices of most commodities are on the rise while others remain stable, the GNA survey in some major markets in Accra has shown. The survey in markets in Tamale and Accra on Friday revealed that most commodity prices were up because of the hike in transport ...

Slackness in agri-commodity prices likely to be short term

Opalesque Hedge Fund News - 7/28/2014 3:14:10 AM
Agri-commodity counters are witnessing volatility due to the revival of monsoons in the second half of July. While this could be a short-term phenomenon, in the medium to long-term agri-commodity prices are still looking bullish. Between June 1 and July 15 ...

Lower Commodity Prices and Shipments Weigh on Cliffs’ Q2 Results

Trefis - 7/25/2014 2:37:45 PM
Cliffs Natural Resources (NYSE:CLF) released its second quarter earnings on July 23 and conducted a conference call with analysts on July 24. The company’s results were negatively impacted by lower realized iron ore and coal prices, as well as lower ...

Hershey increases prices as commodity costs rise

Reuters - 7/15/2014 4:37:00 PM
(Reuters) - Hershey Co, the No. 1 candy producer in the United States, said it would increase prices of its instant consumable, multi-pack, packaged candy and grocery lines by about 8 percent to tackle rising commodity costs. The maker of Reese's, Kit Kat ...

Commodity Price Volatility: What Should Producers Do About It?

Forbes - 7/14/2014 10:54:35 AM
What can you do in your business about commodity price volatility? I’ve written recently about Commodity Prices: Basics for Businesses That Buy, Sell or Use Basic Materials and Commodities Prices: Why Do They Shoot Up And Then Collapse? . If commodities ...

Will crashing commodities crash the stock market?

GoldSeek - 7/28/2014 7:06:13 PM
There are some analysts out there who maintain that the precipitous decline in commodity prices this year bodes ill for the stock market. Witness for example the dramatic drop in the price of corn. Below is a chart of the Teucrium Corn Fund (CORN), a proxy ...

Australian Market Declines On Lower Commodity Prices

NASDAQ - 7/25/2014 2:20:27 AM
(RTTNews.com) - The Australian stock market is trading slightly lower on Friday, with investors treading cautiously following a drop in commodity prices and reports about a likely strike in iron ore terminals. Mining, energy, consumer staples and property ...

Commodity price hikes in Juba have been exacerbated by the looming Muslim Eid holiday, local traders and shoppers say

worldbulletin.net - 7/28/2014 7:24:42 AM
Prices of commercial goods have significantly risen in South Sudanese capital Juba ahead of the Muslim Eid al-Fitr holiday. “The Central Bank hasn’t provided dollars for traders in the past three months which reduced the supply of goods,” Ahmed ...