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The Economist online - 10/24/2014 1:44:07 AM
The Economist’s commodity-price index has fallen by 7.6% in the past year and is now a third below its peak in 2011. The World Bank expects most commodity prices to continue falling into 2015 as increasing supplies coincide with weaker economic growth ...

Falling Commodity Prices Lift India’s Economy

Wall Street Journal - 10/22/2014 7:44:24 AM
HONG KONG—The slump in global commodity prices, especially for energy, is proving a boon to India. The country’s economy is one of the world’s most sensitive to energy prices because India is a heavy importer of fuel. Growth in Indian gross domestic ...

Sky high prices of commodities add to woes of Chhath devotees - 10/25/2014 7:58:09 PM
Jamshedpur: Sky high prices of fruits and vegetables in the city are playing spoil sports during the Chhath puja. Consumption of selected fruits and vegetables are an integral part of the celebrations however, the prices have forced people to loosen their ...

5 Sneaky Ways Commodity Price Plunge Upends Your Startup

Inc. - 10/19/2014 9:09:41 PM
The plunge in commodity prices since the summer is great news for people who drive cars, but what does it mean for your startup? BloombergBusinessweek reports that the drop in the price of gasoline--if it continues for the rest of 2014--will give drivers ...

Local Commodity Prices

Vincennes Sun Commercial - 10/25/2014 3:37:28 AM
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Grand Central: Commodity Price Drop Gives Fed Additional Breathing Room

The Wall Street Journal - 10/15/2014 12:10:24 PM
Federal Reserve officials have an additional reason to be patient about raising short-term interest rates: Downward pressure on commodities prices. Nymex crude oil futures prices dropped $3.90 per barrel Tuesday to $81.84, the lowest level since June 2012.

India Diesel price decontrol to cut agri commodity price by 5%

Commodity Online - 10/22/2014 3:33:52 AM
NEW DELHI(Commodity Online): The India government's diesel price decontrol move is likely to result in a dip in the prices of agri commodities as transportation costs have come down. At least five percent fall can be expected in the prices of agri commodities.

Commodities mixed on global growth outlook

MSN - 10/26/2014 8:22:36 AM
Raw material prices endured a mixed week as investors tracked the outlook for global economic growth and the Ebola virus outbreak. Oil prices headed back towards multi-month low points in volatile trading, pressured by a crude oversupply and weak demand ...

Commodity prices to soften further through 2015, says World Bank [Infographic]

Arabian Gazette - 10/18/2014 6:59:02 AM
Prices of most commodities, particularly oil, are expected to remain weak for the remainder of this year and through much of 2015, says the World Bank’s recently released Commodity Markets Outlook report. Growing concern over a slowdown in the Euro Area ...

We’ve Seen a Very Sharp Drop in Commodity Prices: Meyer

Businessweek - 10/23/2014 10:42:10 AM
Oct. 23 (Bloomberg) -- Bank of America Merrill Lynch Senior U.S. Economist Michelle Meyer discusses the risk of inflation, U.S. labor market and declining commodity prices on “Bloomberg Surveillance.” (Source: Bloomberg)

‘Prices’ of 27,000 commodities fixed

Arab Times - 10/23/2014 8:43:28 PM
KUWAIT CITY, March 3: Chairperson of the Prices Committee at Kuwait Union of Cooperative Societies Adel Al-Hassan said the committee has fixed the prices of some 27,000 commodities in the cooperative societies since early 2010 to ensure availability of the ...

MetalMiner’s 1-Year Commodity Sectors Review: Don’t Expect Big Gains

Metal Miner - 10/22/2014 4:52:36 AM
some commodities are performing better than others. Don’t miss this free download of our Monthly MMI ® Report, covering price trends in 10 metals markets. In this post, we’ll breakdown commodities into 5 sectors and see how they have performed since ...

Commodities: A partial pump primer

Opalesque Hedge Fund News - 10/24/2014 1:29:48 AM
Few economic forces are more important than commodity prices. When they rise they transfer riches and power from consumers to producers; when they fall, it is as near as anything in economics to a free lunch for consumers. With so much at stake ...

If global oil prices continue to drop Inflation seen to decline - 10/26/2014 6:20:55 AM
The price of Dubai crude, a benchmark for oil trading in Asia, declined to an average $87.99 per barrel on Oct. 1 to 22 from an average $96.59 per barrel in September. “Expect global commodity prices to remain muted in the fourth quarter, as concerns on ...