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Commodity prices: to rue or not to rue

Business Recorder - 6/27/2016 11:52:44 PM
Earlier in this column, we questioned Pakistani governments insistent that exports had been falling due to global commodity prices. The argument is not compelling enough. Lets examine this a little in depth. First, global commodity prices have in fact been ...

Lower commodity prices expected due to weak global growth

New Era - 6/28/2016 10:01:11 AM
Weaker global growth, particularly by emerging markets, could lead to even lower commodity prices and as such could compromise the entire world’s growth and trade outlook. This is according to a presentation by South Africa during the recent Southern ...

Low commodity prices affect Iowa farmland values

thegazette.com - 6/27/2016 8:10:50 PM
The drop in corn and soybean prices has caused land values to continue to soften in Iowa and other Midwestern states. The average sale price of an acre of high quality Iowa farmland fell $500 from $11,000 in June 2015 to $10,500 in June 2016, according to ...

Forget Oil, This Commodity is Poised to Rally Long Term

The Motley Fool - 6/26/2016 4:01:29 PM
Too much supply and too little demand leads to falling prices. But this dynamic affects all commodities, so it's an important lesson. So why look at uranium? The answer is nuclear power, a source of energy that gets a bad rap because of a small number of ...

Construction Labor Costs Outpace Commodities Price Slump

investing.com - 6/28/2016 8:35:17 AM
Falling global demand for commodities has led to steep declines in their prices, but savings are being offset by higher demand and wages for a dwindling pool of skilled construction laborers in the U.S. Worker shortages have continued to drive up labor ...

Potash price surge could lead to higher food costs for billions

Commodity Online - 6/28/2016 12:45:50 PM
Potash Ridge, which is one of the fastest-growing juniors on the posh potash scene, says SOP “continues to be one of the best performing commodities across all sectors, which realized prices in North America exceeding US$880 per ton in the fourth quarter ...

Kraft, Mondelez must face wheat price-rigging lawsuit: U.S. judge

Philadelphia Daily News - 6/28/2016 1:21:37 PM
(Reuters) - A federal judge in Chicago on Monday refused to dismiss a lawsuit in which wheat futures and options traders accused Kraft Heinz Co and Mondelez International Inc of illegally manipulating the grain's price at their expense. U.S. District Judge ...

Cotton prices to trade sideways to higher,: Angel Commodities

Money Control - 6/28/2016 7:02:14 AM
According to Angel Commodities ,We expect cotton prices may trade sideways to higher on dwindling cotton supplies coupled with higher demand from domestic textile units may keep prices supported.

Brexit fallout, global commodity markets may remain volatile

Financial Express - 6/28/2016 8:56:46 AM
The recovery in the commodity prices, which was seen in recent months, got badly hit due to Brexit. Wild moves were witnessed in almost all the commodities. Market participants ran for safe haven buying and thus bullion counter saw a magical upside in the ...

Brexit drops Iowa stocks, commodity prices

Des Moines Register - 6/24/2016 5:58:23 PM
Financial markets were rocked Friday by the news that Britain had voted to leave the European Union, with Iowa stocks and corn and soybean prices dropping in value. Both the Dow Jones Industrial Average and S&P 500 ended the day losing more than 3 ...

Wholesale price index will see positive growth in FY17: CMIE

m.moneycontrol.com - 6/28/2016 9:03:55 AM
Prices of goods in general, he says, are rising. This may be due to an increase in economic activity in some sectors. Agricultural commodity prices will not drop, he says. Rather, prices may increase following a delayed monsoon. Below is the transcript of ...

Gold Miners Will Benefit From Rising Gold And Flat Commodities

Seeking Alpha - 6/26/2016 12:12:25 PM
The Brexit vote sparked a sharp rise in the gold price and precious metals, but other commodity prices fell. Both trends are in line with expectations of a stagnant global economy or a recession. Very long-term charts show that in fact the trend of gold ...

Gold Prices May Correct Lower as Brexit News-Flow Slows

Yahoo Finance - 6/28/2016 2:51:42 AM
Crude oil continues to sink on Brexit-linked risk aversion Technical positioning hints gold prices may correct lower Commodities may retrace amid pause in UK/EU narrative Follow-through on Brexit-inspired volatility continued to play out in the commodity ...

Cheniere Energy’s Commodity Price Exposure: Key for Investors?

Market Realist - 6/24/2016 1:23:23 AM
The earnings of midstream companies don’t have much direct commodity price exposure. These companies include larger ones such as Energy Transfer Partners (ETP) and Cheniere Energy (LNG) and smaller ones such as EQT Midstream Partners (EQM) and Antero ...

Crude oil futures climb Rs 72 per barrel

Economic Times - 6/28/2016 12:17:12 PM
Analysts said a rebound in oil prices in Asia today on bargain hunting helped recovery in crude futures here, but tremors from Britain's shock vote last week to leave the European Union continue to weigh on sentiment. Financial markets are still reeling ...