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Goldman Forecasts Lower Commodity Prices as Cycle Ends

Bloomberg - 7/16/2014 3:57:02 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 ...

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 ...

Local Commodity Prices

Vincennes Sun Commercial - 7/23/2014 3:48:44 AM
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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 ...

Commodity prices will dip as super-cycle ends: Goldman Sachs

The Economic Times - 7/17/2014 7:44:54 AM
SINGAPORE: 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, which highlighted oil's recent losses as a sign of increased output. There will be substantial ...

Commodities Market Outlook

Value Walk - 7/22/2014 11:28:03 AM
We are seeing this phenomenon across the entire commodities spectrum. Markets are more prone to backwardation and we are long past the time of supercontango (an extreme case of contango, which is when the future price is below the current spot price).

Commodity ETFs Signal Meaningful Divergence

NASDAQ - 7/22/2014 5:40:16 PM
This year, the iPath Dow Jones-UBS Commodity Index Total Return ETN (DJP) got off to a roaring start as precious metals and energy prices went flying out of the gate in the first quarter. However, a subsequent tug-of-war has developed between hard and soft ...

UK manufacturers call for action on commodity price risk - 7/22/2014 4:14:22 PM
In a report the EEF said around 40 per cent of manufacturers’ operational costs were related to materials, while average resource prices had doubled since 2000. The report said the number of middle class consumers was expected to expand from 1.8 billion ...

Ghana: Fare hikes increase price of commodities

FreshPlaza - 7/22/2014 12:11:00 PM
Following the announcement by the commercial transport unions that transport fares should go up by 15 per cent, commodity prices in some markets have gone up, the GNA Market Watch team has observed. However, Market Watch did not find a direct “15 per ...

IMF: Commodity Market Report- Commodity prices rose by 0.5 percent in June

ACT Media News Agency - 7/14/2014 6:22:34 AM
* Commodity prices rose by 0.5 percent in June, with gains in energy prices that were partly offset by declines in agriculture and metals. During the first six months (Dec 13 – Jun 14), commodity prices rose 0.4 percent with moderate increases in energy ...

Commodity prices in marginal increase

Ghana News Agency - 7/10/2014 11:59:35 PM
Accra, July 11, GNA - Both the retail and wholesale commodity indexes inched up in the week ending July 11, with the wholesale index –EGCI-W- rising by 0.53 per cent and the retail index – EGCI-R- rising by 0.02 per cent. The EGCI-W closed the week at ...

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 ...

Canadian dollar lower amid tame U.S. inflation, mixed commodity prices

Times Colonist - 7/22/2014 5:51:36 AM
TORONTO - The Canadian dollar was lower Tuesday as U.S. inflation figures for June came in as expected. The loonie was down 0.13 of a cent to 93.07 cents US, off early lows as the U.S. Labor Department reported that the consumer price index rose 0.3 per ...

Ration card commodities prices increased for quality improvement: Ministry of Supply spokesman

Daily News Egypt - 7/19/2014 11:38:46 AM
July increases in food commodity prices can be attributed to the application of the new ration card system, according to supply ministry spokesman Mahmoud Diab. Diab, who spoke to the Daily News Egypt on Saturday, said the new system prevents the smuggling ...