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Commodity Prices Inch Down in July: Scotiabank

Market Watch - 8/27/2014 7:53:33 AM
TORONTO, ON , Aug 27, 2014 (Marketwired via COMTEX) -- Scotiabank's Commodity Price Index edged down by 0.3% month-over-month (m/m) in July, as oil prices lost momentum, partly due to an easing of concern over geopolitical supply risks in Libya and Iraq.

As Commodity Prices Slide, Big Miners Seek a Sustainable Strategy

Forbes - 8/25/2014 12:13:37 PM
Navigant Research’s report, Renewable Energy in the Mining Industry, summed up the state of the global mining business: “In the last decade, increased demand from countries such as China and other emerging economies pushed the price of many metals and ...

Euro And Commodity Prices

Seeking Alpha - 8/29/2014 10:28:40 AM
This Great Graphic, constructed on Bloomberg, shows the CRB Index (white line) and the euro (yellow line) over the past six month. It is not meant to imply a causal relationship; as in weaker commodity prices cause the euro to fall. What we are interested ...

Commodity Prices & Farm Equipment Sales - 8/27/2014 6:44:57 PM
The tried and true skill of writing still tops the charts when it comes to agriculture communications even though the industry has changed so much over recent years. But the importance of a well-rounded graduate is always the end goal. Not surprisingly ...

Australia avoids commodity 'Dutch Disease', for now: Russell

Reuters - 8/28/2014 8:06:41 AM
When the decisions to invest in expanding iron ore, coal and LNG output were made, the general assumption was that commodity prices were in a long-term bull market, led by Chinese demand, and supported by the rising wealth of India and Southeast Asia.

Other Commodity Prices Fall

Wisconsin Ag Connection - 8/29/2014 10:35:49 AM
The preliminary August 2014 average price received by farmers for corn in Wisconsin was $3.70 per bushel, according to the latest USDA Agricultural Prices report. This was down $0.55 from the July full month price and $2.48 less than August 2013.

Local Commodity Prices

Vincennes Sun Commercial - 8/28/2014 3:34:40 AM
The following are the closing prices for Wednesday, Aug. 27. Commodity Aug. FH Sept. LH Sept. Oct./Nov. Jan. 15 1 Activate Online Access for Current Subscribers Activate your free online subscription for active ...

Commodity Markets Feel Pressure as Harvest Nears

WHO-TV - 8/29/2014 5:52:28 PM
He notes crop conditions are improving, resulting in lofty crop conditions across the country and downward pressure on commodity prices. Market bulls will look for an early frost this year, which will effectively end the growing season. Roose says there ...

Scotiabank's Commodity Index heads down in July partly due to oil prices

Winnipeg Free Press - 8/27/2014 1:51:28 PM
TORONTO - Scotiabank's commodity price index edged down by 0.3 per cent on a month-over-month basis in July due to lower oil prices as supply concerns about Libya and Iraq eased. The oil and gas sub-index was down 3.9 per cent month-over-month in July.

Bank’s July Ag Commodity Index Up – Annual Rate Down

4 - 8/28/2014 11:55:45 AM
compared to a 0 point 3 per cent drop in the bank’s overall commodity price index for the same period. But the year-to-year change was a drop of 0 point 6 per cent. Scotiabank says cattle prices were up 32 per cent, hogs 23 per cent, over July of 2013.

AFKI Commodities Report: Sugar Price Outlook Remains Bearish

AFKinside - 8/29/2014 10:14:21 AM
December gold on Comex had traded as high as $1,297.40 an ounce on Aug. 28 at the time of writing. Nevertheless, physical demand for the precious metal remains weak in key markets in Asia, namely China and India. Reuters reported July net gold flows ...

Commodity price slump packs a punch on ag economy

Minneapolis Star Tribune - 8/22/2014 6:29:24 PM
You can see it in the announcement Friday of a 460-worker layoff at the Deere & Co. tractor factory in Waterloo, Iowa. You can see it in the bleak numbers in this month’s “rural main street” report from Creighton University. Sinking commodity prices ...

Ibovespa Futures Climb as Commodity Gain Boosts Export Outlook

Bloomberg - 8/25/2014 12:42:15 PM
Ibovespa futures rose as an advance in commodity prices improved the outlook for Brazil’s producers of raw materials. BM&FBovespa SA, the operator of the nation’s stocks and derivatives exchange, may move as Banco Votorantim SA cut its recommendation ...

Sime Darby Q4 profit down 9% on weaker palm output, prices

The Malaysian Insider - 8/29/2014 7:08:14 AM
Plantations-to-motoring conglomerate Sime Darby Bhd posted a 9% drop in fourth-quarter nett profit as lower palm output hit sales and sluggish commodity prices and volatile currency markets also weighed on its businesses. The weaker earnings at the world's ...