Commodity Prices

The commodities in commodity prices include all categories, from industrial—iron ore, steel, aluminum, copper—to agricultural—wheat, soybeans, corn, cattle—to precious metals—gold, silver, platinum. The prices of these commodities that sell on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange for the purpose of the definition of commodity prices will be today’s prices. In terms of the Chicago Mercantile Exchange, today’s prices are referred to as the “spot” price. Commodity prices, therefore, refer to all commodities at today’s (spot) prices.

Gary Shilling: This Should Terrify Commodity Investors Everywhere

By Tuesday, October 6, 2015
Commodity SectorImage by Simon Cunningham
Gary Shilling Delivers Dire Warning to Resource Investors Despite a weak year for commodities, famous economists like Gary Shilling think resource prices will continue to drop. Raw materials are traditionally sensitive to demand in developed countries and Shilling warns that North America is still in a

How “Peak Oil” Will Affect You

By Friday, April 27, 2012
stock market rallyOnce the issue with Iran resolves itself, will oil prices crash? Many are saying “yes.” I think they are wrong. Certainly oil prices are higher than they normally might be because of the ongoing conflict with Iran. And if war breaks out, oil prices will spike even higher. On the other hand, I have to completely disagree with the position.

Many Public Companies Predicting Soft
Earnings for Balance of 2012

By Friday, April 27, 2012
Over 80% of the S&P 500 companies that have reported earnings so far for the first quarter of 2012 have beaten analyst earnings expectations. But the rest of the year doesn’t look that rosy… The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE/KO), an S&P 500 company, beat first-quarter analyst earnings expectations, but stated that prices for.

The Domino Effect That Will End this Stock Market Rally

By Friday, March 30, 2012
commodity pricesReaders of Profit Confidential have made their voices heard on the topic of rapid inflation. In our recent survey, over 2,000 of our readers said they believe we are experiencing rapid inflation closer to 10%, while the official government Consumer Price Index (CPI) states that inflation is at 2.9%. On these pages, I have been detailing.

Two Best Investor Cures for Rapid Inflation

By Monday, March 26, 2012
rapid inflationThe growth in manufacturing in the U.S. has been flat. Despite this, the Empire State Manufacturing Survey noted that input costs—oil and commodity prices for manufacturers—has risen steadily over the last few months, with February’s high level not seen since the summer of 2011…more rapid inflation (source: Federal Reserve.

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