Commodities

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1 November 1999
World oilseed prices could rise in the coming decade, byt any rise in values will be dependent on an improvement in Asian economies and a return to steady increases in demand for oilseeds and...
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1 October 1999
Oil prices are staging an impressive rebound - but for how long? Politicking between OPEC members and non-members should create some interesting scenarios, as will the spate of oil company mergers...
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1 July 1999
World agricultural commodity prices soared in 1996 to levels rarely seen before. But since then, these same prices have drifted back to near-lifetime lows. The CRB Index, a reflection of a wide base...
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1 June 1999
Commodity prices have fallen to all-time lows recently. Justin Pugsley looks at how this has affected the soft commodities market globally and how traders are coping with the pressure.
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1 January 1999
The key to the price movement of coffee boils down to one big country. This country has recently had its share of problems, and these problems lead to an interesting and potentially lucrative trading...
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1 January 1999
Over the past few decades the international commodity trade has, like many other industries, undergone a fundamental restructuring with still more change to come. Numerous forces are behind the re-...
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1 October 1998
Michael Krueger, Vice-President and co-founder of Agri-Mark in Fargo considers the long-term outlook for wheat, especially from a US perspective. With two bumper harvest years in a row, a third one...
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1 October 1998
Can Cuba retain its sweet touch? From dominating the world''s sugar markets in decades past to lagging behind in production and efficiency, Cuba is in danger of losing out to other producers. The...
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1 September 1998
George Kleinman, president of Commodity Resource Corp in Lake Tahoe, suggests his trading strategies for cocoa and sugar in light of recent market trends.
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