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Commodity Performance: This Isn’t Pretty…

| October 1, 2014 | 0 Comments
Commodity Performance:  This Isn’t Pretty…

The third quarter is drawing to a close, which makes it the perfect time to recap commodity performance over the past three months. But first, let’s see how hard assets performed overall… As you can see, the Reuters/Jefferies CRB index (blue line) weakened substantially in the third quarter.   The decline has the commodity-focused index sitting […]

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Take A Look At This…

| March 28, 2014 | 0 Comments
Take A Look At This…

Believe it or not, the end of the first quarter is nearly here.  As a result, it’s the perfect time to recap the top commodity performers over the past three months. Let’s get to it… Coffee The luscious bean blew away the competition with an eye-popping first quarter gain of 50%.  Worrisome drought conditions in […]

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These Commodities Cratered…

| October 4, 2013 | 0 Comments
These Commodities Cratered…

Well folks, we’re finally entering the home stretch…  With October’s arrival, the fourth quarter of 2013 is officially underway in the markets.  That means it’s the perfect time for a third quarter commodity performance review. Let’s start with the worst performers over the past three months… Corn: down 17% –  No surprise here.  Corn is […]

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Did You Hitch Your Wagon To These Rising Assets?

| July 5, 2013 | 0 Comments
Did You Hitch Your Wagon To These Rising Assets?

On Wednesday, we discussed the worst performing commodities for the first half of 2013.  Now it’s time to cover the top performers from the first six months of the year. Let’s get to it… Lean Hogs- up 17%:  The hog market is on fire this year.  This often-overlooked commodity surged from $0.70 a pound in […]

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