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Crude Oil Takes a Plunge – Could Get Serious $

Crude Oil Takes a Plunge – Could Get Serious  $

West Texas Intermediate broke through a number of technical levels today. We pulled the following chart from investing.com to show you the ten-year chart for WTI. As you can see…

Crude Oil Drops on Strong Dollar and Demand Speculation $

Crude Oil Drops on Strong Dollar and Demand Speculation  $

Because of a strong dollar outlook (as mentioned) and weaker demand speculation,…

The Drop in Commodities in One Data Point $

The Drop in Commodities in One Data Point  $

There was a big drop in commodity prices today. More details on specific commodities below. But, when we try to understand why there was a big drop-off in these commodities…

Ag Grain Prices drop, Meat Prices Jump $

Ag Grain Prices drop, Meat Prices Jump  $

There is a huge disparity in the fortunes of the farming and rancher community this year. Because of a bumper harvest in the grain sector, YTD grain prices have been…

The Changing Face of US Trade $

  The US saw a nice little surge in its export numbers last month and this provided on of the best trade months since the recession. For much of the…

Update on Industrial Metals $

Update on Industrial Metals  $

We have said many times that there are many ways to measure and monitor industrial metal prices. There are more ways to buy metals than there are companies tracking them.…

Water Resources and Drought – Continued Focus $

Water Resources and Drought – Continued Focus  $

A lot of sources have dropped the drought story in California – but we think it is still one of the more formative events impacting the country – and it…

Electricity Costs hit All-Time Highs $

Electricity Costs hit All-Time Highs  $

  We know that there has been a lot mentioned about the surge in electricity costs. But, we don’t think that many of you are really paying attention to just…

Quick Fuel Update $

Quick Fuel Update  $

It may not seem like it with all of the geopolitical tension around the world, but fuel prices are actually lower than they were last year. Take a look at…

Newest Price to Stocks Ratio for Major Commodities $

Newest Price to Stocks Ratio for Major Commodities  $

We like to go to the monthly crop outlook from the USDA to pull out just one figure – the price to stocks use ratio. It’s pretty simple stuff, the…

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