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Commodities 2014 outlook

Contrary to initial apprehensions of a market backlash to anticipated Chinese slowdown, the metals demand growth in the Asian giant has actually surprised to the upside. This has been helped by strong raw material availability. What’s more, absolute demand growth

Commodities Tumble to Four-Month Low as Crude, Gold Lead Losses

Commodities dropped to a four-month low, paced by declines in crude oil and gold, on signs of climbing supplies of raw materials at a time when the prospect of reduced Federal Reserve stimulus may cut demand. The Standard & Poor’s

How China’s slowdown is impacting commodities

China announced Monday that its gross domestic product growth slowed to 7.5% in the three months ended in June. Its economic growth is still strong, compared with much of the world. But recent single-digit expansion rates are a notable comedown

Another commodities sell-off

Gold is down by more than 5% this morning, barely holding onto $1,300 after having dipped below that level for the first time since September 2010. Silver has slumped by 7.2% to just over $20. The price of crude oil

Commodities Erase 2012 Gain on Global Economic Woes

Commodities declined, erasing this year’s advance, on speculation that demand for energy, industrial metals and some agricultural products will slump because of the sluggish global economy. Cotton futures fell the most in 10 weeks, and crude oil dropped to the