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Commodity Prices

Nov 07 2013

Five Reasons Inflation Is Still Missing

  • Nov 7, 2013

Overall demand slack, stubbornly low velocity of money, an overall stronger dollar, painfully low labor cost inflation and weakness in commodity prices are strong disinflationary forces.

Apr 04 2012

Evidence of Near Term Commodity Inflation Building

  • Apr 4, 2012

A month and a half ago we became concerned with rising commodity prices, which has been especially obvious over one and three month time horizons. Those trends continued in March, with several of the commodity indices now showing double digit price increases from three months ago.