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Good news in falling commodities

Posted on 11 July 2012

Commodity prices have fallen in the last few weeks; the S&P/GSCI, an index of commodity prices, is down by 10 per cent in US dollar terms since the end of April. Whether that’s good or bad for equities depends largely on your time horizon.
Theory linking shraes and commodities is ambiguous. The good news is that lower commodity prices raise the disposable incomes of commodity users; they are, in economic jargon, a positive supply shock. The bad news is that they can be a signal of weaker global demand for commodities and hence of weaker world output………………………………………..Full Article: Source

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