11.02.2009 - Global economy: An examination of commodities
From Stratfor.com: A number of commodities that serve as global economic indicators appear to have stabilized in the past two months. However, not all indicators are positive, and it is too early to tell whether an economic recovery is on the horizon. As the financial crisis and the global recession caused demand for commodities to wane in the second half of 2008, the prices of raw materials declined dramatically. But during the last two months, commodity markets have seemingly paused to take stock of the world..... Full Article: Source