22.10.2008 - Are index investors driving up commodity prices?
From Indexuniverse.com: Commodities prices have increased more in the aggregate over the last five years than at any other time in U.S. history. We have seen commodity price spikes occur in the past as a result of supply crises, such as during the 1973 Arab Oil Embargo. But today, unlike previous episodes, supply is ample: [T]here are no lines at the gas pump and there is plenty of food on the shelves..... Full Article: Source