U.S. CitiesCity-Data Forum Index
Go Back   City-Data Forum > General Forums > Politics and Other Controversies
 [Register]
Please register to participate in our discussions with 2 million other members - it's free and quick! Some forums can only be seen by registered members. After you create your account, you'll be able to customize options and access all our 15,000 new posts/day with fewer ads.
View detailed profile (Advanced) or search
site with Google Custom Search

Search Forums  (Advanced)
 
Old 06-25-2008, 03:32 AM
 
11,961 posts, read 12,439,099 times
Reputation: 2772

Advertisements

http://www.gata.org/node/6388

Quote:
"The rise suggests that demand for commodities from emerging economies remains strong, in spite of the US slowdown, fuelling fears that global inflation will continue to rise. The rise -- an average 85 per cent -- surpasses the record increase of 71.5 per cent agreed in 2005, when the commodities? boom gathered pace.

"Commodity-led inflation risks appear to be growing," said Tobias Levkovich, Citi chief strategist."
Commodities markets are only about supply and demand?
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message

 
Old 06-25-2008, 04:38 AM
 
955 posts, read 1,918,269 times
Reputation: 393
Quote:
Originally Posted by harborlady View Post
That's what the quote says.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
 
Old 06-25-2008, 06:24 AM
 
69,372 posts, read 53,627,725 times
Reputation: 9357
Goes to show that reporters have no clue how the commodities market works because speculators do not have control over the price of things like oil, iron, corn, they simply are playing the stock market on what they might cost in the future.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
 
Old 06-25-2008, 08:35 AM
 
Location: Londonderry, NH
41,505 posts, read 49,582,235 times
Reputation: 24548
"speculators do not have control" yeah, right.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
 
Old 06-25-2008, 12:44 PM
 
11,961 posts, read 12,439,099 times
Reputation: 2772
96% is a pretty large hike. world is out of iron ore now? geezzz
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
 
Old 06-25-2008, 02:37 PM
 
48,519 posts, read 81,076,846 times
Reputation: 17978
Quote:
Originally Posted by GregW View Post
"speculators do not have control" yeah, right.
Spoken like a good comrade of the party .
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
 
Old 06-25-2008, 04:09 PM
 
11,961 posts, read 12,439,099 times
Reputation: 2772
Quote:
Originally Posted by texdav View Post
Spoken like a good comrade of the party .
tex you don't believe there's any such thing as monopoly or anti trust issues that go on in america or internationally???
Sucks that you have to resort to mudslinging tactics. That's basically saying you have no opinion other than hatred.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Please register to post and access all features of our very popular forum. It is free and quick. Over $68,000 in prizes has already been given out to active posters on our forum. Additional giveaways are planned.

Detailed information about all U.S. cities, counties, and zip codes on our site: City-data.com.


Reply
Please update this thread with any new information or opinions. This open thread is still read by thousands of people, so we encourage all additional points of view.

Quick Reply
Message:

Over $104,000 in prizes was already given out to active posters on our forum and additional giveaways are planned!

Go Back   City-Data Forum > General Forums > Politics and Other Controversies
Similar Threads
Follow City-Data.com founder on our Forum or

All times are GMT -6.

2005-2018, Advameg, Inc.

City-Data.com - Archive 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, 32, 33, 34, 35 - Top