CRB Index News
Dow Continues Gains on New Optimism
Ellen Braitman discusses the markets and new hope for European debt crisis.
How Will the S & P Downgrade Affect U.S. Stocks?
that. At the moment but 14% higher so that. Really fleeing into gold as that safety play continues I like to check the CRB index it's a broad index. Of commodities and when it looked earlier today gold and silver. Where the only two that were
Most Average Joes don't belong in commodities
portfolio? Typically, only in periods of rip-snorting inflation. In the 1970s, commodity prices soared. The Reuters / Jefferies CRB index jumped 170% from Dec. 31, 1969, through Dec. 31, 1979. The S&P 500 gained 3.8% the same period
Here's why it's good to diversify: Things change
steel, have soared for the past 12 months. The Reuters CRB commodity index jumped 26.7% over the 12 months that ..... 109.09 Monday. But even excluding energy, the Reuters CRB index has jumped 16.6%, fueled by rising prices for fats and
Prospect of slower growth slams commodity prices
on speculation that slower global economic growth will curb demand for energy, metals and grains. The Reuters / Jefferies CRB index of 19 commodities tumbled 8.3% this week, marking the steepest drop since at least 1956. After reaching
Commodities go ka-ching; buyers go, 'Ouch'
Overall, commodity prices are showing the largest sustained gains since the late 1970s and early 1980s. The Reuters rtrsy CRB index , which measures the price of a basket of basic foodstuffs, metals and fuels, has soared 18% in the past 12 months