Commodity Research Bureau – The CRB Commodity Yearbook 2012
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THE RECORD BOOK FOR COMMODITY MARKETS
Since 1939, professional traders, commercial hedgers, portfolio managers, and speculators all around the world have relied on The CRB Commodity Yearbook to assist them negotiate the commodities markets’ uncertainties.
The Yearbook is the book of record for the Commodity Research Bureau, which is the organization of record for the commodity business itself. It is the single most complete source of commodity and futures market information accessible. Its sources are authoritative (reports from governments, private enterprises, and trade and industry groups), and its historical reach is unparalleled.
Global breadth and depth of information are essential for spotting shifting supply and demand trends.
Seasonal trends, as well as present and historical prices, are highlighted.
Important information about over 100 commodities
A macro technique for forecasting significant price moves.
Identifies monthly and yearly trade trends
The Yearbook, which is absolutely necessary for spotting shifting patterns in supply and demand and anticipating significant price swings, provides the investor with:
Worldwide supply/demand and production/consumption statistics for all basic commodities and futures markets, from A(luminum) to Z(inc), including all main interest rate, currency, energy, grain, and stock index futures markets.
Over 900 historical data tables, graphs, and pricing charts, many of which show price history dating back to 1900.
Brief introduction essays that discuss the key characteristics of each commodity and help put the quantitative data into context.
Articles by CRB Chief Economist Richard Asplund on significant market and important commodities sector topics. Articles from 2012 include: – Commodity Prices Fall, But Long-Term Outlook Remains Bullish – US Economy Revives – Two-Speed Global Recovery Favors Emerging Markets – Crude Oil Prices Return to the Bullish Zone
– US Dollar Remains in Consolidation Mode – Fed Extends Forecast for Near-Zero Rates Until Late 2014 – Two-Year European Debt Crisis Nears End
The 2012 CRB Commodity Yearbook provides a wealth of important information and critical decision-making help for anybody trading in commodities.