Corn Prices Are On The Rise

By | January 16th, 2013 09:01 AM EST | posted in Commodity Weekly, Global Commodities, Spotlight

Corn prices rose again yesterday for the 7th consecutive day, continuing their longest rally since February 2012.¬†Government estimates suggest stockpiles will continue to shrink after last growing season’s drought singed crops across the Midwest. If this winter’s precipitation turns out … Continue reading

Palladium: A Closer Look at Investing in the Precious Metal

By | January 8th, 2013 05:01 PM EST | posted in Commodity Weekly, Global Commodities, Spotlight

Trends show palladium increasingly gaining favor among speculative investors. A member of the platinum metals group, palladium is mostly known for being the main material used in automobile catalytic converters. From 2009 to 2011, the automotive industry accounted for 60% … Continue reading

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