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Blame the Fed for the Commodities Slump

Crash on the commodities highway: So far, the Fed’s cheap credit has exaggerated and prolonged the bear market in oil. The price per barrel of US crude oil is down 53% over the last 12 months. Today, the price of coal is down 70% from four years ago. Dr Copper, too, says it’s going to be a rough second half of the year for the global economy.

A Bloodbath : Commodities Cheaper than during the 2008 Financial Crisis

A strong US dollar is one big reason commodities are struggling. Gold hit its lowest price in five and a half years. It’s just one of many commodities struggling right now. The price of coffee is down 27% so far this year… sugar and lumber prices are both down 22% this year… and a barrel of crude oil costs half of what it did a year ago.

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