Thanks to the crash in oil prices recently, producing and extracting other commodities got cheaper. Add to this mix the continued appreciation of the dollar and global economic softness and you have a very unusual situation: all nine major commodities are expected to drop in 2015 and perhaps beyond. This joint drop in all major commodities hasn’t happened since the economic slowdown of 1984-85 and the Asian Financial Crash. We’re definitely living in some interesting times.
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