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How El niño affects commodity prices – Economist

Cocoa, coffee and minerals are especially vulnerable to the weather pattern first named by Peruvian fishermen. – The Economist (click here if video is not observable)

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Will Higher Prices Show Up in the CPI?

Great ‘toon from the Economist.  Maybe the bureaucrats can argue that the higher commodity price component of goods and services is only temporary and can be counted as a surcharge as not be be included in the inflation stats.  On … Continue reading

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