Cooper Standard Transitions to Global Commodity Purchasing Structure – Yahoo Finance

NOVI, Mich., Aug. 22, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — To further accelerate its evolution to a more fully integrated global organization, Cooper Standard (CPS) is transitioning its purchasing organization to a global commodity structure. This transition follows the previous realignment of the Company’s manufacturing, engineering and innovation organizations earlier this year. “The strategic realignment of our purchasing […]

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Visualizing the Commodity Super Cycle – Stratfor Worldview

How can a Commodity Super Cycle be Identified? Commodity super cycles are different from immediate supply disruptions; high or low prices persist over time. In our above chart, we used data from the Bank of Canada, who leveraged a statistical technique called an asymmetric band pass filter. This is a calculation that can identify the […]

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The Commodities Feed: WTI/Brent weakens | Snap – ING Think

Energy US oil numbers: EIA data released yesterday showed that US crude oil inventories declined by 2.73MMbbls over the last week, this was more than the 1.5MMbbls the market was expecting, but less than the 3.45MMbbls the API reported the previous day. Crude stocks at Cushing fell by 2.49MMbbls, taking total stocks at the WTI […]

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Commodities: Energy futures mixed despite stock draw in the States – ShareCast

Commodity prices were edging higher in the middle of the week, buoyed by data showing a larger than expected drop in US crude oil inventories and an improved risk appetite in financial markets. As of 1744 BST, the Bloomberg commodity index was rising by 0.15% to 76.81 alongside a dip in the US dollar spot […]

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Challenges to free trade curb commodity demand – IOL

File image JOHANNESBURG – BHP GROUP, which is listed on the JSE, warned cooling growth in China and global threats to free trade present key risks to raw materials prices over the next year, even as the company boosted its final dividend payout to a record on higher annual earnings. Sounding a cautious note for […]

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Recession Worries Undercut Commodity Prices, Uncertainty And Fear Of Slowing Aggregate Demand Send Prices Down Again, William May, Senior Economist, IHS Markit – Exchange News Direct

Commodity prices, as measured by the Materials Price Index, fell another 0.9% last week, as growing recession fears again kept physical users on the sidelines and investors seeking safety in less risky asset classes. The US President’s announcement that some tariffs on Chinese imports would be postponed until December helped limit the retreat, however, with […]

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Commodities outlook: BHP dents copper progress – Analysis & Commentary – Interactive Investor

All eyes are on US monetary policy after a subdued week for key commodities, including copper and gold. Commodities have had another interesting week as copper struggles to move higher and gold clings on to the $1,500 per ounce handle. In terms of the copper price, this week’s annual results from BHP (LSE:BHP) pushed sentiment […]

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