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After commodities hit nearly two-year lows last week, investors are wondering whether the...

After commodities hit nearly two-year lows last week, investors are wondering whether the decade-long rally is over. Various headwinds prevail, including a slowdown in China, a U.S. economy that has yet to regain its momentum, and temporary supply gluts for some raw materials.
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  • DrSei
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    asasenior -senior it is important to keep up with the news good or bad. Today it doesn't look good Hope the stupids in Congress get going instead of sitting on their untouchable pensions
    14 May 2012, 08:27 AM Reply Like
  • presidentasp
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    Silver inventoriesare at an all time low. Production is less than demand for the foreseeable future also. I would buy now. It's a bargain.
    14 May 2012, 09:21 AM Reply Like
  • kmi
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    Said 'temporary' glut of raw materials is a bigger problem than first anticipated when considered in the context of the amount of raw materials currently being used to secure loans.

     

    If prices of said raw materials fall low enough, loans may be defaulted, or called, and this product may enter the market, FURTHER depressing prices.

     

    Commodity prices dropping can create quite a shock to a system that is not set up to deal with it. This will be interesting to watch.
    14 May 2012, 10:52 AM Reply Like
  • mikeurl
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    How this works for me:

     

    1. Check real interest rates.

     

    2. Still negative? Yes.

     

    3. Keep buying gold as it goes down.

     

    4. Go back to 1.
    14 May 2012, 11:42 AM Reply Like
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