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Are Commodities Reversing Lower?

By Chris KimbleCommoditiesAug 12, 2022 11:34AM ET
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Are Commodities Reversing Lower?
By Chris Kimble   |  Aug 12, 2022 11:34AM ET
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It’s fair to say that inflation has been one of the key economic buzzwords of 2022 (along with interest rates).

Will the Federal Reserve’s last two big rate hikes help? Will the latest government inflation bill matter? Perhaps. But one key ingredient may have peaked a couple of months back: commodities.

Today we look at a long-term chart of the CRB Commodity Index. As you can see, commodities had a very bullish 2-year run higher.

CRB Commodity Index Weekly Chart
CRB Commodity Index Weekly Chart

The price tested falling resistance at (1) in June and reversed lower. That peak also coincided with its highest ever momentum reading (using percent above the 80-week moving average). Previous momentum peaks resulted in considerable declines in the CRB Index.

Consumers are hoping this momentum peak also produces a fall in commodity prices. Stay tuned!

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Are Commodities Reversing Lower?

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Ramesh Shah
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High commodities prices in line with higher debt mountains to stop these rising
 
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