Wednesday, November 07, 2007

A little perspective on commodities

from Eddy Elfenbein. The CRB Index is an average of commodity futures prices, including metals, foods, and energy.

You wanna know where to look for inflation? Just check anything with a government subsidy, and you'll see propped up prices gouging your wallet. Check out how much we pay for sugar or corn, compared to the rest of the world. Healthcare and education are some other inflation rocks to turn over.

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