Date
23 October 2019

Erik Norland

Senior Economist, CME Group
  • If the Fed stands firm and does not cut rates, gold prices might suffer. Photo: Reuters

    Gold: Impact from US and Chinese policies

    - Jul 15, 2019 4:58pm
    Gold prices have been on a wild ride. Between 2000 and 2011, they rose from US$280 to around US$1,900 per ounce before falling back to US$1,050 in 2015. Currently, they are trading at around US$1,400 an...
  • As production of corn and wheat in the Black Sea region has soared, what happens in Russia and the Ukraine is of great importance. Photo: Reuters

    How grain, oilseed prices dance to a new global tune

    - May 10, 2019 9:48am
    Agricultural prices are often at the mercy of the weather and a set of economic forces including planting, growing-and-harvest cycles and crop inventories. These risk factors are important price determinants. But in addition to them, macroeconomic...