Tag Archives: food prices

The Paradox of Fed Credit

Last Tuesday the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported the Consumer Price Index increased 0.4 percent in May and 2.1 percent over the last 12 months.  That means if you didn’t get a 2 percent raise this year you’re doing worse … Continue reading

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Price Rebound Speculating for the Calculated Profit Seeker

Markets grow stranger by the day.  The more you follow them the more befuddling they become.  When it comes to the stock market’s day to day movements, there’s no sense to be had at all.  It ambles about however it … Continue reading

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Stunting the Lives of Millions

An extraordinary occurrence took place last Friday.  Congress let a temporary $5 billion food stamp stimulus from the 2009 Recovery Act expire.  We can’t recall ever hearing of a federal program becoming smaller.  Can you? As a result, one in … Continue reading

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Something Big is Coming

How things change.  A year ago the Midwest and Mississippi Basin were suffering the worst drought since 1956.  Corn stalks were rapidly going brown and corn prices were rapidly going up.  The next food crisis was imminent. We even wrote … Continue reading

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