In this weekly Commodities Watch column, John T. Barone, president and commodities analyst for Market Vision Inc., offers a snapshot of the state of commodities for restaurants. We experienced a six-year period where macroeconomic factors such as a weaker dollar, global demand and ethanol combined to create one of the biggest commodity bull markets in history. Now, some of those factors appear to be reversing. The Reuters/Jefferies CRB Index, which measures a broad range of commodity ...
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