Articles Tagged "forecast"

Some Like It Hot: Lisa Morrison on the Outlook for Industrial Metals

Commodities may have broken out of a commodity supercycle and could be hitting a cyclical trough. Lisa Morrison, the principal consultant of CRU Group in Philadelphia, analyzes the price outlook for 26 commodities over the next four years and gives them a temperature rating from hot to freezing. In this interview with The Metals Report, Morrison, using this rating methodology, details which commodities she expects to offer the best upside for investors and which to avoid.

Oil Drops as IEA Lowers Global Demand Expectations for 2012 and 2013

Oil – Bloomberg reported that the price of oil dropped after the International Energy Agency reduced its outlook for global oil demand by 100,000 barrels per day for 2012 and 2013. The organization anticipates that world oil demand will be 89.7 million barrels per day this year and 90.5 million barrels next year.