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Rising Interest Rates Won’t Be Good for Commodity Prices, But Won’t Be Too Bad Either

Rising Interest Rates Won’t Be Good for Commodity Prices, But Won’t Be Too Bad Either
The financial markets and economists are in agreement that the Federal Reserve Board is likely to begin raising interest rates at its December 15-16 meeting. It seems certain that rates will be raised several times in the next year. As farmers begin thinking about what crops to plant next spring, a part of their thinking may be: what effect will interest rates have on commodity prices?
 
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