Softs


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Softs

Tropical commodities such as coffee, sugar, and cocoa.

Soft Commodity

A commodity that is grown. Soft commodities include most agricultural products; examples include sugar, corn, and wheat. See also: Hard commodity.
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The computer-generated model is the new 'sacred cow', the weapon with which Soft Greens gained political power and seized the control of the factual future.
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Upon their parting as the previous outstanding principals, GNG has suspended, with the business moving to Fast Line's latest Official Softs Desk.
Tyre degradation has been a major problem on the soft compound at the Sakhir circuit for the whole field, with some drivers struggling to make the soft rubber give more than a single lap of optimum performance.
On lap 50 Hamilton made his move, reclaiming the lead again, and for good, before Webber finally made his second stop to switch to the softs at the end of it.
Indeed, the researchers note, this may explain the elevated concentrations of antibiotic-resistant bacteria that other scientists have observed in softs fertilized with manure.
During the past two years, major producers of African softs, notably Cote d'Ivoire, Ghana, Kenya, Uganda and Ethiopia, have experienced severe balance of payments difficulties.
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com)-- “Other commodity products such as softs have also hit multi-year highs due to unfavorable weather in the primary growing regions, which vastly affected the world supply and cocoa prices hit a 25 year high.
In 2009 the businessman, pictured, from Merthyr Tydfil gave up his softs drink firm and dedicated the whole of the year to scaling eight of the world's toughest mountains before walking from Heathrow to his home town in aid of Cancer Research Wales and Velindre Hospital.
On lap 50 Hamilton made his move, reclaiming the lead again - and for good - before Webber finally made his second stop to switch to the softs at the end of it.
Point to whatever you like -- strong crude prices, surging softs, EUR/USD poised to break higher, approach of the full moon tomorrow -- (gold) just doesn t want to go down," said Tom Kendall, precious metals strategist at Mitsubishi Corp.