Commodity Research Bureau


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Commodity Research Bureau

Produces a popular price index of 17 commodities which is often used to track inflationary trends in the economy.

Commodity Research Bureau

An organization that produces an index that tracks the price movements of 17 commodities. The CRB index does not follow any one commodity sector, but rather the general direction of commodities overall. The CRB index is watched by both commodity and bond investors because the prices of commodities and bonds tend to move in opposite directions due to inflation.
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This book contains a wealth of authoritative data, all compiled by the Commodity Research Bureau (CRB)--the organization of record for the entire commodity industry.
Commodity Research Bureau, a Barchart Company, is the country's largest resource for commodity and financial statistics, historical data, and charting services.
Contained in this volume is a wealth of authoritative data covering all the major commodity and financial sectors compiled by Commodity Research Bureau, the organization of record for the industry.
CHICAGO -- Commodity Research Bureau, a Barchart Company, and a leading provider of commodity market information since 1934 today announced the release of the 2006 edition of The CRB Encyclopedia of Commodity and Financial Prices.
Drawing on the work of its consultant, Dan Norcini, a futures trader in Houston, GATA compared 1980 monthly closing levels of the Commodity Research Bureau Index with the monthly closing spot gold price at the time.
A whopping 30- point drop in energy, as measured by the Commodity Research Bureau, sent the CRB Futures Index moderately lower to 288.
Reuters is not acquiring the Bridge Information Systems businesses outside of North America, the ADP retail equity information business, Telerate, BridgeNews, the Bridge Commodity business including the Commodity Research Bureau, or Bridge's interest in the Australian company Bridge/DFS.