The Best Way To Battle Commodity Price Volatility

Crude oil prices spike. Copper tanks. Cotton and coffee can’t make up their minds. The price graphs you see look more and more like they’re tracking major seismic activity or a sprinter’s heart rate, not the markets. If you’re a buyer of these or other commodities, you’re no stranger to the volatile nature of commodity markets over the past decade. The real headache for manufacturing organizations isn’t high or low prices -- it’s that prices jump from high to low unpredictably, and often for no apparent…

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