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In order to maintain the usefulness of the CRB Futures Price Index it has been periodically adjusted to reflect changes in market structure and activity. In retrospect, this grouping provided an insight to governmental policies as well as commoditj economic conditions of the day. Hence, we doubt whether commodity prices will be faced with a crisis until V-J Day. Great condition for a used book!

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Best Selling in Textbooks, Education See all. Nevertheless, traders and those interested in com,odity found very few sources of comprehensive information were available to them.

A slight decline has been under way sinceowing to labor and material shortages but it will be accelerated as reconversion proceeds. Increased use of the telephone made communications between customers and their brokers easier, but there was no source of closing prices that could be used to establish trends and trading strategies.

A Certified Public Accountant and an economist, Harry’s experience and insight would prove to be extremely valuable to the new company. Long considered the “Bible of the Industry,” it has been published annually ever since then, with just a brief hiatus during World War II. View Your Shopping Cart. This was particularly important to brokers, advisors, and commercial users of the various commodities as well as the speculators who made the markets. By May,commoditt Futures Market Service now referred to as the Blue Sheet because of the color of its paper commoddity reactivated the staff and resumed publishing on a full scale.


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Today, 45 years later, the CRB Futures Price Index remains the global benchmark for measuring commodity price movement. During the conflict, Milton served in the United States Navy, leaving Harry, who was beyond draft age, to run the company in his brother’s absence. Richard Scarry Illustrated Hardcover Children. His first calls were placed to some of the leading brokerage houses of the day: The trend in industrial activity is likely to be lower for the next few months and probably won’t level out until the fall.

If no one was providing cokmodity about the commodities markets, trading was limited to those people with direct access to the floor.

Bill Jiler worked with the NYFE in creating the contract that ultimately generated considerable additional exposure for the Index. At this time, Milton Jiler, a young reporter for the New York American, was covering commodity exchanges and doing freelance public relations work for some of the exchanges to yeaarbook his income. They agreed to purchase several hundred copies of the new publication on a trial basis and distribute them to their brokers and key clients.

The newly merged publication was named CRB Futures Perspective and it continues to be published every Friday afternoon, immediately 201 the markets close. According to Jiler, he felt that the industry needed something that better reflected the overall price activity in the commodity markets. In the early s, the Jiler brothers received several offers comnodity the company and its publications.


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In the mids, Bill felt the need for a printed book of charts as a companion product yearbool the Futures Market Service. The lead article was an overall analysis of the markets headed, “The Outlook for Commodity Prices. The CRB Index was originally designed to provide a dynamic representation of broad trends in commodity prices and was more reflective of the overall price of exchange-traded commodities than was the Spot Commodity Index, then compiled by commodkty Bureau of Labor Statistics.

This item doesn’t belong on this page. Charts had long been a feature of the Commodity Year Book, so it was fitting that the staff publish these charts on a more frequent basis. Be the first to write a review.

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Hence, on a supply and demand basis, there is little reason to anticipate any weakening of the finished goods price level. Additionally, he located a paper supplier willing to provide stock on the same terms.

According to outside observers and long-time staff members, Milton was the “idea” man.

He first found a printer willing to produce one issue of the Futures Market Service on credit; an unheard of arrangement in light of the economic times. CRB Commodity Yearbook vol.