CHICAGO, April 28- U.S. corn futures rose 1.9 percent on Thursday, with concerns about crops in South America spurring export demand for U.S. supplies, traders said. "The exports were a big wake-up call," said Mark Schultz, chief analyst at Northstar Commodity Investment Co.. Chicago Board of Trade May corn futures settled up 6-1/ 4 cents at $3.87 a bushel. » Read More
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Oil prices have fallen sharply in the wake of the disaster in Japan as investors have shunned risk. Nymex has declined around 5 percent since last Friday's earthquake and tsunami. However, Jim Rogers, Chairman of Rogers Holdings, who has been a long-term bull on oil, thinks it's only a matter of time before the current trend reverses.
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Oil prices have seen a fifteen percent run-up this year alone, but Marc Faber, Editor and Publisher of the The Gloom, Boom & Doom Report says oil prices still have more room to rise, under both optimistic and pessimistic scenarios.
But as prices for agricultural land surge across America’s grain belt, regulators are warning that a new real estate bubble may be forming — echoing the frothy boom in home prices that saw values in Miami and Las Vegas skyrocket and then plummet, the New York Times reports.
Legendary investor Jim Rogers says the bull market in commodities is "still in place" and has a "long way to go."
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