Commodity Research Bureau Index

From The Free Forex Encyclopedia

Jump to: navigation, search

The Commodity Research Bureau Index, or CRB Index, is an index of sensitive commodities, designed to gauge the average direction of movement in the commodity sector.

The index is composed of:

Fats and Oils: Soybean Oil, tallow, butter, and lard.

Textiles and Fibers: Print cloth, burlap, wool tops, and cotton.

Food stuffs: Sugar, butter, hogs, cocoa, Kansas City wheat, soybean oil, steers, corn, Minneapolis wheat, lard.

Metals: Lead, tin, copper, steel, zinc.

Livestock and Products: Steers, hides, lard, tallow, hogs.

"Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn't do than by the ones you did do."
Mark Twain
Clicky Web Analytics