June 2008

Trends and Resources

HP Impact: HPImpact: Oil pricing seen as 'simple' culprit in commodities' climb

A new study challenges the conventional wisdom about what is really driving the rise in the cost of corn. Traditional thinking is that the increased cost of corn is a result of a number of complex fa..

Weirauch, Wendy, Hydrocarbon Processing Staff

A new study challenges the conventional wisdom about what is really driving the rise in the cost of corn. Traditional thinking is that the increased cost of corn is a result of a number of complex factors: consumption in Asia, monetary policy, financial speculation and energy costs. HighQuest Partners, a strategic advisory and management consulting firm, has released a white paper—"Pricing Dynamics: How $100 Oil Really Gave Us $6 Corn"—that offers its assessment of how the prices of corn and vegetable oils have become linked to the price of petroleum through biofuels.      The white paper contends that, while many complex, global factors are in play,

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