TITLE

Government Policy and Price Comovements in Commodity Futures Markets

AUTHOR(S)
Jiang Yang
PUB. DATE
January 2004
SOURCE
American Business Review;Jan2004, Vol. 22 Issue 1, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on government policy and price comovements in commodity futures markets in the United States. Prices of raw commodities; Agricultural policy.
ACCESSION #
12306778

 

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