The Knight-Ridder CRB Index by Raymond T. Murphy
ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...STATISTICS
The Knight-Ridder Crb Index
The Knight-Ridder-Commodity Research Bureau Index - the CRB to you and me
- has been updated to reflect today's commodity markets. Here's an explanation
of the changes to this industry barometer.
by Raymond T. Murphy
The Knight-Ridder-Commodity Research Bureau (CRB) Index has been the premier barometer of commodity
prices since 1956, tracking tradables such as wheat and corn, crude and heating oil. Over the years, the index has
evolved into a comprehensive commodity benchmark covering a wide range of actively traded commodity futures
contracts. As fu...