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They are not based on any specific traditional charting system, although they may contain elements of a number of previously established methods. Hence, on a supply and demand basis, there is little reason to anticipate commoity weakening of the finished goods price level.

See details for description of any imperfections. Long considered the “Bible of the Industry,” it has been published annually ever since then, with just a brief hiatus during World War II. Show More Show Less. As a journalist, Jiler firmly believed that, “No publication should be started unless it is needed.

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In order yearbook maintain the usefulness of the CRB Futures Price Index it has been periodically adjusted to reflect changes in market structure and activity. According to Milton Jiler, “Getting that first issue out required ‘chutzpah.

Apparently his hands-on exposure to the business appealed to him and he became an integral part of the operation. RowlingHardcover This was stated in the first issue: Eventually the government stopped working on their commodity index and turned it over to CRB to calculate.

By May,the Futures Market Commocity now referred to as the Blue Sheet because of the color of its paper tearbook reactivated the staff and resumed publishing on a full scale. Richard Evans Hardcover Books. Richard Scarry Illustrated Hardcover Children.

Additionally, he located a paper supplier willing to provide stock on the same terms. Hence, we doubt whether commodity ccrb will be faced with a crisis until V-J Day. CRB built a network of more than a dozen sources to provide the current fundamental information for each exchange-traded commodity.


During the conflict, Milton served in the United States Navy, leaving Harry, who was beyond draft age, to run the company in his brother’s absence. At this time, Milton Jiler, a young reporter for the New York American, was covering commodity exchanges and doing freelance public relations work for some of the exchanges to supplement his income. He first found a printer willing to produce one issue of the Futures Market Service on credit; an unheard of arrangement in light of the economic times.

Its sources-reports from governments, private industries, and trade and industrial associations-are authoritative, and its historical scope is second to none.

Its success was due in large part to its ability to provide information that was not readily available to traders. Great condition for a used book! The trend in industrial activity is likely to be lower for the next few months and probably won’t level out until the fall.

A Certified Public Accountant and an economist, Harry’s experience and insight would prove to be extremely valuable to the new company. There have been nine modifications to the Index calculation and component commodities since its inception inthe last change occuring in Gregarious by nature, Jiler soon became known among the exchanges’ commodity traders.

If no one was providing information about the commodities markets, trading was limited to those people with direct access to the floor.

This item may be a floor model or store return that has been used. He then approached several of the people he knew would benefit from his idea.

According to Jiler, he felt that the industry needed something that better reflected the overall price activity in the commodity markets. In the mids, Bill felt the need for a printed book of charts as a companion product to the Futures Market Service. The acquisition of CRB by Knight-Ridder Financial Publishing presented a logistical challenge as well, operating a publishing business from two different cities, Jersey City and Chicago.

According to outside observers and long-time staff members, Milton was the “idea” man. In summarizing, we doubt whether V-E Day is going to influence any protracted price declines in the commodity level Picture Richard Scarry Hardcover Children. Comments in this section will be confined to interesting chart situations either from the technical aspect, unusual interest, or possibly profitable trading opportunities.


He recognized the value of developing companion products and services, most of which became successful in their own right. His first calls were placed to some of the leading brokerage houses of the day: But in order to make the most of these investments, you need to have a solid understanding of what they offer. Starting with virtually no capital, Jiler had to convince potential customers and suppliers of the viability of his new idea.

He was quick to realize that unless one was actually on the floor of the exchanges, price and volume information was difficult to come by. Skip to main content.

Commodity Research Bureau

View Your Shopping Cart. Group A-1 commodities included “those contracts entitled to further price improvement on the basis of actual or indicated statistical com,odity. A slight decline has been under way sinceowing to labor and material shortages but it will be accelerated as reconversion proceeds. On March 2,the inaugural issue of Commodity Chart Service was published. This means a substantial reduction in the production of war materials. The report consisted of seven legal-size pages, with typewritten text, divided into multiple sections.

Price data from exchanges, cash markets, and third party sources, some going back into the s, yeargook painstakingly hand-transferred to the new computerized database. CRB Commodity Yearbook vol. Nevertheless, traders and those interested in commodities found very few sources of comprehensive information were available to them.

Hence, we believe that the greatest threat of inflation will occur during the immediate post-war reconstruction period because production will not be fully geared to meet all demands.

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