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Stock photo of a crystal ball
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SCOTT BARLOW

Commodity producers gaze fearfully into futures market’s crystal ball

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The futures market is signalling significant trouble ahead for commodity prices. The issue is complicated enough to be under-followed – though Izabella Kaminska has delved deeply into the topic on FT Alphaville – and yet, it is second only to domestic household debt in terms of the biggest risks to Canadian equity portfolios for 2013.