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  • Bloomberg
    In-person access only at the Financial Research and Learning Lab located in the Desmarais Building, 55 Laurier Ave. E, Room 2186
    Bloomberg terminals provide access to live and historical market data, news, analytics and reports. Bloomberg may have specialized data or metrics that you can’t access in the other resources.
    Bloomberg Commodity Essentials Guide
  • US Geological Survey
    Includes Mineral Commodity Summaries, Minerals Yearbook, and Mineral Industrial Surveys. Primarily production data for minerals and metals, but also includes some related industrial chemicals and pricing. Examples include nickel, aluminum, sodium sulfate, and nitrogen.
  • FRED - Producer Price Indexes (PPI) for Chemicals and Allied Products
    Use this Producer Price Index resource to adjust for older chemical prices 
    Current bulk chemical prices can be estimated by adjusting older chemical prices to current levels using a Producer Price Index (PPI).  
    The Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis lists a number of Producer Price Indices for Chemicals and Allied Products.
    Updated Price = Older Price x [(Cost Index at Newer Date) / (Cost Index at Older Date)]

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