As we come to the end of 2013, it’s a good time to reflect on some of the biggest resources stories of the year. One that immediately comes to mind is the U.S. energy resurgence and its tremendous effect on oil and gas.
The Federal Reserve announced it will begin tapering it's $85 billion a month quantitative easing program beginning in January as the labor market has shown improvements.
Commodity investments are heading for record outflows driven by withdrawals from gold exchange-traded funds as some investors lost faith in the traditional store of value, according to Barclays Plc.
An extension of U.S. agriculture subsidies to late January was rebuffed by Senate Democrats, who said they won’t pass any plan sent to them by the House before the members leave Washington late this week.