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Res Ipsa Loquitur

August 18, 2014

Since the start of 2014 gold has been strong, copper and oil weak. The Latin saying “Res Ipsa Loquitur” means the thing speaks for itself. So what might these commodity indicators mean for the northern economy?

Consider the following:

The implications for the area ‘north of 56’ can be noted:



The loose monetary policies of the world’s major central banks have failed to spur economic growth. Oil and copper prices have weakened as a function of weak economies. Gold has gone up as investors see an inflationary future ahead.