The publication has many practical uses including commodity investment analysis, risk management, corporate planning, and budgeting. The commodities covered have been selected for their global appeal and traded on prominent futures markets such as the London Metal Exchange (LME), New York Mercantile Exchange (NYMEX) and InterContinental Exchange (ICE). For example, the cobalt forecasts below are based on market prices for cobalt of 99.8% minimum purity.

Cobalt Price Forecasts from June 15, 2015 Survey (US$/lb)
Survey spot = US$13.98 Consensus (mean) % change from spot High Low
June '15 13.83 -1.0% 15.00 12.50
Sep. '15 13.93 -0.3% 15.00 12.50
Dec. '15 13.91 -0.5% 15.00 12.25
Mar. '16 14.13 +1.1% 15.00 12.25
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