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Not a Bubble

Wake up and smell the tulips!  Commodities are making a healthy correction. Prices are still being driven by supply and demand.

Andy Hoffman of The Globe and Mail covers a new report from Citigroup. It doesn't make sense.

Olympic pollution controls put pall on metals
Tobias Levkovich is a Citigroup Global Markets equity
strategist who... wait for it...

Expects China to shutter more "smog-producing factories" before
the Olympic Games to reduce pollution that "may also affect real
fundamental demand for some industrial commodities."

This is equivalent to trying to make a good impression with a new girlfriend. Just because you resolve to abstain from farting in her presence of her doesn't mean you're going to stop farting.