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Duration: 30 minutes

Is the commodity boom over? We debate the impact on resource-dependent countries and what it will mean for the prices that consumers will face. But, even if energy prices fall, food prices are expected to continue to rise due to a growing global middle-class.

Plus, it is the biggest shopping day of the year in the United States, but how will Black Friday and the US consumer compare with the record just set by Chinese consumers on their Singles' Day?


Linda Yueh


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