By Michael Filloon
For those following commodities, a resurgence with respect to commodity prices were seen in 2010. This has been important for several reasons. First is the economic rebound. After an economic slowdown, basic materials will be one of the first sectors to see a comeback. As demand increases for products, a draw down of inventories lead to purchases of the raw materials used to make those products. The second will be seen as more of an opinion than fact, but there was an interruption of the world wide commodity bull run.