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In the early s, the Jiler brothers received several offers for the company and its publications. The acquisition of CRB by Knight-Ridder Financial Publishing presented a logistical challenge as well, operating a publishing business from two different cities, Jersey City and Chicago.

Gregarious by nature, Jiler soon became known among the exchanges’ commodity traders. William Jiler remained with the company through the rest of the decade, adding to the development of products as well as consulting with several futures exchanges. Although The Wall Street Journal covered the stock market quite thoroughly, there was little if commodigy price information available for commodity futures.

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They agreed to purchase several hundred copies of the new publication on a trial basis and distribute them to their brokers and key clients. Although most of the narrative of the Futures Market Service was, and still is, based on fundamentals, the text accompanying the set of weekly and yeabook charts was the “Technical Comment,” as interpreted by the CRB staff.

Today, 45 years later, the CRB Futures Price Index remains the global benchmark for measuring commodity price movement. He was quick to realize that unless one was actually on the floor of the exchanges, price and volume information was difficult to come by. Not anticipating a career in the commodities industry, Bill earned a degree in chemistry, followed by a business degree in corporate finance.


According to Jiler, he felt that the industry needed something that better reflected the overall price activity in the commodity markets. Richard Scarry Hardcover Books. The talents of each of the Jiler’s meshed very well in their 20012 as the management team of the Commodity Research Bureau. At this time, Milton Jiler, a young reporter for the New York American, was covering commodity exchanges and doing freelance public relations work for some of the exchanges to supplement his income.

Eventually the government stopped working on their commodity index and turned it over to CRB to calculate.

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Shortly after the acquisition, the staff of KRFP began the arduous process of copying into an electronic database the entire commodity price history CRB had collected and cataloged on paper since Harry Potter Years by J. Inthe Jiler’s recruited their youngest brother, William, to work on a project during the summer following his college graduation. During the conflict, Milton served in the United States Navy, leaving Harry, who was beyond draft age, to run the company in his brother’s absence.

There have been nine modifications to the Index calculation and component commodities since its inception inthe last change occuring in He then approached several of the people he knew would benefit from his idea.

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Save on Textbooks, Education Trending price is based on prices over last 90 days. Increased use of the telephone made communications between customers and their brokers easier, but there was no source of closing prices that could be used to establish trends and trading strategies.

Knight-Ridder Financial Publishing initiated a switch from hand-drawn charts to computer-generated charts. Bill Jiler worked with the NYFE in creating the contract that ultimately generated considerable additional exposure for the Index. If no one was providing information about the commodities markets, trading was limited to those people with direct access to the floor. Bill Jiler believed that this was the first step towards technical analysis.


The report consisted of seven legal-size pages, with typewritten text, divided into multiple sections. Starting with virtually no capital, Jiler had to convince potential customers and suppliers of the viability of his new idea.

Comments in this section will be confined to interesting chart situations either from the technical aspect, unusual interest, or possibly profitable trading opportunities.

The newly merged publication was named CRB Futures Perspective and it continues to be published every Friday afternoon, immediately after the markets close. The output of civilian goods will be delayed by preparations for reconversion.

Its success was due in large part to its ability to provide information that was not readily available to traders. The lead article was an overall analysis of the markets headed, “The Outlook for Commodity Prices.

According to Milton Jiler, “Getting that first issue out required ‘chutzpah.

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Hence, we doubt whether commodity prices will be faced with a crisis until V-J Day. The lowest-priced item that has ydarbook used or worn previously.

Milton Jiler had a simple idea. Nevertheless, traders and those interested in commodities found very few sources of comprehensive information were available to them. Market data provided by ddf and subject cdb user agreement and privacy policy.

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