By Doug Alexander
Drought has made the Panama Canal a chokepoint for the flow of the world’s most important commodities. Oil’s rally has fizzled, with some citing better-than-expected oil supplies. The corn harvest in the US, the world’s top grower, is set to break a record. Coal output by the world’s top greenhouse gas polluters takes an interesting turn. And palladium has tumbled to the lowest price in more than five years.
Here are five notable charts to consider in commodity markets as the week gets underway.