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Originally published Tuesday, May 4, 2010 at 1:37 PM

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Summary Box: Commodities fall on risk aversion

GREECE, AGAIN: Doubts emerged that an expanded bailout plan for Greece hammered out over the weekend would be enough to fix the country's fiscal problems. That sent investors fleeing risky assets.

The Associated Press

GREECE, AGAIN: Doubts emerged that an expanded bailout plan for Greece hammered out over the weekend would be enough to fix the country's fiscal problems. That sent investors fleeing risky assets.

DUMPING EUROS: The euro took another dive against the dollar as confidence in Europe's shared currency worsened. That makes commodities more expensive to foreign investors.

DON'T FORGET ABOUT CHINA: China's latest move to rein in spending by its banks also hurt commodities. China is one of the biggest consumers of copper, oil and other industrial goods.

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