Ted Nelson looks forward at corn, rice, soybeans, wheat and cotton markets and the market factors/outside influences still at play in a July 5 webinar. Nelson analyzes price trends, current and predicted geopolitical issues, global supply/demand functions, and fluctuations in the global economy to help you understand how these factors affect markets. Nelson is a Risk Management Consultant for INTL FCStone Financial Inc., FCM Division, which provides full-service, 24-hour futures and options brokerage, advisory, clearing and execution services on commodity exchanges worldwide. He provides daily and extended market commentary and analyses of futures and cash markets. Specialties include rice, corn, soybean and wheat. He works directly with customers in a rapidly changing marketplace, managing customers’ price risks and helping them stabilize profitability. Nelson is the author of INTL FCStone Inc.’s quarterly rice outlook. The webinar begins at 10 a.m. Central Time. … [Read more...] about Commodity market outlook: What’s in store for grains and cotton?
Commodity Chemicals Market –Market Demand, Growth, Opportunities, Analysis of Top Key Players and Forecast to 2022 PUNE, INDIA, June 29, 2018 /EINPresswire.com/ -- Commodity Chemicals Market 2018 Wiseguyreports.Com adds “Commodity Chemicals Market –Market Demand, Growth, Opportunities, Analysis of Top Key Players and Forecast to 2022” To Its Research Database. Report Details: This report provides in depth study of “Commodity Chemicals Market” using SWOT analysis i.e. Strength, Weakness, Opportunities and Threat to the organization. The Commodity Chemicals Market report also provides an in-depth survey of key players in the market which is based on the various objectives of an organization such as profiling, the product outline, the quantity of production, required raw material, and the financial health of the organization. This report studies Commodity Chemicals in Global market, especially in North America, China, Europe, … [Read more...] about Commodity Chemicals Market 2018 Global Industry Sales, Supply, Consumption, Demand, Analysis and Forecasts to 2025
Raw materials have staged a powerful rally over the past year, but that hasn’t helped some of the biggest commodities hedge funds, which are closing up shop to a degree not seen since at least the turn of the century. In 2017, closures of commodities hedge funds outnumbered launches for the first time in data going back to 2000, according to data provider Eurekahedge—a trend that has continued into this year. The... … [Read more...] about How the Last Commodity Funds Will Survive the Algo Age: ‘Adapt or Die’
Farm commodity prices are mixed again for the week beginning June, 18 with cotton remaining bullish. Cotton prices could move through the 98-cent area. Soybeans, corn, and wheat this week likely start the process of correcting their rapid downside move and then one of two outcomes emerge: First, corrective price move to the upside followed by a decline to test the previous low with prices moving higher, or Second, corrective price move to the upside followed by a decline to new lows. Long Grain Rice is looking at new crop price weakness, a function of demand and planting expectations Week beginning June 18, 2018 Commodity Index, $CRB – Weakness emerging due to global growth uncertainties. Oil, $WTIC – Correcting excessive bullish price move, then higher. Cotton – Bullish, but one worries about contagion due to building near-term aggregate commodity weakness. S&P 500 – Bullish, but correction and/or consolidation may not be complete. Foreign … [Read more...] about Fed bullish global growth and demand for commodities
opinion Chris Petersen Iowa View contributor Published 7:07 p.m. UTC Jun 18, 2018 I am an American pig farmer. You might also say I’m an endangered species. In the late 1990s, nearly 40,000 hog producers went out of business — a loss that occurred in a two-year period just over one decade after the pork commodity checkoff was implemented. Commodity checkoff programs were intended to be used for promotion and research of products from all farmers. They were supposed to keep American farmers in business. These programs have consistently failed. According to USDA statistics, we have lost 94 percent of traditional hog farmers in this country. These farmers have been squeezed out by industrial agriculture and by policy — and checkoff programs — that favor factory farms over our nation’s independent food producers. Research has found that collusive relationships between checkoff boards and lobbying organizations have formed over the decades since … [Read more...] about Congress must reform commodity checkoff programs