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Low Oil Prices Send Chills through Oil Patch

posted on November 26, 2014 at 3:20 PM

Lower oil prices, while good for the broader U.S. economy, are a threat to what has been a surprising and dramatic surge in oil production in the U.S., and to drilling communities that have come to depend on oil money. Full Story

Dayton: Pipelines part of solution to rail backlog

posted on November 21, 2014 at 11:28 AM

Gov. Mark Dayton says more oil pipelines are part of the solution to a rail backlog that has clogged agricultural shipments across Minnesota. Full Story

Farmers turn to barges to deliver goods

posted on November 21, 2014 at 11:13 AM

Congested rail ways have more corn and soybean farmers in Minnesota turning to the Mississippi River and its navigation system to move their goods. Full Story

The Changing Face of Commodity Trading

posted on November 14, 2014 at 5:42 PM

The Changing Face of Commodity Trading
Open outcry was the rule for nearly 150 years at the world's oldest futures exchange. In 2007, that all changed when the Chicago Mercantile Exchange merged with the Chicago Board of Trade to form the CME Group. Full Story

Market to Market Unveils Classroom Resources

posted on October 10, 2014 at 3:51 PM

Market to Market Unveils Classroom Resources
Market to Market has a new online resource for anyone interested in learning more about the business of farming;the impact of science and technology; and even the basics of commodity trading. Full Story

Feds: Trader made $1.5M by manipulating prices

posted on October 3, 2014 at 10:53 AM

A high-frequency trader in New Jersey is facing charges for allegedly manipulating commodities prices by issuing false signals to the market and then profiting off them while using software that executes trades within milliseconds, federal... Full Story

USDA details new risk-based farm payment programs

posted on September 26, 2014 at 1:06 PM

Farmers can start as early as next week on signing up for new safety net programs that U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack said replaces the much-criticized direct payments with government payouts based on the risks farmers face. Full Story

Ask the Analysts: How are commodity markets regulated?

posted on July 22, 2014 at 3:36 PM

Ask the Analysts: How are commodity markets regulated?
How are commodity markets regulated? In each Ask the Analyst segment, experienced commodity market analysts provide thoughtful insight on trading skills, price trends, and strategies to help students and producers better understand how the markets... Full Story

Ask the Analysts: What chance does a single investor have against high-frequency trading?

posted on July 22, 2014 at 3:36 PM

Ask the Analysts: What chance does a single investor have against high-frequency trading?
What chance does a single investor have against high-frequency trading? In each Ask the Analyst segment, experienced commodity market analysts provide thoughtful insight on trading skills, price trends, and strategies to help students and... Full Story

Ask the Analysts: What commodity would you recommend to a new trader?

posted on July 22, 2014 at 3:36 PM

Ask the Analysts: What commodity would you recommend to a new trader?
What commodity would you recommend to a new trader? In each Ask the Analyst segment, experienced commodity market analysts provide thoughtful insight on trading skills, price trends, and strategies to help students and producers better... Full Story

Ask the Analysts: What factors influence the price of a commodity?

posted on July 22, 2014 at 3:36 PM

Ask the Analysts: What factors influence the price of a commodity?
Ask the Analysts: What factors influence the price of a commodity? In each Ask the Analyst segment, experienced commodity market analysts provide thoughtful insight on trading skills, price trends, and strategies to help students and producers... Full Story

Ask the Analysts: How do different commodities interact with and influence one another?

posted on July 22, 2014 at 3:36 PM

Ask the Analysts: How do different commodities interact with and influence one another?
Ask the Analysts: How do different commodities interact with and influence one another? In each Ask the Analyst segment, experienced commodity market analysts provide thoughtful insight on trading skills, price trends, and strategies to help... Full Story

Ask the Analysts: How did you get started in commodity market analysis?

posted on July 22, 2014 at 3:36 PM

Ask the Analysts: How did you get started in commodity market analysis?
Ask the Analysts: How did you get started in commodity market analysis? In each Ask the Analyst segment, experienced commodity market analysts provide thoughtful insight on trading skills, price trends, and strategies to help students and... Full Story

Ask the Analysts: How can someone get started in commodity trading?

posted on July 22, 2014 at 3:36 PM

Ask the Analysts: How can someone get started in commodity trading?
Ask the Analysts: How can someone get started in commodity trading? In each Ask the Analyst segment, experienced commodity market analysts provide thoughtful insight on trading skills, price trends, and strategies to help students and producers... Full Story

Ask the Analysts: What does a new producer or trader need to know about commodity markets?

posted on July 22, 2014 at 3:36 PM

Ask the Analysts: What does a new producer or trader need to know about commodity markets?
Ask the Analysts: What does a new producer or trader need to know about commodity markets? In each Ask the Analyst segment, experienced commodity market analysts provide thoughtful insight on trading skills, price trends, and strategies to help... Full Story
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