Brock Associates: Commodity Marketing and Hedging Advice

  • . Available online Friday after the markets have closed and charts have been updated.
  • . Up-to-date synopses of national, world and weather events that can affect commodity markets.
  • . Daily and weekly bar charts on every major agricultural commodity and selected financial and energy markets.

    The State of Agricultural Commodity Markets (SOCO) 2004
  • . A drought or a drop in prices on the international markets can quickly drain their foreign exchange reserves, stifle their ability to pay for essential imports and plunge them into debt.
  • . There are, of course, other reasons, including domestic supply constraints and entry barriers arising from concentration in international markets, which discourage vertical diversification into the production of value-added forms of commodities by developing countries.
  • . For example, although the value of such support has declined in both nominal and real terms, export subsidies and domestic support in some developed countries have remained high and have depressed prices on world markets, eroding the incomes and market share of producers in non-subsidizing developing countries and draining the foreign exchange reserves of many countries that depend heavily on commodity exports.
  • . Farmers were no longer compelled to sell at prices set far below the value of their produce on world markets. Commodities
  • Updated: New York: Jun 17 05:47 London: Jun 17 10:47 Tokyo: Jun 17 18:47 : Markets RESOURCES: Commodities Oil Prices Gain on Signs Economic Growth in U.S., China May Boost Demand June 16 (Bloomberg) -- Crude oil futures rose close to $70 a barrel on signs that the economies of the U.S.

    Law of Demand and Fundamental Analysis of Commodity Markets
  • . Law of Demand and Fundamental Analysis of Commodity Markets The law of demand and it's application to fundamental analysis of commodities rests upon an understanding of consumer behaviour.
  • . Farmers must produce for the markets.


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    Commodity Spreads
  • . By monitoring the relative strength between various contracts and between different markets, you will be better able to select the appropriate pricing and risk management strategies when developing your marketing plan.
  • . Besides being used for spread trading, tracking the spread relationships between different contracts in the same market or in different markets can provide useful insights into future price direction.

    Agricultural Marketing Services
  • | Search MDA Agricultural Marketing Services Division Agricultural Marketing Services works to develop and diversify Minnesota's agricultural industries, markets, and products through market research, market information, education, and technical assistance.
  • . Market and Business Development The purpose of this activity is to identify, develop, and expand markets for new and existing products of Minnesota agriculture and deliver business development programs Risk Management Program This activity provides risk management education and services to Minnesota farmers to enable producers to adapt risk management plans so they are less susceptible to volatile markets and weather conditions.
  • . It promotes Minnesota products within the state and in other domestic markets.

    DEVELOPMENT GATEWAY_ China's Restructuring of the Commodity Circulation System
  • . At present, there are altogether over 5, 500 capital goods wholesale markets across the country.
  • . National goods and materials trading centers, goods and materials distribution centers, futures organizations and various capital goods markets also witnessed vigorous growth.

    April 25, 2006 Roberts Agricultural Commodity Market Report
  • . Technical corrections amid weakness in the gold and crude markets were responsible for the bearish tone.
  • . The corn market has been following the metals and energy markets of late.
  • . Commodity markets tend to move in tandem during increased fund activity.

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    An Introduction to Basis - AgEBB
  • . Commodity futures exchange markets provide a mechanism for price discovery on an aggregate level through arbitrage between multiple buyers and sellers.
  • . However, historical basis provides a linkage between these two markets.

    Georgia Farm Bureau Commodities/Marketing
  • . The is for producer members with roadside markets, and pick-your-own operations.

    Specialty markets bring different risk management needs A4-55 June 2002
  • Written June, 2002 File A4-55 S pecialty markets bring different risk management needs Roger Ginder , Extension Economist, 515/294-6260, Most farmers are well aware of the production and price risks associated with growing standard corn and soybeans.
  • . But there are emerging markets for specialty grains that generally offer premium prices.
  • . marketing system for corn and soybeans has been built around an undifferentiated bulk commodity concept with product moving through the marketing channel in response to prices established in open markets.
  • . Pricing may be established prior to production or pegged to commodity markets with a premium.

    Market to Market - Host and Analysts
  • . Doug Jackson - For 28 years, Doug Jackson's knowledge of the grain markets has been unchallenged.
  • . Darin Newsom - With more than 15 years experience analyzing grain markets, Darin Newsom provides DTN customers with insight and analysis on an hourly, daily and weekly basis.
  • . As the Senior Grains Analyst at DTN, he offers commentary on cash and futures grain markets -- and the national and international events which move them.
  • . And, Market to Market continues to provide expert analysis of major commodity markets.


    Commodity markets (from market) --  Encyclopędia Britannica

  • Already a member? | Content Related to this Topic 5 1 29 This Article'sTable of Contents The market in economic doctrine and history Market theory Commodity markets market Encyclopædia Britannica Article Page 7 of 8 Commodity markets The general run of agricultural commodities is produced under competitive conditions by relatively small-scale cultivators scattered over a large area.
  • . Under a regime of unregulated competition such markets are, therefore, tormented with continual fluctuations in prices and volume of business.
  • . The behaviour of primary commodity markets is a serious matter when whole communities depend upon a single commodity for income or for employment and wages.
  • . Though some attempts have been made to control world commodity markets, these are generally more talk than performance.
  • . Page 7 of 8 Markets under Socialism Commodity markets Additional Reading To cite this page: " market ." Encyclopædia Britannica .
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    STATPUB Agriculture Commodity Market News
  • . or visitors More Activity in World's Ag markets CHICAGO - Apr 20/06 - SNS -- International agricultural commodity markets were more active overnight, with wheat, corn and barley trading reported in major Asian markets and Morocco. @CallCenter