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The Informa Economics Trader service is a system set up to benefit small to medium sized hedge funds, proprietary traders, brokers and others who are most interested in market trends and developments over the next 30-45 days. The primary components of the service consist of fundamental market commentary and technical analysis in audio, text and graphic formats updated daily.  Periodic updates during the day will help you catch newly developing trends.

Cutting Edge Analysis of Market Fundamentals by Mickey Luth leading the Informa Economics Trader team provides daily analysis of the market’s economic fundamentals.  Start the day with their morning audio recapping recent developments, overnight action and what to look for in the coming days of trading. The audios are followed by detailed afternoon market commentaries that are liberally supported by statistical tables and graphics that bring the market dynamics to life.  Easy to understand technical analysis is blended with the fundamental analysis to yield a solid actionable trading base.  The analysis covers:

  • Grains (Wheat and Corn)
  • Soybeans
  • Cotton
  • Crude Oil
  • Sugar
  • Weekly reports on petroleum, ethanol and natural gas
Crops Weather Comments/Forecasts - 08/22/2014
Crops Weather Outlook Read More -- 8/22/2014 8:30 AM
Hogs - 08/21/2014
CFTC data shows funds could add to recent selling. Read More -- 8/21/2014 6:11 PM
Afternoon Corn Market Commentary - 8/21/2014 -- 8/21/2014 3:28 PM Read More
Energy Weather Outlook - 08-21-2014 -- 8/21/2014 2:32 PM Read More
Weekly International Weather Highlights - 08-21-2014 -- 8/21/2014 12:08 PM Read More
Cattle - 08/21/2014 -- 8/21/2014 8:58 AM Read More
Crops Weather Comments/Forecasts - 08/21/2014 -- 8/21/2014 8:26 AM Read More
Cotton - 08/20/2014 -- 8/20/2014 5:42 PM Read More
Crude Oil - 08/20/2014 -- 8/20/2014 5:41 PM Read More
Cattle - 08/20/2014 -- 8/20/2014 5:35 PM Read More
Hogs - 08/20/2014 -- 8/20/2014 5:25 PM Read More
Cotton - 08/21/2014
The ICE cotton futures were modestly higher today in December as speculative traders continued to cover shorts in the front of the market. Read More -- 8/21/2014 5:17 PM
Crude Oil - 08/21/2014
WTI prices closed higher Thursday on favorable economic news after several days of weakness. Read More -- 8/21/2014 5:17 PM
Afternoon Soy Complex Market Commentary - 8/21/2014
US export sales, Canadian Canola production estimate, NOAA’s 30 and 90 day US forecasts: August soybeans and meal continued to rally in response to last week’s positive NOPA crush report while new-crop prices could not hold recovery gains given the lack of concern for the soybean yields. Read More -- 8/21/2014 3:31 PM
Afternoon Wheat Market Commentary - 8/21/2014
Canadian wheat production estimate, US export sales, NOAA’s 30 and 90 day weather forecasts: Canadian wheat production forecast lower than expected provided support to wheat prices. Read More -- 8/21/2014 3:30 PM
Afternoon Soy Complex Market Commentary - 8/21/2014
US export sales, Canadian Canola production estimate, NOAA’s 30 and 90 day US forecasts: August soybeans and meal continued to rally in response to last week’s positive NOPA crush report while new-crop prices could not hold recovery gains given the lack of concern for the soybean yields. Read More -- 8/21/2014 3:31 PM
Afternoon Wheat Market Commentary - 8/21/2014
Canadian wheat production estimate, US export sales, NOAA’s 30 and 90 day weather forecasts: Canadian wheat production forecast lower than expected provided support to wheat prices. Read More -- 8/21/2014 3:30 PM
Afternoon Wheat Market Commentary - 8/19/2014 -- 8/20/2014 8:38 AM Read More
Afternoon Soybean Complex Market Commentary - 8/19/2014 -- 8/20/2014 8:37 AM Read More
Afternoon Corn Market Commentary 8/19/2014 -- 8/20/2014 8:36 AM Read More
Afternoon Wheat Market Commentary - 8/18/2014 -- 8/18/2014 4:56 PM Read More
Afternoon Soybean Complex Market Commentary - 8/18/2014 -- 8/18/2014 4:55 PM Read More
Afternoon Corn Market Commentary 8/18/2014 -- 8/18/2014 4:54 PM Read More
Afternoon Wheat Market Commentary 8/15/2014 -- 8/16/2014 3:14 PM Read More
Afternoon Soy Complex Market Commentary 8/15/2014 -- 8/16/2014 3:13 PM Read More
Afternoon Corn Market Commentary 8/15/2014 -- 8/16/2014 3:12 PM Read More
Afternoon Corn Market Commentary - 8/21/2014
US export sales, Canadian Corn production estimate, NOAA’s 30 and 90 day US forecasts: Corn fails to hold the rally above the highs of the previous two sessions but continues to show underlying support based on the prospect the US corn yield may not be as high as what has already been discounted. Read More -- 8/21/2014 3:28 PM
Afternoon Wheat Market Commentary - 8/20/2014
Change to US wheat acreage, production and 2014/14 S/U based on the certified acreage along with the by class changes: While wheat may have underlying support, the situation hardly argues for a strong rally. Weakness to corn may have had a domino impact on the wheat setback. Read More -- 8/20/2014 3:27 PM
Afternoon Soybean Complex Market Commentary - 8/20/2014
Historical review of acreage changes, Condition index as indicator of US soybean yield, Potential September 2013 US soybean production revision: Rally failures in August soybeans and meal allowed the favorable new-crop US production prospects to show through burdening the new-crop soybean price action. Read More -- 8/20/2014 3:26 PM
Afternoon Corn Market Commentary - 8/20/2014
December price implications of our 2014/15 US corn supply/usage balance compared with USDA’s, US ethanol data: The markets perception of favorable US corn yield prospects as the crop tour progresses, burdened the corn price action. Read More -- 8/20/2014 3:25 PM
Crude Oil - 08/21/2014
WTI prices closed higher Thursday on favorable economic news after several days of weakness. Read More -- 8/21/2014 5:17 PM
Crude Oil - 08/20/2014
WTI prices closed higher Wednesday as the weekly stock numbers were more bullish than expected. Read More -- 8/20/2014 5:41 PM
Crude Oil - 08/14/2014 -- 8/14/2014 5:43 PM Read More
Natural Gas Flash - 08-14-2014 -- 8/14/2014 9:44 AM Read More
Crude Oil - 08/13/2014 -- 8/13/2014 5:01 PM Read More
Ethanol Flash - 08/13/2014 -- 8/13/2014 9:46 AM Read More
Petroleum Flash - 08/13/2014 -- 8/13/2014 9:45 AM Read More
Crude Oil - 08/12/2014 -- 8/12/2014 5:37 PM Read More
Crude OIl - 08/11/2014 -- 8/11/2014 5:44 PM Read More
Crude Oil - 08/08/2014 -- 8/8/2014 5:21 PM Read More
Crude Oil - 08/07/2014 -- 8/7/2014 5:32 PM Read More
Petroleum Flash - 08/20/2014
crude oil stocks were down 4.47 million barrels from the week prior to 362.55 million. This week-over-week decline was well more than pre-report trade expectations Read More -- 8/20/2014 10:29 AM
Ethanol Flash - 08/20/2014
Ethanol production was reported to be up 6,000 barrels per day from the previous week to 937,000 barrels per day Read More -- 8/20/2014 10:26 AM
Crude Oil - 08/19/2014
WTI prices closed sharply lower in expiring September and also lower in October. Read More -- 8/19/2014 5:00 PM
Crude Oil - 08/18/2014
WTI prices closed sharply lower Monday as speculative traders were again aggressive sellers. Read More -- 8/18/2014 6:06 PM
Hogs - 08/21/2014
CFTC data shows funds could add to recent selling. Read More -- 8/21/2014 6:11 PM
Cattle - 08/21/2014
Cow-calf operators seeing record profitability Read More -- 8/21/2014 8:58 AM
Cattle - 08/18/2014 -- 8/18/2014 4:45 PM Read More
Hogs - 08/18/2014 -- 8/18/2014 1:35 PM Read More
Cattle - 08/15/2014 -- 8/15/2014 5:07 PM Read More
Hogs - 08/15/2014 -- 8/15/2014 5:07 PM Read More
Hogs - 08/14/2015 -- 8/14/2014 5:41 PM Read More
Cattle - 08/14/2014 -- 8/14/2014 5:26 PM Read More
Hogs - 08/13/2014 -- 8/13/2014 5:46 PM Read More
Cattle - 08/13/2014 -- 8/13/2014 9:19 AM Read More
Hogs - 08/12/2014 -- 8/12/2014 5:27 PM Read More
Cattle - 08/20/2014
Feeding margins have been good, but what happens if they turn around? Read More -- 8/20/2014 5:35 PM
Hogs - 08/20/2014
Short-term outlook remains bearish for lean hogs Read More -- 8/20/2014 5:25 PM
Cattle - 08/19/2014
A preview of this week's Cattle on Feed report. Read More -- 8/19/2014 4:45 PM
Hogs - 08/19/2014
Hog Weight Update Read More -- 8/19/2014 4:17 PM
Cotton - 08/21/2014
The ICE cotton futures were modestly higher today in December as speculative traders continued to cover shorts in the front of the market. Read More -- 8/21/2014 5:17 PM
Cotton - 08/20/2014
The ICE cotton futures were sharply higher Wednesday despite a stronger valued US dollar as was the case Tuesday. Read More -- 8/20/2014 5:42 PM
Sugar - 08/14/2014 -- 8/14/2014 3:29 PM Read More
Cotton - 08/13/2014 -- 8/13/2014 5:02 PM Read More
Cotton - 08/12/2014 -- 8/12/2014 5:40 PM Read More
Sugar - 08/12/2014 -- 8/12/2014 4:42 PM Read More
Cotton - 08/11/2014 -- 8/11/2014 5:45 PM Read More
Cotton-08/08/2014 -- 8/8/2014 5:22 PM Read More
Cotton - 08/07/2014 -- 8/7/2014 5:33 PM Read More
Sugar - 08/07/2014 -- 8/7/2014 4:41 PM Read More
Cotton - 08/06/2014 -- 8/6/2014 4:57 PM Read More
Cotton - 08/19/22014
The ICE cotton futures were higher Tuesday despite a stronger valued US dollar. Read More -- 8/19/2014 5:00 PM
Sugar - 08/19/2014
New contract lows on both Monday and Tuesday as the nearby October contract searches desperately for a floor. Read More -- 8/19/2014 4:31 PM
Cotton - 08/18/2014
he ICE cotton futures were modestly lower Friday on light noncommercial selling. Read More -- 8/18/2014 6:10 PM
Cotton - 08/14/2014
The ICE cotton futures were modestly lower Thursday despite fairly good export sales. Read More -- 8/14/2014 5:44 PM
Crops Weather Comments/Forecasts - 08/22/2014
Crops Weather Outlook Read More -- 8/22/2014 8:30 AM
Energy Weather Outlook - 08-21-2014
NERC Energy Region's 6- to 10-Day Weather Outlook: Aug. 26 to Aug. 30. Read More -- 8/21/2014 2:32 PM
Energy Weather Outlook - 08-19-2014 -- 8/19/2014 2:59 PM Read More
Weekly US Crop Weather Forecast - 08/19/14 -- 8/19/2014 11:52 AM Read More
Crops Weather Comments/Forecasts - 08/19/2014 -- 8/19/2014 8:49 AM Read More
Energy Weather Outlook - 08-18-2014 -- 8/18/2014 2:35 PM Read More
Crops Weather Comments/Forecasts - 08/18/2014 -- 8/18/2014 8:38 AM Read More
Energy Weather Outlook - 08-15-2014 -- 8/15/2014 3:40 PM Read More
Crops Weather Comments/Forecasts - 08/15/2014 -- 8/15/2014 8:43 AM Read More
Energy Weather Outlook - 08-14-2014 -- 8/14/2014 2:47 PM Read More
Weekly International Weather Highlights - 08-14-2014 -- 8/14/2014 12:07 PM Read More
Weekly International Weather Highlights - 08-21-2014
Weekly International Weather Outlook Read More -- 8/21/2014 12:08 PM
Crops Weather Comments/Forecasts - 08/21/2014
Crops Weather Read More -- 8/21/2014 8:26 AM
Energy Weather Outlook - 08-20-2014
NERC Energy Region's 6- to 10-Day Weather Outlook: Aug. 25 to Aug. 29. Read More -- 8/20/2014 2:50 PM
Crops Weather Comments/Forecasts - 08/20/2014
Crops Weather Outlook Read More -- 8/20/2014 9:09 AM
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