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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
  • Livestock (Cattle and Hogs)
Cotton - 03/30/2015
ICE prices closed lower Monday primarily on speculative liquidation. Read More -- 3/30/2015 5:43 PM
Crude Oil - 03/30/2015
WTI crude oil price closed modestly lower as Iran and the US dollar dominated an otherwise featureless narrow range day. Read More -- 3/30/2015 5:42 PM
Livestock & Meat - 03/30/2015 -- 3/30/2015 8:51 AM Read More
Cotton - 03/27/2015 -- 3/27/2015 5:26 PM Read More
Crude Oil - 03/27/2015 -- 3/27/2015 5:25 PM Read More
Afternoon Wheat Commentary - 03/27/2015 -- 3/27/2015 4:58 PM Read More
Afternoon Soybean Complex Commentary - 03/27/2015 -- 3/27/2015 4:57 PM Read More
Afternoon Corn Commentary - 03/27/2015 -- 3/27/2015 4:56 PM Read More
Livestock & Meat - 03/27/2015 -- 3/27/2015 4:25 PM Read More
Energy Weather Outlook - 03/27/2015 -- 3/27/2015 3:20 PM Read More
Crops Weather Comments/Forecast - 03/26/2015 -- 3/27/2015 8:33 AM Read More
Afternoon Corn Commentary - 03/30/2015
US export inspections, April options exercised, March 1 US corn stocks and yearly S/U reviews: A surge to wheat prices provided the catalyst for a slightly higher close to corn. Read More -- 3/30/2015 3:42 PM
Afternoon Soybean Complex Commentary - 03/30/2015
US export inspections, April options exercised, March 1 US soybean stocks and yearly S/U review: Chasing in of those that exercised puts with Friday’s April options expiration may have provided an initial boost to soy complex prices along with some end-of-month short covering in soybeans. Read More -- 3/30/2015 3:41 PM
Afternoon Wheat Commentary - 03/30/2015
US export inspections, April options exercised, March 1 US wheat stocks and yearly S/U review tables: End-of-month money manager short covering, amplified by those traders who had exercised April puts on Friday exiting their positions, fostered a surge to wheat prices Monday. Read More -- 3/30/2015 3:40 PM
Energy Weather Outlook - 03/30/2015
NERC Energy Region's 6- to 10-Day Weather Outlook: Apr. 4 to Apr. 8 Read More -- 3/30/2015 3:22 PM
Afternoon Corn Commentary - 03/30/2015
US export inspections, April options exercised, March 1 US corn stocks and yearly S/U reviews: A surge to wheat prices provided the catalyst for a slightly higher close to corn. Read More -- 3/30/2015 3:42 PM
Afternoon Soybean Complex Commentary - 03/30/2015
US export inspections, April options exercised, March 1 US soybean stocks and yearly S/U review: Chasing in of those that exercised puts with Friday’s April options expiration may have provided an initial boost to soy complex prices along with some end-of-month short covering in soybeans. Read More -- 3/30/2015 3:41 PM
Afternoon Wheat Commentary - 03/26/2015 -- 3/26/2015 3:06 PM Read More
Afternoon Soybean Complex Commentary - 03/26/2015 -- 3/26/2015 3:06 PM Read More
Afternoon Corn Commentary - 03/26/2015 -- 3/26/2015 3:05 PM Read More
Afternoon Wheat Commentary - 03/25/2015 -- 3/25/2015 3:17 PM Read More
Afternoon Soybean Complex Commentary - 03/25/2015 -- 3/25/2015 3:11 PM Read More
Afternoon Corn Commentary - 03/25/2015 -- 3/25/2015 3:10 PM Read More
Afternoon Wheat Commentary - 03/24/2015 -- 3/24/2015 3:34 PM Read More
Afternoon Soybean Complex Commentary - 03/24/2015 -- 3/24/2015 3:33 PM Read More
Afternoon Corn Commentary - 03/24/2015 -- 3/24/2015 3:32 PM Read More
Afternoon Wheat Commentary - 03/30/2015
US export inspections, April options exercised, March 1 US wheat stocks and yearly S/U review tables: End-of-month money manager short covering, amplified by those traders who had exercised April puts on Friday exiting their positions, fostered a surge to wheat prices Monday. Read More -- 3/30/2015 3:40 PM
Afternoon Wheat Commentary - 03/27/2015
Market Drivers, Commitments of Traders: Wheat featured a recovery session Friday after the collapse to prices Thursday and the huge break to prices for the week. The money managers maintained their historically large net-short position in Chicago wheat. Read More -- 3/27/2015 4:58 PM
Afternoon Soybean Complex Commentary - 03/27/2015
Market Drivers, Commitments of Traders: After showing support throughout the week, soybean oil prices were down sharply likely burdened by the weakness to energy prices. While soybean meal and soybeans were both under pressure, soybeans were down the hardest absorbing the weakness to soybean oil. Read More -- 3/27/2015 4:57 PM
Afternoon Corn Commentary - 03/27/2015
Market Drivers, Commitments of Traders: Corn featured a surprising mixed trading session Friday. The money manager’s quickly liquidated their net-short position on the recent rally to corn prices. Read More -- 3/27/2015 4:56 PM
Crude Oil - 03/30/2015
WTI crude oil price closed modestly lower as Iran and the US dollar dominated an otherwise featureless narrow range day. Read More -- 3/30/2015 5:42 PM
Crude Oil - 03/27/2015
WTI crude oil price closed sharply lower Friday as the kneejerk reaction to the Saudi Arabian bombing of Yemen is more acutely evaluated. Read More -- 3/27/2015 5:25 PM
Ethanol Flash - 03/25/2014 -- 3/25/2015 9:38 AM Read More
Crude Oil - 03/24/2015 -- 3/24/2015 7:00 PM Read More
Crude Oil - 03/23/2015 -- 3/23/2015 5:46 PM Read More
Crude Oil - 03/20/2015 -- 3/20/2015 4:54 PM Read More
Crude Oil - 03/19/2015 -- 3/19/2015 5:15 PM Read More
Natural Gas Flash - 03/19/2015 -- 3/19/2015 9:39 AM Read More
Crude Oil - 03/18/2015 -- 3/18/2015 5:21 PM Read More
Petroleum Flash - 03/18/2014 -- 3/18/2015 9:44 AM Read More
Ethanol Flash - 03/18/2014 -- 3/18/2015 9:43 AM Read More
Crude Oil - 03/25/2015
WTI crude oil price closed sharply higher on geological events that have raised concerns for transportation and supply. Read More -- 3/26/2015 5:34 PM
Natural Gas Flash - 03/26/2014
The report showed a net injection of working gas stocks into underground storage of 12 billion cubic feet (bcf). This was the first build of the season. This week’s injection was above pre-report trade expectations for an injection of 6 bcf Read More -- 3/26/2015 9:40 AM
Crude Oil - 03/25/2015
WTI crude oil price closed higher impacted in part by a weaker US dollar. Read More -- 3/25/2015 5:44 PM
Petroleum Flash - 03/25/2014
crude oil stocks were up 8.17 million barrels from the week prior to 466.68 million. This sizable week-over-week increase was well more than pre-report trade expectations Read More -- 3/25/2015 9:42 AM
Livestock & Meat - 03/30/2015
Hogs & Pigs report shows strong productivity rebound Read More -- 3/30/2015 8:51 AM
Livestock & Meat - 03/27/2015
Weekly Recap Read More -- 3/27/2015 4:25 PM
Livestock & Meat - 03/20/2015 -- 3/20/2015 3:23 PM Read More
Livestock & Meat - 03/19/2015 -- 3/19/2015 9:22 AM Read More
Livestock & Meat - 03/18/2015 -- 3/18/2015 8:01 AM Read More
Livestock & Meat - 03/17/2015 -- 3/17/2015 7:46 AM Read More
Livestock & Meat - 03/16/2015 -- 3/16/2015 8:13 AM Read More
Livestock & Meat - 03/13/2015 -- 3/13/2015 5:39 PM Read More
Livestock & Meat - 03/12/2015 -- 3/12/2015 8:15 AM Read More
Livestock & Meat - 03/11/2015 -- 3/11/2015 5:02 PM Read More
Livestock & Meat - 03/10/2015 -- 3/10/2015 4:05 PM Read More
Livestock & Meat - 03/26/2015
Beef prices set for spring rally Read More -- 3/26/2015 8:10 AM
Livestock & Meat
Large frozen pork stocks should not prevent spring price gains. Read More -- 3/25/2015 8:23 AM
Livestock & Meat - 03/24/2015
Cattle feeding breakevens near record highs Read More -- 3/24/2015 8:08 AM
Livestock & Meat - 03/23/2015
Upcoming Hogs & Pigs report expected to show large inventory gains Read More -- 3/23/2015 8:07 AM
Cotton - 03/30/2015
ICE prices closed lower Monday primarily on speculative liquidation. Read More -- 3/30/2015 5:43 PM
Cotton - 03/27/2015
ICE prices closed modestly higher today with speculators modest buyers in light volume trading. Read More -- 3/27/2015 5:26 PM
Sugar - 03/24/2015 -- 3/24/2015 4:52 PM Read More
Cotton - 03/23/2015 -- 3/23/2015 5:46 PM Read More
Cotton - 03/20/2015 -- 3/20/2015 4:55 PM Read More
Sugar - 03/19/2015 -- 3/19/2015 3:37 PM Read More
Cotton - 03/18/2015 -- 3/18/2015 5:21 PM Read More
Cotton - 03/17/2015 -- 3/17/2015 5:07 PM Read More
Sugar - 3/17/2015 -- 3/17/2015 5:02 PM Read More
Cotton - 03/16/2015 -- 3/16/2015 5:15 PM Read More
Sugar - 30/12/2015 -- 3/12/2015 3:45 PM Read More
Cotton - 03/26/2015
ICE prices closed modestly lower Thursday as export sales were reported as expected. Read More -- 3/26/2015 5:35 PM
Sugar - 03/26/2015
The No. 11 market finished lower again today, although the nearby May contract could not quite reach new lows. Read More -- 3/26/2015 3:55 PM
Cotton - 03/25/2015
ICE prices were lower but closed off the lows of the day. Read More -- 3/25/2015 5:45 PM
Cotton - 03/24/2015
ICE prices were mixed with the front two months slightly lower and the other contracts only modestly higher. Read More -- 3/24/2015 7:00 PM
Energy Weather Outlook - 03/30/2015
NERC Energy Region's 6- to 10-Day Weather Outlook: Apr. 4 to Apr. 8 Read More -- 3/30/2015 3:22 PM
Energy Weather Outlook - 03/27/2015
NERC Energy Region's 6- to 10-Day Weather Outlook: Apr. 1 to Apr. 5. Read More -- 3/27/2015 3:20 PM
Energy Weather Outlook - 03/25/2015 -- 3/25/2015 2:21 PM Read More
Crops Weather Comments/Forecast - 03/25/2015 -- 3/25/2015 8:26 AM Read More
Energy Weather Outlook - 03/24/2015 -- 3/24/2015 3:41 PM Read More
Weekly U.S. Weather Highlights - 03/24/2015 -- 3/24/2015 9:37 AM Read More
Crops Weather Comments/Forecast - 03/24/2015 -- 3/24/2015 8:25 AM Read More
Energy Weather Comments - 03/20/2015 -- 3/23/2015 3:51 PM Read More
Crops Weather Comments/Forecast - 03/23/2015 -- 3/23/2015 8:32 AM Read More
Energy Weather Comments - 03/20/2015 -- 3/20/2015 3:36 PM Read More
Crops Weather Comments/Forecast - 03/20/2015 -- 3/20/2015 8:17 AM Read More
Crops Weather Comments/Forecast - 03/26/2015
Crops Weather Comments Read More -- 3/27/2015 8:33 AM
Energy Weather Outlook - 03/26/2015
NERC Energy Region's 6- to 10-Day Weather Outlook: Mar. 31 to Apr. 4. Read More -- 3/26/2015 2:31 PM
Weekly Global Weather Highlights - 03/26/2015
Global Weather Highlights Read More -- 3/26/2015 10:36 AM
Crops Weather Comments/Forecast - 03/26/2015
Crops Weather Comments Read More -- 3/26/2015 8:16 AM
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