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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 - 04/17/2015
Corrected Friday comment: ICE cotton prices moved lower Friday on follow through selling from the export sales report and on speculative liquidation. Read More -- 4/17/2015 5:35 PM
Cotton - 04/17/2015
ICE cotton price moved lower Thursday on a weak export sales report and more poor economic data. Read More -- 4/17/2015 5:33 PM
Afternoon Corn Market Commentary - 04/17/2015 -- 4/17/2015 5:02 PM Read More
Energy Weather Outlook - 04/17/2015 -- 4/17/2015 3:53 PM Read More
Crops Weather Comments/Forecasts - 04-17-2015 -- 4/17/2015 12:50 PM Read More
Cotton - 04/16/2015 -- 4/16/2015 5:57 PM Read More
Crude Oil - 04/16/2015 -- 4/16/2015 5:57 PM Read More
Sugar - 04/16/2015 -- 4/16/2015 4:22 PM Read More
Afternoon Wheat Market Commentary - 04/16/2015 -- 4/16/2015 3:53 PM Read More
Afternoon Soybean Complex Market Commentary - 04/16/2015 -- 4/16/2015 3:53 PM Read More
Afternoon Corn Market Commentary - 04/16/2015 -- 4/16/2015 3:51 PM Read More
Crude Oil - 04/17/2015
WTI crude oil price moved modestly lower Friday amid indifferent economic reports and indications that global production is still on the rise. Read More -- 4/17/2015 5:32 PM
Livestock & Meat - 04/17/2015
Weekly Recap Read More -- 4/17/2015 5:21 PM
Afternoon Wheat Market Commentary - 04/17/2015
Price range forecasts, Commitments of Traders: It was a mixed session for wheat after a week of price weakness. The lack of rains for western Kansas may have been supportive to Kansas City while Minneapolis may have been burdened by the fast pace to US spring wheat seedings. Read More -- 4/17/2015 5:03 PM
Afternoon Soybean Complex Market Commentary - 04/17/2015
ice range forecasts, Commitments of Traders: Soybean oil gave back recent gains having run into resistance while the week’s weakness to the US dollar index appeared to have continuing positive impact on soybeans and meal. Read More -- 4/17/2015 5:03 PM
Afternoon Wheat Market Commentary - 04/17/2015
Price range forecasts, Commitments of Traders: It was a mixed session for wheat after a week of price weakness. The lack of rains for western Kansas may have been supportive to Kansas City while Minneapolis may have been burdened by the fast pace to US spring wheat seedings. Read More -- 4/17/2015 5:03 PM
Afternoon Soybean Complex Market Commentary - 04/17/2015
ice range forecasts, Commitments of Traders: Soybean oil gave back recent gains having run into resistance while the week’s weakness to the US dollar index appeared to have continuing positive impact on soybeans and meal. Read More -- 4/17/2015 5:03 PM
Afternoon Wheat Market Commentary - 04/15/2015 -- 4/15/2015 3:37 PM Read More
Afternoon Soybean Complex Market Commentary - 04/15/2015 -- 4/15/2015 3:37 PM Read More
Afternoon Corn Market Commentary - 04/15/2015 -- 4/15/2015 3:35 PM Read More
Afternoon Wheat Market Commentary - 04/14/2015 -- 4/14/2015 3:59 PM Read More
Afternoon Soybean Complex Market Commentary - 04/14/2015 -- 4/14/2015 3:58 PM Read More
Afternoon Corn Market Commentary - 04/14/2015 -- 4/14/2015 3:57 PM Read More
Afternoon Wheat Market Commentary - 04/13/2015 -- 4/13/2015 4:41 PM Read More
Afternoon Soybean Complex Market Commentary - 04/13/2015 -- 4/13/2015 4:39 PM Read More
Afternoon Corn Market Commentary - 04/13/2015 -- 4/13/2015 4:39 PM Read More
Afternoon Corn Market Commentary - 04/17/2015
Price range forecasts, Commitments of Traders: Concerns about US corn planting delays may have been the supportive feature to corn after finding support above the March low earlier in the week.


Price range forecasts, Commitments of Traders: Concerns about US corn planting delays may have been the supportive feature to corn after finding support above the March low earlier in the week. Read More -- 4/17/2015 5:02 PM
Afternoon Wheat Market Commentary - 04/16/2015
US export sales: Rains prospects continued to drive Kansas City and Minneapolis wheat to new contract lows. Chicago closed higher supported by possible technical support to the wheat-corn spread and a narrowing of the Kansas City and Minneapolis premiums to Chicago. A record net-short position held by money managers in Chicago may have reduced the fund selling. Read More -- 4/16/2015 3:53 PM
Afternoon Soybean Complex Market Commentary - 04/16/2015
US export sales: A mixed trading session with fund activity reported net even across the soy complex as the markets try to assess the implications of the record NOPA US soybean crush reported for March Wednesday. Read More -- 4/16/2015 3:53 PM
Afternoon Corn Market Commentary - 04/16/2015
US export sales: Mixed session given unclear impact of weather on US corn plantings with possible support from unwinding of wheat-corn spreads and the May put options at the $3.80 strike. Read More -- 4/16/2015 3:51 PM
Crude Oil - 04/17/2015
WTI crude oil price moved modestly lower Friday amid indifferent economic reports and indications that global production is still on the rise. Read More -- 4/17/2015 5:32 PM
Crude Oil - 04/16/2015
WTI crude oil price moved modestly higher as speculative traders continued to find reason to buy futures. Read More -- 4/16/2015 5:57 PM
Crude Oil - 04/13/2015 -- 4/13/2015 4:59 PM Read More
Crude Oil - 04/10/2015 -- 4/10/2015 5:42 PM Read More
Crude Oil - 04/09/15 -- 4/9/2015 5:16 PM Read More
Natural Gas Flash - 04/09/2014 -- 4/9/2015 12:57 PM Read More
Petroleum Flash - 05/08/2014 -- 4/8/2015 9:48 AM Read More
Ethanol Flash - 05/08/2014 -- 4/8/2015 9:47 AM Read More
Crude Oil - 04/07/2015 -- 4/7/2015 5:20 PM Read More
Crude Oil -04/06/2015 -- 4/6/2015 4:51 PM Read More
Crude Oil - 04/02/2015 -- 4/2/2015 6:03 PM Read More
Natural Gas Flash - 04/16/2014
The report showed a net injection of working gas stocks into underground storage of 63 billion cubic feet (bcf). This week’s injection was above pre-report trade expectations. Read More -- 4/16/2015 10:00 AM
Crude Oil - 04/15/2015
WTI crude oil price moved sharply higher today on a smaller than expected increase in crude oil stocks. Read More -- 4/15/2015 5:06 PM
Crude Oil - 04/14/2015
Correction: WTI crude oil price moved higher Tuesday amid a falling US dollar and a hint that US production may be lower in May. Read More -- 4/14/2015 5:22 PM
Crude Oil - 04/14/15
ICE cotton price moved lower Tuesday pressured by light speculative selling. Read More -- 4/14/2015 5:20 PM
Livestock & Meat - 04/17/2015
Weekly Recap Read More -- 4/17/2015 5:21 PM
Livestock & Meat - 04/16/2015
In lean hogs, Aug/Oct bull spreads have potential Read More -- 4/16/2015 8:25 AM
Livestock & Meat - 04/09/2015 -- 4/9/2015 10:03 AM Read More
Livestock & Meat - 04/08/2015 -- 4/8/2015 8:32 AM Read More
Livestock & Meat - 04/07/2015 -- 4/7/2015 7:51 AM Read More
Livestock & Meat - 04/06/2015 -- 4/6/2015 8:14 AM Read More
Livestock & Meat - 04/02/2015 -- 4/2/2015 5:03 PM Read More
Livestock & Meat - 04/01/2015 -- 4/1/2015 4:57 PM Read More
Livestock & Meat - 03/31/2015 -- 3/31/2015 8:17 AM Read More
Livestock & Meat - 03/30/2015 -- 3/30/2015 8:51 AM Read More
Livestock & Meat - 03/27/2015 -- 3/27/2015 4:25 PM Read More
Livestock & Meat - 04/15/2015
Wide cattle/hog spreads tied to production mismatch Read More -- 4/15/2015 12:08 PM
Livestock & Meat - 04/14/2015
Demand will be key to further gains in the hog market Read More -- 4/14/2015 8:06 AM
Livestock & Meat - 04/13/2015
Packers pull back significantly on kills Read More -- 4/13/2015 8:21 AM
Livestock & Meat - 04/10/2015
Weekly Recap Read More -- 4/10/2015 5:49 PM
Cotton - 04/17/2015
Corrected Friday comment: ICE cotton prices moved lower Friday on follow through selling from the export sales report and on speculative liquidation. Read More -- 4/17/2015 5:35 PM
Cotton - 04/17/2015
ICE cotton price moved lower Thursday on a weak export sales report and more poor economic data. Read More -- 4/17/2015 5:33 PM
Sugar - 04/14/2015 -- 4/14/2015 5:11 PM Read More
Cotton - 04/13/2015 -- 4/13/2015 5:00 PM Read More
Cotton - 04/10/2015 -- 4/10/2015 5:42 PM Read More
Cotton - 04/09/2015 -- 4/9/2015 5:16 PM Read More
Cotton - 04/07/2015 -- 4/7/2015 5:21 PM Read More
Sugar - 04/07/2015 -- 4/7/2015 3:58 PM Read More
Cotton - 04/06/2015 -- 4/6/2015 4:51 PM Read More
Cotton - 04/02/2015 -- 4/2/2015 6:04 PM Read More
Cotton - 04/01/2015 -- 4/1/2015 5:04 PM Read More
Cotton - 04/16/2015
ICE cotton price moved lower Thursday on a weak export sales report and more poor economic data. Read More -- 4/16/2015 5:57 PM
Sugar - 04/16/2015
Big jump in the No. 11 market today with the nearby May contract trading to a one-month high of 13.46cts/lb. Read More -- 4/16/2015 4:22 PM
Cotton - 04/15/2015
ICE cotton price moved modestly lower Wednesday in a rather routine trading day. Read More -- 4/15/2015 5:07 PM
Cotton - 04/14/15
ICE cotton price moved lower Tuesday pressured by light speculative selling. Read More -- 4/14/2015 5:22 PM
Energy Weather Outlook - 04/17/2015
NERC Energy Region's 6- to 10-Day Weather Outlook: Apr. 22 to Apr. 26. Read More -- 4/17/2015 3:53 PM
Crops Weather Comments/Forecasts - 04-17-2015
Crops Weather Comments Read More -- 4/17/2015 12:50 PM
Crops Weather Comments/Forecast - 04/15/2015 -- 4/15/2015 8:21 AM Read More
Energy Weather Outlook - 04/14/2015 -- 4/14/2015 3:02 PM Read More
U.S. Weather Highlights - 04/14/2015 -- 4/14/2015 10:53 AM Read More
Crops Weather Comments/Forecast - 04/14/2015 -- 4/14/2015 8:40 AM Read More
Energy Weather Outlook - 04/13/2015 -- 4/14/2015 8:39 AM Read More
Crops Weather Comments/Forecast - 04/13/2015 -- 4/13/2015 8:39 AM Read More
Energy Weather Outlook - 04/10/2015 -- 4/10/2015 5:34 PM Read More
Crops Weather Comments/Forecast - 04/010/2015 -- 4/10/2015 8:19 AM Read More
Energy Weather Outlook - 04/09/2015 -- 4/9/2015 2:46 PM Read More
Energy Weather Outlook - 04/16/2015
NERC Energy Region's 6- to 10-Day Weather Outlook: Apr. 21 to Apr. 25. Read More -- 4/16/2015 2:45 PM
Weekly Global Weather Highlights - 04/16/2015
Global Weather Highlights Read More -- 4/16/2015 11:01 AM
Crops Weather Comments/Forecasts - 04-16-2015
Crops Weather Comments Read More -- 4/16/2015 8:36 AM
Energy Weather Outlook - 04/15/2015
NERC Energy Region's 6- to 10-Day Weather Outlook: Apr. 20 to Apr. 24. Read More -- 4/15/2015 3:11 PM
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