While CME and ICE aren’t household names, their futures markets -- where products with a face value of about $30 trillion trade -- serve a vital role in global capitalism.
As wheat growers reap a record harvest because of spring rains, planted acres are likely to remain steady in Thursday’s USDA Acreage report, according to agronomists and analysts.
With no expectations for higher commodity prices or lower production costs, it’s important to look at the economic factors that are behind the increase in estimated cotton acres for 2016 compared to 2015.
Canada will end restrictions on Mexican travelers while its North American partner opens its market further to Canadian beef.
If Monsanto Co. reports another weak quarter, it would undercut its argument that Bayer AG’s proposed $53.7 billion bid is less than adequate.
Beef packer margins increased $6 per head, resulting in average profits of $198 on every animal processed. Packer margins are about $72 per head better than a month ago.
Like many of Brazil’s soybean farmers, Nelson Vigolo is enduring the pain of a commodity boom gone bust.
The Brexit decision already is making it harder for some U.S. producers to sell their products by pushing U.S. dollar higher than the British pound and other currencies, according to analysts.