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Barchart Releases Whitepaper on How Ag Firms Can Increase Profits with Basis Indexes

CHICAGO, IL - April 10, 2019 - Barchart, a leading provider of commodity data and workflow solutions, has released a free whitepaper that explains how grain buyers and sellers can potentially earn more money from their grain by using basis index values to identify profit opportunities.

Readers of the free 18-page whitepaper will be equipped to understand how changes and trends in basis can potentially help users buy grain cheaper, sell grain for more, optimize hedging, make better lending decisions, and generate higher profits.

“Our report outlines real-life examples of how agribusinesses and trading operations can quickly identify abnormally strong or weak basis conditions - and presents specific grain marketing strategies that users can employ to increase their profits,” said Barchart’s Head of Strategy Keith Petersen. “Additionally we provide users with a framework to leverage our cmdty Grain Basis Indexes to build predictive pricing models for grain basis.”

The indexes outlined within the whitepaper represents the first benchmark data offering launched by cmdty, Barchart's growing product line focused on facilitating workflows for commodity trading. These indexes sit alongside, and within the flagship cmdtyView market data platform - which is the only platform with access to streaming news from cmdtyNewswiresSM , best-in-class fundamental and economic data from cmdtyStatsSM , and Barchart's proprietary cash grain data.

Specific user types that can benefit from cmdty Grain Price Indexes include:

To download the whitepaper, please click here. To learn more about Grain Price Indexes from cmdty, please visit our website.

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