Welcome to our blog! We'll be providing you with insights, updates, tips, and more to help you stay on top of all things commodity.
Jul 15 2020
Why Energy Traders Need Reliable Weather Forecasts
Have you ever looked at the weather forecast, saw it was going to rain and made a change to your weekend plans? Just as you may adjust your plans due to a rainy forecast, energy traders use weather data to forecast changes in energy demands and adju...
Jul 10 2020
July WASDE Preview and Market Update Recap
Yesterday we hosted the third webinar in our Grain Market Update Series. For this webinar, our Head of Strategy, Keith Petersen was joined by Jacquie Holland, Grain Market Analyst at Farm Progress. The two previewed the upcoming July WASDE report, ...
Jun 24 2020
Commodity Trading Made Easy
Your commodity trading workflow demands powerful data and tools - cmdty by Barchart delivers exactly what you need in one place. Built entirely from a native HTML5 application that is responsive, powerful, and designed to be a true end-to-end work...
Jun 18 2020
How Accurate Yield Forecasts Increase Profits for Crop marke...
Crop marketers and Market Advisory Services (”MAS”) firms need to have a clear view on price risks both to the upside and downside for futures and grain basis prices. With improved information these market participants are able to better employ m...
Jun 18 2020
Livestock Data Tools and APIs
Background The Livestock Mandatory Reporting Rule Act of 1999 mandated to produce and release to the public national reports pertaining to the marketing of cattle, swine, and lamb, as well as commodity breakdowns of such livestock. The US...
Jun 17 2020
Daily Beef and Pork Prices Now Available in cmdtyView
We’re excited to announce that we’ve expanded our solutions for Ingredient Buying and Procurement by integrating Daily Beef and Pork price reports from USDA AMS into cmdtyStats, the leading database for global commodity statistics and fundam...
Jun 16 2020
How Accurate Yield Forecasts Increase Profits for Ag Lenders
As technology has improved, and the ability to price and monitor a loan from anywhere in the country has emerged, more players are competing for ag lending business and more non-traditional lenders have entered the space. No longer is physical proxi...
Jun 15 2020
How Accurate Yield Forecasts Increase Profits for Crop Insur...
Crop Insurance Underwriters need the best information available to make strategic business decisions. If you’re relying on only the USDA’s yield estimates your firm could be making underwriting decisions on out-of-date or incomplete data! Gettin...
Jun 11 2020
June WASDE Preview and Market Update Recap
Yesterday we hosted the second webinar in our Grain Market Update Series. For this webinar, our Head of Strategy, Keith Petersen was joined by Marlin Bohling, Market Editor for RFD-TV. The two previewed the upcoming June WASDE report, talked abo...
Jun 5 2020
Market Update and cmdty Maps Webinar Recap
Yesterday we kicked off our Summer 2020 Grain Market Outlook and cmdty Updates Series with a webinar giving attendees the latest on the grain market as well as what’s new with cmdty by Barchart. Didn’t get the memo? No worries, we’ll fill you...
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