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Darin Newsom

Wed, Dec 6th, 2023

Darin Newsom

Darin Newsom

Darin Newsom is the Senior Market Analyst at Barchart. 

Previously, he was a Senior Analyst at DTN for close to fifteen years, where he provided customers with market insight, analysis and advice on an hourly, daily and weekly basis and oversaw all of DTN’s market commentary. He was also the creator and guiding force behind DTN’s Six Factor Marketing Strategies. Darin has over 20 years of experience analyzing commodity markets and developing risk-management strategies. 

He focuses on explaining how the structure of a market — both technical and fundamental — and the price relationship between contracts indicate what type of market exists and therefore which strategies are appropriate. Prior to joining DTN, Newsom was a producer risk-management consultant for FCStone and a grain merchandiser at the Great Bend, Kansas, Cooperative.

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