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Market: How Would Insider Trading Apply to Commodities? – DTN

Market: How Would Insider Trading Apply to Commodities? – DTN

👤By Elaine Kub, DTN Contributing Analyst 🕔Aug 19, 2015

Picture this: The accounting department of Walmart, the No. 1 company on the Fortune 500 list, has announced a four-day open house for any stock analyst, trader, hedge fund manager, financial journalist, or even any Walmart employee who would like

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Getting Hired Help; 9 Characteristics of a Good Market Adviser – DTN

Getting Hired Help; 9 Characteristics of a Good Market Adviser – DTN

👤By Barb Baylor Anderson, Progressive Farmer Contributor 🕔Aug 11, 2015

In tight margin years like 2015, Jeff Fisher scrutinizes every budget expense. One item he didn’t cut this year was his market adviser. The Tolono, Illinois, farmer has learned even in lean times, utilizing his adviser’s expertise can be the

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Corn: Will Farmers Hold 2014-15 Crops Though the Next Harvest? – DTN

Corn: Will Farmers Hold 2014-15 Crops Though the Next Harvest? – DTN

👤By Katie Micik, DTN Markets Editor 🕔Jun 2, 2015

More than 25% of the respondents to a recent DTN 360 Poll said they’re willing to roll the dice and see if holding 2014-15 corn into the new-crop marketing year will fetch a better price. A majority of the 305

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Market: Two Spreads Worth Watching this Year – DTN

Market: Two Spreads Worth Watching this Year – DTN

👤By Todd Hultman, DTN Analyst 🕔Jun 2, 2015

Trading futures spreads is serious business for some or a frivolous hobby for others as many are lured by the appeal of lower margin requirements and what they perceive as a less risky way of playing the futures markets. However,

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Market Trading: Me vs. the Computer – DTN

Market Trading: Me vs. the Computer – DTN

👤By Elaine Kub, DTN Contributing Analyst 🕔May 13, 2015

Once the hubbub of USDA’s annual May crop report died down, I conducted a little experiment. I set out a stopwatch and timed how long it would take me, a reasonably competent and quick human being, to glean just one

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