*Corn, soy, wheat all post monthly losses. "The beans firmed up due to some speculators taking advantage of the weakness earlier in light of the very strong demand we are seeing," said Terry Reilly, an analyst at Futures International in Chicago. Chicago Board of Trade soybeans for August delivery settled up 4 cents at $12.24-1/ 2 a bushel.» Read More
Abah Ofon, Director, Agricultural Commodities Analyst, Global Research, Standard Chartered says demand for palm oil in Southeast Asia is robust.
Greg Smith, Group CEO, Global Commodities Ltd says that speculators are still short commodities and that investors are not picking up on the protein theme yet.
A rising U.S. dollar is exerting major pressure on commodity prices and in turn could be setting up a prime buying opportunity in grains, energy and—yes—even gold.
Luke Chandler, Director of Agri Commodity Markets Research at Rabobank believes that Arabica coffee, oilseeds & old corn crop are most undervalued at the moment.
Tom Essaye, President, Kinsale Trading says while gold hasn't behaved like a safe haven, it could benefit from a worsening from the European debt crisis.
Jonathan Barratt, Founder, Barratt's Bulletin and Jack Bouroudjian, Bull and Bear Partners discuss their outlook for gold.
CNBC's Rick Santelli discusses the latest action in the bond market.
Warren Gilman, Chairman & CEO, CEF Holdings says we're likely to see a further fall of 5% in commodities as pessimism surrounding global events grows.
Insight on trading gains ahead of Thursday's USDA crop production report, with Ashley Gulke Leavitt, www.GulkeGroup.com; Jerry Gulke, www.GulkeGroup.com; and CNBC's Rick Santelli.
John Kilduff, Founding Partner, Again Capital says he is concerned about U.S. nonfarm payroll data due on Friday as the weekly numbers have been soft.
Greg Smith, Group CEO, Global Commodities Ltd says copper could be the outperformer among base metals.
Jonathan Barratt, Founder, Barratt's Bulletin says copper is likely to have a good run. He sees copper prices rising by 10-15% or higher.
Michael Gurka, Spectrum Asset Management, discusses the jobs report, soybeans and the trades he'll be watching ahead of the market's open.
Sudakshina Unnikrishnan, Director, Commodities Research, Barclays explains why soybeans are an attractive investment opportunity. She adds that investors are unlikely to turn broadly positive on the agricultural markets.
Dominic Schnider, Head Commodity Research, UBS Wealth Management sees risks for base metals to weaken in the short run due to less imports from China.
Abah Ofon, Director, Agricultural Commodities Analyst, Standard Chartered says he's relatively bullish on old-crop corn, but expects new-crop corn prices to fall because of a supply glut in Q4.
Erin Fitzpatrick, Commodity Analyst, Rabobank says that downgrades in South America Soybean crop production levels is causing the largest year-on-year decline in global output.
Are soybeans the single best commodity trade? Darin Newsom, Telvent DTN senior analyst, offers insight.
Syngenta, the world's largest agrochemicals company, is aiming for higher earnings this year as price hikes and cost-cuts are expected to help it offset the impact of the strong Swiss franc and raw material prices.
Dennis Gartman, The Gartman Letter, provides insight on the best plays in the agriculture space and the impact of unusual weather on grains and crops.