WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind.— Indiana and the nation will harvest bumper crops of corn and soybeans for the second straight year, further holding down prices paid to farmers, a government forecast released Tuesday said. Indiana farmers are on track to harvest 1.04 billion bushels of corn, surpassing the record 1.03 billion grown last year, the forecast said.» Read More
Food prices and security, threatened by weather-caused production declines and relentless rising demand, will be a key issue at the conference of world business, political and social leaders.
After a big run-up earlier this week, corn prices dropped along with soybeans, with CNBC's Jane Wells.
Signs look positive for the agricultural and fertilizer industries in 2012, and U.S. companies would likely benefit the most, investor Dennis Gartman said on “Fast Money.”
Dennis Gartman, The Gartman Letter, weighs in on legendary investor, Jim Roger's Ag commodities play, and the outlook for gold.
Gold prices will rally again in 2012 to reach $2,000 to $2,500 per ounce because demand is still strong and the precious metal is still seen as a safe haven, according to Sabine Schels, a commodities strategist at Bank of America Merrill Lynch.
Abah Ofon, director, agricultural commodities analyst at Standard Chartered, says that soybean prices will continue to outperform other grain markets.
Dominic Schnider, head commodity research at UBS Wealth Management, says macro economic issues will keep driving commodity prices down.
A look at how to profit from trading single commodities, with Sal Gilbertie, Teucrium Trading president.
A look at how widespread drought conditions are fueling higher corn prices and how to trade it, with Matthew Pierce, GrainAnalyst.com.
Discussing the real reason fertilizer stocks are on fire and how to play the trade, with Mark Gulley, Ticonderoga Securities.
Despite an unexpected deterioration in macro indicators in developed markets, Goldman Sachs believes commodity prices will hold up over the coming year.
When the Chinese came looking for more soybeans in Uruaçu, Brazil, last year, they inquired about buying land — lots of it. Now some in Brazil are beginning to see those purchases as a problem.
Experts in the corn, wheat and soy markets expect the sharp pullback in recent weeks to be little more than a temporary correction as heavy rain and strong demand cause prices to rebound.
Silver prices are rising on expectations of stronger demand and the metal's appeal as a relatively safe investment in times of uncertainty.
If you're looking for action, try grains, but even that may be iffy. It all depends on the weather.