*Palm prices seen finishing this year around 2,300 ringgit. A median survey of 11 planters, analysts and traders forecast prices at 2,300 ringgit per tonne at the end of 2015, compared to 2,266 ringgit late last year. "The El Nino factor is largely priced in already, there has to be a further worsening in conditions before we can call for a more bullish price outlook,"...» Read More
Ben Lichtenstein, President and Founder of Tradersaudio.com, attributes oil's plunge to oversupply and rising efficiency in refineries, instead of slowing economic growth.
Chinese importers' defaults on soybean cargos may spur debt concerns, but such defaults aren't unusual and China's soybean business has been struggling.
Stan Ryan, Vice President at Cargill Corporate says that with markets more open now, there is less chances for a repeat of the 2008 food crisis. He explains more.
As the world’s largest importer of American agricultural products, China stands to get walloped by the drought that is ravaging US croplands. Globalpost reports.
Tom Essaye, Editor, Money and Markets says things are improving in corn & soybean markets due to hot weather concerns.
Oil prices have fallen sharply in the wake of the disaster in Japan as investors have shunned risk. Nymex has declined around 5 percent since last Friday's earthquake and tsunami. However, Jim Rogers, Chairman of Rogers Holdings, who has been a long-term bull on oil, thinks it's only a matter of time before the current trend reverses.
Legendary investor Jim Rogers says the bull market in commodities is "still in place" and has a "long way to go."