World Food Production Blog

The World Food Production Blog is one of the world’s leading informational resources on global agricultural production and its impact on food prices worldwide.

JUST ADDED: Arlan Suderman Joins Food Industry Forum Lineup!

Thursday, June 23, 2016

INTL FCStone’s chief commodities economist, Arlan Suderman, has joined the lineup of expert speakers and panelists slated to participate in our Food Industry Forum event this July 19-21 in Chicago. Arlan will participate in two sessions: In the first, on Wednesday, July 20 at 3:20 pm, Arlan will... Learn More →

Oil Market Dynamics and 2016 Outlook

Monday, April 4, 2016

In the second half of 2014, the oil market experienced a powerful downward price adjustment which was sustained throughout 2015. There are several long-term supply and demand forces in play, as well as some shorter-term response factors, that make for a very difficult mix to analyze going forward.... Learn More →

Sign Up Today: Food Industry Forum

Monday, March 21, 2016

Commodity price volatility can ruin even the best-laid plans and budgets. The Food Industry Forum aims to help firms minimize the impact of commodity price risk by providing access to the knowledge, products, strategies and market intelligence required for success. Register now for the Food... Learn More →

Ongoing Mild Temperatures Forecast; January Called 6 Cents Lower

Monday, December 7, 2015

January natural gas is set to open 6 cents lower Monday morning at $2.13 as traders see no redeeming weather features on the horizon and overnight oil markets plunged. MDA Weather Services in its morning six-to 10-day outlook said, "The forecast remains warm-dominated in this period; although not... Learn More →

Sign Up Today: Annual Global Agriculture & Economic Outlook Conference

Friday, November 20, 2015

Registration is now open for the 6th Annual Global Agriculture and Economic Outlook Conference March 3-4, 2016 at Vdara Hotel and Spa in Las Vegas. Like the global markets we help open for our clients, INTL FCStone is always evolving, ever growing. And so is our Global Agriculture and Economic... Learn More →

This is what Goldman Sachs thinks about commodity prices

Thursday, November 19, 2015

Commodity prices have had a pretty lousy 2015. A slowdown in China, which gobbled up raw materials everywhere from Australia to Chile, exacerbated a supply glut in most major commodities. And Goldman Sachs thinks the pressure is likely to persist as it noted its underweight position in... Learn More →

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