Ehmke Seed owners Vance and Louise Ehmke explained why they are in “no man's land” as it pertains to selling wheat amid the war between Russia and Ukraine, both major suppliers of the commodity.
Metal prices are surging to record highs as the commodities remain in short supply exacerbated by the war in Ukraine.
The market volatility and potential disruptions in exports in supply of commodities such as wheat and corn are adding more strain to farmers who are bearing costs from ongoing supply chain snarls.
Gold futures climbed Sunday, posting a weekly gain of more than 4%. Anxieties grew after the latest Russian assault in Ukraine saw Putin's forces take over Ukraine's largest nuclear power facility following shelling that started a fire at the plant.
Barry Bannister analyzes the stock market ahead of second quarter GDP and jobless claim reports.
U.S. stock futures edged up to start the week after the S&P 500 hit another record close and notched its third consecutive week of gains.
Lumber futures are trading higher Wednesday for the first in eight days as buyers emerge following a bruising seven-day selloff that dropped prices by as much as 29%.
A shortage of a critical part used to build basements in new homes threatens to bring new construction to a standstill, delivering the latest blow to an industry that has been squeezed by rising mortgage rates and a lumber deficiency.
The most shorted stocks continue to get whacked around.
U.S. stock futures seesawed Monday morning amid a quiet holiday trade.
Global stocks dropped Monday as a fast-spreading strain of coronavirus emerging from England prompted fresh travel restrictions, dealing another blow to prospects for the global economic recovery.
Asian shares rose on Friday as progress on COVID-19 vaccines boosted investor sentiment, but tricky Brexit negotiations and U.S. stimulus talks capped gains in riskier assets.
One day after Americans celebrated the Thanksgiving holiday and markets were closed, stock futures traded cautiously early Friday with Asian stocks mixed over questions about the effectiveness of one possible coronavirus vaccine weighing on investor optimism.
Stock futures rebounded from earlier losses, trading back and forth throughout the night
Oil prices were under pressure Monday as Western Europe imposed lockdowns aimed at slowing the spread of COVID-19 and Libya ramped up its production following the lifting of a force-majeure blockade.
Stimulus hopes outweigh elevated unemployment.
October, historically a rocky one for stocks, is off to a solid start
Gold prices on Wednesday fell below $1,900 an ounce for the first time in nearly two months amid continued strength in the U.S. dollar.
Gold prices will benefit from a strong technical backdrop and easy monetary policy from central banks.
Oil and gas prices gained Thursday as the slow-moving Hurricane Sally neared the Mississippi coastline.