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Pork Prices Continue to Stay Lower.

Pork prices have moved from 4 year highs to 4 year lows in just about six months. Viruses early last year killed millions of small pigs, which pushed prices to…

Remember the Palladium Story? $

We just wanted to give you an update on Palladium prices – the primary metal used in catalytic converters (we wrote a lengthy article about it several weeks ago). Since…

Shocking Note about Oil and Where it Could Go. $

Shocking Note about Oil and Where it Could Go.  $

This isn’t one of the shock figures of $10 a barrel based on whims and gut feelings or the prediction that it could shoot up to $150 a barrel, but…

A Crop Report – For the Rest of Us. $

You know that farmers and Ag specialists watch the Ag report with regularity. We don’t, as a general rule, report it every month. But, there is a way that the…

Southern California Refinery Explosion to Impact California Gasoline Prices.

We just wanted to make sure you had the bare facts on the refinery explosion in Southern California. The refinery was in Torrance, California and belonged to ExxonMobil. It processed…

EIA Inventory Figures Show Significant Build in Crude Oil. $

We want to try something on this week’s crude inventory report. We pulled the actual data from the EIA to give you an idea of what the real crude oil…

Gasoline Prices Increase, Diesel Less Active. $

If you watch your fuel surcharges on shipments, you might start to see them creep back up a little bit – but the good news is that they should be…

Baltic Dry Index and Global Manufacturing. $

At some point in time, we have to admit that there is something amiss in the global economy. The Baltic Dry Index is the oldest economic index in the world…

What are we Missing Regarding the Drilling Productivity Report $

It wouldn’t be a stretch to say that the world is focused on the US and whether the petroleum sector here is pulling production or not. After all, the global…

Worse than a Basketball, Oil Bouncing $

We are basically throwing a chart at you…oil was back up today by 4.5% after falling nearly 8% yesterday and climbing by about 7% the day before. A slightly weaker…

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