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Five Items to Watch Across Global Markets for Next Week | StoneX

The Nasdaq 100 and NVDA have started to show weakness, while political risk in Europe threatens to stoke volatility across a number of macro themes in the weeks ahead.

By : Global author
June 22, 2024 10:30 PM
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Market Outlook: Higher (and Hotter) for Longer? What the Fed’s Path Ahead Means for Commodities | StoneX

To further understand the Fed’s monetary policy effects, StoneX’s Chief Commodities Economist, Arlan Suderman, dove into several economic indicators worth looking into.

By : Global author
June 18, 2024 02:00 AM

Three Takeaways from China: Still the Land of Milk and Honey? | StoneX

StoneX Dairy Analyst Lu Shi shares her insights from the 2024 China Dairy Industrial Annual Conference in Changsha.

By : Global author
June 11, 2024 10:59 AM

    2024 U.S. Milk Production Challenges: Insights from StoneX's Nate Donnay | StoneX

    Discover key factors impacting U.S. milk production in 2024. StoneX's Nate Donnay analyzes high input costs, herd declines, and avian influenza's effects.

    By : Global author
    May 21, 2024 05:30 PM
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      Trinseo and StoneX: A long-term partnership enabling connectivity | StoneX

      On a day-to-day basis, the StoneX support team replies promptly to resolve incidents and help Trinseo troubleshoot issues with their banking partners.

      By : Global author
      May 8, 2024 03:23 PM
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        Master Commodity Purchasing in Volatile Environments | StoneX

        Commodity markets are volatile, but your business doesn’t have to be. By combining the right physical procurement strategies with smart financial hedges, your business can do more than just survive volatile markets – it can thrive while navigating a sea of price uncertainty.

        By : Global author
        May 7, 2024 02:43 PM
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          Why the Fed is Unlikely to Cut Rates Before the Election | StoneX

          Despite indicating in 2023 that it would cut rates, the Fed has yet to do so this year - and is unlikely to before November's presidential election. Our Chief Market Strategiest, Kathryn Rooney Vera, takes a look at why.

          By : Global author
          May 6, 2024 01:00 PM
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            Grains & Oilseeds with Craig Turner Webinar Series | StoneX

            Hear about why corn is in a low-priced environment and how long Craig thinks these prices will last.

            By : Global author
            May 3, 2024 10:00 AM
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              Why Chinese Dairy Imports are Falling Despite Global Demand (Ex China) Hitting 12-Month Rolling Record High | StoneX

              Global import demand for dairy products has been stronger than expected in Q4 2023 through February 2024, with global imports, excluding China, surging to new record highs on a 12-month rolling basis.

              By : Global author
              May 1, 2024 04:30 PM
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                How Carbon Markets Underpin Global Stability | StoneX

                An important clock is ticking down and Alfredo Nicastro, StoneX SVP for Carbon Markets, explains what it is and why it's so important.

                By : Global author
                April 19, 2024 07:30 PM

                  Commodity Insights Webinar | StoneX

                  Stay ahead of today's volatile commodity markets by watching our recent Commodity Insights Webinar where our experts covered critical insights.

                  By : Global author
                  April 15, 2024 10:00 AM
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                    Arlan Suderman’s Market Outlook | StoneX

                    In this webinar series, Arlan Suderman presents his USDA Report analysis and the potential commodity market movers he’s got his eye on each month in 2024.

                    By : Global author
                    April 12, 2024 09:00 AM
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                      Stock/Usage Estimates are a Leading Indicator for Corn Prices | StoneX

                      Since May of 2020, corn prices have ranged from $3.20 to $8.20 per bushel. While many factors go into price discovery, stock/usage estimates arguably hold the most weight.

                      By : Global author
                      April 9, 2024 09:00 PM

                        The StoneX Client Education Philosophy | StoneX

                        For procurement professionals, the past few years have presented a series of challenges: soaring agricultural commodity prices, historic volatility, and rampant inflation have combined to undermine even the most carefully constructed procurement budgets.

                        By : Global author
                        April 8, 2024 05:02 PM
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