Senior Account Executive, Grain Strategist

Mr. Gidel an Agricultural Economist with extensive experience in the brokerage industry analyzing and trading futures and options prices.

Jerry began his career in 1977 as a Feedgrain Analyst & Consultant at FGL after completing graduate studies at Iowa State University in ... more

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Lower US/World Wheat Stocks & 2022 US Corn Yield Surprises
The markets will be highly tuned to the planting progress and crop development of the North American, European and Ukrainian production areas with the winter wheat coming to harvest and the major row crops hopefully being seeded.
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S. America’s 2022 Output Has Shrunk & US Export Demand Tighten Stocks
The US remaining plant season and Ukraine’s sunflower exports and output will continue to be market factors going forward.
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Brazil’s Dryness Hurts 2nd Crop Corn, Tightening US/World Stocks
The US corn planting pace and how Brazil’s 2nd corn crop output proceeds during May will be the driving force in the world’s corn market.
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US Plains Weather And The Black Sea Conflict Remain Price Factors
The impact of the ongoing Black Sea conflict on Ukraine’s harvest and trading activity will be a major factor in the world’s export flows and prices.
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2021/22 U.S. Stocks Were Mixed So S. American & U.S. Weather Stay Important
Grain and oilseed prices were on the upswing going into the April USDA reports on concerns about the Black Sea conflict impacting world trade and weather curtailing both U.S. and South American crop prospects.
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2021/22 U.S. Stocks May Tighten, But 2022’s Plantings Were The Surprise
Last week’s 2022 U.S. planting intentions provided some dramatic surprises when the USDA survey revealed sharply lower corn plantings & substantial jump in soybeans seedings than the trade expected.
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STOCKS I FOLLOW

BAL iPath B Bloomberg Cotton Ttl Ret ETN
CANE Teucrium Commodity Trust
CORN Teucrium Corn ETF
COWTF iPath Bloomberg Livestock SubTR ETN
DBA PowerShares DB Agriculture Fund
FUD E-TRACS UBS Bloomberg CMCI Food ETN
JJATF iPath Bloomberg Agriculture SubTR ETN
JJGTF iPath Bloomberg Grains SubTR ETN
JJOFF iPath Bloomberg Coffee SubTR ETN
RJA ELEMENTS Rogers Agriculture ETN
SBUX Starbucks Corporation
SOYB Teucrium Commodity Trust
WEAT Teucrium Wheat Fund
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Senior Account Executive and Grain Strategist
Price Futures Group
June 2016 - Present (6 years)
Chief Feed Grain Analyst
Rice Dairy
February 2012 - May 2016 (4 years 4 months)
Broker/Analyst
North America Risk Management Services
April 2003 - February 2012 (9 years)
Senior Grain Analyst
Dean Witter Reynolds
February 1992 - November 1998 (6 years 11 months)

Education

Iowa State University
Graduate work
1974 / 1977
Agricultural Economics
Iowa State University
BS
1968 / 1972
Ag. Business - Marketing

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