Senior Account Executive, Grain Strategist
Contributor's Links: The Price Futures Group

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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May US/World Wheat Update - World Output Rebounds Lies Outside Of China Lowest Since 2013
This month’s initial USDA 2019/20 world wheat stocks forecast showed a dramatic recovery from last year’s first setback since the 2012/13 crop year last week.
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May USDA Soybean S&D Updates - Smaller Brazilian Crop Supports Corn While Protein Demand Supports Soy
The USDA’s latest supply/demand revisions had some twists in both soybeans old and new crop balance sheets in their US and World updates.
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May US/World Corn S&D Updates - Larger S Am Crops Trim 19/20 US Exports, But Demand Cuts World Stocks
The USDA’s May supply/demand updates had some surprises in their 2019/2020 corn ending stocks when the World Board issued their 1st US & World S&D projections.
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Pre-May US/World Wheat Update - US Crop Rebounds Led By Hard Red, But Higher World Supplies Limit Prices
This year’s dramatic jump in rainfall across the US Plains prompted the trade to focus on last week’s 3-day annual Kansas wheat tour.
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Pre-May US/World Soybean Update - S. America’s Output Is Sizable, But US/China Trade Talk Is Biggest Factor
The market’s focus has been on S. America’s soybean prospects and the ongoing US/China trade talks that had a positive vibe until this week.
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Pre-May US/World Corn Update - Higher US & S. American Outputs Could Loosen Both Old & New Crop Stocks
Corn’s focus has been split between US planting season and the ongoing US/China trade talks which could be resolved in the near future.
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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 (3 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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