Yra Harris
May 03, 2021

In today’s world of DOLLAR domination it is easy for the U.S. Treasury — under the guidance of the president — to place sanctions on many different global actors as they strive to use the conduit of SWIFT and other banking facilities to move... more

Thomas Finlon
May 03, 2021

Petroleum prices reached six-week highs as total commercial petroleum inventories fell by 1.6 MB despite US refinery utilization rates reaching 13-month highs. Prices did ease slightly on Friday largely due to profit-taking linked to the US... more

Andy Hecht
May 02, 2021

We are now in the heart of the planting season for the 2021 crop year. Last April, prices were languishing at lows. Nearby CBOT corn futures traded to a low of $3.0025 per bushel. Soybean futures bottomed at $8.0825, while CBOT wheat reached $4.... more

Thom Hartle
Apr 26, 2021

Microsoft® Excel offers the Radar Chart. This chart does not use the typical X-axis versus Y-axis. Instead, the radar chart is a graphic display of multivariate data in the form of a two-dimensional chart.

Viewing the radar chart shows... more

Thomas Finlon
Apr 26, 2021

Petroleum prices softened on the week, primarily driven by a surge in Covid-19 cases in India, Japan and Brazil that weighed heavily on expectations of near-term demand. Stronger economic and vaccination data from the United States and slight... more

Thomas Finlon
Apr 19, 2021

Petroleum prices recovered significantly this week as positive economic data from China, increases in monthly demand forecasts by both OPEC and the Paris-based IEA, a series of diplomatic expulsions between the US and Russia linked to both the... more

Marcus Kwan
Apr 13, 2021
General Various bug fixes and enhancements Full CQG name added to CSPEC (F.US.XXM21) OTC/HMS Added preference to show lots vs units throughout the interface Publish Bids & Offers: Ability to multi-select and edit basis for multiple contracts at... more
Thomas Finlon
Apr 12, 2021

Petroleum prices soften this week as the reality of pending increases in OPEC+ output coupled with increases in production from members not bound to the agreement, emerging signs of a slowing economic recovery linked to stubborn remnants of the... more

Yra Harris
Apr 09, 2021

Since I last wrote, it has been a time for thought, contemplation and discussion. This week I recorded an FRA podcast with Richard Bonugli and Larry McDonald. It was the equivalent of the “Wide World of Sports” as we traveled around the world... more

Thom Hartle
Apr 09, 2021

Sparklines have been available beginning with Microsoft® Excel 2010. A Sparkline is a simple chart that is displayed within a cell or a group of merged cells. Sparklines are a nice addition to a quote display as the quote display shows current... more