Al Kluis knows the outlook is scary, but when everyone gets this bearish, watch out. They cannot all be right.
A look back helps you look ahead to the next decade.
This selling concept worked well in 2015 and 2016. Will it repeat in 2017?
Set your profit goals, use your current market value report to know when you are getting back in the black, and then make your sale and don’t look back.
Here’s what successful farmers do to survive until good prices return.
Veteran commodity trader Al Kluis talks strategies to keep you afloat in a tough marketing environment.
Potential record supplies of corn, soybeans, and wheat in the U.S. is bad news for grain prices, but there's GOOD news, too.
Al Kluis tells farmers what to do now and how to manage your marketing so that you don't miss out.
Seasoned commodity trader Al Kluis shares some early thoughts on your 2016 marketing plan and how USDA report data can help you.
Even after more than 40 years in the business, I am still confused by the impact of crude oil prices on the stock and commodity markets.
In the 1970s, I was just learning about the futures market when OPEC (Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries) got tough for the first time and raised the price of crude oil.
In 1973, OPEC flexed its muscle and embargoed oil exports. Crude oil prices flew from $10 per barrel to $40 per barrel. This had an inflationary impact on the U.S. and global economies.