Markets

August 26, 2015

Commodities: USDA report shocked traders

BY Jason Sagebiel, FCStone Found In:Markets, FeedstocksCorn is trying to make headwinds despite the USDA increasing its production outlook in August. In addition, outside influences will limit upside momentum. READ MORE

August 26, 2015

Commodities: Short-term price weakness hits natural gas market

BY Ben Straus, U.S. Energy Services Found In:MarketsSeasonal pressure is coming to bear on the natural gas market. As summer is ending and winter is still a ways off, the natural gas market is positioned for short term price weakness. READ MORE

August 26, 2015

USGC reports progress in ethanol export promotion

BY U.S. Grains Council Found In:MarketsThe U.S. Grains Council expects this year's ethanol exports to reach 850 million gallons, valued at $1.9 billion. That's up from 768 million gallons last year. READ MORE

August 24, 2015

Commodities: Stock market steals the show

BY Rick Kment, Telvent DTN Found In:Markets, BusinessOver the last month, the Dow Jones Index posted significant losses nearing 3000 points, with over 2,000 of those erased last week. Concerns about the devaluing of China's currency and distress in other global economies have created market pressure. READ MORE

August 24, 2015

Commodities: DDGS prices drop to July levels

BY Sean Broderick, CHS Found In:Markets, CoproductsWith Labor Day approaching, DDGS prices have dropped back down to early July values, at best, after having rebounded a bit at the end of July and early August. Chinese Gulf demand has begun to drop. READ MORE

August 24, 2015

Butamax, Gevo settle, will work together on market development

BY Gevo, Butamax Found In:Markets, BusinessGevo Inc. and Butamax Advanced Biofuels LLC, a joint venture between BP and DuPont, announced that they have entered into worldwide patent cross-license and settlement agreements, ending a patent dispute. READ MORE

August 21, 2015

U.K. DECC: Ethanol consumption down slightly during first quarter

BY Erin VoegeleFound In:Operations, Markets, BusinessThe U.K. Department of Energy and Climate Change has published updated renewable energy statistics, reporting a 19 percent decrease in liquid biofuels consumption. Biodiesel consumption fell 36 percent while ethanol consumption fell only 1.6 percent. READ MORE

August 21, 2015

E15, E85 at retail gas stations highlighted at ACE conference

BY Holly JessenFound In:Markets, Cellulosic, Business, PolicyThe argument that consumers don’t want E15 because they aren’t asking for it doesn’t ring true with Ron Lamberty, senior vice president for the American Coalition for Ethanol, he said at the ACE conference, held Aug. 19-21 in Omaha. READ MORE

August 21, 2015

Opinion: Making ethanol direct sales easy

BY Tom BryanFound In:Markets, BusinessThe September issue of EPM is now online and contains stories about E85 and E15 sales. This month's editorial note, written by Tom Bryan, is titled "Making It Easy" in the print edition. READ MORE