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First Trust Indxx Global Agriculture ETF

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The investment seeks investment results that correspond generally to the price and yield (before the fund's fees and expenses) of an equity index called the Indxx Global Agriculture Index. The fund will normally invest at least 90% of its net assets (including investment borrowings) in common stocks and/or depositary receipts that comprise the index. The index is a market capitalization weighted index designed to measure the performance of companies that are directly or indirectly engaged in improving agricultural yields. The fund is non-diversified.

Market Cap: 7.16 Million

Primary Exchange: NASDAQ Global Market

Website: http://www.ftportfolios.com

Shares Outstanding: 240 Thousand

Float: 240 Thousand

Dividend: 0.3557 (1.19%)

Beta: 1.118785

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Short Interest (Jan 15, 2013): 6.31 Thousand

Ethical Flags

Longest drawdown: 1790 trading days

From: 2013-01-15 To: 2019-09-13

Lowest Point:

First Trust Advisors L.P. Announces Distributions for Exchange-Traded Funds

via: Business Wire at 2019-06-13 12:51:00:000

First Trust Advisors L.P. ("FTA") announces the declaration of distributions for 125 exchange-traded funds (each a Fund, collectively, the Funds) advised by FTA. The following dates apply to today's distribution declarations: FTA is a federally registe… read more...

Cattle And Hog Prices Move Lower - AFS Continues To Threaten Pork Supplies

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-06-13 02:00:00:000

The peak season of demand for animal proteins in the United States started on the Memorial Day weekend at the end of May. In June, July, and August, the aroma of beef, chicken, and pork will fill the summer air as the barbecue is a part of being an American. As carnivores from coast to coast… read more...

2 Issues Favor The Upside In Corn - Is That Enough?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-06-05 02:30:00:000

The United States is the world's leading producer and exporter of corn. The agricultural commodity has a dual role as it is a product that feeds people all over the globe. In the US, the abundance of corn each year makes it the primary input in the production of ethanol, a biofuel. Decades ago… read more...

2 Issues Favor The Upside In Corn - Is That Enough?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-06-05 02:30:00:000

The United States is the world's leading producer and exporter of corn. The agricultural commodity has a dual role as it is a product that feeds people all over the globe. In the US, the abundance of corn each year makes it the primary input in the production of ethanol, a biofuel. Decades ago… read more...

2 Issues Favor The Upside In Corn - Is That Enough?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-06-05 02:30:00:000

The United States is the world's leading producer and exporter of corn. The agricultural commodity has a dual role as it is a product that feeds people all over the globe. In the US, the abundance of corn each year makes it the primary input in the production of ethanol, a biofuel. Decades ago… read more...

Trade war sees U.S. farmers get $15B in aid

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-14 01:50:44:000

The Trump administration is planning on providing about $15B in aid to help U.S. farmers whose products may be targeted by the newly unveiled Chinese tariffs. More news on: iPath Series B Bloomberg Coffee Subindex Total Return ETN, Invesco DB Agriculture ETF, Teucrium Corn ETF, Commoditi… read more...

Trade war sees U.S. farmers get $15B in aid

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-14 01:50:44:000

The Trump administration is planning on providing about $15B in aid to help U.S. farmers whose products may be targeted by the newly unveiled Chinese tariffs. More news on: iPath Series B Bloomberg Coffee Subindex Total Return ETN, Invesco DB Agriculture ETF, Teucrium Corn ETF, Commoditi… read more...

Trade war sees U.S. farmers get $15B in aid

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-14 01:50:44:000

The Trump administration is planning on providing about $15B in aid to help U.S. farmers whose products may be targeted by the newly unveiled Chinese tariffs. More news on: iPath Series B Bloomberg Coffee Subindex Total Return ETN, Invesco DB Agriculture ETF, Teucrium Corn ETF, Commoditi… read more...

Trade war sees U.S. farmers get $15B in aid

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-14 01:50:44:000

The Trump administration is planning on providing about $15B in aid to help U.S. farmers whose products may be targeted by the newly unveiled Chinese tariffs. More news on: iPath Series B Bloomberg Coffee Subindex Total Return ETN, Invesco DB Agriculture ETF, Teucrium Corn ETF, Commoditi… read more...

Trade war sees U.S. farmers get $15B in aid

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-14 01:50:44:000

The Trump administration is planning on providing about $15B in aid to help U.S. farmers whose products may be targeted by the newly unveiled Chinese tariffs. More news on: iPath Series B Bloomberg Coffee Subindex Total Return ETN, Invesco DB Agriculture ETF, Teucrium Corn ETF, Commoditi… read more...

Trade war sees U.S. farmers get $15B in aid

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-14 01:50:44:000

The Trump administration is planning on providing about $15B in aid to help U.S. farmers whose products may be targeted by the newly unveiled Chinese tariffs. More news on: iPath Series B Bloomberg Coffee Subindex Total Return ETN, Invesco DB Agriculture ETF, Teucrium Corn ETF, Commoditi… read more...

Trade war sees U.S. farmers get $15B in aid

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-14 01:50:44:000

The Trump administration is planning on providing about $15B in aid to help U.S. farmers whose products may be targeted by the newly unveiled Chinese tariffs. More news on: iPath Series B Bloomberg Coffee Subindex Total Return ETN, Invesco DB Agriculture ETF, Teucrium Corn ETF, Commoditi… read more...

Agricultural Markets Post The May WASDE

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-13 09:18:05:000

On Friday, May 10, at noon EST the US Department of Agriculture released its May World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates Report on a day where the market's attention was elsewhere. An environment where the US slapped new tariffs on China moved the WASDE report to the end of the line whe… read more...

Agricultural Commodities Before The May WASDE

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-06 10:03:21:000

It is that time of the month again. If the prices of grains and most other agricultural commodities limped into the April WASDE report, they are crawling into the USDA's May release which is coming on May 10 at noon EST. There have been no new earth-shattering developments on trade between the… read more...

Agricultural Commodities Before The May WASDE

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-06 10:03:21:000

It is that time of the month again. If the prices of grains and most other agricultural commodities limped into the April WASDE report, they are crawling into the USDA's May release which is coming on May 10 at noon EST. There have been no new earth-shattering developments on trade between the… read more...

Agricultural Commodities Before The May WASDE

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-06 10:03:21:000

It is that time of the month again. If the prices of grains and most other agricultural commodities limped into the April WASDE report, they are crawling into the USDA's May release which is coming on May 10 at noon EST. There have been no new earth-shattering developments on trade between the… read more...

Agricultural Commodities Before The May WASDE

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-05-06 10:03:21:000

It is that time of the month again. If the prices of grains and most other agricultural commodities limped into the April WASDE report, they are crawling into the USDA's May release which is coming on May 10 at noon EST. There have been no new earth-shattering developments on trade between the… read more...

Agricultural Commodities Post The April WASDE Report

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-04-14 02:00:00:000

Each month the US Department of Agriculture releases the World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates report which is the gold-standard for fundamental research for many of the products that feed the world. The April report comes at a time when farmers are beginning the process of planting c… read more...

Agricultural Commodities Post The April WASDE Report

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-04-14 02:00:00:000

Each month the US Department of Agriculture releases the World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates report which is the gold-standard for fundamental research for many of the products that feed the world. The April report comes at a time when farmers are beginning the process of planting c… read more...

Agricultural Commodities Post The April WASDE Report

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-04-14 02:00:00:000

Each month the US Department of Agriculture releases the World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates report which is the gold-standard for fundamental research for many of the products that feed the world. The April report comes at a time when farmers are beginning the process of planting c… read more...

Agricultural Commodities Post The April WASDE Report

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-04-14 02:00:00:000

Each month the US Department of Agriculture releases the World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates report which is the gold-standard for fundamental research for many of the products that feed the world. The April report comes at a time when farmers are beginning the process of planting c… read more...

First Trust Advisors L.P. Announces Distributions for Exchange-Traded Funds

via: Business Wire at 2019-03-20 12:50:00:000

First Trust Advisors L.P. ("FTA") announces the declaration of distributions for 115 exchange-traded funds (each a Fund, collectively, the Funds) advised by FTA. The following dates apply to today's distribution declarations: FTA is a federally registe… read more...

First Trust Advisors L.P. Announces Distributions for Exchange-Traded Funds

via: Business Wire at 2019-03-20 12:50:00:000

First Trust Advisors L.P. ("FTA") announces the declaration of distributions for 115 exchange-traded funds (each a Fund, collectively, the Funds) advised by FTA. The following dates apply to today's distribution declarations: FTA is a federally registe… read more...

First Trust Advisors L.P. Announces Distributions for Exchange-Traded Funds

via: Business Wire at 2019-03-20 12:50:00:000

First Trust Advisors L.P. ("FTA") announces the declaration of distributions for 115 exchange-traded funds (each a Fund, collectively, the Funds) advised by FTA. The following dates apply to today's distribution declarations: FTA is a federally registe… read more...

First Trust Advisors L.P. Announces Distributions for Exchange-Traded Funds

via: Business Wire at 2019-03-20 12:50:00:000

First Trust Advisors L.P. ("FTA") announces the declaration of distributions for 115 exchange-traded funds (each a Fund, collectively, the Funds) advised by FTA. The following dates apply to today's distribution declarations: FTA is a federally registe… read more...

First Trust Advisors L.P. Announces Distributions for Exchange-Traded Funds

via: Business Wire at 2019-03-20 12:50:00:000

First Trust Advisors L.P. ("FTA") announces the declaration of distributions for 115 exchange-traded funds (each a Fund, collectively, the Funds) advised by FTA. The following dates apply to today's distribution declarations: FTA is a federally registe… read more...

First Trust Advisors L.P. Announces Distributions for Exchange-Traded Funds

via: Business Wire at 2019-03-20 12:50:00:000

First Trust Advisors L.P. ("FTA") announces the declaration of distributions for 115 exchange-traded funds (each a Fund, collectively, the Funds) advised by FTA. The following dates apply to today's distribution declarations: FTA is a federally registe… read more...

First Trust Advisors L.P. Announces Distributions for Exchange-Traded Funds

via: Business Wire at 2019-03-20 12:50:00:000

First Trust Advisors L.P. ("FTA") announces the declaration of distributions for 115 exchange-traded funds (each a Fund, collectively, the Funds) advised by FTA. The following dates apply to today's distribution declarations: FTA is a federally registe… read more...

Meats Going Into The 2019 Grilling Season

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-03-20 02:30:00:000

The spring season is just around the corner and futures markets are always looking ahead. The 2019 grilling season will commence during the Memorial Day weekend in late May, but it will not be long before hungry grillers are pulling their barbecues out of storage all over the United States to … read more...

Meats Going Into The 2019 Grilling Season

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-03-20 02:30:00:000

The spring season is just around the corner and futures markets are always looking ahead. The 2019 grilling season will commence during the Memorial Day weekend in late May, but it will not be long before hungry grillers are pulling their barbecues out of storage all over the United States to … read more...

Meats Going Into The 2019 Grilling Season

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-03-20 02:30:00:000

The spring season is just around the corner and futures markets are always looking ahead. The 2019 grilling season will commence during the Memorial Day weekend in late May, but it will not be long before hungry grillers are pulling their barbecues out of storage all over the United States to … read more...

Meats Going Into The 2019 Grilling Season

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-03-20 02:30:00:000

The spring season is just around the corner and futures markets are always looking ahead. The 2019 grilling season will commence during the Memorial Day weekend in late May, but it will not be long before hungry grillers are pulling their barbecues out of storage all over the United States to … read more...

Meats Going Into The 2019 Grilling Season

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-03-20 02:30:00:000

The spring season is just around the corner and futures markets are always looking ahead. The 2019 grilling season will commence during the Memorial Day weekend in late May, but it will not be long before hungry grillers are pulling their barbecues out of storage all over the United States to … read more...

Meats Going Into The 2019 Grilling Season

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-03-20 02:30:00:000

The spring season is just around the corner and futures markets are always looking ahead. The 2019 grilling season will commence during the Memorial Day weekend in late May, but it will not be long before hungry grillers are pulling their barbecues out of storage all over the United States to … read more...

Meats Going Into The 2019 Grilling Season

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-03-20 02:30:00:000

The spring season is just around the corner and futures markets are always looking ahead. The 2019 grilling season will commence during the Memorial Day weekend in late May, but it will not be long before hungry grillers are pulling their barbecues out of storage all over the United States to … read more...

The World Waits For News On Trade

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-02-15 06:30:00:000

This week, the world waited while trade negotiators from China and the United States huddled in Beijing for high-level talks over the ongoing trade dispute between the two countries. In 2018, the US under President Donald Trump put tariffs on many Chinese exports to the US and China retaliated… read more...

The World Waits For News On Trade

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-02-15 06:30:00:000

This week, the world waited while trade negotiators from China and the United States huddled in Beijing for high-level talks over the ongoing trade dispute between the two countries. In 2018, the US under President Donald Trump put tariffs on many Chinese exports to the US and China retaliated… read more...

The World Waits For News On Trade

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-02-15 06:30:00:000

This week, the world waited while trade negotiators from China and the United States huddled in Beijing for high-level talks over the ongoing trade dispute between the two countries. In 2018, the US under President Donald Trump put tariffs on many Chinese exports to the US and China retaliated… read more...

The World Waits For News On Trade

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-02-15 06:30:00:000

This week, the world waited while trade negotiators from China and the United States huddled in Beijing for high-level talks over the ongoing trade dispute between the two countries. In 2018, the US under President Donald Trump put tariffs on many Chinese exports to the US and China retaliated… read more...

The World Waits For News On Trade

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-02-15 06:30:00:000

This week, the world waited while trade negotiators from China and the United States huddled in Beijing for high-level talks over the ongoing trade dispute between the two countries. In 2018, the US under President Donald Trump put tariffs on many Chinese exports to the US and China retaliated… read more...

The World Waits For News On Trade

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-02-15 06:30:00:000

This week, the world waited while trade negotiators from China and the United States huddled in Beijing for high-level talks over the ongoing trade dispute between the two countries. In 2018, the US under President Donald Trump put tariffs on many Chinese exports to the US and China retaliated… read more...

The World Waits For News On Trade

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-02-15 06:30:00:000

This week, the world waited while trade negotiators from China and the United States huddled in Beijing for high-level talks over the ongoing trade dispute between the two countries. In 2018, the US under President Donald Trump put tariffs on many Chinese exports to the US and China retaliated… read more...

The World Waits For News On Trade

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-02-15 06:30:00:000

This week, the world waited while trade negotiators from China and the United States huddled in Beijing for high-level talks over the ongoing trade dispute between the two countries. In 2018, the US under President Donald Trump put tariffs on many Chinese exports to the US and China retaliated… read more...

The World Waits For News On Trade

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-02-15 06:30:00:000

This week, the world waited while trade negotiators from China and the United States huddled in Beijing for high-level talks over the ongoing trade dispute between the two countries. In 2018, the US under President Donald Trump put tariffs on many Chinese exports to the US and China retaliated… read more...

The World Waits For News On Trade

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-02-15 06:30:00:000

This week, the world waited while trade negotiators from China and the United States huddled in Beijing for high-level talks over the ongoing trade dispute between the two countries. In 2018, the US under President Donald Trump put tariffs on many Chinese exports to the US and China retaliated… read more...

The World Waits For News On Trade

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-02-15 06:30:00:000

This week, the world waited while trade negotiators from China and the United States huddled in Beijing for high-level talks over the ongoing trade dispute between the two countries. In 2018, the US under President Donald Trump put tariffs on many Chinese exports to the US and China retaliated… read more...

The World Waits For News On Trade

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-02-15 01:30:00:000

This week, the world waited while trade negotiators from China and the United States huddled in Beijing for high-level talks over the ongoing trade dispute between the two countries. In 2018, the US under President Donald Trump put tariffs on many Chinese exports to the US and China retaliated… read more...

Trading In The Dark During A WASDE-Less January: Calm Before The Storm

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-01-15 06:30:00:000

Each month, the United States Department of Agriculture reports on the state of supply and demand fundamentals in its World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates report. The markets prepare for the monthly missive from the USDA and analysts in a host of agricultural futures market post thei… read more...

Trading In The Dark During A WASDE-Less January: Calm Before The Storm

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-01-15 06:30:00:000

Each month, the United States Department of Agriculture reports on the state of supply and demand fundamentals in its World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates report. The markets prepare for the monthly missive from the USDA and analysts in a host of agricultural futures market post thei… read more...

Trading In The Dark During A WASDE-Less January: Calm Before The Storm

via: SeekingAlpha at 2019-01-15 06:30:00:000

Each month, the United States Department of Agriculture reports on the state of supply and demand fundamentals in its World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates report. The markets prepare for the monthly missive from the USDA and analysts in a host of agricultural futures market post thei… read more...

Shutdown could delay aid payments to farmers

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-25 03:05:54:000

U.S. government payments to farmers - as part of trade aid relief - will temporarily stop next week if the federal shutdown continues, according to the Department of Agriculture. More news on: Invesco DB Agriculture ETF, Teucrium Corn ETF, VanEck Vectors Agribusiness ETF, News on the U.S… read more...

Shutdown could delay aid payments to farmers

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-25 03:05:54:000

U.S. government payments to farmers - as part of trade aid relief - will temporarily stop next week if the federal shutdown continues, according to the Department of Agriculture. More news on: Invesco DB Agriculture ETF, Teucrium Corn ETF, VanEck Vectors Agribusiness ETF, News on the U.S… read more...

Shutdown could delay aid payments to farmers

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-25 03:05:54:000

U.S. government payments to farmers - as part of trade aid relief - will temporarily stop next week if the federal shutdown continues, according to the Department of Agriculture. More news on: Invesco DB Agriculture ETF, Teucrium Corn ETF, VanEck Vectors Agribusiness ETF, News on the U.S… read more...

Shutdown could delay aid payments to farmers

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-25 03:05:54:000

U.S. government payments to farmers - as part of trade aid relief - will temporarily stop next week if the federal shutdown continues, according to the Department of Agriculture. More news on: Invesco DB Agriculture ETF, Teucrium Corn ETF, VanEck Vectors Agribusiness ETF, News on the U.S… read more...

Shutdown could delay aid payments to farmers

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-25 03:05:54:000

U.S. government payments to farmers - as part of trade aid relief - will temporarily stop next week if the federal shutdown continues, according to the Department of Agriculture. More news on: Invesco DB Agriculture ETF, Teucrium Corn ETF, VanEck Vectors Agribusiness ETF, News on the U.S… read more...

Shutdown could delay aid payments to farmers

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-25 03:05:54:000

U.S. government payments to farmers - as part of trade aid relief - will temporarily stop next week if the federal shutdown continues, according to the Department of Agriculture. More news on: Invesco DB Agriculture ETF, Teucrium Corn ETF, VanEck Vectors Agribusiness ETF, News on the U.S… read more...

Shutdown could delay aid payments to farmers

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-25 03:05:54:000

U.S. government payments to farmers - as part of trade aid relief - will temporarily stop next week if the federal shutdown continues, according to the Department of Agriculture. More news on: Invesco DB Agriculture ETF, Teucrium Corn ETF, VanEck Vectors Agribusiness ETF, News on the U.S… read more...

First Trust Advisors L.P. Announces Distributions for Exchange-Traded Funds

via: Business Wire at 2018-12-17 17:33:00:000

First Trust Advisors L.P. ("FTA") announces the declaration of distributions for 128 exchange-traded funds (each a Fund, collectively, the Funds) advised by FTA. The following dates apply to today's distribution declarations: FTA is a federally registe… read more...

First Trust Advisors L.P. Announces Distributions for Exchange-Traded Funds

via: Business Wire at 2018-12-17 17:33:00:000

First Trust Advisors L.P. ("FTA") announces the declaration of distributions for 128 exchange-traded funds (each a Fund, collectively, the Funds) advised by FTA. The following dates apply to today's distribution declarations: FTA is a federally registe… read more...

First Trust Advisors L.P. Announces Distributions for Exchange-Traded Funds

via: Business Wire at 2018-12-17 17:33:00:000

First Trust Advisors L.P. ("FTA") announces the declaration of distributions for 128 exchange-traded funds (each a Fund, collectively, the Funds) advised by FTA. The following dates apply to today's distribution declarations: FTA is a federally registe… read more...

Soybean futures fall 1.6%, as China purchase barely dents huge U.S. stockpile

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-13 11:40:46:000

China has purchased 1.5M-2M metric tons of U.S. soybeans over 24 hours, with shipments expected to occur sometime during Q1, the U.S. Soybean Export Council says, with more Chinese purchases likely still ahead. More news on: Archer Daniels Midland Co., AGCO Corporation, DowDuPont Inc., … read more...

Soybean futures fall 1.6%, as China purchase barely dents huge U.S. stockpile

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-13 11:40:46:000

China has purchased 1.5M-2M metric tons of U.S. soybeans over 24 hours, with shipments expected to occur sometime during Q1, the U.S. Soybean Export Council says, with more Chinese purchases likely still ahead. More news on: Archer Daniels Midland Co., AGCO Corporation, DowDuPont Inc., … read more...

Soybean futures fall 1.6%, as China purchase barely dents huge U.S. stockpile

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-13 11:40:46:000

China has purchased 1.5M-2M metric tons of U.S. soybeans over 24 hours, with shipments expected to occur sometime during Q1, the U.S. Soybean Export Council says, with more Chinese purchases likely still ahead. More news on: Archer Daniels Midland Co., AGCO Corporation, DowDuPont Inc., … read more...

Reuters: China makes first big buy of U.S. soybeans since Trump-Xi meeting

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-12 14:43:11:000

Grain traders say Chinese state-owned companies bought at least 500K metric tons of soybeans from U.S. producers, in China's first major soybean purchase since Pres. Trump and Pres. Xi met earlier this month, Reuters reports. More news on: Archer Daniels Midland Co., AGCO Corporation, Do… read more...

Industrial metals surge as Trump-Xi truce eases fears

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-03 08:24:51:000

The materials sector is poised to get a big boost, led by industrial metals miners , after the Trump-Xi trade truce temporarily eases concerns on the global demand outlook and puts a dent on the U.S. dollars rise. More news on: United States Steel Corporation, AK Steel Holding Cor… read more...

Industrial metals surge as Trump-Xi truce eases fears

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-03 08:24:51:000

The materials sector is poised to get a big boost, led by industrial metals miners , after the Trump-Xi trade truce temporarily eases concerns on the global demand outlook and puts a dent on the U.S. dollars rise. More news on: United States Steel Corporation, AK Steel Holding Cor… read more...

Industrial metals surge as Trump-Xi truce eases fears

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-03 08:24:51:000

The materials sector is poised to get a big boost, led by industrial metals miners , after the Trump-Xi trade truce temporarily eases concerns on the global demand outlook and puts a dent on the U.S. dollars rise. More news on: United States Steel Corporation, AK Steel Holding Cor… read more...

Industrial metals surge as Trump-Xi truce eases fears

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-03 08:24:51:000

The materials sector is poised to get a big boost, led by industrial metals miners , after the Trump-Xi trade truce temporarily eases concerns on the global demand outlook and puts a dent on the U.S. dollars rise. More news on: United States Steel Corporation, AK Steel Holding Cor… read more...

Industrial metals surge as Trump-Xi truce eases fears

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-03 08:24:51:000

The materials sector is poised to get a big boost, led by industrial metals miners , after the Trump-Xi trade truce temporarily eases concerns on the global demand outlook and puts a dent on the U.S. dollars rise. More news on: United States Steel Corporation, AK Steel Holding Cor… read more...

Coffee Retreats - A Higher Low Will Build A Base

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-14 06:15:00:000

From November 2016 through the week of September 17, 2018, the price of coffee did little but make lower highs and lower lows. In late August, the price of the soft commodity fell below the $1 per pound level for the first time since September 2016. A low at 92 cents in mid-September followed … read more...

Coffee Retreats - A Higher Low Will Build A Base

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-14 06:15:00:000

From November 2016 through the week of September 17, 2018, the price of coffee did little but make lower highs and lower lows. In late August, the price of the soft commodity fell below the $1 per pound level for the first time since September 2016. A low at 92 cents in mid-September followed … read more...

Coffee Retreats - A Higher Low Will Build A Base

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-14 06:15:00:000

From November 2016 through the week of September 17, 2018, the price of coffee did little but make lower highs and lower lows. In late August, the price of the soft commodity fell below the $1 per pound level for the first time since September 2016. A low at 92 cents in mid-September followed … read more...

Coffee Retreats - A Higher Low Will Build A Base

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-14 06:15:00:000

From November 2016 through the week of September 17, 2018, the price of coffee did little but make lower highs and lower lows. In late August, the price of the soft commodity fell below the $1 per pound level for the first time since September 2016. A low at 92 cents in mid-September followed … read more...

The Soybean Market Awaits News From Argentina

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-14 06:00:00:000

The 2018 crop year in the soybean market was a period where typical supply and demand fundamentals and the weather conditions across growing regions played a much smaller role in the path of least resistance of the price of the oilseed. Processors crush raw soybeans into two products that co… read more...

The Soybean Market Awaits News From Argentina

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-14 06:00:00:000

The 2018 crop year in the soybean market was a period where typical supply and demand fundamentals and the weather conditions across growing regions played a much smaller role in the path of least resistance of the price of the oilseed. Processors crush raw soybeans into two products that co… read more...

The Soybean Market Awaits News From Argentina

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-14 06:00:00:000

The 2018 crop year in the soybean market was a period where typical supply and demand fundamentals and the weather conditions across growing regions played a much smaller role in the path of least resistance of the price of the oilseed. Processors crush raw soybeans into two products that co… read more...

The Soybean Market Awaits News From Argentina

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-14 06:00:00:000

The 2018 crop year in the soybean market was a period where typical supply and demand fundamentals and the weather conditions across growing regions played a much smaller role in the path of least resistance of the price of the oilseed. Processors crush raw soybeans into two products that co… read more...

Cotton Is Trading In A Range - Is $1 In The Cards For 2019?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-12 07:00:00:000

Cotton can be a wild commodities futures market when it comes to price variance. The futures that trade on the Intercontinental Exchange have a long history of doubling, tripling, and halving in value when the supply and demand fundamentals for the fluffy fiber change and surprise market parti… read more...

Cotton Is Trading In A Range - Is $1 In The Cards For 2019?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-12 07:00:00:000

Cotton can be a wild commodities futures market when it comes to price variance. The futures that trade on the Intercontinental Exchange have a long history of doubling, tripling, and halving in value when the supply and demand fundamentals for the fluffy fiber change and surprise market parti… read more...

Agricultural Commodities Pre-WASDE

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-07 12:17:51:000

It is now November, and that means that the U.S. Department of Agriculture is preparing to release its monthly World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates report that includes the latest updates and data on the crops and supplies that feed and clothe the world. The USDA will publish its r… read more...

Agricultural Commodities Pre-WASDE

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-07 12:17:51:000

It is now November, and that means that the U.S. Department of Agriculture is preparing to release its monthly World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates report that includes the latest updates and data on the crops and supplies that feed and clothe the world. The USDA will publish its r… read more...

Agricultural Commodities Pre-WASDE

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-07 12:17:51:000

It is now November, and that means that the U.S. Department of Agriculture is preparing to release its monthly World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates report that includes the latest updates and data on the crops and supplies that feed and clothe the world. The USDA will publish its r… read more...

FDA announces action plan to advance innovation in plant and animal biotech

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-30 12:54:06:000

The FDA announces its Plant and Animal Biotechnology Innovation Action Plan aimed at supporting advances in the space while ensuring product safety. The plan focuses on three key priorities: More news on: ProShares Ultra Nasdaq Biotechnology ETF, The Gabelli Healthcare & Wellness R… read more...

FDA announces action plan to advance innovation in plant and animal biotech

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-30 12:54:06:000

The FDA announces its Plant and Animal Biotechnology Innovation Action Plan aimed at supporting advances in the space while ensuring product safety. The plan focuses on three key priorities: More news on: ProShares Ultra Nasdaq Biotechnology ETF, The Gabelli Healthcare & Wellness R… read more...

FDA announces action plan to advance innovation in plant and animal biotech

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-30 12:54:06:000

The FDA announces its Plant and Animal Biotechnology Innovation Action Plan aimed at supporting advances in the space while ensuring product safety. The plan focuses on three key priorities: More news on: ProShares Ultra Nasdaq Biotechnology ETF, The Gabelli Healthcare & Wellness R… read more...

Beef Vs. Pork For Clues - DBA Has Exposure To The Animal Protein Sector

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-23 06:15:00:000

The animal protein sector of the commodities market consists of two types of meat and three futures contracts. In the cattle market, live cattle and feeder cattle have different characteristics. The live cattle contract offers futures and options on animals that ranchers raise from calf to wei… read more...

Beef Vs. Pork For Clues - DBA Has Exposure To The Animal Protein Sector

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-23 06:15:00:000

The animal protein sector of the commodities market consists of two types of meat and three futures contracts. In the cattle market, live cattle and feeder cattle have different characteristics. The live cattle contract offers futures and options on animals that ranchers raise from calf to wei… read more...

Beef Vs. Pork For Clues - DBA Has Exposure To The Animal Protein Sector

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-23 06:15:00:000

The animal protein sector of the commodities market consists of two types of meat and three futures contracts. In the cattle market, live cattle and feeder cattle have different characteristics. The live cattle contract offers futures and options on animals that ranchers raise from calf to wei… read more...

Iron Ore, Steel, And The SLX - In The Eye Of The Trade Storm

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-05 07:00:00:000

One of my favorite lines in the 1970s classic film The Godfather is when Hyman Roth leans over the Michael Corleone and tells him, Were bigger than U.S. Steel . The quote was not fictional as Meyer Lansky, the mob figure who was the inspiration for Roth in the film m… read more...

Iron Ore, Steel, And The SLX - In The Eye Of The Trade Storm

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-05 07:00:00:000

One of my favorite lines in the 1970s classic film The Godfather is when Hyman Roth leans over the Michael Corleone and tells him, Were bigger than U.S. Steel . The quote was not fictional as Meyer Lansky, the mob figure who was the inspiration for Roth in the film m… read more...

Iron Ore, Steel, And The SLX - In The Eye Of The Trade Storm

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-05 07:00:00:000

One of my favorite lines in the 1970s classic film The Godfather is when Hyman Roth leans over the Michael Corleone and tells him, Were bigger than U.S. Steel . The quote was not fictional as Meyer Lansky, the mob figure who was the inspiration for Roth in the film m… read more...

Iron Ore, Steel, And The SLX - In The Eye Of The Trade Storm

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-05 07:00:00:000

One of my favorite lines in the 1970s classic film The Godfather is when Hyman Roth leans over the Michael Corleone and tells him, Were bigger than U.S. Steel . The quote was not fictional as Meyer Lansky, the mob figure who was the inspiration for Roth in the film m… read more...

Iron Ore, Steel, And The SLX - In The Eye Of The Trade Storm

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-05 07:00:00:000

One of my favorite lines in the 1970s classic film The Godfather is when Hyman Roth leans over the Michael Corleone and tells him, Were bigger than U.S. Steel . The quote was not fictional as Meyer Lansky, the mob figure who was the inspiration for Roth in the film m… read more...

Iron Ore, Steel, And The SLX - In The Eye Of The Trade Storm

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-05 07:00:00:000

One of my favorite lines in the 1970s classic film The Godfather is when Hyman Roth leans over the Michael Corleone and tells him, Were bigger than U.S. Steel . The quote was not fictional as Meyer Lansky, the mob figure who was the inspiration for Roth in the film m… read more...

Rare Earth Metals And REMX

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-09-25 07:54:00:000

Rare earth metals are commodities that may not trade on futures exchanges, but they have a myriad of applications in computers, DVDs, rechargeable batteries, cell phones, catalytic converters, magnets, fluorescent lights and many other products we use in our daily lives. The rare earth secto… read more...

Rare Earth Metals And REMX

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-09-25 07:54:00:000

Rare earth metals are commodities that may not trade on futures exchanges, but they have a myriad of applications in computers, DVDs, rechargeable batteries, cell phones, catalytic converters, magnets, fluorescent lights and many other products we use in our daily lives. The rare earth secto… read more...

Rare Earth Metals And REMX

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-09-25 07:54:00:000

Rare earth metals are commodities that may not trade on futures exchanges, but they have a myriad of applications in computers, DVDs, rechargeable batteries, cell phones, catalytic converters, magnets, fluorescent lights and many other products we use in our daily lives. The rare earth secto… read more...

Rare Earth Metals And REMX

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-09-25 07:54:00:000

Rare earth metals are commodities that may not trade on futures exchanges, but they have a myriad of applications in computers, DVDs, rechargeable batteries, cell phones, catalytic converters, magnets, fluorescent lights and many other products we use in our daily lives. The rare earth secto… read more...

First Trust declares quarterly distributions

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-09-14 00:39:48:000

First Trust Nasdaq Smartphone Index Fund (NASDAQ: FONE ) - $0.3001. First Trust International IPO ETF (NASDAQ: FPXI ) - $0.1372. First Trust Indxx Global Agriculture ETF (NASDAQ: FTAG ) - $0.0886. First Trust Indxx Global Natural Resources Income ETF (NASDAQ: FTRI ) - $0.1103. First … read more...

First Trust declares quarterly distributions

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-09-14 00:39:48:000

First Trust Nasdaq Smartphone Index Fund (NASDAQ: FONE ) - $0.3001. First Trust International IPO ETF (NASDAQ: FPXI ) - $0.1372. First Trust Indxx Global Agriculture ETF (NASDAQ: FTAG ) - $0.0886. First Trust Indxx Global Natural Resources Income ETF (NASDAQ: FTRI ) - $0.1103. First … read more...

First Trust declares quarterly distributions

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-09-14 00:39:48:000

First Trust Nasdaq Smartphone Index Fund (NASDAQ: FONE ) - $0.3001. First Trust International IPO ETF (NASDAQ: FPXI ) - $0.1372. First Trust Indxx Global Agriculture ETF (NASDAQ: FTAG ) - $0.0886. First Trust Indxx Global Natural Resources Income ETF (NASDAQ: FTRI ) - $0.1103. First … read more...

First Trust declares quarterly distributions

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-09-14 00:39:48:000

First Trust Nasdaq Smartphone Index Fund (NASDAQ: FONE ) - $0.3001. First Trust International IPO ETF (NASDAQ: FPXI ) - $0.1372. First Trust Indxx Global Agriculture ETF (NASDAQ: FTAG ) - $0.0886. First Trust Indxx Global Natural Resources Income ETF (NASDAQ: FTRI ) - $0.1103. First … read more...

First Trust declares quarterly distributions

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-09-14 00:39:48:000

First Trust Nasdaq Smartphone Index Fund (NASDAQ: FONE ) - $0.3001. First Trust International IPO ETF (NASDAQ: FPXI ) - $0.1372. First Trust Indxx Global Agriculture ETF (NASDAQ: FTAG ) - $0.0886. First Trust Indxx Global Natural Resources Income ETF (NASDAQ: FTRI ) - $0.1103. First … read more...

First Trust Advisors L.P. Announces Distributions for Exchange-Traded Funds

via: Business Wire at 2018-09-13 17:18:00:000

First Trust Advisors L.P. (FTA) announces the declaration of distributions for 117 exchange-traded funds (each a Fund, collectively, the Funds) advised by FTA. The following dates apply to todays distribution declarations: FTA i… read more...

Wheat Volatility Picks Up

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-09-03 06:00:00:000

The wheat market has been nothing short of a rollercoaster of volatility over the 2018 crop year. The trading range in the CBOT wheat futures market has been widening as it rose to new highs in early August and fell by almost 95 cents per bushel of over 15 percent later in the month. Wheat i… read more...

Wheat Volatility Picks Up

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-09-03 06:00:00:000

The wheat market has been nothing short of a rollercoaster of volatility over the 2018 crop year. The trading range in the CBOT wheat futures market has been widening as it rose to new highs in early August and fell by almost 95 cents per bushel of over 15 percent later in the month. Wheat i… read more...

Wheat Volatility Picks Up

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-09-03 06:00:00:000

The wheat market has been nothing short of a rollercoaster of volatility over the 2018 crop year. The trading range in the CBOT wheat futures market has been widening as it rose to new highs in early August and fell by almost 95 cents per bushel of over 15 percent later in the month. Wheat i… read more...

Details of U.S. farmer aid package

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-28 03:52:16:000

As part of a $12B aid package announced by the Department of Agriculture in July, U.S. farmers are set to receive an initial $4.7B subsidy to offset "unjustified tariffs" arising from trade disputes with foreign buyers of American agricultural products. More news on: iPath Dow Jones-UBS … read more...

Details of U.S. farmer aid package

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-28 03:52:16:000

As part of a $12B aid package announced by the Department of Agriculture in July, U.S. farmers are set to receive an initial $4.7B subsidy to offset "unjustified tariffs" arising from trade disputes with foreign buyers of American agricultural products. More news on: iPath Dow Jones-UBS … read more...

Details of U.S. farmer aid package

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-28 03:52:16:000

As part of a $12B aid package announced by the Department of Agriculture in July, U.S. farmers are set to receive an initial $4.7B subsidy to offset "unjustified tariffs" arising from trade disputes with foreign buyers of American agricultural products. More news on: iPath Dow Jones-UBS … read more...

Agricultural Commodities Post The August WASDE

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-10 15:37:41:000

On Friday, August 10, the U.S. Department of Agriculture released their August World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates report. Each month the USDA issues the report that outlines the critical supply and demand characteristics of grain and other ag markets. During the lead up to the mont… read more...

Agricultural Commodities Post The August WASDE

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-10 15:37:41:000

On Friday, August 10, the U.S. Department of Agriculture released their August World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates report. Each month the USDA issues the report that outlines the critical supply and demand characteristics of grain and other ag markets. During the lead up to the mont… read more...

Agricultural Commodities Post The August WASDE

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-10 15:37:41:000

On Friday, August 10, the U.S. Department of Agriculture released their August World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates report. Each month the USDA issues the report that outlines the critical supply and demand characteristics of grain and other ag markets. During the lead up to the mont… read more...

Agricultural Commodities Post The August WASDE

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-10 15:37:41:000

On Friday, August 10, the U.S. Department of Agriculture released their August World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates report. Each month the USDA issues the report that outlines the critical supply and demand characteristics of grain and other ag markets. During the lead up to the mont… read more...

Agricultural Commodities Post The August WASDE

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-10 15:37:41:000

On Friday, August 10, the U.S. Department of Agriculture released their August World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates report. Each month the USDA issues the report that outlines the critical supply and demand characteristics of grain and other ag markets. During the lead up to the mont… read more...

Agricultural Commodities Post The August WASDE

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-10 15:37:41:000

On Friday, August 10, the U.S. Department of Agriculture released their August World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates report. Each month the USDA issues the report that outlines the critical supply and demand characteristics of grain and other ag markets. During the lead up to the mont… read more...

Agricultural Markets Pre-WASDE

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-09 13:59:24:000

The United States Department of Agriculture will release its August World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates report on Friday, August 10 at noon EST. The August report will offer a clear view of crop progress through the midpoint of the 2018 growing season in the United States and across… read more...

Are Tariffs Good Or Bad News For Archer Daniels Midland?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-09 06:30:00:000

The trade dispute going on these days between the United States and China has not been kind to the agricultural markets in the United States. The U.S. slapped $50 billion in tariffs on China, and the Chinese retaliated with a proportionate response. Last week, President Trump ordered his trade… read more...

Update On ADM, Ethanol, And Agricultural Processing Spreads

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-07-30 06:45:00:000

We are now in the middle of the 2018 growing season for grains in the northern hemisphere. While in past years, the futures market in corn and other grains and oilseeds have focused like a laser on the weather conditions across the fertile plains of the U.S. at this time of the year, this year… read more...

Update On ADM, Ethanol, And Agricultural Processing Spreads

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-07-30 06:45:00:000

We are now in the middle of the 2018 growing season for grains in the northern hemisphere. While in past years, the futures market in corn and other grains and oilseeds have focused like a laser on the weather conditions across the fertile plains of the U.S. at this time of the year, this year… read more...

Update On ADM, Ethanol, And Agricultural Processing Spreads

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-07-30 06:45:00:000

We are now in the middle of the 2018 growing season for grains in the northern hemisphere. While in past years, the futures market in corn and other grains and oilseeds have focused like a laser on the weather conditions across the fertile plains of the U.S. at this time of the year, this year… read more...

Metals whacked on worries more U.S. tariffs on China could dent demand

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-07-11 08:35:12:000

Metals prices plunge on worries that Pres. Trumps threat of another $200B in tariffs on Chinese goods, if enacted, would hit global demand. More news on: Freeport-McMoRan Inc., Rio Tinto plc, BHP Billiton Limited, Commodities news, Stocks on the move, News on ETFs, Read more… read more...

Metals whacked on worries more U.S. tariffs on China could dent demand

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-07-11 08:35:12:000

Metals prices plunge on worries that Pres. Trumps threat of another $200B in tariffs on Chinese goods, if enacted, would hit global demand. More news on: Freeport-McMoRan Inc., Rio Tinto plc, BHP Billiton Limited, Commodities news, Stocks on the move, News on ETFs, Read more… read more...

Metals whacked on worries more U.S. tariffs on China could dent demand

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-07-11 08:35:12:000

Metals prices plunge on worries that Pres. Trumps threat of another $200B in tariffs on Chinese goods, if enacted, would hit global demand. More news on: Freeport-McMoRan Inc., Rio Tinto plc, BHP Billiton Limited, Commodities news, Stocks on the move, News on ETFs, Read more… read more...

First Trust declares quarterly distributions

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-21 10:36:46:000

First Trust ISE Cloud Computing Index Fund (NASDAQ: SKYY ) - $0.050. First Trust Indxx Global Natural Resources Income ETF (NASDAQ: FTRI ) - $0.160. First Trust Indxx Global Agriculture ETF (NASDAQ: FTAG ) - $0.196. First Trust Nasdaq Cybersecurity ETF (NASDAQ: CIBR ) - $0.008. First… read more...

First Trust declares quarterly distributions

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-21 10:36:46:000

First Trust ISE Cloud Computing Index Fund (NASDAQ: SKYY ) - $0.050. First Trust Indxx Global Natural Resources Income ETF (NASDAQ: FTRI ) - $0.160. First Trust Indxx Global Agriculture ETF (NASDAQ: FTAG ) - $0.196. First Trust Nasdaq Cybersecurity ETF (NASDAQ: CIBR ) - $0.008. First… read more...

First Trust declares quarterly distributions

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-21 10:36:46:000

First Trust ISE Cloud Computing Index Fund (NASDAQ: SKYY ) - $0.050. First Trust Indxx Global Natural Resources Income ETF (NASDAQ: FTRI ) - $0.160. First Trust Indxx Global Agriculture ETF (NASDAQ: FTAG ) - $0.196. First Trust Nasdaq Cybersecurity ETF (NASDAQ: CIBR ) - $0.008. First… read more...

First Trust declares quarterly distributions

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-21 10:36:46:000

First Trust ISE Cloud Computing Index Fund (NASDAQ: SKYY ) - $0.050. First Trust Indxx Global Natural Resources Income ETF (NASDAQ: FTRI ) - $0.160. First Trust Indxx Global Agriculture ETF (NASDAQ: FTAG ) - $0.196. First Trust Nasdaq Cybersecurity ETF (NASDAQ: CIBR ) - $0.008. First… read more...

First Trust declares quarterly distributions

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-21 10:36:46:000

First Trust ISE Cloud Computing Index Fund (NASDAQ: SKYY ) - $0.050. First Trust Indxx Global Natural Resources Income ETF (NASDAQ: FTRI ) - $0.160. First Trust Indxx Global Agriculture ETF (NASDAQ: FTAG ) - $0.196. First Trust Nasdaq Cybersecurity ETF (NASDAQ: CIBR ) - $0.008. First… read more...

First Trust Advisors L.P. Announces Distributions for Exchange-Traded Funds

via: Business Wire at 2018-06-20 17:15:00:000

First Trust Advisors L.P. ("FTA") announces the declaration of distributions for 121 exchange-traded funds (each a Fund, and collectively, the Funds) advised by FTA. The following dates apply to today's distribution declarations: FTA is a federally reg… read more...

The 2018 Grilling Season Arrives - Carnivores Celebrate

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-24 06:00:00:000

The summer of 2018 arrives on the upcoming three-day Memorial Day weekend. After a long winter season in the Midwest and Northeastern U.S. where snows continued to fall deep into April, the grills are now coming out of storage, and they are starting to sizzle with the aroma of steaks, burgers,… read more...

The 2018 Grilling Season Arrives - Carnivores Celebrate

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-24 06:00:00:000

The summer of 2018 arrives on the upcoming three-day Memorial Day weekend. After a long winter season in the Midwest and Northeastern U.S. where snows continued to fall deep into April, the grills are now coming out of storage, and they are starting to sizzle with the aroma of steaks, burgers,… read more...

The 2018 Grilling Season Arrives - Carnivores Celebrate

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-24 06:00:00:000

The summer of 2018 arrives on the upcoming three-day Memorial Day weekend. After a long winter season in the Midwest and Northeastern U.S. where snows continued to fall deep into April, the grills are now coming out of storage, and they are starting to sizzle with the aroma of steaks, burgers,… read more...

The 2018 Grilling Season Arrives - Carnivores Celebrate

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-24 06:00:00:000

The summer of 2018 arrives on the upcoming three-day Memorial Day weekend. After a long winter season in the Midwest and Northeastern U.S. where snows continued to fall deep into April, the grills are now coming out of storage, and they are starting to sizzle with the aroma of steaks, burgers,… read more...

The 2018 Grilling Season Arrives - Carnivores Celebrate

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-24 06:00:00:000

The summer of 2018 arrives on the upcoming three-day Memorial Day weekend. After a long winter season in the Midwest and Northeastern U.S. where snows continued to fall deep into April, the grills are now coming out of storage, and they are starting to sizzle with the aroma of steaks, burgers,… read more...

An Opportunity In U.S. Steel

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-08 07:00:00:000

Steel is a ferrous metal that is one of the most significant building blocks for infrastructure around the world. Iron ore is the primary ingredient in the production of steel, and we have witnessed lots of price volatility in the iron ore market over recent years. The price of steel has a h… read more...

An Opportunity In U.S. Steel

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-08 07:00:00:000

Steel is a ferrous metal that is one of the most significant building blocks for infrastructure around the world. Iron ore is the primary ingredient in the production of steel, and we have witnessed lots of price volatility in the iron ore market over recent years. The price of steel has a h… read more...

An Opportunity In U.S. Steel

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-08 07:00:00:000

Steel is a ferrous metal that is one of the most significant building blocks for infrastructure around the world. Iron ore is the primary ingredient in the production of steel, and we have witnessed lots of price volatility in the iron ore market over recent years. The price of steel has a h… read more...

Agricultural Commodities Post-April WASDE

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-04-16 07:00:00:000

On Tuesday, April 10 the United States Department of Agriculture released its monthly World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates report or WASDE. Each month the report can cause high levels of volatility in grain and other agricultural futures markets when the data from the USDA deviates f… read more...

Agricultural Commodities Post-April WASDE

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-04-16 07:00:00:000

On Tuesday, April 10 the United States Department of Agriculture released its monthly World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates report or WASDE. Each month the report can cause high levels of volatility in grain and other agricultural futures markets when the data from the USDA deviates f… read more...

Agricultural Commodities Post-April WASDE

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-04-16 07:00:00:000

On Tuesday, April 10 the United States Department of Agriculture released its monthly World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates report or WASDE. Each month the report can cause high levels of volatility in grain and other agricultural futures markets when the data from the USDA deviates f… read more...

Lumber Hits Another Record

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-04-10 06:30:00:000

Lumber is a highly illiquid commodity when it comes to the futures contracts offered by the Chicago Mercantile Exchange. Each contract represents 110,000 board feet of lumber in specifications set forth by the Exchange. The CME contract quotes the price of wood in dollars per 1,000 board feet…. read more...

Lumber Hits Another Record

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-04-10 06:30:00:000

Lumber is a highly illiquid commodity when it comes to the futures contracts offered by the Chicago Mercantile Exchange. Each contract represents 110,000 board feet of lumber in specifications set forth by the Exchange. The CME contract quotes the price of wood in dollars per 1,000 board feet…. read more...

Lumber Hits Another Record

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-04-10 06:30:00:000

Lumber is a highly illiquid commodity when it comes to the futures contracts offered by the Chicago Mercantile Exchange. Each contract represents 110,000 board feet of lumber in specifications set forth by the Exchange. The CME contract quotes the price of wood in dollars per 1,000 board feet…. read more...

Meats Limp Into The 2018 Grilling Season

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-04-09 08:09:00:000

Seasonality is a significant factor for many commodities. In the world of animal proteins, meat prices typically fall after the peak season of demand in early fall and rise in the spring as the grilling season approaches. Memorial Day weekend is the official start of the summer season, and a… read more...

Meats Limp Into The 2018 Grilling Season

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-04-09 08:09:00:000

Seasonality is a significant factor for many commodities. In the world of animal proteins, meat prices typically fall after the peak season of demand in early fall and rise in the spring as the grilling season approaches. Memorial Day weekend is the official start of the summer season, and a… read more...

First Trust declares quarterly distributions

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-03-22 15:21:04:000

First Trust Nasdaq Food & Beverage ETF (NASDAQ: FTXG ) - $0.041. First Trust ISE Cloud Computing Index Fund (NASDAQ: SKYY ) - $0.045. First Trust Indxx Global Natural Resources Income ETF (FTRI) - $0.060. First Trust Indxx Global Agriculture ETF (NASDAQ: FTAG ) - $0.026. First Tr… read more...

First Trust declares quarterly distributions

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-03-22 15:21:04:000

First Trust Nasdaq Food & Beverage ETF (NASDAQ: FTXG ) - $0.041. First Trust ISE Cloud Computing Index Fund (NASDAQ: SKYY ) - $0.045. First Trust Indxx Global Natural Resources Income ETF (FTRI) - $0.060. First Trust Indxx Global Agriculture ETF (NASDAQ: FTAG ) - $0.026. First Tr… read more...

First Trust Advisors L.P. Announces Distributions for Exchange-Traded Funds

via: Business Wire at 2018-03-21 17:04:00:000

First Trust Advisors L.P. ("FTA") announces the declaration of distributions for 116 exchange-traded funds advised by FTA. The following dates apply to today's distribution declarations: First Trust Advisors L.P., the Funds' investment advisor, along with its affiliate, First Trust P… read more...

First Trust Advisors L.P. Announces Distributions for Exchange-Traded Funds

via: Business Wire at 2018-03-21 17:04:00:000

First Trust Advisors L.P. ("FTA") announces the declaration of distributions for 116 exchange-traded funds advised by FTA. The following dates apply to today's distribution declarations: First Trust Advisors L.P., the Funds' investment advisor, along with its affiliate, First Trust P… read more...

Steel And Aluminum On The Negotiating Table

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-03-06 07:30:00:000

Last Thursday, after a meeting with the CEOs of Americas leading steel and aluminum producing companies, the President shocked markets. President Trump announced this week he would sign an order imposing a 25% tariff on foreign steel and 10% on aluminum that comes into the United State… read more...

Steel And Aluminum On The Negotiating Table

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-03-06 07:30:00:000

Last Thursday, after a meeting with the CEOs of Americas leading steel and aluminum producing companies, the President shocked markets. President Trump announced this week he would sign an order imposing a 25% tariff on foreign steel and 10% on aluminum that comes into the United State… read more...

Soybean Meal's Excellent Journey To The Upside

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-03-01 08:50:57:000

Each year is a new adventure in the agricultural sector of commodities markets for three reasons. First, crops do not last forever, and even during periods where carryover from recent bumper crop years, they deteriorate and lose potency, taste, and protein values. Second, each year brings new … read more...

Soybean Meal's Excellent Journey To The Upside

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-03-01 08:50:57:000

Each year is a new adventure in the agricultural sector of commodities markets for three reasons. First, crops do not last forever, and even during periods where carryover from recent bumper crop years, they deteriorate and lose potency, taste, and protein values. Second, each year brings new … read more...

Animal Proteins Prepare For The 2018 Grilling Season

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-26 06:30:00:000

This week, February will end, and March that comes in like a lion and goes out like a lamb when it comes to weather will begin. Last week, pitchers and catchers reported for spring training, and it will not be long before farmers across the U.S. and northern hemisphere will plant the seeds tha… read more...

Animal Proteins Prepare For The 2018 Grilling Season

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-26 06:30:00:000

This week, February will end, and March that comes in like a lion and goes out like a lamb when it comes to weather will begin. Last week, pitchers and catchers reported for spring training, and it will not be long before farmers across the U.S. and northern hemisphere will plant the seeds tha… read more...

First Trust declares quarterly distributions

via: SeekingAlpha at 2017-12-21 12:08:06:000

First Trust FTSE EPRA/NAREIT Developed Markets Real Estate Index Fund (NYSEARCA: FFR ) - $0.901. First Trust Dow Jones Global Select Dividend Index Fund (NYSEARCA: FGD ) - $0.269. First Trust International IPO ETF (NASDAQ: FPXI ) ( FPXI ) - $0.132. First Trust NASDAQ Global Auto Index … read more...

First Trust Advisors L.P. Announces Distributions for Exchange-Traded Funds

via: Business Wire at 2017-12-20 17:21:00:000

First Trust Advisors L.P. ("FTA") announces the declaration of distributions for 117 exchange-traded funds advised by FTA. The following dates apply to today's distribution declarations: First Trust Advisors L.P., the Funds' investment advisor, along with its affiliate, First Trust P… read more...

First Trust declares quarterly distributions

via: SeekingAlpha at 2017-09-20 18:36:24:000

First Trust Global Engineering and Construction ETF (NYSEARCA: FLM ) - $0.0796. First Trust Nasdaq Smartphone Index Fund (NASDAQ: FONE ) - $0.1529. First Trust International IPO ETF (NASDAQ: FPXI ) - $0.0682. First Trust Indxx Global Agriculture ETF (NASDAQ: FTAG ) - $0.0831. First T… read more...

First Trust Advisors L.P. Announces Distributions for Exchange-Traded Funds

via: Business Wire at 2017-09-20 17:29:00:000

First Trust Advisors L.P. ("FTA") announces the declaration of distributions for 116 exchange-traded funds advised by FTA. The following dates apply to today's distribution declarations: First Trust Advisors L.P., the Funds' investment advisor, along with its affiliate, First Trust P… read more...

First Trust declares quarterly distributions

via: SeekingAlpha at 2017-06-21 18:05:41:000

First Trust Global Engineering and Construction ETF (NYSEARCA: FLM ) - $0.4239. First Trust Nasdaq Smartphone Index Fund (NASDAQ: FONE ) - $0.1865. First Trust International IPO ETF (NASDAQ: FPXI ) - $0.0660. First Trust Indxx Global Agriculture ETF (NASDAQ: FTAG ) - $0.2236. First T… read more...

First Trust Advisors L.P. Announces Distributions for Exchange-Traded Funds

via: Business Wire at 2017-06-21 16:30:00:000

First Trust Advisors L.P. ("FTA") announces the declaration of distributions for 108 exchange-traded funds advised by FTA. The following dates apply to today's distribution declarations: FTA, the Funds' investment advisor, along with its affiliate, First Trust Portfolios L.P., are pr… read more...

First Trust declares quarterly distributions

via: SeekingAlpha at 2017-03-23 14:31:37:000

First Trust BICK Index Fund (NASDAQ: BICK ) - $0.0117. First Trust NASDAQ Global Auto Index Fund (NASDAQ: CARZ ) - $0.0032. First Trust ISE Global Wind Energy Index Fund (NYSEARCA: FAN ) - $0.0446. First Trust STOXXEuropean Select Dividend Index Fund (NYSEARCA: FDD ) - $0.0271. … read more...

First Trust Advisors L.P. Announces Distributions for Exchange-Traded Funds

via: Business Wire at 2017-03-22 17:25:00:000

First Trust Advisors L.P. (FTA) announces the declaration of distributions for 91 exchange-traded funds advised by FTA. The following dates apply to todays distribution declarations: FTA, the Funds investment advisor, along with its affiliate, First Tr… read more...

First Trust Advisors L.P. Announces Distributions for Exchange-Traded Funds

via: Business Wire at 2016-12-20 18:23:00:000

First Trust Advisors L.P. (FTA) announces the declaration of distributions for 99 of 114 exchange-traded funds advised by FTA. The following dates apply to todays distribution declarations: First Trust Advisors L.P., the Funds investment advisor, along… read more...

There Can Be Few Fields Of Human Endeavor In Which History Counts For So Little As In The World Of Finance - John Kenneth Galbraith

via: SeekingAlpha at 2016-11-07 18:35:49:000

COMMODITY-PRODUCERS' RALLIES DON'T GET NO RESPECT (November 7, 2016): If you sort all unleveraged exchange-traded funds based upon their percentage increases from their respective 52-week lows, then you will discover that the top 50 are all involved with commodity production or emerging mark… read more...

Ex-Date Payment Date Record Date Declared Date Amount Flag Dividend Type Qualified Indicated
2017-12-21 2017-12-29 2017-12-22 2017-12-20 0.0467 Dividend income
2017-09-21 2017-09-29 2017-09-22 2017-09-20 0.0831 Dividend income
2017-06-22 2017-06-30 2017-06-26 2017-06-21 0.2236 Dividend income
2017-03-23 2017-03-31 2017-03-27 2017-03-22 0.0023 Dividend income
2016-12-21 2016-12-30 2016-12-23 2016-12-20 0.0855 Dividend income
2016-09-21 2016-09-30 2016-09-23 2016-09-20 0.0531 Dividend income
2016-03-31 2016-03-31 SU Dividend income
2015-09-30 2015-09-30 SU Dividend income
2015-06-24 2015-06-30 2015-06-26 2015-06-23 0.0785 Dividend income
2015-03-31 2015-03-31 SU Dividend income
2014-12-23 2014-12-31 2014-12-26 2014-12-22 0.8715 UR Dividend income
2014-09-30 2014-09-30 2014-09-25 UR Dividend income
2014-06-24 2014-06-30 2014-06-26 2014-06-23 0.336 UR Dividend income
2014-03-25 2014-03-31 2014-03-27 2014-03-24 0.197 Dividend income
2013-12-20 2013-12-31 2013-12-24 UR Dividend income
2013-12-18 2013-12-31 2013-12-20 2013-12-17 0.93 Dividend income
2013-09-20 2013-09-30 2013-09-24 2013-09-19 0.0595 Dividend income
2013-06-28 2013-06-28 SU Dividend income
2013-06-21 2013-06-28 2013-06-25 UR Dividend income
2013-03-21 2013-03-28 2013-03-25 0.025 Dividend income
2015-12-23 2015-12-31 2015-12-28 2015-12-22 0.2045 Dividend income
Ex-Date Declared Date Record Date Payment Date Ratio To Factor For Factor
2016-05-02 5.0 1.0 5.0
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