The Buzz: Central Banks Don’t Cure Crisis

The Buzz: Central Banks Don’t Cure Crisis

Massive move to inject liquidity into European banks only eases short-term problem, not region’s debt troubles.

The big news in the U.S. grain market this week had nothing to do with grain, or the U.S., for that matter, as all eyes remain focused on what’s happening in Europe. Farm Futures Market Analyst Arlan Suderman and Senior Editor Bryce Knorr are watching, too, and share their thoughts on the fallout from the crisis. While Suderman says uncertainty keeps buyers from jumping into grains, Knorr believes the morass could at least provide opportunities to lock in input costs, especially for diesel fuel.

Senior Editor Bryce Knorr first joined Farm Futures Magazine in 1987. In addition to analyzing and writing about the commodity markets, he is a former futures introducing broker and is a registered Commodity Trading Advisor. He conducts Farm Futures exclusive surveys on acreage, production and management issues and is one of the analysts regularly contracted by business wire services before major USDA crop reports. Besides the Morning Call on he writes weekly reviews for corn, soybeans, and wheat that include selling price targets, charts and seasonal trends. His other weekly reviews on basis, energy, fertilizer and financial markets and feature price forecasts for key crop inputs. A journalist with 38 years of experience, he received the Master Writers Award from the American Agricultural Editors Association.



Arlan Suderman is Market Analyst for Farm Futures magazine and He has served on the staff of Farm Progress Cos. since May 2000, providing market analysis and commentary for its family of 18 state and regional publications. His Afternoon Recap provides market analysis on this site each afternoon that the grain trade is open. Suderman also provides real-time market commentary via Twitter at Suderman brings a wealth of hands-on experience to the table after completing his Certified Crop Advisor status in 1997 while serving in the Kansas Extension Service.


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