Tag: Europe

So how bad are the nat gas and power markets? Ask a trader after they get their bonus

The US and EUR gas and power markets are bad enough that traders are going to make bonuses of less than $500,000 for 2015! Yeah, I know, its hard to get worked up about the average trader “only” making a $450k bonus, but in a market where that...
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Three CTRM Trends for 2016

As we commence a new year, commodity prices remain largely depressed and trading profits hard to find. The pundits sentiment seems to be sided with increased commodity prices through 2016 and the oil price has responded to mid east tensions as one might expect. The regulatory machine in...
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Three CTRM Trends for 2016

As we commence a new year, commodity prices remain largely depressed and trading profits hard to find. The pundits sentiment seems to be sided with increased commodity prices through 2016 and the oil price has responded to mid east tensions as one might expect. The regulatory machine in...
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A Trip To Texas

It had been 5-years since I was last in Texas. Houston – a city I called home for nigh on 20-years – is where ComTech has its home. Well, Sugar Land actually just outside of Houston. I had never actually visited our office there. Last week, I did....
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European Ags and Softs Demand Robust – Agiboo

Agiboo continues to increase the specific functionality in its Agiblocks software to support soft commodities, Mr. Jan Van Den Brom told us recently. The vendor has been very busy implementing it’s new sugar flagship client – and has managed to get them up and running in just two...
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European Ags and Softs Demand Robust – Agiboo

Agiboo continues to increase the specific functionality in its Agiblocks software to support soft commodities, Mr. Jan Van Den Brom told us recently. The vendor has been very busy implementing it’s new sugar flagship client – and has managed to get them up and running in just two...
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European Ags and Softs Demand Robust – Agiboo

Agiboo continues to increase the specific functionality in its Agiblocks software to support soft commodities, Mr. Jan Van Den Brom told us recently. The vendor has been very busy implementing it’s new sugar flagship client – and has managed to get them up and running in just two...
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Catching Up With Agiboo

Earlier this week, Agiboo announced that Tereos Commodities had selected its Agiblocks CTRM software. Tereos is the world’s fifth-largest sugar group, and is specialized in processing sugar beet, sugar cane and cereals. It also has leading positions in the markets for alcohol (No. 1 in Europe and No....
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Catching Up With Agiboo

Earlier this week, Agiboo announced that Tereos Commodities had selected its Agiblocks CTRM software. Tereos is the world’s fifth-largest sugar group, and is specialized in processing sugar beet, sugar cane and cereals. It also has leading positions in the markets for alcohol (No. 1 in Europe and No....
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Central and Eastern Europe Beckons

Last week I visited with a client in Budapest (I love my job!). Budapest is a truly beautiful city with its own culture. Hungary seems like many Central and Eastern European countries, to be full of bright young people who seek work in high technology industries. It is...
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