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What’s Hiding in the Cornfield?

As I was doing a little online research this morning, I came across an amazing story on AgWeb. Apparently, there is so much corn planted these days in the... continue reading

A Merry Go Round?

As anyone who follows football (the real football where they kick a round ball with their feet – well mostly anyway), yesterday was a big day. It was the... continue reading

Another Speaker for CTRM Conference Announced

A fascinating area of uncertainty in commodity trading is in the growth of data and potentially the use of social media. We have this covered at the CTRM Conference... continue reading

Mr. Richard Baker, CEO of The Cleartrade Exchange Announced as Keynote

We are delighted to announce that Mr. Richard Baker who serves as the Chief Executive Officer and founding member of The Cleartrade Exchange (CLTX), will be the morning’s keynote... continue reading

Commodity Services & Solutions Added As Bronze Level Sponsor

We are very pleased to announce that Commodity Services & Solutions have become a bronze-level sponsor of the CTRM Conference. Established in 2010, CSS is a team of dedicated... continue reading

Europe is Closed for Holidays

Having spent now 7-years back in Europe after 17-years in Texas, I am slowly getting used to the idea that two weeks vacation is not just a must but... continue reading

E/CTRM Employment Trends – A Conversation with Carl Vellenoweth of EnRisk

Recently, I had a conversation with Carl Vellenoweth, Director of EnRisk Business Partners in London. EnRisk is a leading recruitment company focused on the ETRM and CTRM areas specifically.... continue reading

Shaping Up – The CTRM Conference 2014 Update

The CTRM Conference organized by ComTech Advisory and Commodities Now magazine is now just over 7-weeks away. The event will be held at the Pullman, London St. Pancras on... continue reading

Colin Hamilton of Macquarie announced as speaker at CTRM Conference

Mr Colin Hamilton, Head of Global Commodities Research at Macquarie Commodities Research, will be presenting at the CTRM Conference on October 2nd at the Pullman, St. Pancras. Colin will... continue reading

Brady PLC a Gold Sponsor of the CTRM Conference

We are delighted to announce that Brady PLC, a leading supplier of flexible and fully integrated trading, process and risk management software solutions for global commodity and energy trading... continue reading

‘Magical’ Models and Tools Don’t Work for CTRM Software Category

The CTRM software market is and always has been extremely dynamic. For us, this is what keeps it a fascinating and constantly interesting place to work but for buyers... continue reading

New CTRM Conference Gold Sponsor – DataGenic

We are happy to announce that DataGenic, a provider of data management solutions, has become a Gold sponsor of the CTRM Conference organized jointly by ComTech Advisory and Commodities... continue reading

JustCommodity Become a Bronze Sponsor of the CTRM Conference

Singapore-based CTRM software vendor JustCommodity has signed up as a bronze sponsor for the CTRM Conference to be held at the Pullman, St. Pancras on October 2nd in London.... continue reading

Mr. Olivier Boujol Announced as CTRM Conference speaker

We are really very pleased to announce that Mr. Olivier Boujol will be a speaker at this year’s CTRM Conference held in conjunction with Commodities Now magazine. Mr. Boujol... continue reading

capSpire plans European growth

Last October, US-based CTRM consulting firm capSpire opened an office in Dublin to allow the firm to better serve European clients. capSpire provides a range of services around CTRM... continue reading

Trayport Acquisition of Contigo Bearing Fruit

Recently, I caught up with Mr. Tim Rogers of Trayport Contigo. Tim is a recruit from Trayport who has been drafted in by the Trayport Contigo management team to... continue reading

Brady Issue Regulatory White Paper

With regulations here in Europe still a hot issue with REMIT, parts of EMIR and other regulations in the pipeline, a number of white papers are being issued by... continue reading

Agiboo Becomes Latest Sponsor of the CTRM Conference

Dutch CTRM software vendor Agiboo B.V. has taken a Bronze sponsorship of the CTRM Conference to be held in London on October 2nd, 2014. The CTRM Conference is a... continue reading

Around and around we go ….

A few years ago, I was writing articles about hedge funds entering energy and commodity trading. Jointly with Peter Fusaro I even wrote a book about it and we... continue reading

The CTRM Vendor Landscape in Ags and Softs

The Ags and softs CTRM vendor landscape resembles the ETRM vendor landscape of a decade or so ago. It’s pretty crowded with many vendors who either currently occupy or... continue reading

Energeya Issues New WhitePaper on REMIT

Energeya has released a comprehensive white paper on REMIT freely available from its website. The white paper examines REMIT in some detail asking and answering question such as who... continue reading