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The Jacobsen derived its leather demand index by using an oscillator that captured an index from 1-100. The index is created from year over year changes to each of 4 time series. Car sales data using a multiplier which includes the percentage index of leather construction is weighted by approximately 14%. Year-over-year leather furniture sales

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Soybean Oils Crash with Latest WASDE Report

Soybean Oils Crash with Latest WASDE Report

Soybean and soybean oil prices crashed with the August WASDE report issued today. Soybean prices fell more than 60...

2014/15 Soybean Crushing Activity

2014/15 Soybean Crushing Activity

Crushing activity was increased by 15 million bushels to 1.845 billion bushels. Increased crushing activity pushed soybean oil production...

Biodiesel Market Commentary July 29 2015

Biodiesel Market Commentary July 29 2015

  Can you count the moving targets in play today in this Biodiesel market? EMTS data, HOBO, D4 or...

Biofuel Policy and the Marketplace

Biofuel Policy and the Marketplace

This chart captures the changing relationship in commodities as biofuels policy has an affect on values in the market...

Fluctuating Demands for Animal Fat Usage in Biodiesel

Fluctuating Demands for Animal Fat Usage in Biodiesel

Animal fat usage for biodiesel production has been steadily increasing as production technologies have improved. Fat usage peaks in...

The Jacobsen on Twitter

The Jacobsen on Twitter

You can now get real-time market updates by following the Jacobsen on Twitter. Don’t miss out on insider tips...

Market Update: NOPA Crush

Market Update: NOPA Crush

The June soybean crush totaled 142.473 million bushels, which beat analyst estimates of 141.478 m/b. This up 20% from...

Market Update: Palm Oil Production

Market Update: Palm Oil Production

  According the the Malaysian palm oil board (MPOB): June Crude output of 1,763,928 metric tons is down 2.58%...

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10.28.2020

Fats, Oils, & Fuels Webinar 10/27/20: Customer Q&A

Fats, Oils, & Fuels Webinar 10/27/20: Customer Q&A

Video shorts from the Fats, Oils, & Fuels Webinar Report Our team of Senior Analysts break down questions from the live Webinar audience during the call on Tuesday, October...

10.26.2020

Malaysian Developments Drive Veg Oil Prices Sharply Higher

Malaysian Developments Drive Veg Oil Prices Sharply Higher

Malaysian Developments Drive Veg Oil Prices Sharply Higher

Vegetable oil futures jumped sharply on Monday despite a 3 1/2 percent decline in West Texas Intermediate (ETI)...

10.26.2020

Grain Prices Reach Multi-Year Highs

Grain Prices Reach Multi-Year Highs

 

Weekly Recap 

Soybean futures rebounded from the prior week's decline, climbing three percent and closing at highs not...

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