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If you trade in hide and leather, The Jacobsen’s North American Daily Hide Bulletin allows you to track hide prices for 15 North American cured hide selections and The Jacobsen Hide Index provides data for a weighted composite of steer/heifer mix prices. In addition, the Bulletin provides relevant market insight and commentary along with trends and graphics to allow you to make forward projections.
We gather data and follow trends in the following market streams:
We also track the following International streams on a weekly basis, every Thursday:
Analyst - Hide & Leather
Alexandra Watts has earned her BS in Finance and the Spanish language from Bryant University. During her time at Bryant University, Alexandra was a securities analyst and a portfolio manager in the technology sector of the student run equity portfolio called the Archway Investment Fund. She also competed for the school’s Division I Track & Field team, ... read more
Senior Analyst - Hide & Leather
Gary Gagnon has three decades of experience as an executive in the hide and leather industry including 19 years as the Vice President and General Manager of Prime Tanning’s web blue tanning facility in St. Joseph, Missouri. He has extensive knowledge of the mechanisms that drive the global hide, leather and wet blue tanning industries. ... read more
S. American Hide and Leather Analyst
David Gavensky has over 35 years working in the hide and leather industry in South America. He worked for A.J. Hollander y Asociadoa S. A.; Tannerco S.A. as the general manager; Curtasa S.A. as general manager; Curtarsa Curtiembre Argentina S.A. as foreign trade manager; GST AutoLeather, Inc. as Director of South American Business Development. Today ... read more
Dir. Forecasting/Sr. Analyst: Oilseeds
Tore Alden began his career as an analyst for the Agricultural Marketing Group at Smith Barney. When the group left to form International Agribusiness Group (IAG), he directed the firm’s fundamental research reports covering the markets for grain, oilseed, coffee, frozen concentrated orange juice, along with oil and natural gas. After leaving IAG, he developed ... read more
Senior Analyst - Risk Mitigation
David Becker is an analyst and portfolio manager with 30 years of experience in the capital markets. Prior to joining The Jacobsen, he worked for 2-investment banks and 3-hedge funds in London and New York, focusing on commodities, fixed income, equities and foreign exchange. David is the editor of The Jacobsen’s Organic & Non-GMO Bulletin.... read more
John Donicht earned a degree in economics from the University of Wisconsin and an MBA in finance from the University of Minnesota. In the 1990s, he traded fats and oils for five years before joining with a partner to create By-Products Interactive (BPI). BPI created a platform to trade by-product commodities that were not traded ... read more
The price guide allows you to distinguish weights and regions as well as branding and gender on steer, heifer, cow and bull selections. Price integrity is the cornerstone of the Bulletin with prices accepted only on actual trades from qualified subscribers conforming with published reporting rules maintained by The Jacobsen market analyst.
As a subscriber, you will also have access to The Jacobsen’s International Hide Bulletin, a weekly price guide with commentary covering major European and South American hide and wet blue markets. Content is provided by The Jacobsen market analysts from Europe and South America, as well as a number of sources in those regions.