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Gone But Not for Cotton

July 28, 2014


David Andalman of DACS Research talks technical markets, modern warfare versus strategies of the past and more. Ag-Mondays continue with Chris Manns of PTI Securities & Futures in-studio with special guest Dr. Darren Hudson, Director of the Cotton Economics Research Institute at Texas Tech University as they talk cotton.

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Guests & Co-Hosts

David Andalman

Technical Analyst, DACS Research, PTI Securities & Futures

David Andalman joins the Stocks & Jocks show every Monday and Wednesday morning. He was born and raised in Chicago, Illinois and earned his bachelor's degree in Engineering from the University of Illinois, and then his MBA in Finance and Marketing from Indiana University. David traded for a year at the MidAmerica Commodity Exchange before starting the DACS Research Newsletters on commodity futures, which were the first all-technical research newsletters at the CME. Currently, he has been a senior wealth manager and portfolio strategist for over 23 years. He holds registrations in Series 3, 4 (Options Principal), 7, 55, 63 and is a registered Commodity Trading Advisor. Read more.

Chris Manns

Christopher Manns manages PTI Securities & Futures’ global commodities area and is a research analyst. He devotes much of his time to monitoring and analyzing the latest international commodities reports and financial research. This allows him to keep the firm’s management well informed so that they can, in turn, apprise their clients on pertinent information. Christopher has more than 18 years of securities and financial services experience. Prior to joining PTI Securities, he was a floor broker for AE Staley at the Chicago Board of Trade, and worked for the grain division of Rodman & Renshaw. He has authored many commodities articles and training materials, and speaks English, Spanish and Portuguese. Christopher earned a bachelor’s degree in economics from Catholic University of America in Washington, DC. Christopher lives with his wife in Chicago’s Gold Coast neighborhood. Read more.

Darren Hudson

Professor

  • Director, Cotton Economics Research Institute
  • Larry Combest Chair for Agricultural Competitiveness
  • Ph.D., Agricultural and Applied Economics, Texas Tech University

Dr. Hudson’s research focuses on issues of technology adoption, consumer issues, risk, policy and globalization/international trade. As holder of the Combest Chair, he coordinates research and outreach activities related to agricultural competitiveness.

Dr. Hudson also serves as a Farm Foundation Fellow for Globalization and Trade where he has coordinated two international conferences on international trade policy and directed a large scale research project examining the future of animal agriculture in North America.

 

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