United States Department of Agriculture

  1. Why Organic Food Is So Expensive

    Discover how organic farmers face many obstacles. Learn why your organics cost so ...
  2. Harvesting Crop Production Reports

    Find out what grain investors need to know to analyze USDA reports.
  3. Investing Tips For DINKs

    It sounds like an insult, but many count being a DINK as a financial advantage.
  4. Learn To Corral The Meat Markets

    Find out how to trade these hog-wild commodities.
  1. What economic indicators do agriculture investors need to watch?

    Agriculture investors should keep an eye on land prices, interest rates, inflation, harvest performance and speculative investment ...
Hot Definitions
  1. North American Free Trade Agreement - NAFTA

    A regulation implemented on Jan. 1, 1994, that decreased and eventually eliminated tariffs to encourage economic activity ...
  2. Trickle-Down Theory

    An economic idea which states that decreasing marginal and capital gains tax rates - especially for corporations, investors ...
  3. Derivative

    A security with a price that is dependent upon or derived from one or more underlying assets.
  4. Fiduciary

    A fiduciary is a person who acts on behalf of another person, or persons to manage assets.
  5. Sharpe Ratio

    The Sharpe Ratio is a measure for calculating risk-adjusted return, and this ratio has become the industry standard for such ...
  6. Death Taxes

    Taxes imposed by the federal and/or state government on someone's estate upon their death. These taxes are levied on the ...
Trading Center