Joseph Vaclavik

Joseph Vaclavik is a broker with MF Global specializing in the agricultural futures markets. He believes that fundamental market factors involving supply and demand are ultimately responsible for long-term trends and movement in the markets. He has a strong knowledge of the cash grain markets and uses it to help individual investors make educated decisions. Joseph graduated from the University of Illinois with a degree in Agribusiness, and Farm and Financial Management. He's been a featured analyst on Farm Report and Ag Day. His daily audio commentary can be found at

  1. Financial Analysis

    Harvesting Crop Production Reports

    Find out what grain investors need to know to analyze USDA reports.
  2. Commodities

    Investing Seasonally In The Corn Market

    Each month can bring new growth opportunities, if you know where the right investment seeds are.
  3. Trading Instruments

    Collecting Option Premium In The Grain Market

    Believe it or not, there are some great income-generating strategies that are lower in risk.
  4. Trading Strategy

    Trading Calendar Spreads In Grain Markets

    Futures investors flock to spreads because they hold true to fundamental market factors.