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Written by Hema Reddy / April 2nd, 2015



‘Be Very Worried’ And Buy Agriculture – Jim Rogers – Legendary Trader

Ever wondered how the big grains are traded? We speak with Elaine Kub, farmer, trader, and author of Mastering the Grain Markets: How Profits Are Really Made.

We get a behind the scenes look at major grain trading and tons of tips for startups. You don’t want to miss this:

  • Finding the underlying idea behind major business moves
  • Why you need to consider global warming in your food investments. Hint: California almonds, 2015 is a big year
  • When to invest in land
  • Stress management when making big bets
  • Increase your success rates with local arbitrage
  • How to get a rough, quantitative view of a specialty food industry

Elaine Kub Bio:

Elaine Kub is the author of Mastering the Grain Markets: How Profits Are Really Made – a 360-degree look at all aspects of grain trading, which draws on her experiences as a futures broker, market analyst, grain merchandiser, and farmer.

Before earning an engineering degree from the University of Nebraska and a Masters of Business Administration from the University of California San Diego, Kub grew up on a family farm in South Dakota, where she is still active in grain and livestock production.