Service Providers


AgResource Company

It’s no secret that smart marketing decisions are key to a successful operation. At AgResource, we provide the news, research and analysis you need to make informed decisions and increase profitability.

There is no crystal ball. No market prophets. Just accurate research and an unprecedented understanding of global agricultural markets. That’s why we are the world’s leading agricultural advisory and research firm over the last 20 years.

AgResource is unique. We aren’t brokers. We aren’t traders. Unlike other news or advisory services, everything we do is backed by our own research and partnerships with top experts from around the world. We tell you what’s happening, why it’s happening, what will happen and how to react. But nothing is binding – it's your farm, we just help you get the most out of it.

Not a farmer? Not a problem. Our clients include: traders, fund managers, investment banks, governments, elevators, processors, millers, food companies, importers, exporters, meat packers – just about anyone in agribusiness and agricultural markets. AgResource members span the globe.

As part of our partnership with NIBA,, Inc. is happy to extend discounts of 20% to NIBA members on various Barchart and Commodity Research Bureau (CRB) products and services. Barchart and CRB also offer affiliate programs where you can directly offer our services to your clients and prospects for lead generation as well as revenue sharing.

Barchart's services include integrated website content like futures quotes, charts and news, website hosting and management, real-time front-end applications like Barchart WebStation for quotes, charts, analysis and trading, as well as data feeds and historical data.

CRB's products include a variety of publications, research and data services like Trends in Futures, CRB TrendTrader, CRB DataCenter, Futures Market Service and CRB Commodity Yearbook.

AgriCharts, a division of, provides website hosting including market data, charts, news, and weather. As a NIBA member you will receive 20% off your website hosting service with AgriCharts.
Data Library

Do you use a lot of data? Do you spend hours collecting and preparing data for analysis and presentations? If this is you, the Data Library could save you precious time.

The Data Library is a virtual warehouse of ‘ready to use’ data that can be imported directly to your Excel worksheet. All of the work to collect, reformat and warehouse data is already finished … so you can focus on using the data.

The Data Library contains tens of thousands of datasets from numerous domestic and international sources, public and private. If you don’t find data that you need in the warehouse, just ask.

Want to learn more? See our frequently asked questions

Plans start at $50/month.
(630) 517-4985

Delkos Research provides a set of website tools that assist in:

Effective lead generation
Increasing trading volume
Increasing customer engagement
Improving customer retention

The tools come in the form of daily and intraday analysis reports that use support & resistance levels as their basis - the most widely used analysis technique in financial markets.

DTN is a global, industry-leading provider of commodity trading tools and information. Our flagship product, DTN ProphetX, helps our clients to make the most profitable trading and risk management decisions possible, across a wide range of commodities including grains, softs, energy and metals. DTN ProphetX provides our subscribers with sophisticated technical and fundamental analysis, extensive charting features, commodity focused news wires, streaming real time quotes, and historical data feeds. By employing the largest and most highly awarded news team in Agriculture, DTN covers the breaking news that drives both the OTC and futures markets to 700,000 subscribers in over 30 countries worldwide.

QT Info Systems
Market Data, News and Communications Solutions for the Commodities Industry

QT Market Center is a comprehensive, online, real-time commodity quote and charting platform with order entry including mobile and tablet access. QT has integrated its diverse market-focused product line into one user-friendly system, giving users the ability to access all the information they need to make informed agribusiness decisions. Create your own custom quote screens; access the latest news, government reports, and weather; and get the inside scoop from seasoned market professionals — all for one small monthly fee. QT Market Center order entry can connect directly into your current participating clearing house allowing you to trade in real-time.

*QT offers Market Center white label opportunities for brokers which provides unique branding and communication opportunities along with a new revenue stream while providing your clients a quality quote product. Contact the sales team for more details on how you can utilize the Market Center to benefit your business.
Toll Free: (800) 240-8761 Local: (312) 896-2070
(312) 896-2076
Shore Capital Management LLC

We believe connecting research and education to business development is the key to the growth of the industry. In recent years, the demand for understanding managed futures has grown to an unprecedented level. In 2011, Mark Shore, founder of Shore Capital Management developed the first university graduate level course on managed futures.
Three key areas of business:
1) Providing Research on managed futures and asset allocation such as the popular Skewing Your Diversification and Decoding the Myths of Managed Futures.
2) Consulting to alternative investment firms around the globe, such as CTAs, IBs, FCMs, Fund of Funds, Exchanges and Institutional Investors, including manager due diligence, business development and educational workshops on managed futures.
3) Publishing Articles on Economics, Futures, Commodities, Behavioral Finance, Managed Futures, and Market Commentary.

OptionWorks® Research offers unique insight into futures options available nowhere else.

Subscribers enjoy access to a database of option information and daily trading strategies.


A subscription to OptionWorks® Research includes access to :


Daily Strategy Report The OptionWorks® Daily Strategy Report delivers detailed trading ideas for ten major US futures markets. Indicators for trend, volatility and skew are calculated from the OptionWorks Volatility Database and are used to develop strategies that best take advantage of current market conditions. Risk and Target levels for each strategy are also included to assist in trade management.

Volatility Dashboard The OptionWorks® Volatility Dashboard provides a online window into the OptionWorks® Volatility Database. Current implied volatility levels, risk-reversals, and butterflies are available for 40+ markets worldwide for all expirations and selected OTC tenors. Available charts include underlying price, historical and implied volatility, skew, percentiles, and term structure.

Option Calculator The OptionWorks® Option Calculator prices index, equity, foreign exchange, and futures options under almost any market condition imaginable. Results for long or short option premium, profit & loss, and all sensitivities (“Greeks”) can be displayed in either graphical or tabular form. An intuitive interface allows for pricing scenarios to be customized, printed and saved locally.Separate volatility database subscriptions are also available through Quandl at
Subscriptions and publications are also available as white-label products.

Applied Research