Having started his career trading physical nonferrous metals, Ed Meir now speaks often at commodity conferences and is frequently quoted in the press. He has also assisted legal cases as an expert witness. Holding degrees in Economics from Montreal's McGill University and New York University, he is a registered principle with the National Futures Association, with whom his own firm is registered as an independent introducing broker.
Mr Meir was named as the most accurate price forecaster for LME base metals in five of the last 10 years between 2010-2020, as ranked by the Fastmarkets APEX analyst survey. He also obtained a top-five ranking in precious metals in five of the past seven years, including #1 in 2019 and #2 in the prestigious LBMA Precious Metals Survey.
Ed's mid-day LME report, which has been published for nearly 20 years, provides color on key market developments in the LME. It covers relevant macro headlines, with particular emphasis on the US and Chinese economy, and provides a recap of exogenous variables including currency, energy, equity and bonds markets.
Reviewing the markets on a medium-term basis, this report comes out during the first week of the month. It covers the preceding month along with color on the month ahead across 27 markets. These include crude oil and energy products, base metals, ferrous metals, precious metals, leading currency markets and US S&P 500 and US treasuries. We believe this product is unique in terms of breath of coverage and regularity.