The Hightower Report
David Hightower is a founding principal of The Hightower Report (HightowerReport.com), a commodity research and information firm specializing in high quality futures research and analysis for individual investors, brokers, commercial producers, farmers and end users. The Hightower Report publishes one of the most widely read daily commodity wires in the world and has become a highly utilized industry consulting service with many brokerage firms turning to it for their primary commodity research coverage. The Chicago Mercantile Exchange (the world’s largest futures exchange) has sent Mr. Hightower to Europe, South America, India and China to promote Agricultural futures trading, to introduce electronic trading and to educate foreign governments and traders on advanced risk management techniques. Mr. Hightower is also a keynote speaker favorite for Futures Clearing Merchants. Seed, implement and food manufacturing companies also turn to Mr. Hightower for his high-impact analysis of current market conditions. In almost every instance, Mr. Hightower earns a return invitation from his speaking venues.
A keen eye on the complex interaction of the world markets insures that Mr. Hightower thoroughly examines the financial, agricultural and geopolitical situations around the globe. This in turn allows his company to provide analysis and commentary on a wide variety of markets, ranging from grains, livestock, precious metals, stock indices, bonds, currencies and the energy complex.
Prior to the inception of The Hightower Report, Dave was the Director of Research at what was then the world’s largest commodity brokerage firm. In total he has over 30 years of experience in nearly every aspect of the futures industry.
Mr. Hightower is thoroughly versed in the complex interaction of the world markets and global businesses, and his closeness to the markets is evidenced in his direct and insightful analysis. Because of his expertise, Dave has regularly appeared on CNN, Bloomberg Television and ONN.tv and is often cited in Wall Street Journal, Futures Magazine, Reuters and many other industry publications. He has conducted extensive work with regulatory agencies, exchanges and other industry players on a wide range of research and trading projects and is often called upon by the CME Group to provide their expertise on the markets. Dave’s infectious enthusiasm shines through and has made him a highly sought-after speaker for industry events. Some of his recent speaking engagements have been for ADM Investor Service, Charles Schwab, RJ O’Brien & Associates, Global Grains Inc., HighQuest Group, and the US Grains Council.
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