More than 20% of the US economy is directly affected by the weather. The energy and agriculture sectors are particularly vulnerable to losses that can mount as a result of heat waves, droughts, flooding and cold. Just a couple of degrees can make or cost companies millions of dollars. There is a group of meteorologists who make it their jobs to connect the weather to these lucrative markets and their forecasts can ultimately give their clients that competitive edge. Today we’ll talk with Jon Davis, Chief Meteorologist at RiskPulse, about the fascinating world of weather forecasting for the commodity markets.
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