When you think of commodities in the current market, you first think of oil and wheat due to Russia and Ukraine. What you may not think about are commodities such as fertilizer and their future impact.

 In this episode, Brent Mekosh is joined by the President of General Holdings, Pierre Lapan. Together, they explore the current commodities impacted by Russia and Ukraine while revealing the impact of decreased exports from Russia and Ukraine on farmers and the agricultural industry.

 Pierre discusses: 

      How decreased imports of fertilizer will impact future crops

      The geopolitical ramifications of the current gas market

      The truth about gold as a commodity

      How other metals are fairing in the market

      And more!

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