Commodity Research Group (CRG) is an independent research consultancy specializing in base and precious metals, as well energy products.
Edward Meir was named the most accurate price forecaster for LME base metals in four of the last eight years (2011, 2014, 2015 and 2018) and finished second in 2013, as ranked byMetal Bulletin, a leading metals trade publication.
Additionally, Mr. Meir obtained a top-five ranking in precious metals in three of the past five years (2013-2018). Currently, Mr. Meir’s Commodity Research Group has been retained by INTL FCStone as an independent research consultant for both base and precious metals. Mr. Meir provided similar research to MF Global for eight years prior to its demise in late 2011 and working with Andrew Lebow and Jim Colburn at the time, energy was part of Mr. Meir’s research purview as well.
Prior to becoming involved in research full-time, Mr. Meir sourced nonferrous metals out of Europe, China, and Russia for a number of US clients for close to a decade, utilizing the practical physical trading experience he had gained while working with UK-based Trans-World Metals.
Mr. Meir obtained his BA in Economics from Montreal’s McGill University and his MBA from New York University. He is a long-standing registered principle with the National Futures Association and CRG itself is registered with the NFA as an independent introducing broker.