More than software.
We deliver customized analysis and support in order to help you make informed trading decisions. Our mission is to assist you in building a more profitable trading strategy for the commodities that affect your business.
Meet Our Team
Joel earned his Ph.D. in mathematics from the University of Chicago and became a professor of quantitative methods in the Walter Heller Business School at Roosevelt University in Chicago. Joel started Fundamental Analytics as a boutique consulting firm for oil industry hedgers and speculators, providing charts, data analysis, and commentaries. As the demands for consulting increased, Joel left Roosevelt University to consult full-time, which led to the development of Fundamental Analytics in its current form.
Director of Technical Platform Support
Tyler graduated from Asbury University with a B.A. in Computational Mathematics. Tyler brings three years of management experience in information technology and nearly ten years of programming knowledge to his role with Fundamental Analytics.
Rachel graduated from the Patterson School at the University of Kentucky with her M.A. in Diplomacy and International Commerce. She also has a B.A. in Business and Spanish from Asbury University with a B.A. in Business and Spanish.
Managing Director, BlackSummit Financial Group
John earned his Ph.D. in economics and an MBA with an emphasis on macro-trends and financial markets. He has been a Professor of Economics and Finance, as well as an advisor on asset allocation for over twenty years. As well as his work in financial consulting, John has worked alongside government agencies, corporations, and non-profit groups in several countries, providing recent support to the Congressional Financial Crisis Inquiry Commission.
BlackSummit Financial Group manages and works alongside Fundamental Analytics, providing analysis and customization services for the users of Fundamental Analytics. With a wide range of knowledge in economics, financial markets, and financial analysis, BlackSummit can assist users in interpreting and analyzing trends on Fundamental Analytics
Fundamental Analytics begins as a boutique consulting service for oil industry hedgers, supplying charts, data analysis, and commentaries.
A website is developed providing the data, charts, and analysis to clients.
Website becomes interactive, allowing the users to view, manipulate, download data and charts in a browser based application
Grains and agricultural commodities are added, followed by a financial module in 2015 that covers financial indices, forex, and metals.
Fundamental Analytics expands its services, upgrades its platform software, and reaches out to a wider audience. Services now include customized advisory/consulting services focusing on analysis and strategy formulation.
Fundamental Analytics establishes relationships with Interactive Brokers and the American Petroleum Institute, including access to API’s Weekly Statistical Bulletin. Support for Digital Currency begins.
What Our Subscribers Say
“Fundamental Analytics has been a valuable piece of software for me. It’s user friendly with great functionality. Fundamental Analytics is easy to learn and, once you learn it, it has a lot of customization available. The charts and graphs are pleasant to read with many convenient and useful features.”