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feed-grains soy-oilseeds wheat

Market Commentary

Note that U.S. markets will be closed Monday for the Presidents Day holiday. A three-day weekend in the middle of a weather market tends to make traders a bit nervous because of the potential for significant changes in the forecasts. Volume today was just slightly better than average, and marke...

feed-grains soy-oilseeds wheat

Summary of Futures

Changes in energy products’ recent price behavior point to potential trading opportunities. Similarly, the momentum indicators in grains show opportunities in those commodities are rapidly changing as well. Finally, livestock and soft commodity futures are analyzed and their forward curve...

feed-grains soy-oilseeds wheat

Market Commentary

The overnight session found prices trading mostly lower, which was in line with selling late Tuesday that took prices down to closes that were mostly well below session highs. No doubt some of that late selling was profit taking after the recent rally. However, open interest increases for soyme...

feed-grains soy-oilseeds wheat

Market Commentary

Trading during the overnight session turned much quieter in terms of price action and volume versus Sunday night and Monday. Prices traded both sides of yesterday’s closes, but they seldom strayed more than 2 cents. Today is the Fat Tuesday Carnival celebration in Brazil and throughout So...

feed-grains soy-oilseeds wheat

Summary of Futures

Recent price activity for ag, energy, and soft commodities is examined in tabular and graphical format. The most important price analysis is distilled for easy understanding and presentation. Starting with a five-day price history for ag, energy and soft commodity futures prices, Commodity Anal...

feed-grains soy-oilseeds wheat

Market Commentary

The markets started with good gains in the Sunday evening session, led by double-digit increases in soybeans on the heels of a sharp rally in soymeal futures. Overnight volume was also good with over 40,000 contracts of corn and 36,000 contracts of soybeans. Chicago wheat volume exceeded 20,000...

feed-grains soy-oilseeds wheat

Summary of Futures

Changes in Commodity Analytics’ short-term technical indicators for grain futures should be carefully examined against long-term signals. Elsewhere, livestock futures (live cattle, feeder cattle, and lean hogs) are showing technical signals that may influence how traders should manage the...

feed-grains soy-oilseeds wheat

Market Commentary

The general chaos that has plagued the U.S. financial markets this week is having a negative spillover impact on more markets. Crude oil dropped more than $3.00/barrel at one point today and is now trading back below $60.00. The Dow and S&P also again had volatile trading. Bottom pickers ap...

feed-grains soy-oilseeds wheat

Market Commentary

As the markets waited for USDA’s February WASDE at noon (EST) today, overnight trading volume declined rather sharply from its heavy level earlier this week. Corn, wheat and soybeans traded both sides of yesterday’s closes overnight. At the early morning trading break, soybeans were...

feed-grains soy-oilseeds wheat

Market Commentary

Grain and soy futures opened the overnight session mostly stronger on follow-up momentum and the bullish technical signals generated by Tuesday’s price action. Trading volume was heavy once again. Grain and soy traders seemed unfazed by financial market volatility as evidenced by Dow futu...

feed-grains soy-oilseeds wheat

Summary of Futures

Changes in energy products’ recent price behavior point to potential trading opportunities. Similarly, the momentum indicators in grains show opportunities in those commodities are rapidly changing as well. Finally, livestock and soft commodity futures are analyzed and their forward curve...

feed-grains soy-oilseeds wheat

Market Commentary

The overnight trading session for grains and the soy complex opened with the backdrop of the biggest single-day decline of the Dow ever. It was not the biggest percentage loss, however. World stock markets were also trading down very sharply with most global stock indices giving up all of their...

feed-grains soy-oilseeds wheat

Market Commentary

Note that U.S. markets will be closed Monday for the Presidents Day holiday. A three-day weekend in the middle of a weather market tends to make traders a bit nervous because of the potential for significant changes in the forecasts. Volume today was just slightly better than average, and marke...

feed-grains soy-oilseeds wheat

Summary of Futures

Changes in energy products’ recent price behavior point to potential trading opportunities. Similarly, the momentum indicators in grains show opportunities in those commodities are rapidly changing as well. Finally, livestock and soft commodity futures are analyzed and their forward curve...

feed-grains soy-oilseeds wheat

Market Commentary

The overnight session found prices trading mostly lower, which was in line with selling late Tuesday that took prices down to closes that were mostly well below session highs. No doubt some of that late selling was profit taking after the recent rally. However, open interest increases for soyme...

feed-grains soy-oilseeds wheat

Market Commentary

Trading during the overnight session turned much quieter in terms of price action and volume versus Sunday night and Monday. Prices traded both sides of yesterday’s closes, but they seldom strayed more than 2 cents. Today is the Fat Tuesday Carnival celebration in Brazil and throughout So...

feed-grains soy-oilseeds wheat

Summary of Futures

Recent price activity for ag, energy, and soft commodities is examined in tabular and graphical format. The most important price analysis is distilled for easy understanding and presentation. Starting with a five-day price history for ag, energy and soft commodity futures prices, Commodity Anal...

feed-grains soy-oilseeds wheat

Market Commentary

The markets started with good gains in the Sunday evening session, led by double-digit increases in soybeans on the heels of a sharp rally in soymeal futures. Overnight volume was also good with over 40,000 contracts of corn and 36,000 contracts of soybeans. Chicago wheat volume exceeded 20,000...

feed-grains soy-oilseeds wheat

Summary of Futures

Changes in Commodity Analytics’ short-term technical indicators for grain futures should be carefully examined against long-term signals. Elsewhere, livestock futures (live cattle, feeder cattle, and lean hogs) are showing technical signals that may influence how traders should manage the...

feed-grains soy-oilseeds wheat

Market Commentary

The general chaos that has plagued the U.S. financial markets this week is having a negative spillover impact on more markets. Crude oil dropped more than $3.00/barrel at one point today and is now trading back below $60.00. The Dow and S&P also again had volatile trading. Bottom pickers ap...

feed-grains soy-oilseeds wheat

Market Commentary

As the markets waited for USDA’s February WASDE at noon (EST) today, overnight trading volume declined rather sharply from its heavy level earlier this week. Corn, wheat and soybeans traded both sides of yesterday’s closes overnight. At the early morning trading break, soybeans were...

feed-grains soy-oilseeds wheat

Market Commentary

Grain and soy futures opened the overnight session mostly stronger on follow-up momentum and the bullish technical signals generated by Tuesday’s price action. Trading volume was heavy once again. Grain and soy traders seemed unfazed by financial market volatility as evidenced by Dow futu...

feed-grains soy-oilseeds wheat

Summary of Futures

Changes in energy products’ recent price behavior point to potential trading opportunities. Similarly, the momentum indicators in grains show opportunities in those commodities are rapidly changing as well. Finally, livestock and soft commodity futures are analyzed and their forward curve...

feed-grains soy-oilseeds wheat

Market Commentary

The overnight trading session for grains and the soy complex opened with the backdrop of the biggest single-day decline of the Dow ever. It was not the biggest percentage loss, however. World stock markets were also trading down very sharply with most global stock indices giving up all of their...

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