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wheat soy-oilseeds feed-grains

Summary of Futures

Ag, energy, and soft commodity futures’ technical patterns, including momentum and long-term indicators, are examined. Changes in the forward curve for grain futures have important implications while livestock momentum indicators provide directional insights.   ...

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

Market Commentary

Grain and soy markets traded rather quietly overnight with prices holding mostly steady to mildly firmer. However, prices for soybeans and wheat began to tick higher soon after trading resumed for the day session. Support was offered by agreement among all three major weather models that the so...

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

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

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 equities soy-oilseeds

Summary of Futures

Ag, energy, and soft commodity futures’ technical patterns, including momentum and long-term indicators, are examined. Changes in the forward curve for grain futures have important implications while livestock momentum indicators provide directional insights. ...

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

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 livestock

Summary of Futures

Ag, energy, and soft commodity futures’ technical patterns, including momentum and long-term indicators, are examined. Changes in the forward curve for grain futures have important implications while livestock momentum indicators provide directional insights. ...

wheat soy-oilseeds feed-grains

Summary of Futures

Ag, energy, and soft commodity futures’ technical patterns, including momentum and long-term indicators, are examined. Changes in the forward curve for grain futures have important implications while livestock momentum indicators provide directional insights.   ...

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

Market Commentary

Grain and soy markets traded rather quietly overnight with prices holding mostly steady to mildly firmer. However, prices for soybeans and wheat began to tick higher soon after trading resumed for the day session. Support was offered by agreement among all three major weather models that the so...

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

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

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 equities soy-oilseeds

Summary of Futures

Ag, energy, and soft commodity futures’ technical patterns, including momentum and long-term indicators, are examined. Changes in the forward curve for grain futures have important implications while livestock momentum indicators provide directional insights. ...

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

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 livestock

Summary of Futures

Ag, energy, and soft commodity futures’ technical patterns, including momentum and long-term indicators, are examined. Changes in the forward curve for grain futures have important implications while livestock momentum indicators provide directional insights. ...

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