As I have aged and the girth around my midsection grew I finally decided to get healthy. I wouldn’t really call it a diet but a common sense lifestyle. As folks have noticed and asked how much I have lost and how much more I expect to lose I used the what I like to [...]

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Deliveries Notices – Crude Oil

On October 20, 2014 - 11:02 AM By

Tomorrow, Tues Oct 21st, is the Last Trading Day for the November Crude Oil LT in NY.  The Nov Crude Oil LT stops trading at 1:30pm Chicago Time tomorrow.  We ask that you please do not wait until the last minute to exit this market. _____________________________________________________ Legend EH: Exchange Holidays | LT: Futures Last Trading [...]

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Morning Grains 10/20/14

On October 20, 2014 - 10:38 AM By

DJ China Dalian Grain Futures Closing Prices, Volume Soybean No. 1 Turnover: 536,192 lots, or 23.48 billion yuan Open High Low Close Prev. Settle Ch. Vol Open Settle Interest Nov-14 4,300 4,302 4,300 4,302 4,310 4,301 -9 12 18 Jan-15 4,446 4,449 4,377 4,437 4,453 4,412 -41 335,924 374,856 Mar-15 4,377 4,408 4,355 4,408 4,443 [...]

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Morning Softs 10/20/14

On October 20, 2014 - 10:28 AM By

COTTON General Comments: Futures closed mixed on Friday, with December a little lower. The weather is much improved as most US production areas are now dry and harvesting should be very active. USDA should show rather slow harvest progress tonight, but progress should really improve with the better weather. Very little Cotton is available to [...]

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In the overnight electronic session the December Corn is currently trading at 343 ¼ which is 4 ¾ cents lower. The trading range has been 346 ¾ to 343 ¼ so far. The market is showing seasonable weakness and we could see the floor fall out and see a heavy break to the downside. On [...]

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Deflation Nation. The Energy Report 10/20/14

On October 20, 2014 - 8:03 AM By

Falling oil prices are a double edged sword. On one hand they reflect the positive impact from rising U.S. oil production and provide an economic stimulus shot. On the other hand they reflect a struggling global economy that is seeing falling demand as well as falling confidence. As deflation and stagnation pressures mount the ECB acts [...]

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Janet Yellen, current head duck at the Fed, spoke up today at a conference on “Economic Inequality” at the Boston branch of the central bank. She’s concerned about rising economic inequality in the United States. I am concerned too, that I am not in the top 1%. To be fair, Janet Yellen has accepted a [...]

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Oil Prices Halt Steep Slide

On October 17, 2014 - 10:10 AM By

By Christian Berthelsen | Wall Street Journal Crude-oil prices arrested their steep slide Friday amid sentiment that the recent selloff was overdone. Light, sweet crude for November delivery was up 94 cents, or 1.1%, to $83.64 a barrel on the New York Mercantile Exchange, after being up as much as 2.1% over Thursday’s close earlier [...]

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Gas Prices Trending Toward $3 Mark [Video]

On October 17, 2014 - 8:33 AM By

CHICAGO (FOX 32 News) – Gas prices are heading down toward the $3 mark. Fox Network business analyst Phil Flynn joined Good Day to talk about this trend. FOX 32 News Chicago http://www.myfoxchicago.com/clip/10707713/gas-prices-trending-toward-3-mark

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In the overnight electronic session the November Natural Gas is currently trading at 3.765 which is .31 cents lower. The trading range has been 3.817 to 3.760 so far. Hurricane Gonzalo now a Category 4 is no longer a threat to Henry- Hub as the storm is tracked moving up the eastern seaboard traveling north-northwest [...]

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Fed Flop. The Energy Report 10/17/14

On October 17, 2014 - 8:24 AM By

The Federal Reserve may be flip-flopping its position on ending its bond buying program almost on a daily basis. On Wednesday when the market was tanking, the VIX was flying and treasury yields going to oblivion. The market seemed to be demanding more QE as the world sank deeper into a deflationary spiral. Then Fed [...]

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By Moming Zhou | U.S. crude oil output is forecast to reach a 45-year high next year, swelling inventories and pushing down forward prices. December 2016 futures for West Texas Intermediate oil became more expensive than December 2015 contracts on Oct. 9 for the first time since 2011. The 2016 futures traded at a premium [...]

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