From the daily archives: Tuesday, May 2, 2017

Morning Grains. 05/02/2017

On May 2, 2017 - 10:11 AM By

Crop Progress
Date 30-Apr 23-Apr 2016 Avg
Cotton Planted 14 11 15 17
Corn Planted 34 17 43 34
Corn Emerged 9 4 12 8
Soybeans Planted 10 6 7 7
Sorghum Planted 27 24 23 26
Rice Planted 73 69 71 58
Rice Emerged 58 45 […]

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Morning Softs. 05/02/17

On May 2, 2017 - 9:38 AM By

Crop Progress
Date 30-Apr 23-Apr 2016 Avg
Cotton Planted 14 11 15 17
Corn Planted 34 17 43 34
Corn Emerged 9 4 12 8
Soybeans Planted 10 6 7 7
Sorghum Planted 27 24 23 26
Rice Planted 73 69 71 58
Rice Emerged 58 45 […]

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The Windy City Trader 05/02/17

On May 2, 2017 - 9:35 AM By

Hello Fellow Traders,
Yesterday was May Day and what better way to celebrate workers rights and the right to work than by taking the day off from work to protest for rights you already have.
Metals: Gold is holding up nicely near recent lows while silver has been bludgeoned for a $1.70 break […]

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Today we have the beginning of the two-day FOMC Meeting, API Energy Stock at 3:30 P.M. and more Earnings to be announced today. USDA Crop Progress seems to be a little distorted with a seemingly high number of progress given the weather in several Corn growing states. As I speak to analyst and farmers they […]

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More concerns about the long-term over reliance on shale and talk of a Trump gas tax was the major excitement on an inactive trading May Day. In an interview on Monday, Chevron CEO John Watson warned that U.S. shale oil alone cannot meet the world’s growing appetite for crude oil. President Trump in an interview […]

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[FOX 32 News] The U.S. Highway Trust Fund for road building and maintenance has raided $143 billion from other parts of the government since 2008, the last year revenue from the federal motor fuel tax was enough to cover costs. Now, President Donald Trump said it’s time to consider an increase. A congressional joint committee […]

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