From the daily archives: Monday, January 22, 2018

Morning Softs 01/22/18

On January 22, 2018 - 11:02 AM By

General Comments: Cotton was higher on Friday. Trends remain up and the tone of the market remains positive. Current buying is reflecting the fact that merchants need to buy futures to cover on call positions. The weekly On Call report issued on Friday showed that more Cotton needs to be bought in the […]

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Morning Grains 01/22/18

On January 22, 2018 - 10:59 AM By

General Comments: US markets closed a little lower on Friday, but Chicago markets were slightly higher for the week continued dry weather in the US Great Plains. Minneapolis closed a little lower for the week. There are no forecasts for significant precipitation in the Great Plains for now, and drought is seen in […]

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Doubling Down. The Energy Report 01/22/18

On January 22, 2018 - 10:57 AM By

Despite speculation that a rise in shale output would test the resolve of the OPEC/Non-OPEC accord, the two players that matter, Saudi Arabia and Russia, appear ready to double down on their production cut strategy. Saudi Energy Minister Khalid Al-Falih and Russian Oil Minister Alexander Novak, in an interview with Bloomberg News, both say that […]

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