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 Weather is playing a factoring role in the current trade in the Grain complex which has traders scratching their heads if we had too much rain or not enough after the heavens opened up which could flood the fields after yearning for moisture in that has been lacking in the soil. Mother Nature is fueling […]

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The fickle personality of Mother Nature is driving a wedge between the bulls and bears in the Grain complex. The heat should create a running of the bulls but rains that the front has produced in certain growing areas have longs guessing if the market has priced in the worst with the USDA reporting Crop […]

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What cliché can you call these markets these days? Summer doldrums? Dog Days of Summer? Or plainly light volume and scared investors weighing what side of the market to position with Mother Nature playing a big part on fears of what to expect next. With the heat index rising and concerns about rain or lack […]

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The Grain complex is trading lower despite the weather factors we will be realizing shortly. Investors seem skittish on whether to take a bullish position or not this late in the season. The key is rain and the nutrients in the ground that will produce yields and the ground has not had enough moisture to […]

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Weather over the weekend had a mixed effect in the Grain Complex with Soybeans over 10 cents lower while Wheat is trading 4 cents higher and the Corn a couple of cents higher. The market’s main focus will be weather in the coming weeks and we could soar to new highs or trade lower with […]

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We will hear yet another speech we have the terrorists on the run. We do. In the wrong direction. It is time to say Enough is Enough! If we look to the answer why we achieved so much and prospered as so many people. It was because here in this land we unleashed the energy […]

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In a surprise move the Bank of England left Interest Rates in check and did not cut rates what was widely speculated and the markets had a knee jerk reaction initially but once the smoke cleared the markets continued to trend. Should we be surprised a Central Bank did the exact opposite of what they […]

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Tomorrow July Grain futures expire so do not wait until the last minute to rollover or liquidate positions. Tuesday’s monthly report was not quite the surprise I was looking for but seasoned investors took it as no shock in the data what so ever. The complex did in fact rally after all the global data […]

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We start off the morning with Wholesale Trade at 7:30 A.M. Crop Production USDA Supply/Demand at 11:00 A.M. and API Energy Stocks at 3:30 P.M. The Energy markets seems to trade defiantly with weather forecast changing but in reality of the new forecast air-conditioners will be going full tilt. Tuesday’s forecast is calling for severe […]

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Today we have weekly Export Inspections and Crop Progress. Tomorrow we have Wholesale Trade at 7:300 A.M. followed with Crop Production and USDA Supply/Demand at 11:00 A.M. I did not see anything new in the last few Crop Production data that showed any signs of crop distress that was previously reported by the USDA. I […]

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In yesterday’s trading session the markets traded like the straw that broke the camel’s back. Really not much of a market to catch a falling knife and by value as investors are glued to this morning’s Unemployment data. The overreaction to the EIA Energy Stocks sent the market in a downward spiral which did not […]

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We got through the FED minutes and now it is time for the ECB minutes or moment to shine. My question is, “what is the next crisis that looms?” Also on tap today after Jobless Claims fell by 16,000 to 254,000 lower than the estimate of 270,000. At 9:30 A.M. we have the EIA Gas […]

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