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LOS ANGELES, April 17 (Reuters) – Brent crude oil fell on Thursday after the United States, Russia, Ukraine and the European Union joined to call for an end to the violence in Ukraine, taking some risk premium out of the market, while U.S. oil rose on positive economic data. The joint statement from the four [...]

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By Moming Zhou | Apr 17, 2014 | Bloomberg West Texas Intermediate crude rose to trade above $104 for a fifth day as a report showed fewer Americans than forecast filed applications for unemployment benefits last week. Prices climbed as much as 1 percent. Jobless claims reached 304,000, the Labor Department reported, below the 315,000 [...]

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The Corn & Ethanol Report 4/17/14

On April 17, 2014 - 8:44 AM By

Good Morning! In the overnight electronic session the May Corn is currently trading at 499 which is 1 ½ of a cent higher. The trading range has been 501 ¼ to 497 ½ so far. Holiday markets and weather has thrown this topsy- turvy market more confusing as concerns are focused on putting the crop [...]

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The Energy Report 4/17/14

On April 17, 2014 - 8:41 AM By

Oil Cure! A surge in US oil supply brought a sense of calm to the oil risk premium but based upon spreads the market is still worried about Ukraine. High level talks are taking place in Geneva to try to find a peaceful resolution to the crisis. While Russian President Vladimir Putin speaks with inflammatory [...]

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By Mark Shenk  | Apr 16, 2014 | Bloomberg Futures rose 0.2 percent in London. Ukraine accused Russia of fueling terrorism in its eastern regions as a move against separatists in the town of Kramatorsk stalled and NATO bolstered the defense of nearby nations. U.S. supplies increased 10 million barrels last week, according to Energy Information [...]

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By Timothy Puko | Wall Street Journal NEW YORK–Natural-gas futures eased Wednesday as traders awaited more data to gauge how quickly producers can replenish stockpiles that are at an 11-year low. Natural gas for May delivery fell 1 cent, or 0.2%, to $4.557 a million British thermal units on the New York Mercantile Exchange. The [...]

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The Nemenoff Report 4/16/14

On April 16, 2014 - 9:30 AM By

Financials:June Bonds are currently 12 lower at 134’12 and the 10 Yr. Notes4 lower at 124’15. We remain spread long 10 Yr. /short Bonds spread is currently at 9’30 premium the Bonds putting us at a loss of $1400+. We remain short Dec. 2014 and March 2015 Eurodollars. Since my last “Report”, Apr. 9th, these [...]

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The Corn & Ethanol Report 4/16/14

On April 16, 2014 - 7:54 AM By

 Good Morning! In the overnight electronic session the May Corn is currently trading at 501 ¼ which is 2 ½ cents lower. The trading range has been 504 to 500 ¾ so far. The Grain complex rallied on rumors that the Russian’s invaded the Ukraine and the Corn market did not follow the Wheat and [...]

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The Energy Report 4/16/14

On April 16, 2014 - 7:52 AM By

China Blues! China’s GDP hit the lowest level in almost the third of 2012 yet was actually in line with market expectations give or take. The slowdown in China has taken its toll on precious metals yet oil is still strong on geo-political risk. Fear that Ukraine could erupt into civil war is overshadowing a [...]

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The Windy City Trader 4/15/14

On April 15, 2014 - 11:51 AM By

Hello Fellow Traders, Happy Tax Day everyone. I never thought I would use happy and tax day in the same sentence. Let’s see now, I can hold on to my money for another 13 hours or so then give it to Uncle Sam to waste it as he sees fit. This Week’s Commentary Metals: Gold [...]

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By Moming Zhou | Bloomberg Brent crude dropped from a five-week high as Libya’s National Oil Corp. prepared to resume exports from its Hariga terminal. West Texas Intermediate slipped below $104 on U.S. inventory forecasts. Brent’s premium to WTI shrank. A tanker will arrive at the port in eastern Libya today to load 1 million [...]

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By Christian Berthelsen | The Wall Street Journal Crude-oil prices fell Tuesday on concerns that Chinese energy demand could wane following recent data and as diplomatic talks about Ukraine eased worries about possible supply disruptions. Light, sweet crude for May delivery was down 12 cents, or 0.1%, to $103.93 a barrel on the New York [...]

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