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The gains in the grains momentum has slowed down for now. Export Sales were not as attractive as they were last week.  Also iffy global economic data is contributing to the negative sentiment. In the overnight electronic session the May Corn is currently trading at 389 33/4 which is 1 ½ of a cent lower. [...]

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Morning Grains 3/27/15

On March 27, 2015 - 7:32 AM By

DJ Survey: 2015 U.S. Grain, Soybean Planting CHICAGO–The following are analysts’ estimates, in millions of acres, for U.S. grain and soybean planting, as compiled by The Wall Street Journal. The U.S. Department of Agriculture is scheduled to release updated tables at noon ET on Tuesday. U.S. Grain, Soybean Planting (million acres) Average Range USDA 2014 [...]

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Morning Softs 3/27/15

On March 27, 2015 - 7:30 AM By

COTTON General Comments: Prices were mixed in quiet trading. Another positive export sales report provided a reason to support prices. Demand in the last couple of months has been much improved from what was seen at the start of the marketing year. The focus of the market is continuing to shift to new crop production [...]

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No Nukes? The Energy Report 3/27/15

On March 27, 2015 - 7:27 AM By

One of the next critical issues for oil will be whether or not the world will lift sanctions on the Iranian regime. The reason it is so critical is that while Iran has been thwarted from selling its oil, once the sanctions are lifted the market has been pricing in a quick return of Iranian [...]

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Morning Grains 3/26/15

On March 26, 2015 - 10:16 AM By

DJ China Dalian Grain Futures Closing Prices, Volume Soybean No. 1 Turnover: 328,974 lots, or 13.43 billion yuan Open High Low Close Prev. Settle Ch. Vol Open Settle Interest May-15 4,074 4,090 4,004 4,060 4,109 4,044 -65 219,736 187,800 Jul-15 – – – 4,104 4,104 4,104 0 0 8 Sep-15 4,135 4,163 4,122 4,152 4,172 [...]

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Morning Softs 3/26/15

On March 26, 2015 - 10:08 AM By

COTTON General Comments: Prices were lower on ideas of ample old crop supplies. The ideas gained ground due to the USDA reports that showed more Cotton being processed that last year. The total Cotton ginned last year was 16.3 million bales. Demand in the last couple of months has been much improved from what was [...]

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Financials: June Bonds are currently unchanged at 164’17, 10 Yr. Notes unchanged at 128’26 and 5 Yr. Notes up 1 at 120’01. Islamic nations instability, air strikes in Yemen and Tikrit (Iraq) pushed Bonds higher overnight before retreating to present levels. Yesterday’s 2 and 5 Yr. auctions were not well received causing the rates to [...]

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Remember those predictions of $20 a barrel oil and $10 a barrel oil? Forget about it! Oil prices have turned the corner after Saudi Arabia launched airstrikes against Iranian backed Shiite rebels putting about 3.5 million barrels of oil exports at risk. Remember hopes that we would get a deal to lift sanctions on Iran [...]

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Morning Grains 3/25/15

On March 25, 2015 - 12:09 PM By

DJ China Dalian Grain Futures Closing Prices, Volume Soybean No. 1 Turnover: 216,098 lots, or 8.93 billion yuan Open High Low Close Prev. Settle Ch. Vol Open Settle Interest May-15 4,161 4,161 4,070 4,074 4,151 4,109 -42 139,516 180,834 Jul-15 4,067 4,148 4,067 4,098 4,223 4,104 -119 6 8 Sep-15 4,203 4,212 4,143 4,145 4,195 [...]

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Morning Softs 3/25/15

On March 25, 2015 - 9:48 AM By

COTTON General Comments: Prices were mixed to a little higher. Nearby months were a little lower as the US Dollar turned a little higher Demand in the last couple of months has been much improved from what was seen at the start of the marketing year, and China has been a relatively active buyer during [...]

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Oil is dollar dazed and confused as it tries to determine whether it should focus on current oversupply, the dollar, or the prospect of better demand in Europe after more strong data out of Germany. Brent crude has additional challenges as it tries to assess rising geo-political risk. The latest worry is the President of [...]

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Morning Grains 3/24/15

On March 24, 2015 - 11:09 AM By

DJ China Dalian Grain Futures Closing Prices, Volume Soybean No. 1 Turnover: 243,610 lots, or 10.17 billion yuan Open High Low Close Prev. Settle Ch. Vol Open Settle Interest May-15 4,166 4,191 4,111 4,161 4,179 4,151 -28 134,338 173,996 Jul-15 – – – 4,223 4,223 4,223 0 0 8 Sep-15 4,214 4,236 4,147 4,212 4,219 [...]

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