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Morning Grains. 07/22/16

On July 22, 2016 - 9:48 AM By

DJ Analysts’ Estimates for July USDA Cattle-On-Feed Report
The following estimates, as compiled by the Wall Street Journal for the nation’s feed yard with a capacity of 1,000 or more head, are in percentages of the year-earlier figure. High and low projections were dropped in the calculation of averages. The U.S. Department of Agriculture […]

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Morning Softs. 07/22/16

On July 22, 2016 - 9:42 AM By

COTTON
General Comments: Cotton futures closed higher on stronger tan expected export sales. The sales were good despite news of less Chinese demand. It remains very hot and dry in Texas and in all parts of the western Great Plains, and there is no real relief in sight. Crops in the Delta and Southeast […]

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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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Oil prices are testing key support levels as they try to balance supply versus demand and demand expectations. Supply seems to be speaking for itself as combined, all U.S. crude oil and refined product stocks are at 2.08 billion barrels, an all-time high. But demand is near all-time highs as well. The American Petroleum Institute […]

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Morning Grains. 07/21/16

On July 21, 2016 - 10:19 AM By

DJ Analysts’ Estimates for July USDA Cattle-On-Feed Report
The following estimates, as compiled by the Wall Street Journal for the nation’s feedyards with a capacity of 1,000 or more head, are in percentages of the year-earlier figure. High and low projections were dropped in the calculation of averages. The U.S. Department of Agriculture report […]

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Morning Softs. 07/21/16

On July 21, 2016 - 10:15 AM By

COTTON
General Comments: Cotton futures closed lower on the higher US Dollar and ideas the stronger Dollar could hurt export demand. It remains very hot and dry in Texas and in all parts of the western Great Plains, and there is no real relief in sight. Crops in the Delta and Southeast are in […]

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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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Oil prices gave up some oil inventory inspired gains after Japan said there is no chance Japan will resort to “helicopter money” bonds. Darn, I already thought they had. This comes against a backdrop of a state of emergency in Turkey that is raising concerns that Turkey may actually start moving away from the West […]

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Morning Grains. 07/20/16

On July 20, 2016 - 9:43 AM By

DJ Analysts’ Estimates for July USDA Cattle-On-Feed Report
The following estimates, as compiled by the Wall Street Journal for the nation’s feedyards with a capacity of 1,000 or more head, are in percentages of the year-earlier figure. High and low projections were dropped in the calculation of averages. The U.S. Department of Agriculture report […]

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Morning Softs. 07/20/16

On July 20, 2016 - 9:30 AM By

COTTON
General Comments: Cotton futures closed lower on the higher S Dollar and the strong crop progress and condition report released on Monday night. Progress was as good as expected, and condition was stable against ideas of slight deterioration. The market is still reacting mostly to the weather. It remains very hot and dry […]

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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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Oil prices sputter into August crude oil expiration as volume dries up. The oil market seems to lack any real conviction as it faded to a 10 week low. The dollar is soaring to the highest levels since last March and that seems to be offsetting the fact that we saw another drop in U.S. […]

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