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Morning Grains 5/29/15

On May 29, 2015 - 9:59 AM By

DJ China Dalian Grain Futures Closing Prices, Volume Soybean No. 1 Turnover: 97,018 lots, or 4.27 billion yuan Open High Low Close Prev. Settle Ch. Vol Open Settle Interest Jul-15 4,347 4,347 4,293 4,339 4,361 4,313 -48 10 10 Sep-15 4,400 4,412 4,372 4,409 4,411 4,390 -21 83,516 142,738 Nov-15 – – – 4,438 4,459 [...]

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Morning Softs 5/29/15

On May 29, 2015 - 9:58 AM By

COTTON General Comments: Futures closed higher as the weather never seems to get better and p[planting delays and potential crop losses become more important. There is also talk that El Nino will hurt production potential in India. The big rains seen over the weekend hit production areas in Texas and Oklahoma and could cause delayed [...]

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This morning at 7:30 A.M. we have Export Sales and another take on the 1st quarter GDP followed by Chicago PMI at 9:00 A.M. According to AP’s Martin Crutsinger for the second straight year brutal weather in January-March quarter. Also a reeling energy sector and an export slump do to a higher-valued U.S. dollar.   [...]

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Defeated? The Energy Report 5/29/15

On May 29, 2015 - 7:14 AM By

Is OPEC going to wave the white flag in the war with the U.S. shale producers? OPEC, in a report obtained by Reuter’s News, says that spite OPEC best efforts to squash U.S. shale production they expect that crude supply from rival non-OPEC producers, led by the U.S., “will grow until at least 2017”. This [...]

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Morning Grains 5/28/15

On May 28, 2015 - 9:52 AM By

DJ China Dalian Grain Futures Closing Prices, Volume Soybean No. 1 Turnover: 170,704 lots, or 7.56 billion yuan Open High Low Close Prev. Settle Ch. Vol Open Settle Interest Jul-15 4,417 4,417 4,325 4,325 4,357 4,361 4 34 8 Sep-15 4,392 4,440 4,377 4,393 4,395 4,411 16 137,656 145,280 Nov-15 – – – 4,459 4,443 [...]

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Morning Softs 5/28/15

On May 28, 2015 - 9:21 AM By

COTTON General Comments: Futures closed slightly lower. There is increasing talk about the weather. The big rains seen over the weekend hit production areas in Texas and Oklahoma and could cause delayed planting in those areas. More big rains are possible in these areas at the end of the week. There is also talk that [...]

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With plantings ahead of schedule and quite a bit ahead of the 5 year average we still have to contain with Mother Nature. Rains and cooler temperatures are forecasted in the Corn growing regions Friday and throughout the weekend. In the overnight electronic session the July Corn is currently trading at 351 ¼ which is [...]

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Showdown. The Energy Report 5/28/15

On May 28, 2015 - 7:25 AM By

Oil prices are at a critical juncture after the U.S. dollar hit a one month high against the Euro and a 12 year high against the yen as traders looked for safe haven on fears that Greece might default and worries that the Fed might be closer to raising interest rates that we thought just [...]

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Morning Grains 5/27/15

On May 27, 2015 - 10:57 AM By

DJ China Dalian Grain Futures Closing Prices, Volume Soybean No. 1 Turnover: 142,052 lots, or 6.26 billion yuan Open High Low Close Prev. Settle Ch. Vol Open Settle Interest Jul-15 – – – 4,357 4,357 4,357 0 0 10 Sep-15 4,406 4,424 4,371 4,388 4,424 4,395 -29 121,044 147,186 Nov-15 – – – 4,443 4,472 [...]

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Morning Softs 5/27/15

On May 27, 2015 - 10:54 AM By

COTTON General Comments: Futures closed lower as the US Dollar turned sharply higher. The market seems as interested in the economic data and macro markets as much as anything else these days. But, there is increasing talk about the weather. The big rains seen over the weekend hit production areas in Texas and Oklahoma and [...]

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In the overnight electronic session the July Corn is currently trading a little weaker at 353 ½ which is 1 ½ of a cent lower. The trading range has been 356 ½ to 353 so far. Rains have helped some dry growing areas adding further pressure to the market. On the Ethanol front there were [...]

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U.S. Treasury Secretary, Jack Lew, is saying that one of the biggest risks to the global economy may be an “accidental crisis”. He is warning that Greece and its creditors must reach an accommodation as it is casting a pall over the global market place. It defiantly cast a pall over the energy complex as [...]

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