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Grains: DJ USDA Report: Summary for Mar 1 Quarterly Grain, Soybean Stockpiles & U.S. 2015 Planting Reports KANSAS CITY–The following table of analysts’ estimates is provided as a service to The Wall Street Journal subscribers in conjunction with the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s March 1 Quarterly Grain, Soybean Stockpiles and 2015 U.S. Grain, Soybean Prospective [...]

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Morning Grains 3/31/15

On March 31, 2015 - 10:44 AM By

DJ China Dalian Grain Futures Closing Prices, Volume Soybean No. 1 Turnover: 85,668 lots, or 3.48 billion yuan Open High Low Close Prev. Settle Ch. Vol Open Settle Interest May-15 4,020 4,031 4,008 4,016 4,005 4,019 14 45,186 177,466 Jul-15 – – – 4,084 4,084 4,084 0 0 10 Sep-15 4,127 4,136 4,106 4,110 4,111 [...]

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Morning Softs 3/31/15

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COTTON General Comments: Prices were lower as traders get ready for the USDA planting intentions reports that will be released late this morning. A strong US Dollar hurt demand ideas. 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 [...]

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Of course at 9:00 A.M. this morning we have the Chicago Purchasing Managers Index and Consumer Confidence. But at 11:00 A.M. we have the Big Kahuna kicking off the Grain season with Grain Stocks and Prospective Plantings. The complex bounced around like crazy yesterday with funds and commercials squaring and or lightening up on positions. [...]

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Yakut-Yak, the Ayatollah talks back! Iran talks go into overtime getting some traders to believe that they may actually get some type of a deal done. The oil market today will be torn on focusing on the renewed strength in the dollar versus Iran nuclear talks that at least in the short term look like [...]

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Morning Grains 3/30/15

On March 30, 2015 - 10:35 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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PRICE Links Video Series Access commentaries by the industry’s top market analysts straight from the floor of the CME Group. Hosted by PRICE Futures Group’s Senior Analyst Phil Flynn. USDA Planting Intentions Preview with Jack Scoville! PRICE Futures Group’s Senior Analyst Phil Flynn discusses expectations on Tuesday’s Planting Intentions Report with Grains and Softs analyst [...]

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RECORDER REPORT | Business Recorder via Reuters | Hedge funds and other big speculators in oil have cut their bullish wagers on US crude to December lows, data showed on Friday, signalling the possibility of more pain for oil prices after last month’s rebound. US West Intermediate (WTI) crude has risen nearly 15 percent since the [...]

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Morning Softs 3/30/15

On March 30, 2015 - 9:40 AM By

COTTON General Comments: Prices were a Little higher as traders get ready for the USDA planting intentions reports tomorrow. Another positive export sales report last week 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 [...]

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This morning at 7:30 we Personal  Income and at 10:00 weekly Export Inspections. Tuesday we have Chicago PMI and Consumer Confidence at 9:00 and at 11:00 we have huge Grain Socks and Prospective Plantings data that has traders awestruck at the moment and finally API Energy Stocks at 3:30 P.M. Wednesday April 1st we have [...]

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Financials: June Bonds are currently 13 lower at 164’00, 10 Yr. Notes 4 lower at 128’18 and 5 Yr. Notes 1 lower at 120’00. The prospect of some easing of the tensions and progress with Iran over nuclear armaments has eased some of the safety factor on the interest rate markets. Last Thursday we recommended [...]

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Still Talking. The Energy Report 3/30/15

On March 30, 2015 - 8:00 AM By

Iran talks continue giving bear oil traders an edge as a lifting of sanctions is perceived as adding to a global oil glut. Even as reports surface that Iran is saying now that they will not ship atomic fuel out of their country, a key part of the overall agreement, the talks continue ahead of [...]

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