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Morning Grains 9/2/14

On September 2, 2014 - 11:12 AM By

DJ China Dalian Grain Futures Closing Prices, Volume Soybean No. 1 Turnover: 512,702 lots, or 23.75 billion yuan Open High Low Close Prev. Settle Ch. Vol Open Settle Interest Sep-14 4,480 4,590 4,480 4,506 4,470 4,485 15 4,700 4,146 Nov-14 4,653 4,653 4,556 4,583 4,560 4,601 41 14 172 Jan-15 4,596 4,646 4,595 4,624 4,591 [...]

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Morning Softs 9/2/14

On September 2, 2014 - 9:16 AM By

COTTON General Comments: Futures closed mostly lower as weather remained supportive to big US crop production. There do not appear to be any threatening storms that could hurt fiber quality in the open bolls. The northern areas of Texas should get mostly dry conditions which will support crops, but did see some showers over the [...]

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The only activity we see on our radar is Tropical Storm Dolly which looks to make landfall in Southern Texas and or a direct hit in Mexico. There does not seem to be any other Disturbances in the Atlantic at this time. In the overnight electronic session the October Natural Gas is currently trading at [...]

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Russia Runs Wild. The Energy Report 9/2/14

On September 2, 2014 - 7:54 AM By

Aggression by Russia in the Ukraine is taking a back seat to economic weakness in Europe. Deflation fears are being raised again after the European Union’s producer price index fell 0.1% from June, and were down 1.1% from July 2014. That confirms data Europe the annual inflation rate fell to 0.3% in August from 0.4% [...]

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HUGO A GO GO. DRY HEAT Report 9/2/14

On September 2, 2014 - 7:52 AM By

General Comment: I have commented many times in the past about how our government, through the offices of the Bureau of Labor Statistics or the U.S. Treasury Department, has “adjusted” the methods used to calculate reports of unemployment, employment and inflation, to name a few. Stats that if measured using methods of 1990 that would [...]

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Aaron Nathans | The News Journal | Delmarva Power’s natural gas heating customers are expected to pay less this winter, according to a filing the utility made with the Public Service Commission on Friday. The decrease comes as domestic sources of once-expensive natural gas have allowed the company to charge less for the fuel in [...]

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by Dan Weissmann | Marketplace Business International commodity markets are full of little mysteries. For example: Why would a market player buy a whole bunch of something when the market is full of that very thing? In this case, the thing is diesel fuel in Europe. The continent’s last winter was mild, so there’s plenty in [...]

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New York (Platts) NYMEX October crude settled $1.41 higher at $95.96/barrel Friday amid still-strong fundamentals and a repricing-in of geopolitical risk.ICE October Brent lagged slightly, setting 73 cents higher at $103.19/b. Products finished in positive territory as well, led by NYMEX September RBOB, which settled 3 cents higher at $2.7827/gal. September ULSD closed 79 points [...]

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Knoxville, Tennessee (Platts) NYMEX October natural gas futures settled 2.1 cents higher at $4.065/MMBtu Friday as traders covered short positions ahead of the long US Labor Day holiday weekend. “Where traders are short, they’re covering going into the weekend, plus fundamentals have been a little more friendly when it comes to the weather,” said Phil Flynn, [...]

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Effective November 14th, 2014, changes to CFTC Regulation 1.17(c)(5)(viii) will require FCMs to take capital charges on any trading accounts that are undermargined for more than two days. As an example: -          A customer places a trade on Monday which creates a margin call -          FCMs will issue a margin call on Tuesday -          If [...]

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  Coffee Clutch With Jack Scoville! [PRICE Links Video Series] Recorded on: 8/29/2014 Learn More about the Rogers International Commodity Index® (RICI®) You can reach Phil Flynn at (888) 264-5665 or pflynn@pricegroup.com View All of the PRICE Links Videos The PRICE Links Video Series gives you access to the minds of the industry’s top analysts [...]

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Morning Grains 8/29/14

On August 29, 2014 - 10:19 AM By

DJ China Dalian Grain Futures Closing Prices, Volume Soybean No. 1 Turnover: 349,794 lots, or 16.07 billion yuan Open High Low Close Prev. Settle Ch. Vol Open Settle Interest Sep-14 4,474 4,499 4,470 4,480 4,477 4,489 12 2,468 8,684 Nov-14 – – – 4,560 4,560 4,560 0 0 172 Jan-15 4,592 4,610 4,575 4,583 4,593 [...]

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