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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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Morning Softs 8/29/14

On August 29, 2014 - 8:52 AM By

COTTON General Comments: Futures closed lower despite solid weekly export sales 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 áreas of Texas should get a little rain and some cooler temperatures over the next [...]

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By Nicole Friedman | Wall Street Journal NEW YORK—U.S. oil prices gained Thursday on upbeat economic data, while global benchmark Brent ticked lower despite escalating tension in Ukraine. Light, sweet crude for October delivery settled up 67 cents, or 0.7%, at $94.55 a barrel on the New York Mercantile Exchange, a six-session high. Brent fell [...]

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Talking to sources and farmers alike it looks like we saw some holding back on Corn to induce higher prices and with a record crop anticipated and a lot more carryover we may see due to farmers planting More Corn for the Ethanol Mandate which drove prices to high levels. Now looking at a record [...]

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Rising risks of conflict in Ukraine and deflation in Europe and the lack of a US strategy against ISIS is setting off an oil rally. Strong GDP data in the United States is a sharp contrast to the economic struggles in Europe that are only going to get worse if there are more sanctions on [...]

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Allen Sykora | KITCO News News reports of cyber attacks on some major U.S. banks, possibly originating in Russia, reinforces the value of holding at least some gold in a portfolio, says Phil Flynn, senior market analyst with Price Futures Group. “Say what you want about the value of gold as a currency replacement or [...]

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By Moming Zhou | Bloomberg West Texas Intermediate crude gained for a third day as the U.S. economy expanded more than previously forecast in the second quarter, boosting expectations for strong oil demand. U.S. gross domestic product rose at a 4.2 percent annualized rate last quarter, up from an initial estimate of 4 percent, the [...]

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By William Watts | MarketWatch NEW YORK — Crude-oil futures erased an early decline Thursday to show just minor gains after Kiev said Russian forces crossed into eastern Ukraine, seizing a coastal town and several villages. On the New York Mercantile Exchange, light, sweet crude futures for delivery in October CLV4, +0.66% trose 19 cents, [...]

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Morning Grains 8/28/14

On August 28, 2014 - 10:12 AM By

DJ China Dalian Grain Futures Closing Prices, Volume Soybean No. 1 Turnover: 502,716 lots, or 23.11 billion yuan Open High Low Close Prev. Settle Ch. Vol Open Settle Interest Sep-14 4,478 4,495 4,464 4,482 4,503 4,477 -26 5,832 10,986 Nov-14 4,560 4,560 4,560 4,560 4,566 4,560 -6 4 172 Jan-15 4,610 4,619 4,571 4,586 4,601 [...]

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Morning Softs 8/28/14

On August 28, 2014 - 9:15 AM By

COTTON General Comments: Futures closed higher as new systems formed in the Gulf of Mexico and the Atlantic that could threaten crops with a lot of rain now that bolls are open. The new system could bring winds and rains to either Texas or the Delta, but has so far remained offshore. Traders are also [...]

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