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Financials: Dec. Bonds are currently 14 lower at 141’04, 10 Yr. Notes 6 lower at 126’14 and 5 Yr. Notes down 3 at 119’16. Early this morning the Bank of Japan announced it would increase it’s Bond purchases by more than the equivalent of 780 billion dollars (quantitative easing) in an effort to stimulate their [...]

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Morning Grains 10/30/14

On October 30, 2014 - 11:17 AM By

DJ China Dalian Grain Futures Closing Prices, Volume Soybean No. 1 Turnover: 275,538 lots, or 12.30 billion yuan Open High Low Close Prev. Settle Ch. Vol Open Settle Interest Nov-14 4,270 4,401 4,270 4,401 4,400 4,335 -65 4 20 Jan-15 4,521 4,526 4,486 4,509 4,478 4,507 29 174,892 354,020 Mar-15 4,405 4,405 4,405 4,405 4,390 [...]

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Morning Grains 10/29/14

On October 29, 2014 - 11:29 AM By

DJ China Dalian Grain Futures Closing Prices, Volume Soybean No. 1 Turnover: 202,342 lots, or 8.99 billion yuan Open High Low Close Prev. Settle Ch. Vol Open Settle Interest Nov-14 – – – 4,400 4,400 4,400 0 0 20 Jan-15 4,468 4,498 4,462 4,485 4,495 4,478 -17 134,674 358,524 Mar-15 4,341 4,440 4,341 4,440 4,433 [...]

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Financials: Dec. Bonds are currently 2 lower at 141’15, 10 Yr. Notes 1 lower at 126’29 and the 5 Yr. Notes fractionally lower at 119’29. Results of the 2 day FOMC meeting will be announced at 1:00pm Central. It is expected that we will see the end of Quantitative Easing and that language will reflect [...]

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AGMASTER Report 10/28/14

On October 28, 2014 - 10:30 AM By

Written 10/24/14 NOV BEANS The mkt seems to be reacting much better to good news than it did in the June-Sept period – when Nov Beans dropped $3.00 due to a record crop on the come! In early October, harvest delaying rain forced two upweeks – and this past week – another 23 cent up [...]

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Morning Grains 10/28/14

On October 28, 2014 - 10:24 AM By

DJ China Dalian Grain Futures Closing Prices, Volume Soybean No. 1 Turnover: 260,830 lots, or 11.62 billion yuan Open High Low Close Prev. Settle Ch. Vol Open Settle Interest Nov-14 4,400 4,400 4,400 4,400 4,380 4,400 20 2 20 Jan-15 4,530 4,535 4,462 4,465 4,481 4,495 14 174,932 363,268 Mar-15 4,401 4,449 4,401 4,449 4,427 [...]

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The Windy City Trader 10/28/14

On October 28, 2014 - 7:47 AM By

Usually as we approach November Chicagoans know what to expect weather wise and pretty much go into hibernation for the next 6-7 months until the spring thaw sometime around May. Our beloved Chicago Bears however went into hibernation much earlier than usual, about 4 weeks ago, as they continue to find new and innovative methods [...]

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Financials: Dec. Bonds are currently 10 higher at 142’01, 10 Yr. Notes 3 higher at 127’04 and 5 Yr. Notes fractionally higher at 119’30.5. The failure of several (17?) European banks, particular the Italians, to pass ECB initiated stress tests in the event of a financial debacle has rallied U.S. treasuries off of overnight lows [...]

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Morning Grains 10/27/14

On October 27, 2014 - 10:33 AM By

DJ China Dalian Grain Futures Closing Prices, Volume Soybean No. 1 Turnover: 237,394 lots, or 10.48 billion yuan Open High Low Close Prev. Settle Ch. Vol Open Settle Interest Nov-14 4,250 4,450 4,250 4,401 4,316 4,380 64 44 22 Jan-15 4,474 4,495 4,464 4,490 4,520 4,481 -39 123,708 366,066 Mar-15 – – – 4,427 4,465 [...]

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General Comment: I recently read a piece by Dr. Kent Moors about the cut in oil prices by the Saudis being the biggest economic threat to Russia. Traditionally, Asian buyers of Saudi crude pay a premium which makes it a higher price than Europe or North America pays. Russia began to compete in the fast [...]

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Morning Grains 10/24/14

On October 24, 2014 - 10:18 AM By

DJ China Dalian Grain Futures Closing Prices, Volume Soybean No. 1 Turnover: 357,308 lots, or 16.02 billion yuan Open High Low Close Prev. Settle Ch. Vol Open Settle Interest Nov-14 – – – 4,316 4,316 4,316 0 0 16 Jan-15 4,510 4,550 4,498 4,500 4,472 4,520 48 252,084 357,020 Mar-15 – – – 4,465 4,418 [...]

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Financials: Dec. Bonds are currently 20 higher at 142’11, 10 Yr. Notes 8 higher at 127’08 and the 5 Yr. Note 4 higher at 120’01.2. Need to know: On Wednesday June Bonds rallied sharply jumping more than 10’00 points to above 151’00, as the rest of the market was more or less unchanged. The June [...]

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