In the past 6 trading days, Mar Beans have exploded for a 60 cent gain (low to high) Making new contract highs along the way! The main catalyst has been Argentina weather – Too dry & too hot – which has steadily ratcheted down the crop estimate of Argentine Beans. This sudden upside move is […]Continue Reading →
Financials: Mar. Bonds are currently 15 higher at 143’05, 10 Yr. Notes 4.5 higher at 120’11 and 5 Yr. Notes 2 higher at 114’04.7. Not much has happened week over week, but on a daily basis Treasuries made new recent lows with Bonds trading as low as 142’14. Yields edged slightly higher with the 10 […]Continue Reading →
Financials: Mar. Bonds are currently unchanged at 143’12, 10 Yr. Notes 4 lower at 120’06.5 and the 5 Yr. Note 3.2 lower at 114’03,2. Yesterday’s CPI came in slightly higher indicating a perceived rise in inflation. Retail sales were slightly lower disappointedly well below expectations of a positive number. Most of the action has been […]Continue Reading →
[Mike McGinnis, Agriculture.com] On Wednesday, the CME Group’s farm markets end slightly higher. At the close, the March corn futures finished 1/4¢ higher at $3.67. May futures finished even at $3.74. March soybean futures closed 5 1/2¢ higher at $10.17 1/4. May soybean futures settled 5 1/2¢ higher at $10.27 3/4. March wheat futures closed […]Continue Reading →
Financials: Mar. Bonds are currently 25 lower at 143’27, 10 Yr. Notes 7 lower at 120’25 and 5 Yr. Notes 1 lower at 114’17.2. Quite a volatile week as the Bond market traded as high as the mid 147’s to current levels, staging sharp rallies and sharp breaks in response to moves in Equities. Volatility […]Continue Reading →
• 01-Feb-2018 02:00:47 PM – USDA SAYS 5.29 MLN TONS (176.422 million bu. ) OF U.S. SOYBEANS CRUSHED IN DECEMBER
USDA SAYS 5.29 MLN TONS OF U.S. SOYBEANS CRUSHED IN DECEMBER –
• 01-Feb-2018 02:00:49 PM – USDA SAYS 487.4 MILLION BUSHELS OF CORN USED FOR FUEL […]
DJ USDA U.S. Cattle Inventory: Totals/Calf Crop-Jan 31
Cattle and Calves: Number by Class and Calf Crop,
United States, January 1, 2017-2018
Class 2017 2018 % of 2017
—– 1,000 Head —- Percent
Cattle and Calves 93,704.6 94,399.0 101
Cows and Heifers […]
Dollar remains weak.
Financials: Mar. Bonds are currently 20 lower at 147’06, 10 Yr. Notes 7 lower at 121’11 and 5 Yr. Notes 3.5 lower at 114’19.2. Yesterday the FOMC left rates unchanged but in the meetings language left the door open for a March rate hike citing expected inflation of 2% for 2018, […]
General Comments: US markets closed higher again yesterday in response to the dry weather in the US Great Plains. Hard Red Winter Wheat futures led the charge higher as this class of Wheat is the most affected by the Great Plains drought and the much weaker crop ratings posted on Monday by the […]
DJ USDA Grain Inspections for Export in Metric Tons – Jan 29
COUNTRY OF DESTINATION IS REPORTED AS KNOWN AT THE TIME OF EXPORTATION.
INFORMATION CONTAINED IN THIS REPORT REFLECTS EXPORTED GRAIN INSPECTED AND
WEIGHED THROUGH GIPSA’S AUTHORITY UNDER THE U.S. GRAIN STANDARDS ACT.
NO ADDITIONAL ANALYSIS, COMPILATIONS OR DATA IS […]
DJ Summary For January USDA Monthly Cattle On Feed Data
Data from the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s monthly cattle-on-feed report, released at 3:00 p.m. ET Friday, and analysts’ estimates as compiled by the Wall Street Journal. In million head.
Numbers USDA’s Average Range
2018 2017 estimated of analysts’ of analysts’
DJ U.S. Export Sales: Weekly Sales Totals – Jan 26
For the week ended Jan 18, in thousand metric tons, except cotton in thousand running bales. Net changes in commitments are gross sales, less cancellations, buy-backs and other downward adjustments. Total commitments are total export shipments plus total sales. The marketing year for wheat […]
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