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  Shamrocks for Mercy Boys & Girls Home! PRICE Futures Group’s Senior Analyst Phil Flynn takes a moment away from futures to talk with Patrick Zamkin about the good work being done at Mercy Home Chicago. [PRICE Links Video] Recorded 2/27/2015 Past performance is not indicative of futures results. Futures and options trading involves substantial [...]

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Morning Grains 2/27/15

On February 27, 2015 - 4:05 PM By

DJ China Dalian Grain Futures Closing Prices, Volume Soybean No. 1 Turnover: 141,062 lots, or 6.07 billion yuan Open High Low Close Prev. Settle Ch. Vol Open Settle Interest Mar-15 4,059 4,217 4,057 4,150 4,055 4,081 26 86 90 May-15 4,285 4,339 4,251 4,317 4,268 4,302 34 107,898 155,760 Jul-15 – – – 4,319 4,285 [...]

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Morning Softs 2/27/15

On February 27, 2015 - 4:02 PM By

COTTON General Comments: Futures were lower as the US Dollar started to move higher. The weekly export sales report was positive, but was not strong enough to create new buying interest in futures. Chart trends are up. Nearby prices moved higher on renewed demand hopes, while new crop months need to be high enough to [...]

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The Grain complex is juggling a lot of issues starting with carryover, Prospective Plantings, Ethanol and this weather. The market is gathering legs with the Brazilian truck driver strike that has made are market more attractive even with a stronger U.S. dollar. This strike in South America is due to Ethanol mandates imposed by the [...]

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Oil Storage Wars. The Energy Report 2/27/15

On February 27, 2015 - 7:15 AM By

Ultra oil bears have been basing their predictions on many things but first and foremost they are betting on sharply lower prices because they believe oil storage will soon be filled. They say at that point oil producers will have to dump oil at any price just to get rid of it causing another sharp [...]

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Morning Grains 2/26/15

On February 26, 2015 - 10:26 AM By

DJ China Dalian Grain Futures Closing Prices, Volume Soybean No. 1 Turnover: 153,798 lots, or 6.57 billion yuan Open High Low Close Prev. Settle Ch. Vol Open Settle Interest Mar-15 4,057 4,059 4,031 4,059 4,022 4,055 33 46 110 May-15 4,286 4,290 4,230 4,284 4,321 4,268 -53 122,612 162,036 Jul-15 4,290 4,290 4,276 4,276 4,289 [...]

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Morning Softs 2/26/15

On February 26, 2015 - 10:23 AM By

COTTON General Comments: Futures were higher again on better economic data in the US and reports from the FED that the overall economy is still improving. Funds were good buyers as chart trends started to turn up again. Nearby prices moved higher on renewed demand hopes and in response to FED statements that the economy [...]

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Talking to business people who have a stake in the Brazilian truck driver strike they seem to believe cooler heads will prevail and the issues will be resolved. However, the Grain market is painting a different in the overnight electronic session.  The March contract 379 ¼ which is 3 ½  cents higher. The trading range [...]

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Oil, jet fuel, gasoline and copper demand is showing signs of coming back from the dead as low prices and global central bank easing is putting bullish life in these former bear markets. Oils strong rally, even in the face of 8.4 million barrel build in the Energy Information Administration (EIA), should put the bears [...]

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Morning Grains 2/25/15

On February 25, 2015 - 11:25 AM By

DJ China Dalian Grain Futures Closing Prices, Volume Soybean No. 1 Turnover: 89,700 lots, or 3.88 billion yuan Open High Low Close Prev. Settle Ch. Vol Open Settle Interest Mar-15 4,005 4,180 4,000 4,000 4,140 4,022 -118 20 100 May-15 4,381 4,388 4,284 4,287 4,369 4,321 -48 72,532 153,108 Jul-15 – – – 4,289 4,336 [...]

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Morning Softs 2/25/15

On February 25, 2015 - 11:11 AM By

COTTON General Comments: Futures were higher. Chart trends started to turn up again. Nearby prices moved higher on renewed demand hopes and in response to FED statements that the economy is improving, while new crop months held mostly firmer as the market tries to ensure adequate production this year. The export sales report was bad [...]

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The truck drivers’ strike in Brazil caught the eye of the Grain markets here in the U.S… Although this complex has had trouble sustaining any rally recently, and traders wait till any rally gets exhausted. In the overnight electronic session the March Corn is currently trading at 376 ¾ which is ¾ of a cent [...]

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