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Morning Grains 4/16/14

On April 16, 2014 - 10:06 AM By

DJ China Dalian Grain Futures Closing Prices, Volume Soybean No. 1 Turnover: 107,766 lots, or 4.70 billion yuan Open High Low Close Prev. Settle Ch. Vol Open Settle Interest May-14 4,755 4,758 4,752 4,758 4,753 4,756 3 3,224 23,324 Jul-14 4,663 4,663 4,528 4,528 4,534 4,595 61 4 20 Sep-14 4,381 4,386 4,354 4,371 4,359 [...]

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Morning Softs 4/16/14

On April 16, 2014 - 9:34 AM By

COTTON General Comments: Futures were lower, but held the recent trading range. The price action overall has not been real strong, and some traders think a major top is being built. Ideas of short domestic supplies available to the market supported nearby months. Demand is a problem as the market as China keeps moving to [...]

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The Nemenoff Report 4/16/14

On April 16, 2014 - 9:30 AM By

Financials:June Bonds are currently 12 lower at 134’12 and the 10 Yr. Notes4 lower at 124’15. We remain spread long 10 Yr. /short Bonds spread is currently at 9’30 premium the Bonds putting us at a loss of $1400+. We remain short Dec. 2014 and March 2015 Eurodollars. Since my last “Report”, Apr. 9th, these [...]

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The Corn & Ethanol Report 4/16/14

On April 16, 2014 - 7:54 AM By

 Good Morning! In the overnight electronic session the May Corn is currently trading at 501 ¼ which is 2 ½ cents lower. The trading range has been 504 to 500 ¾ so far. The Grain complex rallied on rumors that the Russian’s invaded the Ukraine and the Corn market did not follow the Wheat and [...]

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The Energy Report 4/16/14

On April 16, 2014 - 7:52 AM By

China Blues! China’s GDP hit the lowest level in almost the third of 2012 yet was actually in line with market expectations give or take. The slowdown in China has taken its toll on precious metals yet oil is still strong on geo-political risk. Fear that Ukraine could erupt into civil war is overshadowing a [...]

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The Windy City Trader 4/15/14

On April 15, 2014 - 11:51 AM By

Hello Fellow Traders, Happy Tax Day everyone. I never thought I would use happy and tax day in the same sentence. Let’s see now, I can hold on to my money for another 13 hours or so then give it to Uncle Sam to waste it as he sees fit. This Week’s Commentary Metals: Gold [...]

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Morning Grains 4/15/14

On April 15, 2014 - 10:15 AM By

Crop Progress Date 13-Apr 6-Apr 2013 Avg Cotton Planted 8 6 8 9 Corn Planted 3 2 6 Rice Planted 25 15 22 31 Rice Emerged 9 12 12 Sorghum Planted 20 11 23 21 Sugarbeets Planted 5 12 Oats Planted 9 38 47 Winter Wheat Headed 5 4 Spring Wheat Planted 6 5 Barley [...]

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Morning Softs 4/15/14

On April 15, 2014 - 10:10 AM By

COTTON General Comments: Futures were higher in nearby months, but lower in deferred months. The price action overall has not been real strong, but Bulls seem unwilling to give up. Ideas of short domestic supplies available to the market supported nearby months. Demand is a problem as the market has seen selling due to reduced [...]

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The Corn & Ethanol Report 4/15/14

On April 15, 2014 - 9:12 AM By

Good Morning! In the overnight electronic session the May Corn trading at 499 ¾ which is 3 ½ cents lower. The trading range has been 503 to 499 ¼ so far. The market seems to be easing after recent gains and is a testing a support level as we enter this planting season and play [...]

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The Energy Report 4/15/14

On April 15, 2014 - 9:10 AM By

Ukraine on Tap! Reports that Ukraine may start military operations may turn around a market that was all of a sudden pricing in diplomacy. A meeting in Switzerland may be doomed to fail as reports that the acting Ukrainian President has said that a military operation to regain control of cities in the eastern Ukraine [...]

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Morning Grains 4/14/14

On April 14, 2014 - 10:44 AM By

WHEAT General Comments: Wheat closed mostly a little lower on some long liquidation before the weekend. Egypt bought wheat from East Europe and Russia to cause some selling in Chicago. Mineapolis closed a little higher on forecasts for cold weather and precipitation for at least the first part of next week that could delay fieldwork. [...]

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Morning Softs 4/14/14

On April 14, 2014 - 9:08 AM By

COTTON General Comments: Futures were unchanged to higher as worried about demand in the near term went against bad planting weather in the US. Demand is a problem as the market has seen selling due to reduced prices for Chinese government supplies and ideas that Chinese imports could be sharply curtailed in the coming months. [...]

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