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Morning Softs 4/24/14

On April 24, 2014 - 9:41 AM By

COTTON General Comments: Futures were mostly lower, but May closed higher as shorts got out of the market before the delivery period gets underway today. Ideas of very tight domestic supplies for the short term supported May, but ideas of weakening export demand due to uneven Chinese economic data hurt the back months. Farmers made [...]

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Morning Softs 4/23/14

On April 23, 2014 - 9:35 AM By

COTTON General Comments: Futures were higher on slower tan expected planting progress. Farmers made very little progress last week and might hold back this week as well. This is especially true in the Southeast where there have been some excessive rains. However, there was some light precipitation recently in Texas and more light precipitation is [...]

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The Nemenoff Report 4/23/14

On April 23, 2014 - 8:55 AM By

Financials: June Bonds are currently 14 higher at 134’12 and the 10 Yr. Note 8 higher at 123’28. We continue to hold the long 10 Yr./short Bond spread in the belief that at some point rates will edge higher and the yield curve will widen. A less risky position will be long the 5yr./short the [...]

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The Windy City Trader 4/22/14

On April 22, 2014 - 10:28 AM By

Hello Fellow Traders, I’m sure everyone has heard about the guy who traveled from San Jose to Hawaii in the wheel well of an airplane. OK, I know they have been putting a lot of restrictions on those frequent flier miles but this is ridiculous. This Week’s Commentary Metals: Gold, silver and copper all failed [...]

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Morning Softs 4/22/14

On April 22, 2014 - 10:01 AM By

COTTON General Comments: Futures were mostly a little lower on forecasts for better planting weather this week and on ideas of weaker demand. The Southeast and Delta have seen a lot of rain recently, but should turn drier this week. Meanwhile, some beneficial precipitation was seen in West Texas over the weekend. Demand is a [...]

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Morning Softs 4/21/14

On April 21, 2014 - 10:04 AM By

DJ China Details Vast Extent Of Soil Pollution (FROM THE WALL STREET JOURNAL 4/18/14) By Josh Chin and Brian Spegele BEIJING — The extent of China’s soil pollution, long guarded as a state secret, was laid out in an official report that confirmed deep-seated fears about contaminated farmland and the viability of the country’s food [...]

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The Nemenoff Report 4/21/14

On April 21, 2014 - 9:29 AM By

Financials: June Bonds are currently 5 lower at 133’24 and the 10 Yr. Notes 1 lower at 123’23. We continue to hold the long 10 Yr. Note/ short Bond spread, currently trading at 10’01. We remain short Dec. 2014 and Mar. 2015 Eurodollars. Support on the Bonds remains just under the 133’00 level and resistance [...]

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Morning Softs 4/17/14

On April 17, 2014 - 9:01 AM By

COTTON General Comments: Futures were higher, but held the recent trading range. Ideas of short domestic supplies available to the market supported nearby months. Demand is a problem as the market as China keeps moving to reduce its government supplies. The government is releasing some of its supplies to millers at competitive prices when compared [...]

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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 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 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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