DJ USDA Cold Storage: Totals-Jun 24
WASHINGTON (Dow Jones)–U.S. stocks of pork bellies in freezers
totaled 77.683 million pounds, in May, 7.0% above the previous
month, and 19.9% above May 2014, the U.S. Department Agriculture
In thousand pounds.
May 31 Apr 30 May 31 Apr […]
General Comments: Cotton futures were little changed last week as the market decides on its next move. It is very hot and dry in Texas and into the Southwest, but USDA showed good crop ratings last week. Ideas are that the ratings could suffer in the reports this week. The affected area coves […]
Rains make Grains and floods alike and the wacky weather we experienced this weekend was no different with more than ½ of the State of West Virginia in a state of emergency with terrible floods and areas in the Mid-West and Plains did not get the rains to quench the thirst the crops desperately need […]Continue Reading →
Regrets? They Have a few? The hangover continues from the Brexit vote and global markets have a headache. While crude oil is trying to shake off the Brexit shock, it is having a hard time even though the supply and demand fundamentals are much tighter right now than almost anyone could have predicted. With falling […]Continue Reading →
Today is all about the Brexit vote, with the British voting to leave the EU. The separation will be a long process from what e are told. The markets have produced some extreme reactions in currencies and stock indexes and all financial markets. Commodities markets are sharply lower due to the outside markets today. DJ […]Continue Reading →
Today is all about the Brexit vote, with the British voting to leave the EU. The separation will be a long process from what e are told. The markets have produced some extreme reactions in currencies and stock indexes and all financial markets. Commodities markets are sharply lower due to the outside markets today. COTTON
Financials: Sept. Bonds are currently 5’06 higher at 171’09, 10 Yr. Note 2’07 higher at 133’01, 5 Yr. note 1’10 higher at 122’08 and June 2017 Eurodollars 20 higher at 99.26. Even at these prices the market is substantially off of overnight highs in the flight to quality after the surprise Brexit vote to leave […]Continue Reading →
Oil prices got bashed as the UK shocked the world by voting to leave the EU. The bookies had it wrong and the reverberations were felt around the world. Gold surged to a 2 year high. The Dollar had the biggest one day up move since the Iranian revolution in 1978. And oil tanked as […]Continue Reading →
Share the wealth did not appease the voters confidence to stay the course and not walk away from the European Union. What we did see and should have taken into account was the chink in the armor last year when Greece was seeking an exodus. The idea that all these nations could get together and […]Continue Reading →
DJ U.S. Export Sales: Weekly Sales Totals – Jun 23
For the week ended Jun 16, 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.
General Comments: Cotton closed slightly higher in recovery trading from the big down move on Tuesday. The hot and dry weather has not affected the crops much so far this year, but the heat continues as does the dry weather. Deliveries start on Friday and could be bigger as the deliverable stocks keep […]
The storms more than lived up to expectations with a light show of lightning, heavy rains, wind, hail, floods and tornado. We will be assessing the crop damage in the coming days. In the overnight electronic session the July Corn is currently trading at 390 ¼ which is 2 ¾ cents lower. The trading range […]Continue Reading →
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