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Metals: Metals do not like higher rate talk. I truly do not expect a rate hike before year end  but the Fed likes to throw it out there every now and then just after they release a false jobs report to keep indices moving up knowing they will just adjust the jobs number considerably lower […]

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The Windy City Trader 7/19/16

On July 19, 2016 - 9:52 AM By

Now that the new game/app Pokemon Go has gotten so popular it’s time for me to visit my storage unit which is filled with Pokemon stuff my three sons used to play with back in the 90s. There is Pokemon Nintendo with numerous Pokemon game cartridges. There is Pokemon Game Boy and game cartridges, Pokemon […]

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The Windy City Trader 7/13/16

On July 13, 2016 - 8:21 AM By

Hello Fellow Traders,
With television filled with nothing but politics and murders and violence it has gotten so bad I have been considering switching over to the Kardashians. ………………….NAH !!!!!!!!!!!!! GO CUBBIES!!
in the All Star game tonight and the rest of the 2016 season.
Metals: The recent rise for metals is […]

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I have been saying for months that I expected no rate hikes until the end of 2016. The Fed however has changed their narrative and has developed a new tactic. Two days before last week’s release of the Fed minutes for April the Fed shipped out two Fed governors both Wednesday and Tuesday to imply […]

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The Windy City Trader 5/17/16

On May 17, 2016 - 7:17 AM By

Congrats to Jason Day after winning the Players Champions ship on the PGA tour. He has taken the number 1 spot away from last year’s phenom Jordon Spieth, who took it away from Irishman Rory McIlroy, all within the past year or so. There are so many great young players on the tour now one […]

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DJ USDA Report: Summary for U.S. Agriculture Supply, Demand WASHINGTON–The following are key numbers from USDA’s crop report Tuesday and how the government’s estimates compared to analysts’ forecasts in a Wall Street Journal survey.   U.S. 2016 Corn, Soybean Production (million bushels) Tuesday’s Estimate      Average       Range       USDA 2015 Corn         14,430       14,151    13,590-14,431    13,601 Soybean       3,800        […]

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The Windy City Trader. 4/19/16

On April 20, 2016 - 8:43 AM By

As we made it through the first quarter of the year it started me thinking of those New Year’s resolutions and how they are working out so far. My goal for the year was to lose 15 pounds. Only 25 more to go !!!! Metals: Gold and silver remain in volatile ranges with silver being […]

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The Windy City Trader 3/15/16

On March 15, 2016 - 9:33 AM By

OK folks it’s that time of year again… March Madness. Along those lines did you see on Sunday where someone had gotten a hold of the official bracket picks which were to be announced later in the day and posted it on the internet? This meant that teams knew their location to play and “bubble” […]

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The Windy City Trader 3/8/16

On March 8, 2016 - 10:48 AM By

 OK, I’m officially tired of the already 9 month old presidential campaign. It doesn’t matter which party or candidate you like but I’m sure many agree this is tiresome already with 9 more months left to go. OK, here’s my plan for the future. Let’s make a new rule that campaigning CANNOT start before July […]

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