Commodities

  • Technical Analysis: US Coffee

    Technical Analysis: US Coffee

    Technical Analysis: US Coffee US Coffee CFD closed higher on Friday. The high range close set the stage for a steady to higher opening Tuesday. Stochastics and the RSI are Neutral to Bullish indicating that sideways to higher prices are possible near term. If  US Coffee extends the rally off of its August low,  the ...
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  • High Yield Outlook Sinks Chicago Agricultural Commodities

    High Yield Outlook Sinks Chicago Agricultural Commodities

    High Yield Outlook Sinks Chicago Agricultural Commodities Chicago agricultural commodities dropped across the board Friday on market expectations of bumper harvest in the United States, EU, and Russia. The most active Corn contract for Dec delivery dropped 4.5 cents, or 1.22%, to 3.6475 bu. Dec Wheat shed 8.25 cents, or 1.44%, to 5.635 bu. Nov ...
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  • Technical Analysis: US Coffee

    Technical Analysis: US Coffee

    Technical Analysis: US Coffee US Coffee CFD finished higher  Thursday. The mid-range close set the stage for a steady to higher opening Friday. Stochastics and the RSI are Neutral to Bullish indicating that sideways to higher prices are possible near term. If US Coffee extends the rally off its August lows, the August's high crossing ...
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  • US Consumers Seeing Record-High Meat Prices

    US Consumers Seeing Record-High Meat Prices

    US Consumers Seeing Record-High Meat Prices $MOO, $DBA, $CORN, $WEAT The USDA released its preliminary report on August farm prices Thursday. The all-products price index was unchanged M-M at 109, with the crop index down 2.2% and the livestock index down 0.8%. The August all-products index is up 3.8% Y-Y. The index uses prices from Y ...
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  • Chicago Agricultural Commodities Rise Across The Board

    Chicago Agricultural Commodities Rise Across The Board

    Chicago Agricultural Commodities Rise Across The Board  Chicago agricultural commodities closed higher Thursday on the escalation of tension in Ukraine and tight supplies in the spot cash market. The most active Corn contract for Dec delivery rose 4.25 cents, or 1.16%, to closed at 3.6925 bu. Dec Wheat added 9.5 cents, or 1.69%, to close ...
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  • Technical Analysis: US Coffee

    Technical Analysis: US Coffee

    Technical Analysis: US Coffee US Coffee CFD closed higher Wednesday. The mid-range close set the stage for a steady opening Thursday. Stochastics and the RSI are Neutral to Bullish signalling that sideways to higher prices are possible near term. If US Coffee renews the rally off of the August lows, August's high crossing is the ...
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  • Chicago Agricultural Commodities Finish Mixed

    Chicago Agricultural Commodities Finish Mixed

    Chicago Agricultural Commodities Finish Mixed Chicago agricultural commodities closed mixed Wednesday, Wheat rising, Corn unchanged and Soybean falling. The most active Corn contract for Dec delivery closed at 3. 65 bu Unch. Dec Wheat rose 5.75 cents, or 1.03%, to close at 5.6225 bu. Nov Soybean lost 4.25 cents, or 0.41%, to close at 10.2375 ...
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  • CME AG Markets and Mobile Data

    CME AG Markets and Mobile Data

    This week, a number of scouts are on the road for their annual crop tour across the Midwest. Their four-day trek covers seven states and approximately 70 percent of U.S. corn and soybean crops, but that doesn't mean that they can't stay connected to agricultural markets. In fact, they may be among the increasing number ...
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  • Technical Analysis: US Coffee

    Technical Analysis: US Coffee

    Technical Analysis: US Coffee US Coffee CFD closed higher Tuesday. The high range close set the stage for a steady to higher opening Wednesday. Stochastics and the RSI are Neutral to Bullish indicatling that sideways to higher prices are possible near term. If US Coffee renews the rally off of its August lows, August's high ...
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  • Brazil Coffee Output Falls In Worst Drought Since 1965

    Brazil Coffee Output Falls In Worst Drought Since 1965

    Brazil Coffee Output Falls In Worst Drought Since 1965 C, SJM, GMRC, SBUX A long drought in Brazil has everybody praying for rain in Brazil's coffee growing areas Production in Brazil, the world’s #1  coffee grower, may drop as much as 18% to 40.1-M bags when the harvest ends next month, the National Coffee Council estimates, after ...
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  • Chicago Agricultural Commodities Finish Mixed

    Chicago Agricultural Commodities Finish Mixed

    Chicago Agricultural Commodities Finish Mixed Chicago agricultural commodities closed mixed Tuesday with Wheat rising, Soybean and Corn falling. The most active Corn contract for Dec delivery lost 2.5 cents, or 0.68%, to close at 3.65 bu. Dec Wheat rose 2 cents, or 0.36%, to close at 5.565 bu. Nov Soybean lost 1.25 cents, or 0.12%, ...
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  • How To Hedge In MT4?

    How To Hedge In MT4?

    Hedging is the process of taking long and short positions at the same time so that profits could be made on both sides. This could also be used for minimizing losses. Hedging is a very useful tool to protect against adverse price movements. This strategy is best used when one is not sure about the ...
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  • Technical Analysis: US Coffee

    Technical Analysis: US Coffee

    Technical Analysis: US Coffee US Coffee CFD closed lower Monday and the mid-range close set the stage for a steady to higher opening Tuesday. Stochastics and the RSI are Bullish indicating that sideways to higher prices are possible near term. If US Coffee extends this month's rally, the reaction high crossing is the next Northside ...
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  • Commodities: Chicago Soybean Falls To 2010 Low On Record Crop Outlook

    Commodities: Chicago Soybean Falls To 2010 Low On Record Crop Outlook

    Commodities: Chicago Soybean Falls To 2010 Low On Record Crop Outlook Chicago Soybean fell to the lowest price since September 2010 Monday, on expectations farmers will harvest a record crop in the US, the world’s biggest grower. Corn and Wheat also fell. Soybean has fallen 20% YTD on signs that the record 3.816-B bu US ...
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  • Technical Analysis: US Coffee

    Technical Analysis: US Coffee

    Technical Analysis: US Coffee US Coffee CFD closed lower Friday. The lowrange close set the stage for a steady to lower opening Monday. Stochastics and the RSI are Neutral to Bearish indicating that sideways to lower prices are possible near term. Closes below the reaction low crossing would renew the decline off pf the August ...
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  • China Will Allow Foreign Investors Trade In Shenzhen Carbon Market

    China Will Allow Foreign Investors Trade In Shenzhen Carbon Market

    China Will Allow Foreign Investors Trade In Shenzhen Carbon Market China is the world’s largest emitter of Greenhouse gases, and it will now allow foreigners to trade carbon permits in Shenzhen, making it the nation’s 1st emissions exchange to welcome outside investors. The Shenzhen exchange has yet to set the date or finalize other entry ...
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  • Chicago Agriculture Commodities Extend Gains

    Chicago Agriculture Commodities Extend Gains

    Chicago Agriculture Commodities Extend Gains Chicago agricultural commodities extended the rally Friday, as Soybean continued to find support from tight old-crop supplies and surging cash basis bids, and Wheat added gains on heightened concerns over renewed friction between Russia and Ukraine, 2 major commodity suppliers in eastern Europe. The most active Corn contract for Dec ...
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  • Technical Analysis: US Coffee

    Technical Analysis: US Coffee

    Technical Analysis: US Coffee US Coffee CFD finished unchanged Thursday. The high range close set the stage for a steady opening Friday. Stochastics and the RSI are turning Neutral to Bearish signalling that sideways to lower prices are possible near term. Thursday's close below the reaction low crossing confirms that a short term top is ...
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  • Chicago Agriculture Commodities Up Across The Board

    Chicago Agriculture Commodities Up Across The Board

    Chicago Agriculture Commodities Up Across The Board Chicago agricultural commodities rose Thursday with lower-than-expected Canadian Wheat production and decent US new crop export sales supporting markets. The most active Corn contract for Dec delivery rose 1.5 U. S. cents, or 0.41%, to close at 3.69 bu. Dec Wheat rose 5.5 cents, or 1%, to close ...
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  • Chicago Agricultural Commodities Down On Crop Yield Reports

    Chicago Agricultural Commodities Down On Crop Yield Reports

    Chicago Agricultural Commodities Down On Crop Yield Reports Chicago agricultural commodities closed down Wednesday on the large yield reports from the Pro Farmer Crop Tour. The most active Corn contract for Dec delivery lost 4.75 cents, or 1.28%, to close at 3.675 bu. Dec Wheat fell 8.5 cents, or 1.52%, to close at 5.5 bu. ...
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  • Technical Analysis: US Coffee

    Technical Analysis: US Coffee

    Technical Analysis: US Coffee US Coffee CFD closed lower Tuesday. The low range close set the stage for a steady to lower opening Wednesday. Stochastics and the RSI are Neutral to Bearish indicating that sideways to lower prices are possible near term. Closes below the reaction low crossing will confirm that a short term top ...
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  • Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed Tuesday

    Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed Tuesday

    Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed Tuesday Chicago agricultural commodities closed mixed Tuesday, Corn and Wheat rising and Soybean falling. The most active Corn contract for Dec delivery gained 0.75 cents, or 0.20%, to close at 3.7225 bu. Dec Wheat gained 4.25 cents, or 0.77%, to close at 5. 585 bu. Nov Soybean lost 5 cents, ...
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  • Technical Analysis: US Coffee

    Technical Analysis: US Coffee

    Technical Analysis: US Coffee US Coffee CFD closed higher Monday. The high range close set the stage for a steady to higher opening  Tuesday. Stochastics and the RSI are turning Neutral to Bullish signalling that sideways to higher prices are possible near term. If US Coffee  renews the rally off July's low, April's high crossing ...
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  • Chicago Agricultural Commodities Finished Mixed

    Chicago Agricultural Commodities Finished Mixed

    Chicago Agricultural Commodities Finished Mixed Chicago agricultural commodities closed mixed Monday, Corn and Wheat fell,  Soybean rose. The most active Corn contract for Dec delivery lost 5.5 cents, or 1.46% to close at 3.715 bu. Dec Wheat fell 9.25 cents, or 1.64%, to close at 5. 5425 bu. Nov Soybean gained 5.75 cents, or 0. ...
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  • Vietnam Works To Increase Export Value Of Coffee

    Vietnam Works To Increase Export Value Of Coffee

    Vietnam Works To Increase Export Value Of Coffee Vietnam is 1 of the world's largest coffee exporters, the country is working to raise export value of Coffee, as most of the country's exported Coffee was unprocessed, realizing little profit. Over the past 10 yrs, Vietnam has witnessed a rise in Coffee cultivation areas, productivity and ...
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  • Technical Analysis: US Coffee

    Technical Analysis: US Coffee

    Technical Analysis: US Coffee US Coffee CFD finished higher Friday. The high range close set the stage for a steady to higher opening Monday. Stochastics and the RSI are Neutral to Bearish indicating that sideways to lower prices are possible near term. Closes below the 20-Day MA crossing would confirm that a short term top ...
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  • Hedge Funds  Bearish Soybean, Record Harvest Seen

    Hedge Funds Bearish Soybean, Record Harvest Seen

    Hedge Funds Bearish Soybean, Record Harvest Seen Hedge funds extended the Bearish stance on Soybean, the longest in 8 yrs, as improving crop conditions boost prospects for a bumper crop in the US. Money managers have been betting on declines for 5 wks running, the most since October 2006. The USDA on 12 August raised ...
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  • Chicago Agricultural Commodities Finish Mixed Friday

    Chicago Agricultural Commodities Finish Mixed Friday

    Chicago Agricultural Commodities Finish Mixed Friday  Chicago agricultural commodities closed mixed Friday, Corn, Wheat up, Soybean down. The most active Corn contract for Dec delivery rose 3.5 cents, or 0.94%, to close at 3.77 bu. Dec Wheat gained 10.75 cents, or 1.94%, to close at 5. 635 bu. Nov Soybean dropped 4 cents, or 0.38%, ...
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  • Sustainability News: Understanding the Use of LED

    Sustainability News: Understanding the Use of LED

    Sustainability News: Understanding the Use of LED There are many LED lighting benefits including being energy-efficient and their long life span. While these are important considerations, when choosing a specific lighting application, selection is based upon many factors. Understanding how LED lighting truly works and knowing the differences between LED lighting products, can be a ...
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  • Technical Analysis: US Coffee

    Technical Analysis: US Coffee

    Technical Analysis: US Coffee US Coffee CFD closed lower Thursday. The lowrange close set the stage for a steady to lower opening Friday. Stochastics and the RSI is Neutral to Bearish signalling that sideways to lower prices are possible near term. Closes below the 20-Day MA crossing would confirm that a short term top has ...
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  • Chicago Agricultural Commodities Rise

    Chicago Agricultural Commodities Rise

    Chicago Agricultural Commodities Rise Chicago agricultural commodities settled up Thursday on short covering. The most active Corn contract for Dec delivery rose 3.75 cents, or 1.01%, to close at 3.735 bu. The most active Soybean contract for Nov delivery rose 9.25 cents, or 0.88% to close at 10.56 bu. The most active Wheat contract for ...
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  • Technical Analysis: US Coffee

    Technical Analysis: US Coffee

    Technical Analysis: US Coffee US Coffee CFD closed higher Wednesday. The low range close set the stage for a steady to lower opening Thursday in the US. Stochastics and the RSI are Neutral to Bearish indicating that sideways to lower prices are possible near term. Closes below the 20-Day MA  crossing would confirm that a ...
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  • Chicago Agricultural Commodities Finish Mixed

    Chicago Agricultural Commodities Finish Mixed

    Chicago Agricultural Commodities Finish Mixed Chicago agricultural commodities closed mixed Wednesday; Corn up a bit, Soybean and Wheat fell. The most active Corn contract for Dec delivery rose 0.75 cents,or 0.20%, to close at 3.6975 bu. The most active Soybean contract for Nov delivery fell 12.75 cents, or 1.20%, to close at 10.4675 bu. The ...
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  • Northern China Province Suffers Worst Drought In 63 Yrs

    Northern China Province Suffers Worst Drought In 63 Yrs

    Northern China Province Suffers Worst Drought In 63 Yrs North China's Liaoning Province is suffering the harshest drought in 63 yrs, and things could get worse. Since July, the province has received the least precipitation since meteorological records began in Y 1951, the provincial meteorological bureau said in a statement. The lingering drought has affected ...
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  • Technical Analysis: US Coffee

    Technical Analysis: US Coffee

    Technical Analysis: US Coffee US Coffee CFD closed lower Tuesday. The low range close set the stage for a steady to lower opening on Wednesday. Stochastics and the RSI are Neutral to Bearish indicating that sideways to lower prices are possible near term. Closes below the 20-Day MA crossing would confirm that a short term ...
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  • Chicago Agricultural Commodities Finished Mixed

    Chicago Agricultural Commodities Finished Mixed

    Chicago Agricultural Commodities Finished Mixed Chicago agricultural commodities closed mixed Tuesday, Corn rising, and Soybean and Wheat falling. The most active Corn contract for Dec delivery rose 0.75 cents, or 0.20%, to close at 3.69 bu. The most active Soybean contract for Nov delivery fell 13.75 cents, or 1.28%, to close at 10.595 bu. The most ...
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  • Chicago Corn Futures Up, Soybeans, Wheat Down

    Chicago Corn Futures Up, Soybeans, Wheat Down

    Chicago Corn Futures Up, Soybeans, Wheat Down Chicago agricultural commodities closed mixed Monday, with Corn rising, Wheat and Soybeans falling. The most active Corn contract for Dec delivery rose 4.75 cents, or 1.31%, to 3.6825 bu. Sept Wheat lost 2.75 cents, or 0.5%, to 5.465 bu. Nov Soybean dropped 11.5 cents, or 1.06%, to 10.7325 ...
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  • Technical Analysis: US Coffee

    Technical Analysis: US Coffee

    Technical Analysis: US Coffee US Coffee CFD closed higher Monday. The high range close set the stage for a steady to higher opening Tuesday. Stochastics and the RSI are Neutral to Bearish indicating that sideways to lower prices are possible near term. Closes below the 20-Day MA crossing will confirm that a shortterm top is ...
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  • Cool, Wet Summer Sets Expectations For A Bumper Harvest

    Cool, Wet Summer Sets Expectations For A Bumper Harvest

    Cool, Wet Summer Sets Expectations For A Bumper Harvest A ideal Summer across much of the US Heartland is providing optimum growing conditions for Corn, Wheat, and Sybean crops. Pair that with high-yield seeds and other new farming technologies, and the US is looking to break production records at harvest. The US Department of Agriculture ...
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  • Chicago Agricultural Commodities Finish Mixed

    Chicago Agricultural Commodities Finish Mixed

    Chicago Agricultural Commodities Finish Mixed  Chicago agricultural commodities closed mixed Friday, Corn and Wheat dove, Soybean rose. The most active Corn contract for Dec delivery fell 7.75 cents, or 2.09%,  to close at 3.635 bu. Sept Wheat lost 12.25 cents, or 2.18%, to close at 5. 4925 bu. Nov Soybean rose 6.75 cents, or 0. ...
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  • Platts Survey: OPEC Pumps 30.13 Million Barrels of Crude Oil Per Day in July

    Platts Survey: OPEC Pumps 30.13 Million Barrels of Crude Oil Per Day in July

    Platts Survey: OPEC Pumps 30.13 Million Barrels of Crude Oil Per Day in July Oil production from the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) climbed back above 30 million barrels per day (b/d) in July for the first time since February on the back of output boosts from Libya and Saudi Arabia, according to ...
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  • Technical Analysis: US Coffee

    Technical Analysis: US Coffee

    Technical Analysis: US Coffee US Coffee CFD closed lower Thursday. The low range close set the stage for a steady to lower opening Friday. Stochastics and the RSI are Neutral to Bearish indicatling that sideways to lower prices are possible near term. Closes below the 20-Day MA crossing will confirm that a short term top ...
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  • Chicago Agriculture Commodities Fall Following Russian Imports Ban

    Chicago Agriculture Commodities Fall Following Russian Imports Ban

    Chicago Agriculture Commodities Fall Following Russian Imports Ban Chicago agricultural commodities closed lower Thursday, participants shrugged off the possibility that the renewed conflict between Russia and the West would disrupt exports from the Black Sea region. The most active Corn contract for Dec delivery fell 3 cents, or 0.80%, to 3.7125 bu. The Soybean contract ...
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  • Technical Analysis: US Coffee

    Technical Analysis: US Coffee

    Technical Analysis: US Coffee US Coffee CFD closed higher Wednesday. The high range close set the stage for a steady to higher opening Thursday in the US session. Stochastics and the RSI are Neutral to Bearish hinting that a short term top might be in or close. Closes below the 20-Day MA crossing would dampen the ...
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  • Chicago Agricultural Commodities Rise On Tensions In Ukraine

    Chicago Agricultural Commodities Rise On Tensions In Ukraine

    Chicago Agricultural Commodities Rise On Tensions In Ukraine Chicago agricultural commodities closed higher Wednesday as tensions in Ukraine led to a rash of short covering. The most active Corn contract for Dec delivery rose 7 cents, or 1.91%, to close at 3.7425 bu. The Soybean contract for Nov delivery rose 14.25 cents, or 1.34%, to ...
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  • Technical Analysis: US Coffee

    Technical Analysis: US Coffee

    Technical Analysis: US Coffee US Coffee CFD closed lower Tuesday. The low range close set the stage for a steady to lower opening Wednesday. Stochastics and the RSI are Neutral to Bearish signaling that a short term top might be in or close. Multiple Closes below the 20-Day MA crossing dampens the near term positive ...
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  • Chicago Agricultural Commodities Finish Mixed

    Chicago Agricultural Commodities Finish Mixed

    Chicago Agricultural Commodities Finish Mixed Chicago agricultural commodities finished mixed Tuesday with Corn, Soybean falling, Wheat rising. The most active Corn contract for Dec delivery dropped 2 cents, or 0.54%, to close at 3.6725 bu. Nov's Soybean contract fell 13.75 cents, or 1.27%, to close at 10.6575 bu. The most active Wheat contract for Sept ...
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  • Jim Rogers: If War Breaks Out, Play Commodities

    Jim Rogers: If War Breaks Out, Play Commodities

    Jim Rogers: If War Breaks Out, Play Commodities To date, the military conflicts in the Middle East and Ukraine have not spokked financial markets.But, "if war breaks out, then what you play is Gold, Crude Oil, Commodities, etc.,"  investor Jim Rogers, Chairman of Rogers Holdings, said Tuesday in an interview."War is not good for anything ...
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  • Technical Analysis: US Coffee

    Technical Analysis: US Coffee

    Technical Analysis: US Coffee US Coffee CFD closed lower Monday. The high range close set the stage for a steady to higher opening Tuesday. Stochastics and the RSI are turning Neutral to Bearish suggesting that a short term top might be in or is close. Closes below the 20-Day MA crossing dampens the near term ...
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  • Chicago Agriculture Commodities Rise On Dry Weather

    Chicago Agriculture Commodities Rise On Dry Weather

    Chicago Agriculture Commodities Rise On Dry Weather Chicago agricultural commodities rose Monday as dry Midwest weather brought concerns over crop quality. The most active Corn contract for Dec delivery rose 7 cents, or 1.93%, to 3.6925 bu. Soybean futures for Nov delivery rose 21 cents, or 1.98%, to 10.795 bu. Wheat futures for Sept delivery ...
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  • Technical Analysis: US Coffee

    Technical Analysis: US Coffee

    Technical Analysis: US Coffee US Coffee CFD closed lower Friday as it consolidates some of the rally off July's low. The lowrange close set the stage for a steady to lower opening Monday in the US. Stochastics and the RSI are turning Neutral to Bearish hinting that a short term top may be in or ...
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  • Price Of Bacon At All Time High

    Price Of Bacon At All Time High

    Price Of Bacon At All Time High According to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, the average price of Bacon in American cities rose another 0.06 in June, to an all-time high at 6.11 lb. That is a 14%  increase since June 2013 and 41% more than it cost in June 2012, when people were already talking about ...
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  • Chicago Grains Finish Mixed: Soybean, Corn Down, Wheat Up

    Chicago Grains Finish Mixed: Soybean, Corn Down, Wheat Up

    Chicago Grains Finish Mixed: Soybean, Corn Down, Wheat Up Chicago agricultural commodities closed mixed Friday, Corn and Soybean falling, and Wheat rising. The most active Corn contract for Dec delivery fell 4.75 cents, or 1.29%, to close at 3.6225 bu. The Soybean contract for Nov delivery fell 23.5 cents, or 2.17%, to close at 10.585 ...
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  • Technical Analysis: US Coffee

    Technical Analysis: US Coffee

    Technical Analysis: US Coffee US Coffee CFD closed higher Thursday. The high range close set the stage for a steady to higher opening Friday in the US. Stochastics and the RSI are Neutral to Bullish signalling that sideways to higher prices are possible near term. If US Coffee extends this week's rally, June's high crossing ...
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  • Oil Moves Lower in Asia

    Oil Moves Lower in Asia

    Oil prices fell further in Asia Friday following a sell-off on Wall Street and concerns about unplanned refinery shutdowns in the US midwest, analysts said. US benchmark West Texas (WTI) Intermediate for September delivery eased 19 cents to $97.98 while Brent crude for September was down 13 cents to $105.89 in mid-morning trade. WTI fell ...
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  • Chicago Wheat, Soybean Futures Finish Up, Corn Down

    Chicago Wheat, Soybean Futures Finish Up, Corn Down

    Chicago Wheat, Soybean Futures Finish Up, Corn Down Chicago agricultural commodities closed mixed Thursday, Wheat and Soybeans rising, Corn falling. The most active Corn contract for Dec delivery lost 4.5 cents, or 1.21%, to close at 3.67 bu. Soybean contract for Nov delivery rose 0.75 cent, or 0.07%, to close at 10.82 bu. The most ...
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  • Technical Analysis: US Coffee

    Technical Analysis: US Coffee

    Technical Analysis: US Coffee US Coffee CFD closed higher Wednesday. The high range close set the stage for a steady opening Thursday. Stochastics and the RSI are Neutral to Bullish signalling that sideways to higher prices are possible near term. If US Coffee extends this week's rally, June's high crossing is the next Northside target. ...
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  • Cargill Shutters Wisconsin Beef Plant

    Cargill Shutters Wisconsin Beef Plant

    Cargill Shutters Wisconsin Beef Plant Cargill Inc., one of the nation's largest beef processors, said Wednesday it plans to close its Milwaukee, WI beef-processing plant Friday because the size of the US herd has fallen to its smallest in 63 yrs. The ground beef production side of the plant, which employs about 200 people, will ...
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  • China Vows 'Zero Tolerance" For GMO Rice

    China Vows ‘Zero Tolerance” For GMO Rice

    China Vows 'Zero Tolerance" For GMO Rice Chinese authorities have vowed Zero Tolerance and harsh punishments for illegal sales and growing of genetically modified (GMO) crops days after media exposure of GMO Rice on sale at a supermarket in central China. "The ministry will punish any companies or individuals who illegally grow or sell GM ...
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  • Chicago Agriculture Commodities Mixed

    Chicago Agriculture Commodities Mixed

    Chicago Agriculture Commodities Mixed Chicago agricultural commodities closed mixed Wednesday with Corn and Wheat rising, and Soybean falling. The most active Corn contract for Dec delivery rose 0.5 cent, or 0.13%, to close at 3.715 bu. Soybean contract for Nov delivery fell 13.75 cents, or 1.26%, to close at 10.8125 bu. The most active Wheat ...
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  • Technical Analysis: US Coffee

    Technical Analysis: US Coffee

    Technical Analysis: US Coffee US Coffee CFD closed lower Tuesday. The mid-range close set the stage for a steady opening  Wednesday. Stochastics and the RSI are Neutral to Bullish signalling that sideways to higher prices are possible near term. If US Coffee extends this week's rally, June's high crossing is the next Northside target. Mutiple ...
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  • Chicago Corn, Wheat, Soybean Futures Slide

    Chicago Corn, Wheat, Soybean Futures Slide

    Chicago Corn, Wheat, Soybean Futures Slide Chicago agricultural commodities finished lower Tuesday on harvest and weather report. The most active Corn contract for Dec delivery fell 5.75 cents, or 1.53%, to close at 3.71 bu. Soybean contract for Nov delivery dropped 12.75 cents, or 1. 15%, to close at 10.95 bu. The most active Wheat ...
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  • Chicago Agricultural Commodities Finish Mixed

    Chicago Agricultural Commodities Finish Mixed

    1Chicago Agricultural Commodities Finish Mixed Chicago agricultural commodities finished mixed Monday, Corn and Soybean up, and Wheat down. The most active Corn contract for Dec delivery rose 5 cents, or 1.34%, to close at 3.7675 bu. Sept Wheat fell 3.25 cents, or 0.6%, to close at 5. 3475 bu. Nov Soybean climbed 24.25 cents, or ...
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  • Technical Analysis: US Coffee

    Technical Analysis: US Coffee

    Technical Analysis: US Coffee US Coffee CFD closed higher Friday as it extends the week's rally. The high range close set the stage for a steady to higher opening Monday when the US market opens. Stochastics and the RSI are Neutral to Bullish signalling that sideways to higher prices are possible near term. If US ...
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  • Asia’s Chocolate Demand Compounds Global Cocoa Shortage

    Asia’s Chocolate Demand Compounds Global Cocoa Shortage

    Asia’s Chocolate Demand Compounds Global Cocoa Shortage ADM, BYCBF, OLMIY Rising consumption of chocolate in Asia is driving cocoa-bean prices to the highest level in 3 yrs as buyers expand their search for supply. While demand in the region ranked as the world’s lowest per capita in Y 2013, the market will grow at almost ...
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  • Chicago Agricultural Commodities Finish Mixed Friday

    Chicago Agricultural Commodities Finish Mixed Friday

    Chicago Agricultural Commodities Finish Mixed Friday Chicago agricultural commodities finished mixed Friday, Corn and Wheat rose, and Soybean fell. The most active Corn contract for Dec delivery added 2.25 cents, or 0.61%, to 3.7175 bu. Sept Wheat gained 9.25 cents, or 1.75%, to 5.38 bu. Nov Soybean fell 1.25 cents, or 0.12%, to close at ...
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  • Chicago Agriculture, Corn Futures Fell To New Contract Lows

    Chicago Agriculture, Corn Futures Fell To New Contract Lows

    Chicago Agriculture, Corn Futures Fall To New Contract Lows SYT The largest US grain export association called on China Thursday to rescind its latest restriction of a GMO Corn strain, saying the new demand is unworkable. Trade sources said China issued the new requirement affecting DDG (distiller's dried  grains), a popular livestock feed that is a by-product of ...
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  • Technical Anaylsis: US Coffee

    Technical Anaylsis: US Coffee

    Technical Anaylsis: US Coffee US Coffee CFD closed higher Wednesday. The high range close set the stage for a steady to higher opening on Thursday in the US. Stochastics and the RSI are Neutral to Bullish signalling that sideways to higher prices are possible near term. If US Coffee  extends this day's rally, June's high crossing ...
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  • Chicago Agricultural Commodities Up On Short Covering

    Chicago Agricultural Commodities Up On Short Covering

    Chicago Agricultural Commodities Up On Short Covering Chicago agricultural commodities rose Wednesday, as modest short covering,  forecasts for dry weather provided support. The most active Corn contract for Dec delivery rose 2.5 cents, or 0.68%, to 3.7075 bu. Nov Soybean rose 18.75 cents, or 1.77%, to 10.765 bu. Sept Wheat rose 6.25 cents, or 1.19%, ...
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  • Bangkok Rice FOB Price

    Bangkok Rice FOB Price

    Bangkok Rice FOB Price The following are Bangkok Rice FOB Prices, as offered by the Rice Exporters Association of Thailand, for the week, as follows; Unit: USD/Metric Ton This Week                            Last Week Jasmine Rice (Thai Hom Mali Rice) Grade A (crop year ...
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  • Technical Analysis: US Coffee

    Technical Analysis: US Coffee

    Technical Analysis: US Coffee US Coffee CFD closed lower Tuesday. The low range close set the stage for a steady to lower opening Wednesday. Stochastics and the RSI are Neutral to Bullish signalling that sideways to higher prices are possible near term. If US coffee  extends Monday's rally, June's high crossing is the next Northside ...
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  • Chicago Agricultural Commodities Extend Losses

    Chicago Agricultural Commodities Extend Losses

    Chicago Agricultural Commodities Extend Losses Chicago agricultural commodities closed down Tuesday, falling for 3 sessions running, as ideal Summer weather boosted the expectations of bumper grain harvest. Corn for Dec delivery fell 3.75 cents, or 1.01%, to 3.6825 bu. Nov Soybean dropped 13.75 cents, or 1.28 %, to 10.5775 bu. Sept Wheat price lost 5.5 ...
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  • Technical Analysis: US Coffee

    Technical Analysis: US Coffee

    Technical Analysis: US Coffee US Coffee CFD closed higher Monday extending last Friday's breakout above the 20-Day MA crossing confirming that a short term low is in. The high range close set the stage for a steady to higher opening Tuesday. Stochastics and the RSI are Bullish signalling that sideways to higher prices are possible ...
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  • Chicago Agricultural Commodities Fall On Good Weather Forecast

    Chicago Agricultural Commodities Fall On Good Weather Forecast

    Chicago Agricultural Commodities Fall On Good Weather Forecast Chicago agricultural commodities closed down Monday, as forecasts of good weather continued to beget selling in the pits Dec Corn fell 6.5 cents, or 1.72%, to 3.72 bu. Nov Soybeans dropped 13.75 cents, or 1.27%, to 10.715 bu. Sept Wheat lost 2.25 cents, or 0.42%, to 5.3 ...
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  • Right Whale Threatened By Oil & Gas Exploration

    Right Whale Threatened By Oil & Gas Exploration

    Right Whale Threatened By Oil & Gas Exploration The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) on Friday issued a decision that opens the East Coast to seismic exploration for offshore oil and gas. This seismic testing threatens to harm hundreds of thousands of marine mammal populations along the East Coast, including the critically endangered North ...
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  • Understanding the Ups and Downs of Gas Prices

    Understanding the Ups and Downs of Gas Prices

    Understanding the Ups and Downs of Gas Prices Do you ever wonder why the price at your nearest gas station changes from day to day? With summer season in full swing, people across the U.S. are packing up their cars and taking off for vacations, contending with fluctuating fuel prices at gas pumps along the ...
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  • Technical Analysis: US Coffee

    Technical Analysis: US Coffee

    Technical Analysis: US Coffee US Coffee CFD closed higher on short covering Thursday. The high range close set the stage for a steady to higher opening on Friday in the US market. Stochastics and the RSI are Bearish signaling that sideways to lower prices are possible near term. If September extends Wednesday's decline, the reaction ...
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  • Chicago Agricultural Commodities Finished Mixed

    Chicago Agricultural Commodities Finished Mixed

    Chicago Agricultural Commodities Finished Mixed Chicago agricultural commodities closed mixed Thursday, Wheat rose, Corn up slightly, Soybean slipped. The most active Corn contract for Dec delivery rose 0.5 cents, or 0.13%, to close at 3.8725 bu. Sept Wheat gained 12.75 cents, or 2.37%, to close at 5. 5075 bu. Nov Soybean dropped 8 cents, or ...
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  • Ecopetrol S.A. (NYSE: EC) STAR project

    Ecopetrol S.A. (NYSE: EC) STAR project

    Ecopetrol S.A. (NYSE: EC) STAR project Ecopetrol S.A. (BVC: ECOPETROL; NYSE: EC; TSX: ECP) reports the following in response to notification number 2014063145-000-000 of the Financial Superintendency of Colombia, whereby a statement is requested "concerning the truthfulness of the information published" in the media relating to the STAR technology pilot project: 1. On June 4, ...
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  • Technical Analysis: US Coffee

    Technical Analysis: US Coffee

    Technical Analysis: US Coffee US Coffee CFD closed higher Wednesday renewing the rally off June's low. The midrange close set the stage for a steady opening Thursday in the US. Stochastics and the RSI are Neutral signalling that sideways to higher prices are possible near term. If Coffee  renews the rally off June's low, the ...
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  • The Organic Food Business Is Thriving In America

    The Organic Food Business Is Thriving In America

    The Organic Food Business Is Thriving In America Organic food is an escape from the industrial food supply that is laced with numerous pesticides and lacks nutrients. The longer a food product travels to a chain grocer, the more nutrients it loses. The food grown at local farms or greenhouses can be picked and shipped ...
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  • Chicago Agricultural Commodities Finish Up On Short Covering

    Chicago Agricultural Commodities Finish Up On Short Covering

    Chicago Agricultural Commodities Finish Up On Short Covering Chicago agricultural commodities rose Wednesday on short covering, markets technically oversold. The most active Corn contract for Dec delivery rose 5 cents, or 1.31%, to close at 3.8675 bu. Sept Wheat gained 0.25 cents, or 0.05%, to close at 5. 38 bu. Nov Soybean finished up 15.75 ...
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  • Chicago Agricultural Commodities Finished Mixed

    Chicago Agricultural Commodities Finished Mixed

    Chicago Agricultural Commodities Finished Mixed Chicago agricultural commodities finished mixed Tuesday, with Corn dropping,  Wheat and Soybean unchanged from the prior trading day. The most active Corn contract for Dec delivery dropped 6.5 cents, or 1.67% to close at 3.8175 bu. Sept Wheat closed unchanged at 5.3775 bu. Nov Soybean closed unchanged at 10.8625 bu. ...
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  • General Mills, Inc. (NYSE:GIS) in China

    General Mills, Inc. (NYSE:GIS) in China

    General Mills, Inc. (NYSE:GIS) in China General Mills today inaugurated the company's first innovation, technology and quality center in China, signaling a commitment to drive greater innovation and investment in one of the company's largest growth markets. The $15 million facility, spanning 75,000 square feet, is the first major technical center outside of the General ...
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  • Technical Analysis: US Coffee

    Technical Analysis: US Coffee

    Technical Analysis: US Coffee US Coffee CFD closed lower Monday and the low range close set the stage for a steady to lower opening Tuesday. Stochastics and the RSI are Neutral to Bearish signalling that sideways to lower prices are possible near term. Closes below the reaction low crossing would confirm that a short term ...
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  • Chicago Agricultural Commodities Finish Up On Short Covering

    Chicago Agricultural Commodities Finish Up On Short Covering

    Chicago Agricultural Commodities Finish Up On Short Covering Chicago agricultural commodities rose Monday on short covering against oversold technical conditions, Wheat leading the rise. The most active Corn contract for Dec delivery rose 3.5 cents, or 0.91%, to close at 3.8825 bu. Sept Wheat gained 11.75 cents, or 2.23%, to close at 5. 3775 bu. ...
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  • Bacon Prices Continues To Rise, So Do Lettuce And Tomatoes

    Bacon Prices Continues To Rise, So Do Lettuce And Tomatoes

    Bacon Prices Continues To Rise, So Do Lettuce And Tomatoes The cost to produce a BLT, America's favorite Summer sandwich, hit a record high of $1.65 in May, and will continue to rise in the coming months, because of a pig virus that has driven up Bacon prices and drought-stricken salad crops in California. Farmers ...
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  • Organic Food News

    Organic Food News

    A major new study from the United Kingdom finds conclusive evidence that organic crops, and the food made from them, are nutritionally superior to their conventional counterparts, corrects many of the shortcomings of earlier studies and should put to rest any doubts about the benefits of organic, said the lead scientist of The Organic Center ...
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  • New Study, Coffee Protects Against Parkinson's

    New Study, Coffee Protects Against Parkinson’s

    New Study, Coffee Protects Against Parkinson's Heavy coffee drinkers may have a lower risk of developing Parkinson's Disease, a new study has found. Researchers at Linköping University in Sweden discovered a specific genetic variation appears to offer protection against Parkinson's especially for those who drink a lot of coffee. The findings, published in the Public ...
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  • Wheat Led Chicago Agriculture Commodities South Friday

    Wheat Led Chicago Agriculture Commodities South Friday

    Wheat Led Chicago Agriculture Commodities South Friday Chicago agricultural commodities continued dropping Friday, led by Wheat. The most active Corn contract for Dec delivery fell 8 cents, or 2.04%, to close at 3.8475 bu. Sept Wheat lost 22.5 cents, or 4.1%, to close at 5.26 bu. Nov Soybean shed 18 cents, or 1.65%, to close ...
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  • Commodities Outlook: Beef, Pork Prices Will Rise, Grains Should Fall

    Commodities Outlook: Beef, Pork Prices Will Rise, Grains Should Fall

    Commodities Outlook: Beef, Pork Prices Will Rise, Grains Should Fall The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) released its monthly World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates (WASDE) Friday offering the agency’s latest estimates for US and global crop supply and demand prospects and US prices for the current and next crop years. Looking at livestock prices The ...
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  • Chicago Agricultural Commodities Finish Down Across The Board

    Chicago Agricultural Commodities Finish Down Across The Board

    Chicago Agricultural Commodities Finish Down Across The Board Chicago agricultural commodities further closed down Thursday, led by Corn. The most active Corn contract for Dec delivery fell 5.25 cents, or 1.32%, to close at 3.9275 bu. Sept Wheat lost 2.75 cents, or 0.5%, to close at 5.485 bu. Nov Soybean declined 10.75 cents, or 0.97% ...
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  • US Ranchers Taking Advantage Of USDA Disaster Program

    US Ranchers Taking Advantage Of USDA Disaster Program

    US Ranchers Taking Advantage Of USDA Disaster Program The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) says farmers and ranchers who suffered heavy cattle, and grazing losses due to extreme weather in the past 3 yrs have been quick to take advantage of newly available disaster relief funds. The agency said in a progress report released Wednesday ...
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  • Chicago Agricultural Commodities Fall For A 3rd Session Running

    Chicago Agricultural Commodities Fall For A 3rd Session Running

    Chicago Agricultural Commodities Fall For A 3rd Session Running Chicago agricultural commodities Wednesday dropped across the board for the 3rd session running, led by Corn. The most active Corn contract for Dec delivery dropped 6. 25 cents, or 1.55%, to close at 3.98 bu. Sept Wheat lost 5 cents, or 0.9%, to close at 5.5125 ...
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  • Technical Analysis: US Coffee

    Technical Analysis: US Coffee

    Technical Analysis: US Coffee US Coffee CFD closed higher Tuesday renewing the rally off June's low. The low range close set the stage for a steady opening Wednesday. Stochastics and the RSI are Neutral signalling that sideways to higher prices are possible near term. If US Coffee renews the rally off June's low, the reaction ...
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  • Chicago Agricultural Commodities Finish Lower Across The Board

    Chicago Agricultural Commodities Finish Lower Across The Board

    Chicago Agricultural Commodities Finish Lower Across The Board Chicago agricultural commodities continued to fal Tuesday, led by Soybean. The most active Corn contract for Dec delivery dropped 2 cents, or 0.49%, to close at 4.0425 bu. Sept Wheat lost 0.5 cents, or 0.09%, to close at 5. 5625 bu. Nov Soybeans fell 9.25 cents, or ...
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  • Grains Prices Are Falling, Do Not Expect Lower Prices At The Market

    Grains Prices Are Falling, Do Not Expect Lower Prices At The Market

    Grains Prices Are Falling, Do Not Expect Lower Prices At The Market Chicago commodity prices for Corn, Wheat and Soybean have fallen in the past 3 months and will fall more, as plenty of rain and warm temperatures have boosted estimates for US farm production. Corn currently is trading at around 4.02 a bu, Wheat ...
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  • HARVEST UPDATE FROM KANSAS WHEAT COMMISSION

    HARVEST UPDATE FROM KANSAS WHEAT COMMISSION

    HARVEST UPDATE FROM KANSAS WHEAT COMMISSION JOIN REUTERS FOR HRW HARVEST UPDATE FROM KANSAS WHEAT COMMISSION HEAD Justin Gilpin, chief executive officer of the Kansas Wheat Commission, will be online in the Thomson Reuters Global Ags Forum on Tuesday at 10 a.m. CDT (1500 GMT) to provide an update on the hard red winter wheat ...
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  • Wettest June On Record Points To Corn Bumber Crop

    Wettest June On Record Points To Corn Bumber Crop

    Wettest June On Record Points To Corn Bumber Crop TSN, ADM Many growers across the US Midwestern Corn Belt expects a 2nd straight record Corn crop that will boost domestic stockpiles already at a 4 yr high. Even though farmers planted fewer acres this year, the wettest June on record has fields in the best condition ...
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  • Chicago Agricultural Commodities Fall Across The Board

    Chicago Agricultural Commodities Fall Across The Board

    Chicago Agricultural Commodities Fall Across The Board Chicago agricultural commodities dropped across the board Monday, led by Wheat. The most active Corn contract for Dec delivery dropped 9 cents, or 2.17%, to close at 4.0625 bu. Sept Wheat lost 22.75 cents, or 3.93%, to close at 5. 5675 bu. Nov Soybeans fell 8 cents, or ...
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