Gold at 1-Month High on Weak USD

Gold at 1-Month High on Weak USD

Gold at 1-Month High on Weak USD $GLD, $SLV, $MTAFF, $USD Gold jumped to a 1-month high Friday as USD softened Sentiment has turned sharply against USD, which may finally allow Gold to test Key medium-term resistance at 1,310 early this week. On the week, the precious Yellow metal finish up 1.3%, its strongest weekly […]

Trump’s Fed Chairman Nominee ‘Good News’ for Gold Investors

Trump’s Fed Chairman Nominee ‘Good News’ for Gold Investors

Trump’s Fed Chairman Nominee ‘Good News’ for Gold Investors $GLD, $SLV, $USD President Donald Trump’s selection for the next Chairman of the Fed’s Board of Governors will not alter policy much, and could be good news for Gold investors. Trump’s selection of current Fed Governor Jerome “Jay” Powell follows months of public speculation about the […]

Bitcoin ETFs (exchange-traded funds) Are Coming

Bitcoin ETFs (exchange-traded funds) Are Coming

Bitcoin ETFs (exchange-traded funds) Are Coming $BTCUSD Bitcoin ETFs (exchange-traded funds) are coming, helped by the emergence of derivatives on the digital currency, according to industry executives. An expert, sitting on a on a panel at the Futures Industry Association annual conference in Chicago that it seemed obvious that futures and options will lead to […]

Managed Money Saying ‘Reduce Risk’

Managed Money Saying ‘Reduce Risk’

Managed Money Saying ‘Reduce Risk’ $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $GLD, $VXX Some of the biggest money managers have a message for investors, it is time to reduce risk, aka take some profits off of the table. Investors should pare US stocks and high-yield debt while shifting to lower-risk assets, such as Treasuries and mortgage-backed securities, according to […]

Global Investors Rotating, Not Retreating

Global Investors Rotating, Not Retreating

Global Investors Rotating, Not Retreating $DIA, $DAX, $DJSH, $N300, $NSEI Global equities have recovered rapidly after a dip this month as technology firms sold off, signalling the investors are still confident about the last of the Trump reflation trades, as they take a more discerning approach to stock-picking. Despite that recent stumble, MSCI’s gauge of world stock […]

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Higher

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Higher $WEAT, $CORN, $SOYB Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) agriculture grains futures finished higher Thursday with Corn and Soybean futures edging higher on concerns about weather delays to Spring planting and relief that the White House will not immediately withdraw the United States from the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). […]

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower $WEAT, $CORN, $SOYB Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) agriculture grains futures finished lower Wednesday with Corn futures falling more than 1% on forecasts for better Midwest planting weather. Soybean declined and Wheat turned lower as Corn tumbled. The most active Corn contract for July delivery fell 5 cents, or 1.34%, […]

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed $WEAT, $CORN, $SOYB Tuesday, Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) agriculture grains futures finished mixed with Corn futures rising for a 2nd straight session on a slower-than-average start to planting in the United States and forecasts for Midwest rains that will stall further progress. Soybean prices retreated after hitting a 3-week […]

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed $WEAT, $CORN, $SOYB Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) agriculture grains futures finished mixed Monday with Soybean futures touching a 3-week high on short-covering, as a weaker USD raised hopes for fresh export sales. Corn futures edged higher on support from fund short-covering and worries over a slow start to Spring […]

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed On the Week

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed On the Week $WEAT, $CORN, $SOYB Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) agriculture grains futures finished mixed on the week which ended 21 April, as the market lacks the spark needed to sustain Short covering rallies. CBOT Corn futures finished lower and have surrendered the market’s entire post World Agricultural Supply […]

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower $WEAT, $CORN, $SOYB Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) agriculture grains futures finished lower Thursday with the Wheat posting the biggest percentage loss since February. The most active Corn contract for July delivery fell 4 cents, or 1.09%, to settle at 3.6425 bu. July Wheat delivery dropped 12.75 cents, or 2.93% […]

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed $WEAT, $CORN, $SOYB Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) agriculture grains futures finished mixed Wednesday with Soybean rallying following a two-day loss. The most active Corn contract for July delivery remain unchanged, settling at 3.6825 bu. July Wheat delivery fell 2.5 cents, or 0.57% to 4.345 bu. May Soybean rose 4.25 cents, […]

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed $WEAT, $CORN, $SOYB Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) agriculture grains futures finished mixed Tuesday with Wheat bouncing after a 2% decliner in the prior session. The most active Corn contract for May delivery fell 4.75 cents, or 1.30%, to 3.6175 bu. July Wheat delivery climbed 1.25 cents, or 0.29% to […]

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Higher

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Higher $CORN, $WEAT, $SOYB Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) agriculture grain futures finished higher Wednesday with Soybean futures rising about 1% Wednesday on bargain buying and Short-covering, one day after a US government forecast for record-large global soy inventories pushed the front contract to its lowest mark in a year. The […]

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed $WEAT, $CORN, $SOYB Chicago Board of Trade agriculture grains futures finished mixed Tuesday following the release of the latest ending stocks report. The monthly agriculture grains supply and demand estimates issued Tuesday by the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) reduced US feed consumption and higher South American crops. Most of […]

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed Friday

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed Friday $CORN, $WEAT, $SOYB Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) agriculture grains futures finished mixed Monday with Corn futures pacing the advance as funds pare massive Short position. The most active Corn contract for May delivery rose 7.5 cents, or 2.09%, to 3.67 bu. May Wheat delivery rose 4.75 cents, or […]

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed Friday

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed Friday $CORN, $WEAT, $SOYB Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) agriculture grains futures finished mixed Friday with Corn futures drifting to a 1-week low as traders adjusted positions ahead of a monthly US government report that analysts expect to show rising grain inventories and big South American crops. Soybean closed narrowly […]

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower $CORN, $WEAT, $SOYB Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) agriculture grains futures closed lower Thursday with Wheat posting the biggest percentage decliner since Mid-March. The most active Corn contract for May delivery fell 4 cents, or 1.1%, to 3.6075 bu. May Wheat delivery slipped 6.5 cents, or 1.51% to 4.2325 bu. […]

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Higher

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed $CORN, $WEAT, $SOYB Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) agriculture grains futures finished higher Wednesday with the Soybean reversing a 5-day down-turn. The most active Corn contract for May delivery rose 1.75 cents, or 0.48%, to 3.6475 bu. May Wheat delivery went up 2.75 cents, or 0.64% to 4.2975 bu. May […]

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed $CORN, $WEAT, $SOYB Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) agriculture grains futures finished lower Tuesday due to profit taking., following a 2-day bounce on Corn and Wheat. Corn and Wheat futures had risen for 2 straight sessions, boosted by a projection that US farmers would plant less Corn and Wheat and […]

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed $CORN, $WEAT, $SOYB Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) agriculture grains futures finished mixed Monday with Soybean futures dipping to a new low since mid-April 201 Corn and Wheat futures continued to rise as a result of a recent projection that US farmers would plant less Corn, Wheat and switch to […]

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed Friday

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed Friday $CORN, $WEAT, $SOYB Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) agriculture grains futures finished mixed with Soybean futures falling to a 5-month lows after federal crop forecasters said Spring plantings would reach an all-time high above traders’ expectations. The most active Corn contract for May delivery rose 6.75 cents, or 1.89%, to 3.6425 […]

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed Friday $CORN, $WEAT, $SOYB Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) agriculture grains futures closed mixed Wednesday with Corn and Wheat prices edging higher as investors squared positions ahead of US Department of Agriculture (USDA) plantings and grain stocks data Friday. Soybean futures fell to the lowest levels since October and Corn and […]

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed Friday

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed Friday $CORN, $WEAT, $SOYB Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) agriculture grains futures closed higher Tuesday as technical factors kicked in to provide support. Wheat futures climbed in a light rebound from multi-month lows set Monday, although forecasts for much-needed rains in the Plains Wheat belt kept a lid on gains, […]

Chicago Agriculture Commodoties Finished Mixed Friday

Chicago Agriculture Commodoties Finished Mixed Friday $CORN, $WEAT, $SOYB Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) agriculture grains futures closed mixed Friday with Soybeans reaching a new low since last October. The most active Corn contract for May delivery inched down 0.5 cents, or 0.14%, to 3.5625 bu. May Wheat delivery rose 3.75 cents, or 0.89% to […]

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower $CORN, $WEAT, $SOYB Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) agriculture grains futures finished lower Thursday, the 4th consecutive down-turn for both Corn and Wheat contracts. The most active corn contract for May delivery declined 2 cents, or 0.56%, to 3.5675 bu. May Wheat delivery went down 1.25 cents, or 0.3% to […]

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower $CORN, $WEAT, $SOYB Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) agriculture grains futures finished lower Wednesday following an uneventful session as Bearish atmosphere continued to hang over the markets. The most active Corn contract for May delivery declined 2.5 cents, or 0.69%, to 3.5875 bu. May Wheat delivery went down 4.25 cents, […]

Chicago Agriculture Grains Finished Mixed

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower $CORN, $WEAT, $SOYB Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) agriculture grains futures finished mixed Tuesday with Wheat dropping to its lowest marks since early February. The most active Corn contract for May delivery went down 2.25 cents, or 0.62%, to 3.6125 bu. May Wheat delivery skidded 3.75 cents, or 0.87%, to […]

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower $CORN, $WEAT, $SOYB Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) agriculture grains futures finished lower Monday with Wheat futures falling over 1% on forecasts for improving weather for crop development in key US growing areas. The most active Corn contract for May delivery fell 4 cent, or 1.09%, to 3.635 bu. May […]

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Higher $CORN, $WEAT, $SOYB Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) agriculture grains futures finished higher Thursday with Corn and Soybean rallying on bargain hunting. The most active Corn contract for May delivery rose 2.5 cents, or 0.69%, to 3.66 bu. May Wheat delivery settled flat at 4.36 bu. May Soybean went up […]

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed $CORN, $WEAT, $SOYB Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) agriculture grains futures finished mixed, Wheat and Corn futures firmed Wednesday, supported by bargain buyers stepping into the market following declines to multi-week lows Tuesday. Wheat notched the biggest gain, with the most-active Chicago Board of Trade soft red winter Wheat contract […]

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower Friday

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower Friday $SOYB, $CORN, $WEAT Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) agriculture grains futures finished lower Friday with Soybean futures falling to a 2-month low Friday as the ongoing harvest of a projected record-large Brazilian Soybean crop threatened US export prospects. Corn and Wheat followed the weak trend, despite a setback in […]

Seeing a Base-Line Shift in Commodity Prices

Seeing a Base-Line Shift in Commodity Prices

Seeing a Base-Line Shift in Commodity Prices $DIA, $GLD, $SLV The US stock market, as measured by the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) (NYSEArca:DIA) seems to be at an inflection point.  It hasn’t seen a new all-time high since March 1st.  And for what it’s worth, trading volume (market demand) for the 30 blue-chip companies […]

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed $CORN, $WEAT, $SOYB Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) agriculture grains futures finished lower Tuesday with Soybean futures dropping more than 1 percent to their lowest in more than a week on rising expectations for a Brazil harvest already forecast to be a record. Outlooks for a bountiful South American harvest also […]

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed $CORN, $WEAT, $SOYB Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) agriculture grains futures finished mixed Monday; Wheat futures rose 1.2% and hit their highest marks since mid-February on concerns about dry conditions hampering crop development in the US Plains. Falling production in Australia and strong export data also lent strength to the […]

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Higher Friday

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Higher Friday $CORN, $WEAT, $SOYB Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) agriculture grains futures finished higher Friday on profit-taking as the ongoing harvest of big crops in South America continued to weigh on the market. The most active Corn contract for May delivery rose 1.25 cent, or 0.33%, to 3.8075 bu. May […]

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower $SOYB, $CORN, $WEAT Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) agriculture grains futures closed lower Thursday with soybean futures falling, pressured by the ongoing harvest of a projected record-large crop in Brazil and profit-taking after a 2-session climb attributed to fund buying. Corn futures and Wheat futures were also lower. The most […]

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Higher

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Higher $CORN, $WEAT, $SOYB Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) agriculture grains futures closed higher Wednesday with wheat futures climbing about 2% on a mix of technical buying and enthusiasm over a larger-than-expected wheat purchase by top global importer Egypt a day earlier. Corn and Soybeans also rose, supported by fund investment […]

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower $CORN, $WEAT, $SOYB Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) agriculture grains futures finished lower Monday with Wheat futures falling 2% to their lowest in nearly 3 weeks, weakening on technical sales after firming briefly during the overnight trading session. Corn and Soybean futures also dropped to multi-week lows, with traders noting […]

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower on the Week Friday

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower on the Week Friday $CORN, $WEAT, $SOYB Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) agriculture grains futures finished lower or the week which ended 24 February, mostly on favorable South American growing conditions. CBOT Corn futures settled lower for a 2nd week running. New Bullish fundamental input remains lacking, and this week’s […]

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower $CORN, $WEAT, $SOYB Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) agriculture grains futures close lower Thursday with Soybean futures falling to a 6-wk low on expectations for a big South American harvest and an expansion in US plantings this Spring. Corn futures fell on chart-based selling while Wheat posted modest declines. The […]

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed $CORN, $WEAT, $SOYB Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) agriculture grains futures close mixed Wednesday, with Soybean futures falling to a 3-week low, on track for a 4th straight decliner on strong South American harvest prospects and a lack of supportive news. Corn and Wheat futures were modestly higher as traders […]

Chicago Agricultura Commodities Finished Higher

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Higher $CORN, $WEAT, $SOYB Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) agriculture grains futures finished higher Wednesday, recovering from weakness in the overnight trading session on a round of technical buying. Corn futures staked out a fresh top, peaking at its highest since 30 June, while Wheat was trending near the 7.5 month […]

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower $WEAT, $CORN, $SOYB Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) agriculture grains futures finished lower Tuesday with Soybean futures falling to a 6-day low, pressured by the rapidly advancing harvest of a record crop in Brazil and much-needed rains in Argentina. Corn and Wheat futures also weakened, setting back from 7.5-month highs […]

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed $CORN, $WEAT, $SOYB Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) agriculture grains futures finished mixed Monday with wheat futures rallying for the 5th day running as investment funds continue to add the grain to their portfolio despite ample global supplies. Corn futures also firmed on a technical bounce and signs of strong […]

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed $SOYB, $WEAT, $CORN Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) agriculture grains futures finished higher Thursday with Wheat futures gaining 2% to a 7-month high after the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) increased its export forecast and showed smaller-than-expected global supplies in a monthly report. Chicago Board of Trade Soybean futures turned […]

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Higher

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Higher $SOYB, $CORN, $WEAT Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) agriculture grains futures finished higher Wednesday with Soybean futures rising to a 2 wk high while Corn and Wheat prices also rising on support from investment fund buying and position squaring ahead of a government crop report due Thursday. The most active […]

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Higher

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Higher $SOYB, $CORN, $WEAT Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) agriculture grains futures finished higher Tuesday with Soybean futures rising on continued strong export demand as overseas buyers waited for the bulk of the expected bumper South America harvest to come online. Corn futures also firmed, finding technical support after dipping to […]

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed $CORN, $WEAT, $SOYB Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) agriculture grain futures finished mixed Monday with Soybean futures firmed on spillover strength from a rally in China as well as signs of good export demand. Corn retreated on technical selling, traders said, while profit-taking weighed on wheat following a 2.4% rally […]

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower Friday

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower Friday $CORN, $WEAT, $SOYB Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) agriculture grain futures close lower Friday with Soybean futures weakening on a round of technical selling after failing to push through their weekly high during the overnight trading session. Corn and Wheat futures also were trading lower, pressured by abundant global […]

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower Friday

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower Friday\ $CORN, $WEAT, $SOYB Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) agriculture grains futures settle lower Friday with no real good reason to go anywhere, according to 1 agriculture analyst. At the close, the March Corn futures closed 1.25 cents lower at 3.625 bu, and new-crop December 2017 futures finished 1.5 cents […]

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed $SOY, $CORN, $WEAT Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) agriculture grains futures settle mixed Thursday with Soybean and Corn futures falling. The CME Group’s Wheat market used strong exports to close higher. At the close, the March Corn futures settled 2.25 cents lower at 3.6375 bu New-crop December 2017 Corn futures […]

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed $SOYB, $CORN, $WEAT Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) agriculture grains futures finished mixed Monday with Soybean futures falling for a 3rd straight session on profit-taking after last week’s 6-month highs and improving weather outlook for Argentina. The most active Corn contract for March delivery fell 0.25 cents, or 0.07%, to […]

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed Friday

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed Friday $CORN, $WEAT, $SOYB Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) grains futures finished mixed Friday with Corn futures touching a 6 month high buoyed by robust demand from exporters and Ethanol producers. The most active Corn contract for March delivery rose 3.5 cents, or 0.96%, to 3.6975 bu March Wheat delivery […]

Chigago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed

Chigago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed $WEAT, $CORN, $SOYB Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) agriculture grains futures finished mixed Thursday with Wheat futures dropping after the International Grains Council (IGC) raised its outlook for global production in a report. The most active Corn contract for March delivery rose 1.25 cents, or 0.34%, to 3.6625 bu March […]

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed $SOYB, $CORN, $WEAT Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) grains futures settle mixed Wednesday with Soybean futures rising for 4th session running, notching a six-month high on worries that recent heavy rains could damage crops in Argentina. The most active Corn contract for March delivery fell 0.5 cents, or 0.14%, to […]

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Higher

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Higher $SOYB, $CORN, $WEAT Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) agriculture grains futures finished higher Tuesday with Soybean futures rising more than 2%, tapping a 6-month high on worries about excessive rains in Argentina crimping production prospects. The most active Corn contract for March delivery rose 7 cents, or 1.95%, to 3.655 […]

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Higher Friday

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Higher Friday $CORN, $WEAT, $SOYB Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) agriculture grains futures close higher on the week which ended 13 January  mostly on the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) data. The most active Corn contract for March delivery rose 0.5 cents weekly, or 0.14%, to 3.585 bu March Wheat […]

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed $CORN, $WEAT, $SOYB Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) agriculture grains futures settled higher Thursday with CME Group’s farm futures jumping double-digits on Soybean, Corn dropped and Wheat traded slightly higher on the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) data. The most active Corn contract for March delivery rose 1 cent, […]

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower $WEAT, $CORN, $SOYB Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) agriculture grains futures settle lower Wednesday with Wheat futures falling more than 2% on forecasts for much-needed moisture in the southern Plains, agriculture analysts said. Corn and Soybean futures also declined as traders adjusted positions ahead of Key crop data due on […]

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed $SOYB, $CORN, $WEAT Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) agriculture grains futures finished mixed Tuesday with Soybean futures firmed, recovering from weakness in overnight trading on technical buying on concerns about weather in Key South American growing regions. The most active Corn contract for March delivery fell 1.75 cents, or 0.49%, […]

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finish Higher

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finish Higher $CORN, $WEAT, $SOYB Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) agriculture grains futures finished higher Monday with Soybean futures firmed, supported by some concerns about rain in parts of Argentina curtailing crop production from the world’s 3rd largest exporter of Oilseed. Wheat futures finished higher, with traders noting consolidation trade after prices […]

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed $CORN, $WEAT, $SOYB Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) agriculture grains futures finished mixed Thursday with Wheat futures rising more than 1.8% to their highest marks in nearly 6 weeks on a round of short-covering after weakening overnight. Corn firmed, extending its winning streak to 5 days. Strength in Wheat lent […]

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed $CORN, $WEAT, $SOYB Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) agriculture grains futures finished mixed Tuesday with Soybean futures falling to a 6-week low on improving South American crop prospects. The most active Corn contract for March delivery rose 3.75 cents, or 1.07%, to 3.5575 bu. March Wheat delivery fell 1.5 cents, […]

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed Friday

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed Friday $CORN, $WEAT, $SOYB Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) agriculture grains futures finished mixed on Friday with Corn, Wheat futures finishing the last trading day of the year on a high note. The most active Corn contract for March delivery rose 2.25 cents, or 0.64%, to 3.52 bu. March Wheat […]

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed $CORN, $WEAT, $SOYB Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) agriculture grains futures finished mixed Thursday in technically driven trade as investors squared positions toward the end of the year and the USD firmed. The most active Corn contract for March delivery rose 1.5 cents, or 0.43%, to 3.4975 bu. March Wheat […]

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower $CORN, $WEAT, $SOYB Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) agriculture grains futures finished lower Wednesday in technically driven trade as investors squared positions toward the end of the year and the USD firmed. The most active Corn contract for March delivery fell 6.75 cents, or 1.9%, to 3.4825  bu. March wheat […]

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Higher

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Higher $CORN, $WEAT, $SOYB Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) agriculture grains futures finished higher Tuesday on bargain-buying and short-covering after last week’s declines. The most active Corn contract for March delivery rose 9.25 cents, or 2.68%, to 3.55 bu. March Wheat delivery added 16 cents, or 4.07%, to 4.095 bu. January […]

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower $SOYB, $CORN, $WEAT Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) agriculture grains futures finished lower Thursday with Soybean futures falling to a new one-month low as forecasts for rain in Argentina dampened concerns about dryness hurting production there. The most active Corn contract for March delivery stayed unchanged at 3.4725 bu. March […]

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed Friday

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed Friday $SOYB, $CORN, $WEAT Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) agriculture grains futures finished mixed Friday with Soybean futures firming, as a fresh export deal highlighted the robust overseas demand for the oil-seed and also supported by lingering concerns about dry conditions in Argentina. The most active Corn contract for March […]

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed $CORN, $WEAT, $SOYB Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) grains futures finished mixed Wednesday with Soybean futures falling to a 3-week low as forecasts for rain in dry areas of Argentina’s crop belt took out some of the weather premium built into the market. The most active Corn contract for March […]

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed $CORN, $WEAT, $SOYB Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) agriculture grains futures finished mixed Tuesday with Corn futures rising to a 5-month high as strong exports and technical buying supported the prices. The most active Corn contract for March delivery rose 0.5 cents, or 0.14%, to 3.61 bu. March Wheat delivery […]

Key Stock Indexes, Crude, Gold and Silver Markets Briefing

Key Stock Indexes, Crude, Gold and Silver Markets Briefing

Key Stock Indexes, Crude, Gold and Silver Markets Briefing $DIA, $GLD, $SLV, $OIL, $USO, $CU Commentary: Equities are all mixed. Only the DJIA and DAX looks to be holding their upward rally and looks potentially Bullish while some weakness is seen in the other indices. Shanghai crashed, and Nikkei and Nifty may have some room […]

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed $SOYB, $CORN, $WEAT Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) agriculture grains futures finished mixed Monday with Soybean futures weakening on forecasts for some much-needed rain in dry parts of Argentina’s growing areas. The most active Corn contract for March delivery rose 1 cent, or 0.28%, to 3.605 bu. March Wheat delivery […]

Commodities Outlook

Commodities Outlook

Commodities Outlook Commodities increased in November due to higher economic growth expectations and announced crude production cuts, according to Credit Suisse Asset Management. The Bloomberg Commodity Index Total Return performance was positive for the month, with 13 out of 22 Index constituents posting gains. Credit Suisse Asset Management observed the following: Industrial Metals increased the […]

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Higher Friday

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Higher Friday $SOYB, $CORN, $WEAT Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) agriculture grains futures settle higher Friday with Soybean and Corn futures rising 1%, buoyed by technical buying and concerns over dry growing conditions in Argentina. The most active Corn contract for March delivery rose 6 cents, or 1.7%, to 3.595 bu. […]

Key Stock Indexes, Crude, Gold and Silver Markets Briefing

Key Stock Indexes, Crude, Gold and Silver Markets Briefing

Key Stock Indexes, Crude, Gold and Silver Markets Briefing $DIA, $GLD, $SLV, $OIL, $USO, $CU Commentary: The Bulls are back in stocks and a near term rally is happening. DAX has surprised the markets and is ready to end the year on a positive note. DJIA and Nikkei have risen nicely and set up for […]

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed $SOYB, $CORN, $WEAT Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) agriculture grains futures close mixed Thursday with Soybean futures tumbling as investors shrug off continued demand from Asian market and liquidate positions amid a record crop. The most active Corn contract for March delivery fell 4.5 cents, or 1.26%, to 3.535 bu. […]

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed Friday

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed Friday $CORN, $WEAT, $SOYB Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) agriculture grain futures close mixed Friday, with Corn and Wheat recovering from multi-month lows on investor short covering. The most active Corn contract for March delivery rose 4.75 cents, or 1.39%, to 3.4725 bu. March Wheat delivery added 8.75 cents, or […]

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower $WEAT, $CORN, $SOYB Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) agriculture grains futures finished lower Thursday with Wheat futures sinking to 3-month low, buffeted by huge world harvests that are adding to an oversupply of the agriculture grain. The most active Corn contract for March delivery fell 6 cents, or 1.72%, to […]

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finish Lower

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finish Lower $CORN, $WEAT, $SOYB Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) agriculture grains futures closed lower Tuesday, with Soybean futures falling more than 1% on Tuesday, setting back from a 4-month high on profit taking. Corn and Wheat futures also fell, on track for their 4th straight losing session due to pressure from […]

Key Stock Indexes, Crude, Gold and Silver Markets Briefing

Key Stock Indexes, Crude, Gold and Silver Markets Briefing

Key Stock Indexes, Crude, Gold and Silver Markets Briefing $DIA, $GLD, $SLV, $OIL, $USO, $CU Commentary: Stocks paused Monday, and may be setting up for a near term correction. A fall in DJIA, DAX, Nikkei and Shanghai is possible in the near term, the Nifty may try to move up but more likely will move sideways […]

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed Friday

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed Friday $CORN, $WEAT, $SOYB Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) agriculture grains futures close mixed Friday Soybean futures rising to a new 4-month high as stronger than expected weekly exports and an easing USD provided support as trading resumed after a Holiday closure. The most active Corn contract for December delivery […]

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed Wednesday

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed Wednesday $SOYB, $WEAT, $CORN Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) grains futures finished mixed Wednesday with Soybean futures rising 0.41% on the jump in Soybean oil. CBOT Corn and Wheat were lower, pressured by a stronger USD and profit-taking ahead of Thursday’s US Thanksgiving Holiday. The most active Corn contract for […]

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Higher

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Higher $CORN, $WEAT, $SOYB Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) agriculture grains futures finiahed higher Tuesday with Soybean futures rising to a fresh 3-month high on robust world appetite for US supplies of the Oilseed. Corn inched higher, Wheat was mixed ahead of the US Thanksgiving Holiday Thursday. The most active Corn […]

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Higher

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Higher $CORN, $WEAT, $SOYB Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) agriculture grains futures finished higher Monday with Soybean futures climbing more than 2%, led by strength in Asian Oilseed markets and stronger-than-expected weekly export data. Corn and Wheat futures were also higher but trailed the advances in Soybean. The most active Corn […]

Key Stock, Crude, Gold and Silver Markets Briefing

Key Stock, Crude, Gold and Silver Markets Briefing

Key Stock, Crude, Gold and Silver Markets Briefing $DIA, $DAX, $GLD, $SLV, $OIL, $USO, $CU Commentary: Still need to keep a close watch on the markets in here. PE DJIA at 18923.06, +0.29% continued to rise Tuesday, but could face some resistance near 19250-19500 region which could push back the index towards 18750-18500 before resuming […]

China’s ICBC Now a Settlement Bank for the Dubai Gold & Commodities Exchange

China’s ICBC Now a Settlement Bank for the Dubai Gold & Commodities Exchange

China’s ICBC Now a Settlement Bank for the Dubai Gold & Commodities Exchange Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (ICBC), the world’s largest bank by assets, has become a settlement bank for the Dubai Gold & Commodities Exchange (DGCX), the exchange said Tuesday, allowing more investors to clear transactions in RMB Yuan. ICBC becomes the […]

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower $CORN, $WEAT, $SOYB Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) grains futures finished lower Wednesday after the US Department of Agriculture(USDA) raised its domestic harvest estimates from already record-high levels. The most active Corn contract for December delivery fell 13.5 cents, or 3.81%, to 3.4075 bu. December Wheat delivery dropped 8.5 cents, […]

Key Stock, Crude, Gold and Silver Markets Briefing

Key Stock, Crude, Gold and Silver Markets Briefing

Key Stock, Crude, Gold and Silver Markets Briefing $DIA, $DAX, $GLD, $SLV, $OIL, $USO, $CU Commentary: Only Shanghai is trading in the Green amongst the other indices and looks to rise near term. But majorly other indices look Bearish with supports just a few sessions away from current levels. There could be an increase in […]

Key US Stock Indexes, Crude, Gold and Silver Markets Briefing

Key US Stock Indexes, Crude, Gold and Silver Markets Briefing

Key DJIA, Crude, Gold and Silver Markets Briefing $DIA, $DAX, $GLD, $SLV, $OIL, $USO, $CU Commentary: Almost all stocks are now trading in the Red. We may have seek confirmation of a break below interim supports Wednesday to become Bearish near term.  the Fed ended its 2-day meeting Wednesday, the rate remained the same as […]

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower $CORN, $WEAT, $SOYB Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) agriculture grains futures finished lower Tuesday: selling picked up in agriculture markets on generous crop supplies. The most active Corn contract for December delivery fell 5.75 cents, or 1.62, to 3.49 bu. December Wheat delivery dropped 2 cents, or 0.48%, to 4.1425 […]

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed $WEAT, $SOYB, $CORN Chicago Board of Trade grains futures finished mixed Monday with Wheat futures climbing more than 1% as traders covered short positions following US regulatory data last week. Soybean and Corn futures both were flat to narrowly mixed in thin trading, with some Soybean contracts rebounding from Friday’s […]

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower Friday

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower Friday $CORN, $WEAT, $SOYB Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) agriculture grains futures finished lower Friday as investors took profits after recent gains and US crop harvest picked up. The most active Corn contract for December delivery fell 2.5 cents, or 0.7%, to 3.55 bu. December Wheat delivery dropped 6 cents, […]

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Higher

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Higher $CORN, $WEAT, $SOYB Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) agriculture grains futures finished higher Thursday on widespread buying in agricultural markets and optimism over demand for some crops. The most active Corn contract for December delivery rose 3.5 cents, or 0.99%, to 3.575 bu. December Wheat delivery added 3 cents, or […]

Key Stock, Crude, Gold and Silver Markets Briefing

Key Stock, Crude, Gold and Silver Markets Briefing

Key Stock, Crude, Gold and Silver Markets Briefing $DIA, $DAX, $GLD, $SLV, $OIL, $USO, $CU Commentary: Globally stocks shows some weakness near term. PE DJIA at 18199.33, +0.17% looks for a correction towards 18000 in the coming sessions. A clear break above 18200-18300, if seen would be surprising in here, and could signal medium term […]

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