Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Higher

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






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






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 […]






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Higher

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Higher






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Higher $CORN, $WEAT, $SOYB Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) agriculture grains futures finished higher Wednesday, driven by investment fund buying and expectations for increased export demand as harvests neared completion. The most active Corn contract for December delivery rose 4.75 cents, or 1.36%, to 3.54 bu. December Wheat delivery added 7.25 […]






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed

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 Wheat and Corn futures narrowly higher as traders covered short positions after prices for each crop fell to the lowest levels in more than a week. The most active Corn contract for December delivery rose […]






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: News has brought in some volatility in the stock indices.  Mariano Rajoy, Prime Minister of Spain is set to form a new government, after the main opposition party, the Socialists, voted Sunday not to block his re-election, ending the 10-month […]






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower $CORN, $WEAT, $SOYB Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) grains futures fell Thursday, retreating from early advances as gains in the USD and profit-taking by traders. The most active Corn contract for December delivery fell 6.5 cents, or 1.82%, to 3.51 bu. December Wheat delivery dropped 3.25 cents, or 0.77%, to […]






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Higher Friday

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Higher Friday






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Higher Friday $SOYB, $CORN, $WEAT Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) grains futures finished  higher Friday, with Soybean futures rising led by a surge in Soyoil tied to firm domestic cash values and rising global vegetable oil prices The most active Corn contract for December delivery rose 4.75 cents, or 1.36%, to […]






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Higher

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Higher






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Higher $WEAT, $CORN, $SOYB Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) grains futures finished higher Thursday, with Wheat futures jumping about 5% as a flurry of export deals prompted funds to cover short positions. The most active Corn contract for December delivery rose 12.5 cents, or 3.71%, to 3.495 bu. December Wheat delivery […]






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower $CORN, $WEAT, $SOYB Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) grains futures finished lower Wednesday, as US Department of Agriculture (USDA) boosted their outlook for Soybean, Corn and Wheat again. The most active Corn contract for December delivery fell 8.5 cents, or 2.46%, to 3.37 bu. December Wheat delivery dropped 10.5 cents, […]






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed $CORN, $WEAT, $SOYB Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) grains futures finished mixed Tuesday, as traders adjusted positions ahead of a monthly US government crop report. The most active Corn contract for December delivery rose 2.25 cents, or 0.66%, to 3.455 bu. December Wheat delivery added 3.5 cents, or 0.87%, to […]






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed $CORN, SOYB, $WEAT Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) grains futures finished mixed Monday, with Corn and Soybean futures falling, Wheat futures rising. The most active Corn contract for December delivery fell 1.5 cents, or 0.44%, to 3.395 bu. December Wheat delivery rose 5.75 cents, or 1.43%, to 4.0925 bu. November […]






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed $CORN, $SOYB, $WEAT Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) grains futures finished mixed Thursday, with Corn futures falling 1.9%, pressured by the expanding harvest in the US Midwest as well as a forecast for a bumper crop in Brazil. Soybean futures finished higher, overcoming Bearish supply trends on strong export demand […]






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed $SOYB, $WEAT, $CORN Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) grains futures finished mixed Tuesday, with Soybean prices falling as an accelerating US harvest shifted attention back toward the prospect of record production, Corn edged higher, Wheat prices unchanged. The most active Corn contract for Dec delivery rose 2.25 cents, or 0.65%, […]






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Rose Friday

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Rose Friday






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Rose Friday $CORN, $WEAT, $SOYB Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) agriculture grains futures rose Friday, with Corn futures headed for the biggest gainer in 2 weeks after a US government report showed stockpiles trailed analyst estimates. The most active Corn contract for December delivery added 7.5 cents, or 2.28%, to 3.3675 bu. […]






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower $CORN, $WEAT, $SOYB Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) grains futures finished lower Wednesday on expectations that drier weather in the coming days will allow farmers in the Midwest to ramp up the harvest of what is expected to be record-large crops. The most active Corn contract for December delivery fell […]






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower $CORN, $WEAT, $SOYB Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) grains futures finished lower Monday, as forecasts for good weather across much of the US Midwest promised to clear the way for farmers to harvest what are expected to be record crops. The most active Corn contract for December delivery fell 0.25 […]






Work From Home, Make a Good Living Trading

Work From Home, Make a Good Living Trading






Work From Home, Make a Good Living Trading Turn to Wall Street for a simplified life If you have spent any amount of time on social media you will see retail (civilian) stock traders extolling the life style of traveling around the world, staying at the nicest hotels and driving the supercars. I write about […]






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed $SOYB, $CORN, $WEAT Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) grains futures finished mixed Wednesday, with Soybean, Corn futures dropping, Wheat prices rising. The most active Corn contract for December delivery rose 0.5 cents, or 0.15%, to 3.4 bu. December Wheat delivery rose 1.75 cents, or 0.43%, to 4.0775 bu. November Soybean […]






California Agriculture Commodities Finished Higher

California Agriculture Commodities Finished Higher






California Agriculture Commodities Finished Higher $CORN, $WEAT, $SOYB Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) grains futures finished slightly higher Monday concerns over harvest delays and technical buying. The most active Corn contract for December delivery rose 0.25 cents, or 0.07%, to 3.3725 bu. December Wheat delivery rose 0.75 cents, or 0.19%, to 4.04 bu. Nov Soybean […]






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed $WEAT, $CORN, $SOYB Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) grains futures finished mixed Wednesday, Wheat and Corn futures up slightly, and Soybean prices down. The most active Corn contract for December delivery added 1.75 cents, or 0.53%, to 3.3175 bu. December Wheat delivery rose 2 cents, or 0.5%, to 4.03 bu. […]






10th Annual Commodities Seminar

10th Annual Commodities Seminar






Given today’s shifting risk climate, it’s time for a fundamental look at how commodities may fit into risk management strategies. Join us for the 10th anniversary Commodities Seminar and hear current thinking on evaluating commodity indices as tools for diversification, inflation protection, and accessing tactical opportunities. The keynote address will analyze the overall performance of […]






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Dropped Sharply

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Dropped Sharply






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Dropped Sharply $CORN, $WEAT, $SOYB Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) grain and Soybean futures dropped sharply Tuesday as the USD rose and fallout continued from a recent US government report forecasting bigger-than-expected crops this year. The most active Corn contract for December delivery fell 9.5 cents, or 2.8%, to 3.3 bu. December […]






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed $CORN, $SOYB, $WEAT Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) grain futures finished mixed Monday, with Corn and Soybean futures falling, and Wheat futures rising. The most active Corn contract for December delivery fell 1.5 cents, or 0.44%, to 3.395 bu. December Wheat delivery rose 5.75 cents, or 1.43%, to 4.0925 bu. […]






Hillary’s Health Problems, a Stock Market “Landmine”

Hillary’s Health Problems, a Stock Market “Landmine”






Hillary’s Health Problems, a Stock Market “Landmine” Investors are nervous after Friday’s action, it was  the worst selloff in 3 months for equity and debt markets, and another stress to ponder after concerns over Hillary Clinton’s health flared up Sunday. The Democratic presidential nominee, whose polling edge over Donald Trump has soothed traders who fear […]






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed Friday

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed Friday






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed Friday $CORN, $SOYB, $WEAT Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) grains futures finished mixed Friday, with Corn and Soybean futures finishing higher, with Wheat futures settling lower. The most active Corn contract for December delivery rose 2.5 cents, or 0.74%, to 3.41 bu. December Wheat delivery fell 2.5 cents, or 0.62%, […]






Fed Hawks Raiding the Stock and Bond Markets

Fed Hawks Raiding the Stock and Bond Markets






Fed Hawks Raiding the Stock and Bond Markets $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX Friday, both the US stock and bond markets were in free-fall triggered by US Fed “Hawk Talk” early in the day. The S&P 500 Index dove 2% in its biggest drop since the Brexit vote, US Treasuries slumped, sending the yield on the […]






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finish Higher

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finish Higher






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finish Higher $CORN, $WEAT, $SOYB Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) agriculture grains futures finished higher Thursday, with Corn futures closing at 2-week high price as investors exited Short positions ahead of the US Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) monthly crop report due Monday. The most active Corn contract for December delivery rose 5.25 […]






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Higher

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Higher






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Higher $CORN, $WEAT, $SOYB Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) grains futures finished higher Wednesday as optimism over demand and uncertainty over the size of coming harvests drove short-covering in agriculture grain markets. The most active Corn contract for December delivery rose 4.75 cents, or 1.45%, to 3.3325 bu. December Wheat delivery […]






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed $SOYB, $CORN, $WEAT Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) agriculture grains futures close mixed Tuesday, with soybean futures gaining after federal data showed ongoing strong demand for Soybean. The most active Corn contract for December delivery stayed Unchanged at 3.285 bu. December Wheat delivery fell 0.75 cents, or 0.19%, to 3.985 […]






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Higher Friday

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Higher Friday






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Higher Friday $CORN, $WEAT, $SOYB Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) grain futures rose for a 2nd straight session Friday after domestic Corn and Wheat crops slid to multiyear lows earlier during the week, with analysts expecting a correction to continue as the harvest progresses. The most active Corn contract for December […]






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Higher

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Higher






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Higher $CORN, $WEAT, $SOYB Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) grains futures finished higher Thursday as investors covered short positions and bought at bargain prices after the grains dove multi-year lows during 8-day skids on prospects of abundant US and world supplies. The most active Corn contract for December delivery was up […]






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower $WEAT, $CORN, $SOYB Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) grains futures closed lower Monday, with Wheat futures falling for a 6th consecutive session to a 10-year low, as ample global stocks and a regulatory clamp-down from the world’s largest buyer of the grain dragged on prices. Corn futures slid and Soybean […]






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower Friday

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower Friday






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower Friday $WEAT, $CORN, $SOYB Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) grains futures finished lower Friday, with Wheat falling to decade low, pressured by ample supplies and technical selling. Corn and Soybean prices also fell as traders awaited final harvest projections from the Pro Farmer tour, which last week trekked across major […]






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower $CORN, $WEAT, $SOYB Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) grains futures closed lower Thursday, as a widely watched crop tour reported bumper prospects across the US Midwest. The most active Corn contract for December delivery was down 4.25 cents, or 1.26% to 3.32 bu. December Wheat delivery fell 2.25 cents, or […]






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower $WEAT, $CORN, $SOYB Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) grains futures finished lower Wednesday, pressured by favorable Midwest weather and ongoing expectations that US farmers will harvest bumper Corn, Wheat and Soybean crops this year. The most active Corn contract for December delivery was down 1c, or 0.3%, to 3.3625 bu. […]






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower $CORN, $WEAT, $SOYB Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) grains futures finished lower Tuesday, weighed down by signs that US crops are in Prime health as the Fall harvest nears. The most active Corn contract for December delivery was down 5.25 cents, or 1.53%, to 3.3725 bu. December Wheat delivery fell […]






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed $SOYB, $CORN, $WEAT Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) grains futures finished mixed Monday, with Soybean futures rebounding by ongoing optimism over export demand. Meanwhile, Corn and Wheat prices fell. The most active Corn contract for December delivery was down 1.25 cents, or 0.36%, to 3.425 bu. December Wheat delivery fell […]






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed Friday

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed Friday






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed Friday $SOYB, $CORN, $WEAT Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) grains futures finished mixed Friday, with Soybean futures dropping as the weather outlook for the Midwest bolstered expectations of a huge harvest this Fall. Prices for Corn and Wheat rose, recovering from early weakness on short-covering and technical buying. The most […]






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed $CORN, $WEAT, $SOYB Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) grains futures finished mixed Thursday, with Soybean futures closing well above session lows as technical buyers stepped into the market after profit-taking sparked an early sell-off. Wheat and Corn futures firmed on short-covering, recovering from early dips into negative territories. The most […]






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed $SOYB, $CORN, $WEAT Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) grains futures finished mixed Monday, with US Soybean future + 2.8% to its highest in more than 3 weeks, supported by strong export demand and a rally in the Soybean Oil market. The most active Corn contract for December delivery was up […]






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed Friday

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed Friday






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed Friday $SOYB, $CORN, $WEAT Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) grains futures finished mixed Friday, with Soybean futures lower and Corn prices higher, after the US Department of Agriculture raised its production estimates in a monthly report. The most active Corn contract for December delivery was up 1.25 cents, or 0.38%, […]






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed $SOYB, $CORN, $WEAT Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) grains futures closed mixed Thursday, with Soybean firming on signs of resurgent export demand. Corn drifted lower in subdued trade as the market awaited Key monthly reports due Friday from the US Department of Agriculture (USDA). Wheat fell on plentiful supplies and […]






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed $SOYB, $CORN, $WEAT Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) grains futures finished mixed Wednesday, with Soybean futures down on favorable crop weather and profit-taking after a 5-session advance that was driven by resurgent export demand. Corn futures firmed, gaining Vs Soybean ahead of a Key US government crop report out Friday, […]






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed $SOY, $CORN, $WEAT Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) grains futures closed mixed Tuesday, with Soybean rising for a 5th straight session, while Corn futures fell slightly. The most active Corn contract for December delivery was down 2.25 cents, or 0.67%, to 3.325 bu. September Wheat delivery was unchanged at 4.17 […]






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Higher

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Higher






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Higher $CORN, $WEAT, $SOYB Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) Corn and Wheat all closed higher Monday, with Soybean futures climbing to a 1-week high on strong export demand and drier-than-expected Midwest weather at the weekend. The most active Corn contract for December delivery was up 0.5 cents, or 0.15%, to 3.3475 […]






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed $CORN, $WEAT, $SOYB Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) Corn and wheat fell Thursday, pressured by abundant supplies, while Soybean prices rose slightly. The most active Corn contract for December delivery was down 4 cents, or 1.19%, to 3.31 bu. September Wheat delivery fell 7 cents, or 1.71%, to 4.0325 bu. […]






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Higher

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Higher






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Higher $CORN, $WEAT, $SOYB Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) agriculture commodities rose Wednesday on bargain hunting after all three commodities fell to multi-month or multi-year lows Tuesday. The most active Corn contract for December delivery was up 1 cents, or 0.3%, to 3.35 bu. September Wheat delivery rose 9 cents, or […]






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower $CORN, $WEAT, $SOYB Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) agriculture commodities declined Tuesday on better-than-expected crop conditions and mounting expectations that US farmers will again reap bumper crops this year. The most active Corn contract for December delivery declined 0.25 cents, or 0.07%, to 3.34 bu. September Wheat delivery was lower […]






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower $CORN, $WEAT, $SOYB Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) agriculture commodities fell Monday on mostly favorable weather forecasts in the US Midwest, driving expectations for bumper crop harvest this Fall. The most active Corn contract for December delivery shed 8.5 cents, or 2.48%, to 3.3425 bu. September Wheat delivery was lower […]






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed Friday

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed Friday






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed Friday $SOYB, $CORN, $WEAT Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) Soybean futures rose Friday on continued signs of demand for US supplies and on expectations that hot temperatures will return to the US Midwest this week, prices for Corn rose while Wheat fell. The most active Corn contract for December delivery closed […]






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finish Lower

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finish Lower






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finish Lower $CORN, $WEAT, $SOYB Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) Corn, Wheat and Soybean futures all retreated and finished lower Thursday, pressured by ample existing supplies and largely favorable growing conditions that will likely lead to huge harvests this fall, agriculture analysts said. The most active Corn contract for December delivery shed […]






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed $SOYB, $CORN, $WEAT Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) Soybean futures extended gains Wednesday as Midwest weather forecasts turned warmer and drier and evidence of continued export demand buoyed the market. Prices for Corn rose, Wheat slipped. The most active Corn contract for December delivery closed up 3.5 cents, or 1.03%, […]






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed Monday

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed Monday






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed Monday $SOYB, $CORN, $WEAT Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) agricultural commodities close mixed Monday, with Soybean extending losses on fund selling, favorable weather. Wheat futures were slightly higher, lifted by crop concerns in Europe, Corn prices fell slightly. The most active Corn contract for December delivery fell 0.5 cents, or 0.15%, […]






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed Friday

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed Friday






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed Friday $SOYB, $CORN, $WEAT Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) Soybean futures fell Friday, as US crop prospects improved amid forecasts for largely favorable weather across the Farm Belt in August. Wheat and Corn futures firmed, recovering from early weakness, as investment funds unwound Bearish bets ahead of the weekend. Support […]






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower $CORN, $WEAT, $SOYB Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) Corn, Wheat and Soybean futures all fell sharply Wednesday, as the latest weather outlook appeared less threatening to crop development. The most active Corn contract for December delivery fell 4.25 cents, or 1.22%, to 3.4425 bu. September Wheat delivery fell 5 cents, […]






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower $CORN, $WEAT, $SOYB Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) Corn, Wheat and Soybean futures all fell Tuesday, pressured by historically high crop ratings and forecasts for moderating temperatures next week. The most active Corn contract for December delivery fell 14.75 cents, or 4.1%, to 3.485 bu. September Wheat delivery fell 11.5 […]






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Up

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Up






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Up $CORN, $WEAT, $SOYB Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) Corn, Wheat and Soybean all rebounded Monday to open the week. The most active Corn contract for December delivery gained 5 cents, or 1.40%, to 3.6325 bu. September Wheat delivery added 4.75 cents, or 1.12%, to 4.295 bu. November Soybean advanced 9 […]






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower $CORN, $WEAT, $SOYB Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) Corn, Wheat and Soybean all retreated and finished lower Thursday. The most active Corn contract for December delivery shed 5 cents, or 1.35%, to 3.6475 bu. September Wheat delivery was down by 5.75 cents, or 1.31%, to 4.34 bu. Nov Soybean declined […]






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Higher

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Higher






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Higher $CORN, $WEAT, $SOYB Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) Corn, Wheat and Soybean all extended gains Wednesday as weather forecast put hotter and drier weather in Key Corn and Soybean fields in US Midwest. The most active Corn contract for December delivery gained 9.50 cents, or 2.64%, to 3.6975 bu. Sept […]






US Economic Weakness Demand Careful Monitoring

US Economic Weakness Demand Careful Monitoring






US Economic Weakness Demand Careful Monitoring $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX US import prices rose less than expected in June as rising costs for petroleum products were offset by declining consumer and capital goods prices, indicating inflation remains benign in here. The marginal increase reported by the US Labor Department Wednesday reflects the effects of the […]