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 higher Thursday boosted by dry weather model and strong export data. The most active Corn contract for December delivery rose 8.5 cents, or 2.15%, to 4.0475 bu. September Wheat delivery went up 2.75 cents, or 0.55%, to 5.0575 […]






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 Wednesday with Corn and Soybean posting more-than 1% gainers. The most active Corn contract for December delivery rose 5.5 cents, or 1.41%, to 3.9625 bu. September Wheat delivery dropped 0.75 cent, or 0.15% to 5.03 bu. November Soybean […]






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 Tuesday as government data showed deteriorating crop condition ratings. The most active Corn contract for December delivery rose 2.75 cents, or 0.71%, to 3.9075 bu. September Wheat delivery edged down 2.25 cents, or 0.45%, to 5.0375 bu. November Soybean […]






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 Monday with Wheat declining for the 4th session running The most active Corn contract for December delivery dropped 1.5 cents, or 0.39%, to 3.88 bu. September Wheat delivery went down 4.75 cents, or 0.93% to 5.06 bu. […]






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed on the Week

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed on the Week






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed on the Week $CORN, $WEAT, $SOYB Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) agriculture grains futures finished mixed on the week which ended 14 July, as the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) report projected higher crop supplies than the market expected. In its Wednesday released, World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates (WASDE) […]






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 Thursday with Wheat and Soybean futures tumbling nearly 5% in a technical sell-off amid outlooks for slightly cooler temperatures and chances for rain next week in US Midwestern growing regions. The most active Corn contract for December […]






Electrical Power Consumption, Economic Growth and Global Warming

Electrical Power Consumption, Economic Growth and Global Warming






Electrical Power Consumption, Economic Growth and Global Warming $DIA, $GLD, $SLV The DJIA had not seen a new all-time high since June 19 until this week, when it closed at record highs 2 days running. But as the Dow Jones’ BEV chart below shows, last week it closed just 0.53% away from a new all-time […]






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 as the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) report projected higher supplies than the market had expected. The most active Corn contract for December delivery dropped 15.5 cents, or 3.74% to 3.9875 bu. September Wheat delivery added 3 […]






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 rising to a 4-month high, as investors returned to trading fundamentals after being lower most of the morning on Tuesday The most active Corn contract for December delivery fell 0.5 cent, or 0.12%, to […]






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 Corn, Wheat and Soybean rising more than 2% on outlooks for more hot and dry weather in the Midwest and northern Plains area. The most active Corn contract for December delivery rose 10 cents, or […]






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Higher






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Higher $CORN, $WEAT, $SOYB Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) agriculture grains futures will most likely to trade higher this week on record heat in the US Midwest, and not enough rain in central US Plains, analysts said.Soybean futures are 7-12 cents higher, corn 4-7 cents higher with Wheat called 3-6 cents […]






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Higher






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Higher $CORN, $WEAT, $SOYB Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) grains futures finished mixed Thursday with Wheat posting nearly 4% losses due to profit-taking.The most active Corn contract for December delivery fell 1.25 cents, or 0.31%, to 4.0275 bu. September Wheat delivery slid 21 cents, or 3.75% to 5.39 bu. November Soybean […]






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Higher






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Higher $CORN, $WEAT, $SOYB Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) grains futures closed higher Wednesday with the Wheat going through ups and downs due profit-taking. The most active Corn contract for December delivery rose 4.75 cents, or 1.19%, to 4.04 bu. September Wheat delivery went up 5 cents, or 0.9% to 5.60 […]






Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) Sales Decline, Production “Snafus” Persist

Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) Sales Decline, Production “Snafus” Persist






Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) Sales Decline, Production “Snafus” Persist $TSLA Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) deliveries flat on continuing production Snafus. Hypemister Elon Musk’s targets will not happen on time, what’s new? The “rentier’” EV maker has reported Q-by-Q shipment declines for the 2nd time in the past year. This may signal that demand has peaked, casting doubt on whether […]






US Automakers Outsell June Estimates, End Anemic 1-H

US Automakers Outsell June Estimates, End Anemic 1-H






US Automakers Outsell June Estimates, End Anemic 1-H $F, $GM, $FCAU, $TM, $HMC, $VLKAY Demand for light trucks gave FoMoCo (NYSE:F). and top Japanese automakers better sales than analysts had estimated for June following a 5-month streak of industry declines. Toyota Motor Corp.’s (NYSE:TM) deliveries rose 2.1% June, while Honda Motor Co (NYSE:HMC) sales rose […]






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Higher






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Higher $CORN, $WEAT, $SOYB Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) agriculture grains futures closed higher Monday with the Wheat posting a more-than a 5% gainer, marking a 13-month high. The most active Corn contract for December delivery rose 7.25 cents, or 1.85%, to 3.9925 bu. September Wheat delivery went up 29 cents, […]






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Higher






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Higher $CORN, $WEAT, $SOYB  Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) agriculture grains futures finished higher Friday with Wheat futures trading above 5.00 bu Friday for the 1st time in a year, buoyed by diminishing outlooks for spring Wheat crops in both the United States and Canada.The most active Corn contract for September […]






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Higher






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Higher $CORN, $WEAT, $SOYB Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) agriculture grains futures finished higher Thursday with Wheat futures surging by nearly 5% on fears that continued dry conditions in the northern US Plains would cut supply of high-protein milling Wheat. The most active Corn contract for September delivery rose 3.25 cents, […]






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 continuing its rally amid concerns of tight stocks.The most active Corn contract for July delivery fell 5.25 cents, or 1.4%, to 3.7 bu. July Wheat delivery gained 5.5 cents, or 1.18%, to close at […]






Gold’s Price Under Heavy Pressure, Taps Key Support

Gold’s Price Under Heavy Pressure, Taps Key Support






Gold’s Price Under Heavy Pressure, Taps Key Support $GLD The price of Gold has been pressured for the past 2 weeks, as commodity prices have fallen, as the Fed signaled more rate hikes, the USS staged a nice relief rebound, and persistent risk appetite in the equity markets slowed demand for Gold. This confluence of […]






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 Corn marking more than 2% losses due to massive fund sell-off. The most active Corn contract for July delivery fell 8.75 cents, or 2.28%, to 3.7525 bu. July Wheat delivery gained 4.67 cents, or 0.38%, […]






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Higher






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Higher $CORN, $WEAT, $SOYB Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) agriculture grains futures finished higher Friday with Wheat posting more than 2% gains for the 2nd consecutive session.The most active Corn contract for July delivery rose 4.5 cents, or 1.19%, to 3.84 bu. July Wheat delivery gained 11.5 cents, or 2.53%, to […]






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Higher






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Higher $CORN, $WEAT, $SOYB Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) agriculture grains futures finished higher Thursday with Wheat posting the biggest gains. The most active Corn contract for July delivery rose 2.5 cents, or 0.66%, to 3.795 bu. July Wheat delivery was up 10.75 cent, or 2.43%, to close at 4.5375 bu. […]






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 a Bullish session the Tuesday. The most active Corn contract for July delivery went down 4 cents, or 1.05%, to 3.77 bu. July Wheat delivery fell 2 cents, or 0.45% to 4.43 bu. July Soybeans […]






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Higher






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Higher $CORN, $WEAT, $SOYB Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) agriculture grains futures finished higher Tuesday with Wheat futures rose more than 2% to a 2-year high, on growing worries about crop health in the dry US Plains. The rally stemmed from a US Agriculture Department (USDA) report released Monday afternoon that showed […]






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower $CORN, $WEAT, $SOYB Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) agriculture grains futures finished lower on Monday amid massive fund selling as traders pondered the coming rains. The most active Corn contract for July delivery fell 10.5 cent, or 2.71%, to 3.7725 bu. July Wheat delivery fell 11.75 cents, or 2.64%, to […]






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Higher on the Week






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Higher on the Week $CORN, $WEAT, $SOYB Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) agriculture grains futures finished higher on the week ended 9 June, as dry weather across Key North American producing regions drove concerns of potential production losses. CBOT Corn futures rallied to new highs and a continuation basis spot corn […]






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Higher






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Higher $CORN, $WEAT, $SOYB Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) agriculture grains futures finished higher Thursday with wheat futures nearing a 2-year top on worries about hot and dry weather stressing crops in the northern Plains and Midwest. The most active Corn contract for July delivery rose 1.0 cent, or 0.26%, to […]






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Higher






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Higher $CORN, $WEAT, $SOYB Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) agriculture grains futures finished higher Wednesday with Corn prices rising nearly 2% on forecasts for potentially stressful crop weather in the Midwest Corn belt. The weather jitters come as commodity funds hold large net Short positions in Corn, Wheat and Soybean, leaving […]






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Higher






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Higher $CORN, $WEAT, $SOYB Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) agriculture grains futures finished higher Tuesday with wheat futures rising more than 1% on deteriorating spring Wheat ratings amid hot and dry weather in the northern US Plains. Corn futures neared a 3-month high and Soybeans followed the firm trend. The most active […]






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 Corn and Soybean futures rising moderately on technical buying and fund Short-covering. The most active Corn contract for July delivery rose 0.25 cent, or 0.07%, to 3.73 bu. July Wheat delivery kept unchanged at 4.295 bu. […]






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower On the Week






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower On the Week $CORN, $WEAT, $SOYB Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) agriculture grains futures finished lower on the week, with Wheat futures dropping nearly 2%. CBOT July Corn futures ended unchanged as lower than expected National Agricultural Statistics Service crop conditions fought against improving Central US weather. Good or excellent […]






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower $CORN, $WEAT, $SOYB Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) agriculture grains futures finished lower Thursday on harvest expectation as warm and sunny weather prevails in the US Midwest regions. The most active Corn contract for July delivery fell 1.5 cent, or 0.4%, to 3.705 bu. July Wheat delivery went down 0.25 […]






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed $CORN, $WEAT, $SOYB Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) agriculture grains futures finished mixed Wednesday with Corn posting significant gains on fund buying. The most active Corn contract for July delivery rose 5 cents, or 1.36%, to 3.72 bu. July Wheat delivery was down 0.25 cent, or 0.06%, to close at 4.2925 […]






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower $CORN, $WEAT, $SOYB Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) agriculture grains futures finished lower Tuesday as weather in the US Midwest improved a lot for crop production. The most active Corn contract for July delivery declined by 7.25 cents, or 1.94%, to 3.67 bu. July Wheat delivery plunged 8.75 cents, or 2%, […]






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed on the Week






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed on the Week $CORN, $WEAT, $SOYB Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) agriculture grains futures finished mixed over the trade week ended 26 May, with Corn and Wheat futures trading modestly higher while Corn futures dropping nearly 3%. CBOT July Corn futures ended little changed, again trading in just a 9c range, […]






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower $CORN, $WEAT, $SOYB Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) agriculture grains futures finished lower Thursday with Soybean futures falling to 1.5 months low, pressured by a sharp drop in Crude Oil prices. Corn futures also weakened, with investors beating down early rally attempts due to ample global supplies and signs of poor […]






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Higher






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Higher $CORN, $WEAT, $SOYB Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) agriculture grains futures finished higher Wednesday with Wheat futures trading slightly higher on light Short-covering. Corn and Soybean futures were modestly firm in choppy trade as the market consolidated and traders squared positions ahead of a long US Memorial Day weekend. The most […]






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower $CORN, $WEAT, $SOYB Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) agriculture grains futures finished lower Tuesday as investors digest Monday’s Bearish Crop Progress Report by United States Department of Agriculture (USDA). The most active Corn contract for July delivery fell 5.5 cents, or 1.47%, to 3.695 bu. July Wheat delivery went down […]






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed $CORN, $WEAT, $SOYB Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) agriculture grains futures finished mixed Monday as weather remained as the Key factor during the trading session. The most active Corn contract for July delivery rose 2.5 cents, or 0.57%, to 3.75 bu. July Wheat delivery went down 1 cents, or 0.23%, […]






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower $CORN, $WEAT, $SOYB Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) agriculture grains futures finished mixed on week ended Friday, but they are expected to trade higher this week as cold and wet weather continues to affect crop planting. July Corn ended marginally higher, bound by very cheap South American top offers on […]






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 Thursday with Soybean posting the biggest single-day loss since last August. The most active Corn contract for July delivery fell 5.5 cents, or 1.48%, to 3.66 bu. July Wheat delivery was down 1.25 cents, or 0.29%, to […]






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed $CORN, $WEAT, $SOYB Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) agriculture grains futures finished mixed Wednesday while a weakening USD would boost the competitiveness of US grains at world market. The most active corn contract for July delivery rose 3.75 cents, or 1.02%, to 3.715 bu. July Wheat delivery was up 2.75 […]






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Higher






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Higher $CORN, $WEAT, $SOYB Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) agriculture grains futures finished higher Tuesday with Soybean posting a two-digit increase in response to strong demand from abroad. The most active Corn contract for July delivery finished unch at 3.6775 bu. July Wheat delivery was up 1 cents, or 0.24%, to […]






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed $CORN, $WEAT, $SOYB Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) agriculture grains futures finished mixed Monday as soybeans rebounded as a result of strong demand both at home and abroad. The most active Corn contract for July delivery fell 3.25 cents, or 0.88%, to settle at 3.6775 bu. July Wheat delivery was […]






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed on the Week






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed on the Week $CORN, $WEAT, $SOYB Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) agriculture grains futures finished mixed on the week ended 12 May, with Soybean and Wheat futures trading lower while Corn futures a bit higher. Corn futures are ranged and the United States Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) highly anticipated May […]






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 Soybean futures hitting 1.5-wk low, pressured by follow-through weakness after Wednesday’s poor technical close and some farmer selling. Corn futures sagged as forecasts called for improving weather in the US Midwest, where wet conditions have stalled […]






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed $CORN, $WEAT, $SOYB Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) agriculture grains futures finished mixed Wednesday with Corn futures rising nearly 2% after the US Department of Agriculture (USDA)’s forecast for global inventories fell below trade expectations. Soybean futures hit a 6-week high after the USDA’s reports were released, buoyed by the […]






World War 3: Bullish on Gold (NYSEArca:GLD)

World War 3: Bullish on Gold (NYSEArca:GLD)






World War 3: Bullish on Gold (NYSEArca:GLD) $GLD, $SLW, In times of War or other upheaval, people turn to Gold (NYSEArca:GLD). When economies wobble and governments fall, Gold has always been seen as the best way to preserve wealth. The Y-Y change in the consumer price index has already risen from 0 to 2.5%. When […]






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Up on the Week






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Up on the Week $CORN, $WEAT, $SOYB Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) agriculture grains futures finishes higher on the week which ended 13 April, mostly on fund Short-covering and wet weather. Corn ended 11 cents higher weekly, settling at the highest mark since early March. Fund short covering was featured, and […]






Business Growth in UAE’s Private Sector Taps 25-month Highs

Business Growth in UAE’s Private Sector Taps 25-month Highs






Business Growth in UAE’s Private Sector Taps 25-month Highs $OIL Business activity was led by new projects, a further general improvement in economic conditions and market demand The UAE’s non-Oil private sector registered strong growth in March, in line with the trend so far this year, according to Emirates NBD’s monthly survey. Growth in the […]






Gold Bullion YTD: Demand for Gold Bars in UK Spikes 39% on Brexit Anxiety

Gold Bullion YTD: Demand for Gold Bars in UK Spikes 39% on Brexit Anxiety






Gold Bullion YTD: Demand for Gold Bars in UK Spikes 39% on Brexit Anxiety $GLD, $EXCFF, $SLW As the UK triggered its formal departure from the European Union, gold demand from UK investors remained ongoing and robust with increased numbers of British investors diversifying into physical gold in order to hedge the considerable uncertainty and volatility that […]






Tight Market Governing US Housing Recovery

Tight Market Governing US Housing Recovery






Tight Market Governing US Housing Recovery The US housing market, a Key economic driver, is very tight, with supply struggling to meet demand as the sector recovers a decade after the housing crisis. But persistent pent-up demand among would-be homeowners could cause builders to boost construction, helping to ease pressure on the market for new […]






Abu Dhabi Rents to Dip in 2017 on New Supply

Abu Dhabi Rents to Dip in 2017 on New Supply






Abu Dhabi Rents to Dip in 2017 on New Supply Thousands of new apartments and potentially decreased housing allowances are expected to weigh on the market Average apartment and villa rents in Abu Dhabi are expected to weaken further this year after declining in Y 2016 due to new supply and uncertainty related to state […]






A Positive Look at 3 Key Players in Metals & Mining Industries

A Positive Look at 3 Key Players in Metals & Mining Industries






A Positive Look at 3 Key Players in Metals & Mining Industries $CS, $AEM, $SLW, $TECK A new Credit Suisse report takes a positive stance on some Key players in the metal and mining industries. Overall the CS analysts see improving apparent demand trends, accelerating global growth, positive earnings revisions and debt reduction as Key […]






“Demand Protest”Recruiting Anti-Trump Protesters at Inaugural

“Demand Protest”Recruiting Anti-Trump Protesters at Inaugural






“Demand Protest”Recruiting Anti-Trump Protesters at Inaugural “Get paid fighting against Trump!” A San Francisco company has posted ads in more than 20 cities nationwide seeking protesters to demonstrate at US President Elect Donald Trump’s inauguration, offering to pay up to $2,500. Demand Protest is offering a retainer of $2,500 plus “our standard per-event pay of $50/hr, […]






US Housing Outlook Brighter The Street Thought

US Housing Outlook Brighter The Street Thought






US Housing Outlook Brighter The Street Thought New US single-family home sales rose more than expected in November and consumer sentiment is near at 12-year highs, strengthening the view that the economy will gain more momentum in Y 2017. President Elect Donald Trump’s plan to cut taxes and increase infrastructure spending is expected to boost […]






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed $SOYB, $CORN, $WEAT Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) agriculture grains futures settle mixed Wednesday with Soybean futures rising as the market rebounded from its lowest marks in nearly a month on lingering concerns about risks from unfavorable crop weather in South America. The most active Corn contract for March delivery […]






Access to Physical Gold Coming the 1.6-B Muslims on Our Planet

Access to Physical Gold Coming the 1.6-B Muslims on Our Planet






Access to Physical Gold Coming the 1.6-B Muslims on Our Planet $GLD A new Sharia Gold Standard will be introduced this month to the 1.6-B Muslims on our Planet. Until now, aboout 25% of the world’s citizens have been denied access to Gold under some existing conditions of Islamic Law, which controls all financial and […]






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 Corn and Wheat futures falling, buffeted by profit-taking and abundant world supplies. The most active Corn contract for March delivery fell 2.5 cents, or 0.69%, to 3.58 bu. March Wheat delivery drooped 5.75 cents, or […]






Let’s Focus on the DJIA

Let’s Focus on the DJIA






Let’s Focus on the DJIA $DIA Since the beginning of this week, the US stock market has been compressing between 2 converging H-4 trendlines at 18971 and 18808 respectively, forming a possible Bullish Pennant formation. This technical pattern is considered by most of us to be a continuation setup. Therefore, should the DJIA close above […]






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Higher






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Higher $CORN, $WEAT, $SOYB Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) agriculture grains futures finished higher Tuesday, buoyed by widespread buying and investor short-covering ahead of a closely-watched crop report and results from the US Presidential election. The most active Corn contract for December delivery rose 8 cents, or 2.31%, to 3.5425 bu. […]






Business Spending Dives, Durable Goods Orders Fall, Recession Looms

Business Spending Dives, Durable Goods Orders Fall, Recession Looms






Business Spending Dives, Durable Goods Orders Fall, Recession Looms $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX Orders for big-ticket manufactured goods dipped in September as a Key category that tracks business investment fell by the largest amount in 7 months. Orders for durable goods edged down 0.1% in September after gains of 0.3% in August and 3.6% in […]






Gold Up, in Anticipation of US Fed Standing ‘Pat’

Gold Up, in Anticipation of US Fed Standing ‘Pat’






Gold Up, in Anticipation of US Fed Standing ‘Pat’ $GLD, $GDX, $JDST Gold is valued as unequalled material for jewelry, storing wealth and growing  industrial uses. Gold prices rose Monday, as the USD slipped Vs a basket of currencies, as the market awaits clues on timing of an increase in US interest rates. Spot Gold was up […]






Weak Crude Oil Prices Mirror US’s Weak Economy

Weak Crude Oil Prices Mirror US’s Weak Economy






Weak Crude Oil Prices Mirror US’s Weak Economy $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX, $USO Late last month the US Energy Information Administration (EIA) reported that it was overstating domestic demand for Crude Oil and energy products to a “considerable degree”. Using imprecise and lagging data, the calculations for the amount of product being exported overseas was […]






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. […]






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 […]






NYC, Commercial Real Estate Capital of the World

NYC, Commercial Real Estate Capital of the World






NYC, Commercial Real Estate Capital of the World $JLL New York has knocked off London as the world’s premier city for FDI (foreign investment) in commercial real estate due to fears the vote to leave the EU aka Brexit, will diminish the British capital’s appeal as a global financial center. Data on cross-border property transactions […]






The US Consumer Pauses, Spending Halts, Economy Stalls

The US Consumer Pauses, Spending Halts, Economy Stalls






The US Consumer Pauses, Spending Halts, Economy Stalls $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX “The consumer paused in July and with price pressures soft, the Fed members will probably gain a few more grey hairs.” — Joel Naroff, Economist The Consumer Data: July Retail Sales and Wholesale Prices Sales: 0%; Excluding Vehicles: -0.3%/ PPI: -0.4% Excluding Food […]






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 […]






Ferrari’s Supercars Driving Record Breaking Earnings

Ferrari’s Supercars Driving Record Breaking Earnings






Ferrari’s Supercars Driving Record Breaking Earnings $RACE Iconic Italian automaker Ferrari, NV (NYSE:RACE) posted better-than-expected Quarterly numbers last Tuesday, helped by strong demand for its Supercars from Europe and China and margins strengthened by Special Edition and Tailor Made examples. The business that was spun off from Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (NYSE:FCAU), confirmed its full-year revenue […]






FBI Reports Record Number Gun Buyer Background Checks in July

FBI Reports Record Number Gun Buyer Background Checks in July






FBI Reports Record Number Gun Buyer Background Checks in July $SWHC, $RGR July was the 15 month running with a record number of background checks for gun purchases in the US, according to data released by the FBI. The agency’s National Instant Criminal Background Check System (NICS) processed 2,197,169 requests in July, about 66,000 more […]






US Demand for Autos Fall in July

US Demand for Autos Fall in July






US Demand for Autos Fall in July $GM, $F, $HMC, $TM, $VLKAY US auto sales drop in July as hot weather and softening demand kept buyers at home. Major automakers have reported July sales that fell short of expectations, which has reinforced worries that the market may have peaked with last year’s record numbers. Kelley Blue […]






Crude Oil Prices Dive on Global Supply Glut

Crude Oil Prices Dive on Global Supply Glut






Crude Oil Prices Dive on Global Supply Glut $OIL, $USO, $BHI World Crude Oil prices suffered big losses Monday, with the WTI Crude Oil marking below 40 bbl for the 1st time since April, as a survey showed that output in the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) reached record highs last month. Production […]






Raise Rates, Don’t Raise Rates, Who’s Right?

Raise Rates, Don’t Raise Rates, Who’s Right?






Raise Rates, Don’t Raise Rates, Who’s Right? $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX There are those economists that argue that the US Fed should take an unconventional approach to ending a long period of below-target inflation: that being that instead of keeping interest rates low to drive economic activity and push up prices, it should raise interest […]






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Higher






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Higher $CORN, $WEAT, $SOYB Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) Corn, Wheat and Soybean all finished higher Tuesday after the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) released its monthly World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates (WASDE) Report. The most active Corn contract for December delivery added 4.75 cents, or 1.34%, to 3.6025 bu. […]






M-Commerce is “Retail in Your Pocket”

M-Commerce is “Retail in Your Pocket”






M-Commerce is “Retail in Your Pocket” $WMT, $BAC Back in Y 1997 at the launch of the Global Mobile Commerce Forum, Kevin Duffey coined the phrase ‘Mobile Commerce” meaning “the delivery of electronic commerce capabilities directly into the consumer’s hand (pocket), anywhere, via wireless technology.” I took that to mean a retail outlet in your consumer’s pocket. […]






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower Monday






Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower Monday $CORN, $WEAT, $SOYB Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) Corn, Wheat and Soybean finished lower Monday before the US Department of Agriculture’s monthly World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates Report and crop progress report. The most active Corn contract for December delivery was lower of 7 cents, or 1.93%, to […]






June US Automobile Sales Disappoint

June US Automobile Sales Disappoint






June US Automobile Sales Disappoint $F, $GM, $TMC, $VLKAY, $HMC Consumer demand for pickups and SUVs drove US auto sales in June, but the growth fell short of estimates as General Motors (NYSE:GM), Toyota Motor Corp (NYSE:TMC) and Volkswagen (OTCMKT:VLKAY) sold fewer vehicles. Estimates from major automobile makers backed analysts’ projection that the US industry […]






China’s Investing in the United States Extends Beyond Real Estate

China’s Investing in the United States Extends Beyond Real Estate






China’s Investing in the United States Extends Beyond Real Estate The growing Chinese investment in the United States has extended beyond real estate, with more companies eyeing sectors closely related to Chinese domestic demand. In recent years, more Chinese companies have been investing in the United States irregardless of size, industry and ownership, Shau Zhang, a […]






The Why of Sustainable “Green” Building Worldwide

The Why of Sustainable “Green” Building Worldwide






The Why of Sustainable “Green” Building Worldwide The Trends The Top 2 reasons for building Green: client demand (35%) and market demand (33%). The global Green building market grew in Y 2013 to $260-B, including an estimated 20% of all new US commercial real estate construction. This trend is expected to intensify in the coming […]