Medical Technocracy Made the Virus Chaos Possible

Medical Technocracy Made the Virus Chaos Possible

#virus #chaos #medical #technocracy #totalitarianrule Technocracy is an economic ideology built around totalitarian rule by unelected leaders that got its start in the 1930’s, when scientists and engineers got together to solve the nation’s economic problems The word comes from the word “techn,” which means “skill,” and the Greek god “Kratos,” which is the divine […]

Residential Housing Market is Worth $35-T, America’s Biggest Industry

Residential Housing Market is Worth $35-T, America’s Biggest Industry

#housing $DIA $SPY $QQQ $RUTX $ITB $VXX Last month, US new home sales spiked 55%, their biggest gainer since Y 2005. The number of Americans looking to refinance their mortgages spiked 111%. And Quicken Loans (Private), the America’s largest mortgage broker just posted its best Quarter in its 35-yr history. In 1-H of Y 2020, Quicken […]

Sitting on a Pile of Cash 3.0? Let’s Rebuild America’s Infrastructure

#Wesco #America #infrastructure #supplychain #industrial #construction $WCC Wesco looks to be a very solid play for investors looking at the coming US infrastructure build-out. Wesco International Inc. (NYSE:WCC) is a distributor of products and provider of supply chain management and logistics services used in industrial, construction, utility and commercial, institutional and government markets. The company is […]

Lockdowns Ease, Demand Hopes Rise, Crude Oil Price Spikes

Lockdowns Ease,  Demand Hopes Rise, Crude Oil Price Spikes

$USO $OIL WTI Crude Oil prices spiked Tuesday, as some European and Asian countries along with several US states began to ease C-19 coronavirus lockdown measures. The rally extended Brent Crude Oil gains to 6 days running, while US WTI Crude Oil has rallied for 5 straight sessions. Fuel demand worldwide was down about 30% in […]

Gold is Selling at a Premium to Retail Investors

Gold is Selling at a Premium to Retail Investors

$XAU $GLD Retail buyers for gold coins and bars are now paying a healthy premium per oz for the precious Yellow metal. Retail consumers who want to buy gold coins usually have to pay more than the per-ounce prices quoted on financial markets in London and New York. That premium has jumped to $135 oz, […]

F1: Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) is Committed!

F1: Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) is Committed!

$RACE Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) said it is committed to F1 after reports Thursday that the sport’s oldest and most successful team could walk away if a proposed budget cap for Y 2021 was set too low. Seems like Liberty Media got the word loud and clear. Ferrari was prepared to quit F1 it was declared in […]

US Mint: “US Precious Metals Coin Sales Skyrocket”

US Mint: “US Precious Metals Coin Sales Skyrocket”

$XAU XAG $PLAT As the COVID-19 pandemic erupted, so too did demand for newly minted platinum, gold, and silver coins from the US Mint. In times of crisis and doubt, investors move some assets to safe-havens. The demand is so high it is currently stripping the Mint’s supply. And if history is any indicator, it […]

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Will Play “Hard Ball” on Talk of Capping F1 Budgets

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Will Play “Hard Ball” on Talk of Capping F1 Budgets

$RACE Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) team Boss Mattia Binotto has warned the team could walk away from F1 if budget caps are slashed following the coronavirus chaos. According to reports, discussions last week suggested the cap for Y 2021 could be cut from $175-M to $145-M and then to $130-M for Y 2022. No agreement was reached […]

Sitting on a Pile of Cash? Crude Oil Prices are Going Higher! Here are 2 Stock to Follow in the Energy Sector

$MRO $NBL The energy sector has taken a beating in here, but as it turns out some of the independent Oil & Gas exploration and production companies have hedged their production at higher prices, and some are hedged out through Y 2021. Marathon Oil Corp. (NYSE:MRO) announced its updated Y 2020 capital spending budget and […]

“The Fed Cannot Print Gold”, Prices Seen Higher

“The Fed Cannot Print Gold”, Prices Seen Higher

$XAU $GLD $BAC $USD Bank of America Corp. (NYSE:BAC) raised its 18-month gold-price target to 3,000 oz more than 50% above the existing price record in a report titled “The Fed Cannot Print Gold.” The bank increased its target from 2,000 previously, as policy makers across the globe open huge amounts of fiscal and monetary […]

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) is ‘On Track’ Going Back to Work

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) is ‘On Track’ Going Back to Work

$RACE Workers at Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) are signing up en masse for voluntary coronavirus screening so they can return to work as soon as possible in an ambitious plan that may serve as a blueprint for manufacturers around the world anxious to restart production. Under its “Back on Track” project, Ferrari staff, families and suppliers first […]

Crude Oil Volatility Signals Major ‘Rebalancing’

Crude Oil Volatility Signals Major ‘Rebalancing’

$DIA $SPY $QQQ $RUTX $USO $OIL $VXX The lack of demand in the world Crude Oil market has set it up to be forced into a necessary rebalancing over the coming weeks as rapidly filling storage leads to significant production cuts and higher prices. See price volatility continuing high in the weeks ahead, as retail […]

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Is Not a ‘Short’ in Here

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Is Not a ‘Short’ in Here

$RACE Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) stock is down just 2.5% Y-Y, when even the S&P 500 is down 11% over the same frame Ferrari is a luxury brand and trades at 35.01 PE/ratio (TTM), surprising considering the coronavirus chaos. The Big Q: Why is this happening and is it short selling opportunity? The Big A: Because Ferrari […]

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Stock ‘Races’ Ahead Despite World Virus Chaos

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Stock ‘Races’ Ahead Despite World Virus Chaos

$RACE COVID-19 is no match for the world’s Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) lovers, as the iconic Italian Supercar maker’s sales are strong despite the coronavirus chaos that has hammered the rest of the automotive sector. Since 23 March Ferrari stock has risen sharply about 25% with its stock +7% in the last week. Automobile makers like Ford […]

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Trades ex-Dividend on 5 May

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Trades ex-Dividend on 5 May

$RACE Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) will pay its annual dividend of 1.13 on 5 May 20. As a percentage of RACE’s closing price Friday at 161.34, this dividend works out to approximately 0.70% share Below are dividend history charts for Ferrari showing historical dividends prior to the most recent Ferrar declared. Ferrari is the Aristocrat of the […]

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Annual Shareholders Meeting Results

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Annual Shareholders Meeting Results

$RACE Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) announced today that all resolutions proposed to Shareholders at the Ferrari’s Annual General Meeting of Shareholders held today in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, were passed. The Shareholders approved the 2019 Annual Accounts, expressed a positive advice with respect to the Remuneration Report 2019 and approved a dividend in cash of Euro 1.13 per […]

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Stock Races Ahead Despite Coronavirus Recession, Demand ‘Far Outstrips Supply’

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Stock Races Ahead Despite Coronavirus Recession, Demand ‘Far Outstrips Supply’

$RACE Shares Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) whose iconic Supercars have proven to be very resilient during the worldwide health crisis downturn, and the company appears well-positioned to weather the overall slowdown in auto manufacturing. Since the market hit a coronavirus crisis-level low point on 23 March Ferrari stock has made a comeback, rising over 20% since then. […]

The Coronavirus has Not Put America’s Food Supply at Risk

The Coronavirus has Not Put America’s Food Supply at Risk

The United States is a land of plenty even in the chaos of the coronavirus, US federal health officials said last Thursday. State-by-State lockdowns may have created a rush on some items in grocery stores, but the food supply chains remain strong and shelves should soon be restocked, according to Frank Yiannas, deputy commissioner for […]

Beyond the Virus: Refocusing on Essential Industries and Businesses

Beyond the Virus: Refocusing on Essential Industries and Businesses

Now the world now a very sharp understanding of what a Black Swan event is. Yes, we are seeing a global health crisis, and those of us who are looking are seeing the coming restructuring of the global economic order. The Key is how investors navigating to what is coming next. The Big Q: What […]

Gold, the ‘Currency of Last Resort’, Price Spikes

Gold, the ‘Currency of Last Resort’, Price Spikes

$XAU $GLD, $BAR, $XAG $SLV Tuesday, Gold prices marked their largest daily percentage gainer in more than 10 yrs as the precious Yellow metal extended its rally on demand/supply issues and moves by the Fed to address the coronavirus crisis. The Fed announcement Monday “signals there is a new sheriff in town as the Fed […]

F1: Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Team in Self Isolation

F1: Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Team in Self Isolation

$RACE Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) F1 team have all gone into self-isolation since their return from the Australian Grand Prix. The move is a precaution, as no member of the team have so far had any symptoms of the coronavirus, Ferrari said. Ferrari F1 team members who travelled to Melbourne are to be in quarantine for 14 […]

UAE Shutters Ferrari World and Louvre Abu Dhabi

UAE Shutters Ferrari World and Louvre Abu Dhabi

$RACE  The United Arab Emirates said Saturday it was shutting major tourism and cultural venues to contain the spread of coronavirus and announced a $27-billion plan to counter the outbreak’s economic impact. Attractions such as the Louvre Abu Dhabi museum and the Ferrari World theme park will be closed from 15-31 March, the Abu Dhabi […]

F1: Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Shuts Maranello Factory Down

F1: Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Shuts Maranello Factory Down

$RACE Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) has shut its Maranello factory including its F1 operations in response to the global coronavirus pandemic. With Italy being 1 of the countries in Europe that has been impacted the most by the virus outbreak, the Italian government has imposed a strict lockdown across the entire nation to try to limit community […]

Navigating Extreme Stock Market Volatility

Navigating Extreme Stock Market Volatility

$DIA, $SPY $QQQ $RUTX $VXX Forget that the major US stock indices posted a gainer last week. All that most investors will remember is a wild week that took their portfolios on a harrowing roller coaster ride. These market fluctuations are not 1 month, 1 week, but 1 day moves The weekend’s news about the […]

2020: The Fed and Q-4’s Initiation

2020: The Fed and Q-4’s Initiation

$DIA $SPY $QQQ $RUTX $VXX Last September something happened in the “repo” short-term financing market. Liquidity dried up, interest rates spiked, and the Fed stepped in to save the day. On 12 December a New York Fed statement said its trading desk would increase its repo operations around year end “to ensure that the supply of reserves remains […]

The Financial Markets in Year of the Rat 2020

The Financial Markets in Year of the Rat 2020

$DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $RUTX, $XRT, $IWM Our New Year is here and we are just a few weeks away from the Chinese New Year, so not too early to share some of my favorite Chinese Astrologer’s thoughts on the coming Year of the Rat, he is famous for his predictions, but not perfect. The background: […]

US Homebuilder Sentiment Climbs to 20-Yr High

US Homebuilder Sentiment Climbs to 20-Yr High

US homebuilder sentiment advanced in December to the highest mark since Y 1999 amid stronger sales and a surge in prospective buyer foot traffic. The National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index jumped 5 pts to 76, the biggest monthly increase since the end of Y 2017, and the November figure was revised higher, […]

Gold is More Than a Safe Haven Asset

Gold is More Than a Safe Haven Asset

$XAU, $GLD, $USD Despite its strong ties to geopolitical events, gold is driven by supply and demand. Gold, known as the safe haven asset, historically becomes more valuable during times of geopolitical turmoil. Approximately 20% of the above-ground stock of gold reserves is held by central banks and international monetary organizations.  In addition, gold and the USD […]

US Pending Home Sales Reached 21-Month High in September

US Pending Home Sales Reached 21-Month High in September

The US housing market is still benefiting from lower mortgage rates, as more Americans signed contracts to buy homes in September. The National Association of Realtors said Tuesday that its pending home sales index rose 1.5% from August to September to 108.7, its highest level since December 2017. Measured Y-Y, pending home sales have risen 3.9%. Home […]

The ‘Pot Party’ is Over, As it All Comes Down to Supply and Demand

The ‘Pot Party’ is Over, As it All Comes Down to Supply and Demand

$CGC, $ACB, $AAPL, This chart shows how pot inventories are growing and growing just like certain crop inventories did in the 1930’s: In just a year after Canada’s historic marijuana legalization, producers built up a massive surplus of the drug. In fact, just 4% of it produced in Canada in July has been sold. The […]

Special Report: The Future of Asia (Parts 2/3)

Special Report: The Future of Asia (Parts 2/3)

Asia is diverse and complementary, and Asia-for-Asia industrial supply-chain networks are emerging. Asia is a highly diverse region, there is no single Asia but many. We identified 4 distinct groups of economies based on scale, economic development, interactions with one another, and connectedness to the world. Each of these “4 Asia’s” has characteristics that complement […]

Medical Marijuana Update

Medical Marijuana Update

FLASH: A Democratic presidential contender rolls out a package of veterans’ medical marijuana bills, the Alabama Senate has approved a restrictive medical marijuana bill, edibles are coming to Maryland, and more. National Democratic Presidential Candidate Seth Moulton Files Three Veterans’ Medical Marijuana Bills. Rep. Seth Moulton (D-MA), who recently announced he is seeking the Democratic […]

Indonesia’s Chocolate Dream is Sustainable Cocoa Farming

Indonesia’s Chocolate Dream is Sustainable Cocoa Farming

$OLMIY, $BYCBF FLASH: Asia’s biggest producer of cocoa beans is looking to diversify and make more Top-quality beans. The farmers in Tabenan, Bali, set aside 80% of their output for the single origin Bali bar made by Pipiltin, the Jakarta-based company founded in Y 2013 to produce premium chocolate from Indonesia-grown beans. Malaysia aims to […]

Gold Firms, Investors Move into Safe-haven Assets

Gold Firms, Investors Move into Safe-haven Assets

$GLD.$USD, $JPY FLASH: Last week gold posted its 3rd consecutive weekly gainer and rose 1%, the most since the week ending 1 February. The fundamentals Spot gold up 0.1% at $1,314.21 oz as of 0128 GMT. US gold futures up 0.2% at $1,314.40 oz. Investors sold shares Monday moving to the safety of bonds, while […]

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) as We Have Come to Know It

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) as We Have Come to Know It

$RACE by Michael Blanding FLASH: If you drive a Ferrari, you put premium petrol in the tank, you hit the motorway, and you step on the gas.” — Zlatan Ibrahimovic The Iconic Italian sports car maker Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) opens up about how it has achieved success by bucking industry trends. That purring engine. The buttery […]

Medical Marijuana Update

Medical Marijuana Update

FLASH: Hawaii says “aloha” to out of state patients, a Nebraska initiative campaign is getting underway, New Mexico expands grower plant limits, and more. Georgia Georgia House Approves CBD Access Bill. The House on Tuesday approved HB 324, which would allow for the sale of CBD cannabis oil to patients through dispensaries. The state legalized CBD […]

US New Home Sales Declined in January

US New Home Sales Declined in January

Sales of new US single-family homes fell in January, suggesting the housing market weakness persisted early in Q-1. The Commerce Department said on Thursday new home sales declined 6.9 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 607,000 units. December’s sales pace was revised higher to 652,000 units from the previously reported 621,000 units. Economists polled […]

Buy Gold, Bet on Tight Supply

Buy Gold, Bet on Tight Supply

$GLD, $SLV, $USD Gold’s supply/demand prospects have caught the eye of 1 billionaire. “For the 1st time in my life, I bought gold because it is a good hedge,” Sam Zell, the founder of Equity Group Investments, said in a Bloomberg TV interview. “Supply is shrinking and that is going to have a positive impact on […]

Tesla’s (NASDAQ:TSLA) VP of Global Supply Management Ankles the Ailing EV Maker

Tesla’s (NASDAQ:TSLA) VP of Global Supply Management Ankles the Ailing EV Maker

Tesla’s (NASDAQ:TSLA) VP of Global Supply Management Ankles the Ailing EV Maker $TSLA Liam O’Connor is another 1 of a of Tesla execs to exit due to current DOJ (criminal) and SEC investigative climate. Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) is losing yet another executive in a string of departures going back months. This time, according to a report Thursday, […]

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) to Launch 15 New Models by 2022

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) to Launch 15 New Models by 2022

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) to Launch 15 New Models by 2022 $RACE Ferrari confirmed the development of a new V6 hybrid powertrain Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) is planning a huge model line up in the next few years. During an investors meeting this week outlining its future plans, the automaker announced it will launch 15 new models by Y […]

Gold-Silver Ratio at Highest Mark in 27 Years

Gold-Silver Ratio at Highest Mark in 27 Years

Gold-Silver Ratio at Highest Mark in 27 Years $GLD, $SLV, $OIL, $SPY, $QQQ The Gold-Silver Ratio has been one of the most reliable technical ‘buy’ indicators for Silver, whenever the ratio climbs above 80. The Big Q: Is the current spike in the gold/silver ratio forecasting another stock market crash? The gold-to-silver ratio has moves […]

Atlanta Fed Lifts Q-3 GDP Prediction to 4.7%

Atlanta Fed Lifts Q-3 GDP Prediction to 4.7%

Atlanta Fed Lifts Q-3 GDP Prediction to 4.7% $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $RUTX, $VXX The next GDPNow update is Wednesday, 5 September. The US economy is growing at a 4.7% annualized rate in Q-3, the Atlanta Federal Reserve’s GDPNow forecast model showed on Tuesday, following the latest data on construction spending and factory activity. This is now […]

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Outperforms the Entire Automotive Sector

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Outperforms the Entire Automotive Sector

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Outperforms the Entire Automotive Sector $RACE Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) delivered an ROE of 63.1% over the past 12 months, impressive in the extreme compared to the industry average of 14.0% during the same frame. RACE has made huge profits from little equity capital. Taking a closer look at some factors like financial leverage to […]

Oregon Has an Oversupply of Marijuana, Most Goes Unsold

Oregon Has an Oversupply of Marijuana, Most Goes Unsold

Oregon Has an Oversupply of Marijuana, Most Goes Unsold Commentary: The Oregon cannabis market is very much over-saturated. For consumers, this is great. One can walk into nearly any Oregon dispensary and find buy a gram of quality ‘bud’ for $5.00, and even concentrates are dropping in price. When the state began legal recreational sales in Y 2016, […]

Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) Stock ‘Clean Air Ahead’

Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) Stock ‘Clean Air Ahead’

Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) Stock ‘Clean Air Ahead’ $RACE Shares of Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) are + 35% YTD, but they came off their highs to consolidate the last Bull leg that Topped at 149.85 a few weeks ago. Ferrari finished Monday in NYC at 136.38, +1.02, or +0.75%, the market is closed. And there looks to be more […]

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower $SOY, $WEAT, $CORN Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) agriculture commodities finished lower Wednesday, with Wheat futures dropping over 2%, as investors booked profits after prices Tuesday reached the highest mark in 10 months. Corn and Soybean futures were lower as planting progress moved along quickly again last week. Growers were 92% […]

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower $SOY, $WEAT, $CORN Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) agriculture commodities finished lower Tuesday, with a broad-based sell-off occurring due to US-China trade tensions. China’s Ministry of Commerce said Tuesday that the US trade statement is contrary to the consensus the 2 sides previously reached in Washington. “Whatever measures the United States […]

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Higher Friday

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Higher Friday

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Higher Friday $SOY, $WEAT, $CORN Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) agriculture commodities finished higher Friday, with Wheat futures rising over 2% on worries that adverse weather will lead to crop shortfalls in Key growing areas around the world. Soybeans advanced for the 5th in 6 sessions on renewed Chinese buying of US […]

President Trump’s Tweet Set Stage for Expanding OPEC and non-OPEC Crude Oil Production

President Trump’s Tweet Set Stage for Expanding OPEC and non-OPEC Crude Oil Production

President Trump’s Tweet Set Stage for Expanding OPEC and non-OPEC Crude Oil Production $OIL, $USO Saudi Arabia’s signal to ease limits on Crude Oil production led to prices falling Friday after a 3-week rally, and OPEC cited an angry Tweet by President Donald Trump as the trigger. Saudi Arabia’s Minister of Energy Khalid al-Falih Tweeted: “I reiterated […]

OPEC and Russia to Raise Crude Oil Output 

OPEC and Russia to Raise Crude Oil Output 

OPEC and Russia to Raise Crude Oil Output $OIL, $USO Saudi Arabia and Russia are discussing raising OPEC and non-OPEC Crude Oil production by some 1-M BPD. OPEC’s Chief said a complaint from US President Donald Trump over high prices triggered the plan to expand Crude Oil output. Riyadh and Moscow are prepared to ease […]

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower $SOY, $WEAT, $CORN Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) agriculture commodities finished lower Thursday on profit-taking following days of rises. The most active Corn contract for July delivery fell 4.25c, or 1.04% to settle at 4.0425 bu. July Wheat delivery went down 0.75c, or 0.14% to close at 5.3025 bu. July […]

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Higher

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Higher

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Higher $SOY, $WEAT, $CORN Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) agriculture commodities finished higher Wednesday with the hope that China will import more US agriculture products. The most active Corn contract for July delivery rose 3.75c, or 0.93% to settle at 4.085 bu. July Wheat delivery went up 9.5c, or 1.82% to close […]

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Higher

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Higher

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Higher $SOYB, $CORN, $WEAT Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) agriculture commodities finished higher Tuesday with Wheat rallying amid world weather concern and technical buying. The most active Corn contract for July delivery rose 2c, or 0.5% to settle at 4.0475 bu. July Wheat delivery went up 14.25c, or 2.81% to close at […]

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed $SOYB, $CORN, $WEAT Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) agriculture commodities finished mixed Monday with Soybean up 3% as US-China trade tensions eased. The most active Corn contract for July delivery rose 0.25c, or 0.06% to settle at 4.0275 bu. July Wheat delivery went down 11c, or 2.12% to close at 5.0725 […]

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed on the Week

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed on the Week

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed on the Week $SOYB, $CORN, $WEAT Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) agriculture commodities finished mixed on the week which ended 18 May, with Soybean futures falling 0.47% on precieved trade tensions between China and the United States. The most active Corn contract for July delivery rose 6c weekly, or 1.51%, to […]

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed $SOYB, $CORN, $WEAT Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) agriculture commodities finished mixed Thursday, with Wheat futures rising for the 3rd session running on worries that adverse weather will lead to crop shortfalls in Key growing areas around the world. Soybean futures fell, pressured by fresh concerns about exports. Corn futures […]

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed $SOYB, $CORN, $WEAT Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) agriculture commodities finished mixed Wednesday, with Soybean futures dropping nearly 2% on profit taking and some uncertainty of China-US trade consultations. Wheat futures ticked higher on short-covering, recovering from a 3-week low hit Tuesday, while Corn edged lower. The most active Corn contract […]

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed $SOYB, $CORN, $WEAT Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) agriculture commodities traded mixed Tuesday morning, with Soybean futures rising, as the trade tensions between China and the United States showed signs of softening. CBOT brokers estimate that funds Tuesday sold 6,500 contracts of Soybean, bought 2,000 contracts of Chicago Wheat and […]

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed $SOYB, $CORN, $WEAT Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) agriculture commodities finished mixed Monday, with Soybean futures surging more than 1% on news of easing trade tensions between China and the United States. The most active Corn contract for July delivery kept Unchanged at 3.965 bu. July Wheat delivery dropped 7.5c, or […]

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Traded Down Friday

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Traded Down Friday

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Traded Down Friday $CORN, $WEAT, $SOYB Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) agriculture commodities traded lower Friday after Top Soybean buyer in China lowered its import estimates for MY 2018/19. Soybean futures suffered double digit losses after China, the biggest importer of US Soybean, predicted a decline in  imports for the 1st time in […]

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Traded Mixed

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Traded Mixed

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Traded Mixed $CORN, $WEAT, $SOYB Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) agriculture commodities traded mixed Thursday,as Wheat futures fell to a near 2-week low after the US Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) 1st official estimate of the 2018-19 US Wheat harvest came in above trade expectations. Soybean futures rose, and Corn followed Wheat lower. CBOT […]

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Traded Lower

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Traded Lower

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Traded Lower $CORN, $WEAT, $SOYB Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) agriculture commodities traded lower Wednesday as traders were squaring their positions ahead of a Key monthly crop report. The most active Corn contract for July delivery fell 0.5c, or 0.12% to settle at 4.0275 bu. July Wheat delivery went down 4c, or 0.78% […]

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Traded Higher

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Traded Higher

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Traded Higher $CORN, $WEAT, $SOYB Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) agriculture commodities traded higher Tuesday on reports that Beijing and Washington pledged to continue trade talks. Tuesday, Chinese President Xi Jinping said that China and the United States should maintain communication to try to find a way to properly solve their trade […]

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Traded Lower

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Traded Lower

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Traded Lower $CORN, $WEAT, $SOYB Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) agriculture commodities traded lower Monday morning amid concerns over the ongoing trade dispute between the United States and China. As of 1456 GMT, July Corn was down 5.5c at 4.0075 bu, while July Wheat was down 13.75c at 5.125 bu, and July soybeans […]

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Traded Mixed on the Week

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Traded Mixed on the Week

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Traded Mixed on the Week $CORN, $WEAT, $SOYB Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) agriculture commodities traded mixed on the week ended 4 May, with Soybean futures dropping nearly 2%. The most active Corn contract for July delivery rose 7.75c weekly, or 1.94%, to 4.0625 bu. July Wheat delivery added 27.75c, or 5.57%, […]

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Traded Lower

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Traded Lower

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Traded Lower $CORN, $WEAT, $SOYB Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) agriculture commodities traded lower Thursday morning, with Wheat futures falling as rain fell across part of US plains which will benefits Wheat growth conditions. Investors awaited news from consultation between China and the United States on economic and trade issues which may be […]

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Traded Lower

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Traded Lower

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Traded Lower $CORN, $WEAT, $SOYB Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) agriculture commodities traded lower Wednesday morning, with Wheat futures falling on investors’ profit taking. Wheat prices rose Wednesday on reports from the Kansas Wheat Tour noting that cold and dry weather had slowed the growth. Some reports from fields indicated that the […]

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Traded Higher

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Traded Higher

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Traded Higher $CORN, $WEAT, $SOYB Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) agriculture commodities finished higher Tuesday, with Wheat futures surging over 3%, mostly on reports that adverse weather has stunted the US hard-red winter Wheat crop. The annual Kansas Wheat Tour kicked off in the morning showed that cold and dry weather had slowed […]

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Traded Higher

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Traded Higher

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Traded Higher $CORN, $WEAT, $SOYB Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) agriculture commodities finished higher Monday morning, with Corn futures reaching a 9-month high as wet weather continued to keep producers from planting in parts of the US Midwest. July Corn was 3.5c higher at 4.02 bu July Wheat was 9.25c higher at 5.08 […]

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 commodities finished higher Friday on massive fund buying. The most active Corn contract for July delivery rose 3.25c, or 0.82% to settle at 3.985 bu. July Wheat delivery went up 9c, or 1.84% to close at 4.985 bu. July 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 commodities finished lower Thursday after a big rally in Wednesday’s session. As of 1445 GMT, July Corn was down 1.75c at 3.94 bu, while July Wheat was down 9.5c at 4.895 bu, and July Soybean down 2.75c at 10.365 bu. Gaining […]

Gold, Diamond Companies Joined IBM to Develop Blockchain Technology

Gold, Diamond Companies Joined IBM to Develop Blockchain Technology

Gold, Diamond Companies Joined IBM to Develop Blockchain Technology $IBM, $BRK-A, $AU Gold and diamond companies including Berkshire Hathaway (NYSE:BRK-A)Richline Group Inc joined with IBM to develop blockchain technology to track the origin of jewelry and ensure it is ethically sourced, the companies said Thursday. The joint initiative, TrustChain goal to make it easier 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 commodities finished higher Wednesday on massive fund buying. CBOT brokers reported that funds bought 12,000 contracts of Corn, 5,500 contracts of Soybean, and 4,800 contracts of Wheat. The most active Corn contract for July delivery rose 5.75c, or 1.47% to settle […]

Chicago Agriculture Commodities: Asian Market

Chicago Agriculture Commodities: Asian Market $CORN, $WEAT, $SOYB Singapore Open: Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) agriculture commodities; Wheat up for 2nd day running, Soybean, Corn prices face pressure from US weather Chicago Wheat futures rose for a 2nd session Wednesday as investors looked for bargains, although plentiful world supplies capped gains. Soybean and Corn prices […]

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed $CORN, $WEAT, $SOYB Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) agriculture commodities finished mixed Monday with Soybean falling for the fourth consecutive session. The most active Corn contract for July delivery rose 2c, or 0.52% to settle at 3.875 bu. July Wheat delivery fell 2.75c, or 0.58% to close at 4.745 bu. July […]

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 commodities finished lower on the week ended 20 April, mostly on improved weather forecast and investors’ technical selling. The most active Corn contract for July delivery fell 9.75c weekly, or 2.52%, to 3.765 bu. July Wheat delivery dropped […]

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed $CORN, $WEAT, $SOYB Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) agriculture commodities finished mixed Thursday, with Wheat futures rising as diminishing prospects for rain in the southern US plains underpinned prices. Soybean futures fell as the market is pricing in more Soybean acres for the United States this Spring and Summer. The most […]

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed $CORN, $WEAT, $SOYB Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) agriculture commodities finished mixed Wednesday with Soybean falling on profit-taking. The most active Corn contract for July delivery rose 2.5c, or 0.64% to settle at 3.9175 bu. July Wheat delivery went up 7.75c, or 1.61% to close at 4.8925 bu. July Soybean lost […]

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed $CORN, $WEAT, $SOYB Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) agriculture commodities finished mixed Tuesday, with Corn futures falling despite a government report showed slow planting pace of US Corn. Wheat futures rose on bargain buying with additional support stemming from a US Department of Agriculture (USDA) report that showed wheat ratings […]

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower $CORN, $WEAT, $SOYB Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) agriculture commodities finished lower Monday on massive sell-off triggered by improved weather conditions for Wheat and profit-taking. The most active Corn contract for May delivery fell 3.75c, or 0.97% to settle at 3.825 bu. May Wheat delivery went down 10.25c, or 2.17% to […]

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 commodities finished mixed on the week ended 13 April, with the Soybean prices rising by double digits as a result of higher export sales. The most active Corn contract for May delivery fell 2.25c, or 0.58% weekly, to […]

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed $CORN, $WEAT, $SOYB Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) agriculture commodities finished mixed Thursday with Soybean rising over better-than-expected export sales. The most active Corn contract for May delivery rose 1.75c, or 0.45% to settle at 3.8875 bu. May Wheat delivery went down 6.25c, or 1.28% to close at 4.81 bu. May […]

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower $CORN, $WEAT, $SOYB Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) agriculture commodities finished lower Wednesday with Wheat and Soybean posting losses after consecutive gains in the past 4 sessions running. The most active Corn contract for May delivery fell 2.25c at 3.87 bu. May Wheat delivery went down 4.75c, or 0.97% to close […]

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed 

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed $CORN, $WEAT, $SOYB Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) agriculture commodities finished mixed Tuesday with Soybean posting gains for the 4th session running on lowered crop estimates for Argentina and less US ending stocks. The most active Corn contract for May delivery fell 1.5c at 3.8925 bu. May Wheat delivery went […]

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Higher

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Higher $CORN, $WEAT, $SOYB Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) agriculture commodities finished higher Monday with Wheat prices rising almost 4% on cold and snowy weather hit the US plains. The most active Corn contract for May delivery rose 2.25c, or 0.58% at 3.9075 bu. May Wheat delivery went up 18.5c, or […]

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed at the Weekend

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed at the Weekend $CORN, $WEAT, $SOYB Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) agriculture commodities finished mixed Friday, with Soybean futures rising, on precieved trade tensions between China and the United States. Wheat futures rallied with concerns about cold weather posing threat to winter Wheat in the drought-affected US Plains. Corn futures fell […]

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