Weekly Analysis: Corn

2023-06-04T17:05:48-05:00June 4th, 2023|Uncategorized|

Cash Corn: The Barchart National Corn Price Index moved to a new 4-week high last week, confirming a new secondary (intermediate-term) uptrend. This goes along with the major (long-term) uptrend that was confirmed on the NCPI's monthly chart at the [...]

CFTC CoT: Live Cattle

2022-01-15T06:24:10-06:00January 15th, 2022|Uncategorized|

The weekly CFTC Commitments of Traders report (legacy, futures only) showed noncommercial traders decreased their net-long live cattle futures position (blue line) by 10,059 contracts, putting it at 61.820 contracts as of Tuesday, January 11. Included in this was a [...]

Crude Oil: Rule #1

2021-10-31T09:28:14-05:00October 31st, 2021|Uncategorized|

There are a lot of things we could take into consideration when we analyze crude oil long-term: I still see the US dollar index in a major (long-term) uptrend, a factor that would be presumably bearish for crude oil The [...]

Spent Shells

2019-07-05T07:17:40-05:00July 5th, 2019|Commentary, Uncategorized, Weekly Column|

It's Friday, July 5th, the day after the official July 4th holiday here in the U.S., and 3 days after what John Adams considered the real Independence Day of July 2. The sunrise is hazy due to the still lingering [...]

A 3-Cup Monday Morning

2019-03-11T08:02:18-05:00March 11th, 2019|Uncategorized|

Overnight Summary: The coffee is going down fast this morning, the drink that is not the futures market (down only a little bit). Though it’s the day after we sprang time forward, it still feels earlier than it is. Grain [...]

Flashing Green and Red

2019-02-13T08:01:24-06:00February 13th, 2019|Commentary, Morning Commentary, Uncategorized|

Overnight Summary: Markets were mixed early Wednesday following a back and forth overnight session for most sectors. Grains, oilseeds, and softs were mostly lower Wednesday morning while the U.S. dollar index and DJIA futures were in the green. Metals were [...]

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