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Aussie is breaking through the major trendline support, be aware of drop to 2016 lows whiel USDCNH trades higher. (full story)


Yesterday the markets declined despite good economic news. Will the markets show any sense of direction today? Read on to learn more... (full story)


From 1994 to the peak of the dot.com bubble in March of 2000, the NASDAQ gained over 1200%. Bitcoin made this bubble appear sane, as in a much shorter period it tacked on over 11,000%. In contrast, since the market bottomed in 2009, the NASDAQ is up roughly 600%. When you look at it from this... (full story)


Wall Street was already 100 points off when Trump suggested that the Fed shouldnt be raising rates and whilst the Dow bounced marginally as the dollar receded, this wasnt enough to stop the Dow closing near its session lows. The broader US market also closed down 0.4% after disappointing... (full story)


OIL Elliott wave analysis suggests that it is doing a larger pullback in cycle degree wave IV as Zigzag correction looking for more intraday weakness (full story)


In September 2018 Copper we saw a rally up from June 1 and end June 8. The strong moves up were caused by...... (full story)


Commodity plunge raises a red flag for the global economy and dials down inflation expectationsThe 2-month plunge in commodity prices is a red flag for global economic growth and is also pushing inflation expectations lower.The Bloomberg Commodit... (full story)


SV_LS143 Frankfort, KY Thu Jul 19, 2018 USDA-KY Dept of Ag Market News Blue Grass South Stockyards - Stanford, KY Cattle weighed at time of sale Weighted Average Report for 07/19/2018 Receipts: 2440 Last Week: 1978 Year Ago: 1021 Compared to last Thursday:Feeder... (full story)


Wheat (ZW) surged almost 2% yesterday, breaking above a descending wedge resistance (on the 4hr and daily chart). All the agris on my Watchlist are now recovering after being deeply oversold this past month due to the US-China trade war. (full story)


KT_LS151 Albany, NY Thu Jul 19, 2018 USDA - Cornell University Empire Livestock Marketing - Bath, NY Cattle and Calf Auction Report for Thursday, July 19, 2018 ... (full story)


CW_LS146 Charleston, WV Wed Jul 18, 2018 USDA-WV Dept of Ag Market News South Branch Livestock, Moorefield, WV Weighted Average Report for Wednesday Jul 18, 2018 Cattle Receipts: 48 Last week: Last year: Slaughter cows made up 22 percent of the... (full story)


After 4 days higher in a row December corn is now challenging the 20-day moving average for the first time since closing below it on May 29 th . Corn also has not seen 4 consecutive higher days since late May. The market may be... (full story)


SF_LS331 Sioux Falls, SD Thu Jul 19, 2018 USDA-SD Dept of Ag Market News St. Onge-Newell Sheep Yards Weighted Average Report for 07/19/2018 Receipts: 636 Last Week: 1114 Much lighter offering of feeder lambs this week, 2.00 to 5.00 lower in a narrow comparison. ... (full story)


SV_LS166 Frankfort, KY Thursday July 19, 2018 USDA-KY Dept of Ag Market News KY-TN Livestock Market Guthrie, KY Weigh-in Sale Receipts: 1111 Last Week: 1272 Year Ago: 601 Compared to last week: Feeder cattle traded 2.00-4.00 higher. Slaughter Cows and bulls... (full story)


The Trend Trader helps to identify the current trend status of your favorite futures markets. It not only helps us to stay on the right side of market direction, but also helps us avoid those without a trend. You can even use the grid as a spread matrix too - buying strength and selling weakness.... (full story)


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AM_LS126 Amarillo, TX Thu, Jul 19, 2018 USDA Market News Tulia Livestock Auction, Inc. - Tulia, TX - Thursday � 07/19/2018 Receipts: 1218 Last Week: 1755 Year Ago: 1699 Compared to last week: Feeder steers and heifers sold steady to 1.00 higher. Trade activity... (full story)


PHOENIX Shipping Point Prices as of 19-JUL-2018 Provided by: Specialty Crops Market News Federal - State Market News Service,... (full story)


PHOENIX Shipping Point Prices as of 19-JUL-2018 Provided by: Specialty Crops Market News Federal - State Market News Service,... (full story)


As explained in previous articles from this season, I have attempted to provide updates as to the extent of dicamba injury throughout the United States, either in the form of […] (full story)


AM_LS752 Amarillo, TX Thu Jul 19, 2018 USDA-TX-Dept of Ag Market News Tulia Livestock Auction � Tulia, TX Feeder Cattle Weighted Average Report for 07/19/2018 Receipts: 1218 Last Week: 1755 Year Ago: 1699 Compared to last week: Feeder steers and heifers sold... (full story)


Summary Over the last week, relatively warm weather was common over much of the country, particularly in Kansas, Missouri, Arkansas, Wisconsin, Washington, Oregon, and California. Widespread rainfall fell over parts […] (full story)


PHOENIX Shipping Point Prices as of 19-JUL-2018 Provided by: Specialty Crops Market News Federal - State Market News Service,... (full story)


PHOENIX Shipping Point Prices as of 19-JUL-2018 Provided by: Specialty Crops Market News Federal - State Market News Service,... (full story)


FRESNO Shipping Point Prices as of 19-JUL-2018 Provided by: Specialty Crops Market News Federal - State Market News Service,... (full story)


FRESNO Shipping Point Prices as of 19-JUL-2018 Provided by: Specialty Crops Market News Federal - State Market News Service,... (full story)


During the past month, a typical summertime hit and miss pattern of scattered showers and thunderstorms covered most of the Nation east of the Rockies while seasonably dry weather occurred […] (full story)


Weekly Barge Grain Shipments Decrease Due to the high water conditions and lock and dam repairs, grain barge shipments experienced a notable drop in tonnages for the week ending July […] (full story)


Soybean aphid populations are on the rise in Minnesota. University of Minnesota Extension entomologist Bob Koch says the largest numbers are in the central part of the state. “Stearns County area westward towards Willmar, and now even... (full story)


Disease pressure continues to build in parts of the Corn Belt under stress from too much moisture. Carolyn Zierke is an innovation specialist for BASF in southern Minnesota. She says rain, heat, and humidity has spawned an array of diseases in... (full story)


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Welcome to the 5th IPM Podcast for Field Crops – this Podcast is sponsored by the UMN Extension Integrated Pest Management (IPM) Program. During the past week soybean aphid populations […] (full story)


Lean hog futures settled with 5 to 30 cent gains in the front months, with Dec 15 cents lower. The CME Lean Hog Index was down 45 cents on July 17, to $79.15. The USDA pork carcass cutout value was up 34 cents on Thursday afternoon at $82.69. The pic... (full story)


Live cattle futures ended the Thursday session mixed, with nearby Aug a nickel lower and back months higher. Feeder cattle futures were steady to 20 cents higher in the nearby contracts. The CME feeder cattle index was down 28 cents from the previous... (full story)


Wheat futures posted gains of 7 to 9 cents in most contracts on Thursday. The weekly Export Sales report from FAS showed all wheat export sales falling in the middle of most trade estimates at 300,033 MT for the week of 7/12. That is less than half o... (full story)


Soybean futures closed 3 to 4 cents higher in the nearby contracts. Nearby soy meal was up 60 cents/ton, with soy oil 24 points lower. The USDA reported that 252,313 MT of old crop soybeans were sold for export during the week of 7/12. That was on th... (full story)


Corn futures saw 2 to 4 cent gains in most contracts on Thursday, closing higher for the fourth day straight. This morning’s FAS export report indicated that 640,997 MT of old crop corn was sold in the week that ended on 7/12, with 774,488 MT f... (full story)


Cotton futures saw losses of 45 to 53 points in the nearby contracts on Thursday. With just over 2 reporting weeks left in the MY, all upland cotton export sales were just 12,935 RB. That was slightly lower than the same week in 2017 and just 10.64% ... (full story)


Corn futures saw 2 to 4 cent gains in most contracts on Thursday, closing higher for the fourth day straight. This morning’s FAS export report indicated that 640,997 MT of old crop corn was sold in the week that ended on 7/12, with 774,488 MT f... (full story)


A soybean researcher says farmers in his state are adapting to the herbicide-resistant weed epidemic. David Kee with the Minnesota Soybean Research and Promotion Council tells Brownfield growers are mixing up chemistries and making more passes. ... (full story)


Tarnished plant bug numbers are picking up in cotton and with pop-up rainfall we experience this time of year, we are getting calls on how long an insecticide needs to […] (full story)


A farm management analyst predicts the tumble in soybean prices will result in substantial crop insurance payments for some farmers. Kent Thiesse with MinnStar Bank in south-central Minnesota says revenue protection policies based on optional units... (full story)


Armyworms have been found in high numbers in crop fields in several Michigan counties including Charlevoix, Manistee, Isabella and many parts of the Upper Peninsula. Check corn, oat, rye and […] (full story)


The Department of Agriculture’s Commodity Credit Corporation today announced the following prevailing world market prices of milled and rough rice, adjusted for U.S. milling yields and location, and the resulting […] (full story)