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Yes, you read that right. Despite all the bearish developments that we described in the previous analyses , and despite myriads of bearish factors that remain in place for the following months, it seems that the white metal is about to rally. Gold, and mining stocks could move higher as well,... (full story)


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The Ranking Member of the Senate Ag Committee has released a report claiming the Market Facilitation Program unfairly benefits big farms and producers in the southeast. Michigan Democrat Debbie Stabenow alleges the formula used to calculate MFP... (full story)


Weve discussed the loonie on Friday, just when the pair spiked higher. What has happened with our profitable open position since then? Have the bulls been able to add to their gains even more? (full story)


Grace Zaplatynsky reported on Friday at the Globe Gazette (Mason City, Iowa) Online that, “This year has not been the greatest year for farmers with the soaked spring and now […] (full story)


Grain markets are unique in that they have a consolidated production schedule, where corn and soybeans are only harvest (normally) for a few weeks of the year in one big harvest event. This means the futures contracts that expire just before harvest and just after, become very economically... (full story)


What happens To The Global Economy If Oil Collapses Below $40 Part I (full story)


Resistant varieties continue to be a key tool for managing the soybean cyst nematode (SCN).  With financial support from the soybean checkoff through the Iowa Soybean Association, Iowa State University […] (full story)


Pecan harvest remains slow. Deliveries by growers to buying points are extremely light. Demand was fairly good for good quality pecans. Gift box and retail trade are looking out of […] (full story)


Weather for this week has freezing temps early in the week with possibility of rain mid-week. Daytime temps in the high 40s to low 60s and evening lows in the […] (full story)


The weather for this week shows freeze warning early in the week today and possibility of rain on Thursday or Friday. The rest of the week shows evening temps in […] (full story)


Direct cash cattle markets are mostly quiet. Light trade is reported at $115 live in Texas, steady to $1 higher than last week’s weighted average. Asking prices are $117 to $118 live and $185 to $188 dressed, with a few bids at $115 live in... (full story)


Cotton futures are 31 to 37 points lower at midday. CONAB reported a 2.73 MMT forecast of 19/20 Brazilian cotton crop, which is 10,000 above the October estimate. The USDA crop progress report indicated 62% of the US 2019/20 cotton crop has been harv... (full story)


Corn futures are lower at midday, down by as much as 2 1/2 cents. Brazil’s CONAB slightly lowered their 19/20 corn production forecast, down 30,000 MT to 98.37 MMT. The Nov WASDE projects 101 MMT of Brazilian corn. CONAB corn exports for the 19/20 ... (full story)


Live cattle futures are lower on Wednesday, with nearby contracts down triple digits at midday. Feeder cattle futures are sharply lower at midday, with Jan futures flirting with limit losses. The CME Feeder Cattle index gained $0.72 on 11/11 to $147.... (full story)


Lean hog futures are 25 to 90 cents lower at Wednesday’s midday. The 11/08 CME Lean Hog Index fell by $0.85, to $59.44. Wednesday’s pork carcass cutout value is down $1.32 at midday, with picnic the only primal cut making a gain. The national ave... (full story)


Wednesday Wheat Giving back Gains Profit taking is the story for wheat, as futures are giving back yesterday gains. Chicago wheat futures are giving back 9 3/4 to 10 cents of yesterday’s double digit run. Kansas City wheat is 6 1/2 to 9 cents low... (full story)


Soybean futures are again remaining firmer than the grains, as some contracts only drop 1 1/4 cents at midday. Soybean meal was $2.00/ton higher at midday, while soybean oil is 46 points lower. The USDA reported a private export sale of 106,000 MT of... (full story)


Corn futures are lower at midday, down by as much as 2 1/2 cents. Brazil’s CONAB slightly lowered their 19/20 corn production forecast, down 30,000 MT to 98.37 MMT. The Nov WASDE projects 101 MMT of Brazilian corn. CONAB corn exports for the 19/20 ... (full story)


A group of farmers and business owners is pushing for the resolution of trade issues. Sustained tariffs and the trade war with China are potentially hurting the agriculture economy for the next generation, said Brian Kuehl, executive director of... (full story)


We have been using cycles since 2011 and have developed multiple proprietary price modeling tools over the past 5+ years... (full story)


An official with the Association of Equipment Manufacturers says the latest U.S. farm equipment sales figures are cause for caution in the ag sector. AEM’s October data shows a more than three percent decrease in overall tractor sales compared... (full story)


Break out... (full story)


An agronomist points to a couple of factors that will separate corn as harvest gets deeper into November. Dan Kohler with AsGrow/Dekalb in southern Minnesota says the crop has been stressed all season, making standability a major concern. ... (full story)


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The director of Minnesota Milk suggests the closing of two AMPI plants is not indicative of poor demand. Lucas Sjostrum tells Brownfield whatever the reason, his hope is the result is a more profitable dairy cooperative. “I’m not... (full story)


About a third of the U.S. corn crop remains unharvested to begin this week. USDA meteorologist Brad Rippey says the usual pace for mid-November is 85 percent. “Looking over the last 25 years, there was only one year with a slower harvest... (full story)


Russell is showing 5 swings impulse rally from 10/03/2019 low favoring more upside to take place. (full story)


An executive with the Grain and Feed Association of Illinois says farmers should take extra caution when storing and working around wet grain. Jeff Adkisson tells Brownfield farmers are at the tail end of a long harvest and some are working... (full story)


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An ag economics professor says financial stress in farm country is currently much higher than 2013 but not as bad as the 1980’s. Michael Langemeier with Purdue University tells Brownfield farms with a negative profit margin ratio and a... (full story)


Simpler is often better when discussing topics like fractional reserve banking, so lets keep it simple. Investors put money into a bank. If it is a savings account or a CD, the bank pays those investors interest in exchange for the use of that money. Most checking accounts receive no interest.... (full story)


The CEO of the largest biodiesel producer in the U.S. says the EPA’s supplemental biofuels proposal is not the “giant package” President Trump promised. “Regrettably, it falls woefully short of the President’s advanced billing.” Gene Gebolys,... (full story)


Price uptrend in place and bulls have near term chart advantages. (full story)


Across the Corn Belt, patches of light precipitation stretch from Nebraska and South Dakota into the Great Lakes region. As upper Midwestern fields freeze, producers are selectively harvesting crops. Corn, which in many cases needs additional time... (full story)


A high-pressure system currently centered over the Ohio Valley will reach the northern and middle Atlantic Coast by Thursday morning. Subsequently, another strong high-pressure system will settle across the Great Lakes and Northeastern States late in... (full story)


We started the day with MBA Mortgage Applications that came in at 9.6% versus the previous -0.1% and the MBA 30-Year Mortgage Rate came in [...] (full story)


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Gold Suffered Biggest Weekly Drop in 3 Years on Trade Prospect (full story)


Trump doesnt deliver the constructive statement on China that traders were expecting. USD broadly higher with risk-off flows, ignoring US yield slump. USDCAD breaks above 1.3250. US reports mixed CPI number for October. Headline measure beats but core measure misses. ... (full story)


AMZN Buying The Elliott Wave Dips At Blue Box Area (full story)


The main event today will be Federal Reserve ChairmanJerome Powells testimony before the Congressional Joint Economic Committee in a hearing on The Economic Outlook in Washington, DC. at 10:00. Tomorrow Powell willtestify on the economic outlook before the House Budget Committee in Washington,... (full story)


Pivotal Software Inc. Reacting From Blue Box (full story)


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$SPY price action is in alignment with US 2020 Elections or Impeachment debate (full story)


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Corn (December) Fundamentals : December corn futures caught a bid yesterday on the back of decent export inspections number and limited bearish news. Inspections came in at 560,000 metric tons, towards the top of the range but still lower... (full story)


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