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29 May 2014
Wyckoff's Closing Grains: Corn Lower; Soy Higher
ANALYSIS - July corn futures closed up 3 1/4 cents at $4.73 Wednesday, writes analyst Jim Wyckoff for TheCropSite. ...
Wyckoff's Weekly Grains Outlook: Planting Close to Complete
ANALYSIS - Corn planting is close to complete and during the short holiday week, markets are trading mixed, reports Jim Wyckoff for TheCropSite....
27 May 2014
Soy Prices Driven by Chinese Poultry Industry?
CHINA - The head of Bunge has said that China’s recovering poultry industry is resulting in a bounce back in soybean crushing prices....
India’s Cotton Yarn Exports to Cross $4.7 billion in 2013-14
INDIA - India’s cotton yarn exports is estimated to cross $4.7 billion during the 2013-14 financial year (April 2013-March 2014), as per a study conducted by the Cotton Textiles Export Promotion...
26 May 2014
India Cotton Arrivals Touch 38.3 Million Bales during 2013-14 Season
INDIA - Cotton production in the country has been recorded at 38.3 million bales of 170 bales each during the 2013-14 season till September, writes Jagdish Kumar....
14 May 2014
Jim Wyckoff's Morning Report: Markets Mixed Overnight
GLOBAL - In overnight news, European Union industrial production fell in 0.3% in March from February, and was down 0.1% year-on-year. ...
Wyckoff's Closing Grains: Corn Closed Higher
US - July corn futures closed up 2 3/4 cents at $5.02 1/4 Tuesday....
13 May 2014
Jim Wyckoff's Morning Report: China's Economic Growth Slows
GLOBAL - In overnight news the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) reported China’s economic growth rate will continue to slow in the coming months, while other countries’...
08 May 2014
Jim Wyckoff's Morning Report: EU Central Bank Monetary Policy Meeting Due
GLOBAL - The major economic event for Thursday is the European Central Bank monthly monetary policy meeting. There is no change in ECB monetary policy expected at this meeting. ...
07 May 2014
Jim Wyckoff's Morning Report: Market Awaits Janet Yellen Testimony on US Economy
GLOBAL - The highlight in the U.S. Wednesday will be Fed Chair Janet Yellen’s testimony on the U.S. economy and monetary policy to the U.S. Congress. The market place will closely scrutinize...
06 May 2014
Jim Wyckoff's Morning Report: Euro at Two-month High
GLOBAL - In overnight news, the Euro currency rose to a nearly two-month high against the flagging U.S. dollar following some positive economic reports coming out of the European Union. ...
Cotton Incorporated: US Macro Indicators & the Cotton Supply Chain
GLOBAL - In an advance estimate, the Bureau of Economic Analysis determined the U.S. economy grew only 0.1% in the first quarter (seasonally-adjusted, annual rate). This was the slowest pace...
05 May 2014
Jim Wyckoff's Morning Report: Russia-Ukraine Tensions Elevated
ANALYSIS - The Russia-Ukraine crisis was ratcheted up during the weekend, reports Jim Wyckoff for TheCropSite. ...
01 May 2014
Can We Feed the World Using Foley's Five Steps?
ANALYSIS - National Geographic has launched a new series starting this month continuing through the end of the year that will focus on food and the challenge of feeding the global population...
29 April 2014
Jim Wyckoff's Morning Report: Markets Quiet While Anticipating Data
GLOBAL - Asian and European stock and financial markets were quiet overnight, focusing on corporate earnings reports and awaiting key economic data due out this week. ...
Jim Wyckoff's Morning Report: Markets Higher Overnight
US - July corn futures closed up 1 cent at $5.13 3/4 Monday. Prices closed near mid-range and did hit a two-week high early on. ...
28 April 2014
Jim Wyckoff's Morning Report: Markets Higher Overnight
GLOBAL - This is a very busy week of U.S. economic data, highlighted by the latest FOMC meeting of the Federal Reserve on Tuesday and Wednesday, the gross domestic product report on Wednesday...
22 April 2014
Wyckoff's Weekly Grain Outlook: Profit Taking Pressure Across Grains
ANALYSIS - There's considerable profit taking pressure across all grain markets at the start of the week, reports Jim Wyckoff....
21 April 2014
Jim Wyckoff's Morning Report: Russia-Ukraine on Back Burner for Now
ANALYSIS - Many European and Asian markets are closed Monday due to the Easter holiday, which made for subdued trading and a lack of fresh news coming from Europe and Asia....
18 April 2014
GeoGrain: Corn, Soybean Basis Move Higher
US - Basis across the U.S improved for the week ending on the 16th with corn basis climbing 1 ½ cents higher and soybeans up 2 cents, according to grain analysts at GeoGrain. ...
Wyckoff's Closing Grains: Corn, Beans Lower on Thursday
ANALYSIS - May corn futures closed down 4 cents at $4.93 1/2 Thursday. Prices closed near the session low today, closing at a two-week low close and at a bearish weekly low close. ...
Strong Domestic, International Demand Supports US Grain Prices
ANALYSIS - Strong domestic and international demand for US grains continues to underpin prices at relatively high levels, writes grain analysts at GeoGrain. ...
17 April 2014
Wyckoff's Closing Grains: Corn Closed Lower
US - May corn futures closed down 6 1/2 cents at $4.97 1/4 Wednesday. ...
16 April 2014
Jim Wyckoff's Morning Report: Russia-Ukraine Continues to Dominate Markets
GLOBAL - The Russia-Ukraine crisis remains in keen focus this week. The latest developments have seen gunfire in eastern Ukraine cities, with Russian war planes buzzing the region. ...
Wyckoff's Closing Grains: Corn Closed Higher
US - May corn futures closed up 3/4 cent at $5.03 3/4 Tuesday. Prices closed nearer the session high. ...
15 April 2014
Jim Wyckoff's Morning Report: Russia-Ukraine Dominant Market Theme
GLOBAL - The Russia-Ukraine crisis is the dominant market theme this week. ...
Wyckoff's Closing Grains: Corn Closed Lower
US - May corn futures closed up 4 cents at $5.02 1/2 Monday....
11 April 2014
Cotton Incorporated: Prices Outside China Flat to Lower; CC Index Lower
GLOBAL - Prices outside China were flat to lower last month, while the CC Index decreased in early April....
09 April 2014
Wyckoff's Closing Grains: Corn Closed Lower
US - May corn futures closed up 7 1/2 cents at $5.06 3/4 Tuesday....
08 April 2014
Wyckoff's Weekly Grains Outlook: Mixed Picture Across Markets
ANALYSIS - There's a mixed bag across the grain markets this week, reports Jim Wyckoff....
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