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18 February 2014
HSBC Supports Farmers Affected by floods
UK - HSBC has been calling our agricultural customers impacted by flooding to ensure they have the support they need....
14 February 2014
Jim Wyckoff's Morning Report: Markets Higher Overnight
GLOBAL - The March NASDAQ 100 was higher overnight as it extends the rally off February’s low. Stochastics and the RSI are overbought but remain neutral to bullish signaling that sideways to...
Wyckoff's Closing Grains: Corn Closes Higher
US - March Corn closed up a 1/2-cent at 4.40 1/2. March corn closed fractionally higher on Thursday....
13 February 2014
Jim Wyckoff's Morning Report: Markets Firmer Overnight
GLOBAL - World stock markets are in a pause and corrective pullback mode Thursday following recent solid gains that have put the bulls back in near-term technical control. ...
BCPC Congress 2014: Precaution or Innovation?
UK - This year’s BCPC Congress is expected to attract a large and diverse representation from the European and international crop protection industry....
Wyckoff's Closing Grains: Corn Closes Lower
US - March corn futures closed down 1 3/4 cents at $4.39 3/4 Wednesday. ...
12 February 2014
Jim Wyckoff's Morning Report: Markets Mixed Overnight
GLOBAL - The market place is still buzzing about US Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen’s inaugural testimony on monetary policy to the Congress Tuesday. ...
Cotton Incorporated: Market Fundamentals and Price Outlook
GLOBAL - Cotton prices outside of China increased last month, with both the New York Nearby (March contract) and the A Index reaching their highest levels in five-months, reports Cotton Incorporated....
The 2014 Farm Bill: Crop Insurance Decisions
US - Passage of the 2014 Farm Bill leads to questions on whether the Farm Bill impacts 2014 crop insurance decisions. Because the 2014 Farm Bill does not change crop insurance programs in 2014,...
11 February 2014
Jim Wyckoff's Morning Report: Markets Mixed Overnight
GLOBAL - The highlight during US trading hours Tuesday will be Fed Chair Janet Yellen’s inaugural testimony on monetary policy to the Congress. ...
Wyckoff's Weekly Grain Forecast: Corn Market 'Shrugs Off' USDA Report
ANALYSIS - Yesterday's USDA report presented a 'mixed bag' according to grain market analyst Jim Wyckoff....
Allendale Says Biggest Surprise from USDA Is Increase in Corn Exports
US - USDA settled the production question with its changes on the January reports; this month was simply an adjustment for demand numbers, reports Rich Nelson, Allendale Chief Strategist. ...
10 February 2014
Choosing the Best Hybrid for Your Field
ANALYSIS - Brian Humphries, Wyffels Hybrid national sales manager, shares criteria that should be used to finalize cropping plans. ...
USDA Market Review - Grains Traded Higher
US - The grain markets saw gains most of last week, with wheat and corn posting slight losses on Thursday. ...
Excellent Growing Conditions, Beneficial Rains in Western, South Australia
AUSTRALIA - Excellent growing conditions and beneficial rains in Western and South Australia producing areas are expected to result in significant production increases for Australian wheat in...
07 February 2014
Jim Wyckoff's Morning Report: Market Awaits Employment Report
GLOBAL - Friday is a big day for the market place. The U.S. Labor Department’s employment report for January is out at 8:30 a.m. eastern time. ...
06 February 2014
Jim Wyckoff's Morning Report: Markets Mostly Firmer Overnight
GLOBAL - World stock markets have stabilized from their recent sell offs, partly due to the strains on some emerging market currencies easing this week. ...
05 February 2014
Wyckoff's Weekly Grain Outlook: Bullish Enthusiasm in Corn, Soy Markets
ANALYSIS - There's some concern in the grain markets this week, as we head into the seasonal February break phenomenon, where grain prices often show some weakness, reports Jim Wyckoff for TheCropSite....
03 February 2014
Soybean Could Be The 'Exciting' Market in 2014
ANALYSIS – Strong soybean demand from China will mean growing stocks are bought and a tight market will run through the year, leaving a bearish outlook, writes Michael Priestly, TheCropSite...
30 January 2014
Jim Wyckoff's Morning Report: Markets Mixed Overnight
GLOBAL - World stock and financial markets have calmed a bit amid the recent strains on some non-major world currencies. ...
28 January 2014
Jim Wyckoff's Morning Report: World Markets Stabilize
GLOBAL - World stock and financial markets have stabilized Tuesday amid worries about some non-major world currencies being stressed. ...
25 January 2014
USDA Grain Market Review: Corn, Wheat Up; Soybeans Sharply Lower
US - Compared to last week, grain and soybean bids were mixed. ...
GeoGrain: Soybean Basis Grinds Lower Even as Futures Collapse
US - It was a week of mostly steady to weaker cash grain basis around the country. ...
24 January 2014
Wyckoff: Markets Mostly Lower Overnight Amid “Risk-off” Trading Atmosphere
GLOBAL - For the first time in quite a while, it’s a “risk-off” trading and investing atmosphere in the market place Friday. The feature late this week is the sell-off in the U.S. stock...
22 January 2014
Wyckoff's Closing Grains: Corn Closes Higher
US - March corn futures closed up 1 cent at $4.26 Wednesday. Prices closed near mid-range and saw tepid short covering in a bear market. Corn bears have the overall near-term technical advantage....
Jim Wyckoff's Morning Report: Markets Mixed to Firmer Overnight
GLOBAL - In overnight news, reports said investor demand for a Spanish 10-year note was strong Wednesday. ...
21 January 2014
Jim Wyckoff's Morning Report: Markets Lower Overnight
GLOBAL - The feature of a quieter, U.S. holiday-shortened trading week is the annual economic and financial forum held in Davos, Switzerland. ...
Applications Open for Concessional Farm Loans
AUSTRALIA - Western Australian primary industries’ businesses can now apply for concessional loans through the Farm Finance Concessional Loans Scheme (WA)....
18 January 2014
GeoGrain: Aggressive Farmer Selling Pressures Spot Basis
US - Grain basis came under slight pressure this week following USDA's lower corn forecast and strong soybean exports that pushed futures prices higher over the past week. ...
USDA Grain Market Review - Corn, Soy Higher; Wheat Mixed
US - Compared to last week, grain and soybean bids were higher, with wheat trading mixed. ...
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