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2016 Commodity Outlook: El Niño To Shake Things Up?

| November 24, 2015 | 0 Comments
2016 Commodity Outlook: El Niño To Shake Things Up?

2016 Commodity Outlook: Will These Oversold Assets Reverse Course? In recent weeks, we’ve been discussing what’s in store for commodities in 2016.  After a disastrous 2015, investors are searching for signs of a bottom in assets like crude oil, gold, corn, and coffee. Let’s pick up right where we left off… In the first part […]

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Grain Futures: The Easy Way To Profit!

| July 16, 2015 | 0 Comments
Grain Futures: The Easy Way To Profit!

Grain Futures Got You Stumped?  Look To These ETFs… The bullish action in grains the past few weeks may have you wondering about the best ways to profit from these markets. Of course, you could always go straight to the futures market to trade grain futures firsthand.  But unless you’re well versed in futures lingo and […]

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Grain Prices Jump- More Gains To Come?

| July 14, 2015 | 0 Comments
Grain Prices Jump- More Gains To Come?

Grain Prices Rally- Still Room To Profit? What a month for grain prices… Corn, wheat, and soybeans have all experienced strong rallies the past few weeks.  Corn is up a whopping 21.9% in the past month, while wheat and soybeans are up 14.2% and 9.5% respectively. Take a look… What’s sending these commodities higher? Mother […]

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Spring Has Sprung- Time For A Look At Corn Futures!

| March 25, 2015 | 0 Comments
Spring Has Sprung- Time For A Look At Corn Futures!

Corn Futures Traders- Watch These Reports Closely! I don’t know how it is in your neck of the woods, but where I live, Spring has officially sprung!  The grass is green, the flowers are blooming, and the snow has nearly melted from the surrounding mountains.  Of course, for the grass to grow, Mother Nature must […]

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Grains: There’s Always A Bull Market Somewhere…

| October 15, 2014 | 0 Comments
Grains:  There’s Always A Bull Market Somewhere…

No doubt about it, overall commodity performance has been abysmal as of late.  West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude is down a whopping 13% in the past month.  Platinum, silver, and palladium are down 8%, 7%, and 5% respectively. A surging US Dollar, along with European growth fears, has investors essentially throwing in the towel on […]

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Ag Update: Look Out Below?

| July 7, 2014 | 0 Comments
Ag Update:  Look Out Below?

Corn bears are roaring today… The essential food commodity is collapsing to multi-month lows near $4 a bushel. What’s more, the September contract is already dropping to multi-year lows at $3.97. The last time corn traded that low was the summer of 2010. And that’s not all. Wheat and soybeans are succumbing to extreme selling […]

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Another Dust Bowl Drought Disaster?

| May 14, 2014 | 0 Comments
Another Dust Bowl Drought Disaster?

The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) revealed some rather shocking data last week. According to the government agency, US drought conditions are getting dramatically worse. In fact, the situation is so bad in Oklahoma and North Texas that officials are comparing it to the Dust Bowl era of the 1930s. As you may know, […]

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Corn: It’s Popping!

| April 2, 2014 | 0 Comments
Corn: It’s Popping!

No doubt about it, Monday was a very big day for the grains market.  In case you’re unaware, that was when the USDA released their highly anticipated quarterly stocks and prospective plantings report. And what investors found in that report was quite shocking…   But before I go into detail about the USDA’s findings, let’s take […]

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Grain Gains: Ukraine Crisis Has Corn Popping!

| March 7, 2014 | 0 Comments
Grain Gains:  Ukraine Crisis Has Corn Popping!

You gotta love it… It wasn’t that long ago everybody hated grains.  Analysts were unapologetically bearish on corn and wheat in late January.   Predictions of another huge crop year had them tossing around price projections of sub-$4 a bushel corn and wheat in the low $5 range. But fast-forward a month and bears are quickly […]

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Grains Update: Now Corn Is Reacting To The Cold?

| February 5, 2014 | 0 Comments
Grains Update:  Now Corn Is Reacting To The Cold?

No doubt about it, the winter of 2014 is a doozy… As you may know firsthand, bitter temperatures have been a common occurrence in the Midwest and Eastern US over the past few months.  In fact, meteorologists say it was the coldest January in over a century. And as I’ve mentioned in recent articles, the […]

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