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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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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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Ag Update: Has Corn Finally Bottomed?

| November 14, 2013 | 0 Comments
Ag Update:  Has Corn Finally Bottomed?

Ag investors received a boatload of important information over the past few days.   As you may know, the most recent USDA World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimate (WASDE) report came out on November 8th.  Let’s dig in and see what this essential data tells us about the price of corn and wheat… CORN Corn bulls […]

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Grains: A Looming Profit Opportunity In Wheat?

| October 3, 2013 | 0 Comments
Grains:  A Looming Profit Opportunity In Wheat?

No doubt about it, this summer has been a big disappointment for anyone bullish of grains.  Wheat and corn sank to their lowest levels in years thanks to a blockbuster US growing season. Let me show you what I mean… As you can see, the price of corn sank like the Titanic in July.  And […]

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Buyer Beware! Three Commodities Doomed To Trade Lower…

| August 5, 2013 | 0 Comments
Buyer Beware! Three Commodities Doomed To Trade Lower…

With a few exceptions, most commodities traded flat to lower last week.  In fact, grain markets, precious metals, and natural gas all turned in firm losses.  And keep in mind, those losses came in spite of the fact Ben Bernanke announced the Fed would continue buying $85 billion worth of bonds each month.  The news […]

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Technical Analysis: Basic Concepts Every Trader Must Know- Part 1

| July 31, 2013 | 0 Comments
Technical Analysis:  Basic Concepts Every Trader Must Know- Part 1

There are two types of analysis when it comes to commodity investing- technical and fundamental. Fundamental analysis involves researching underlying real world factors that help determine the price of a certain commodity.  For example, the USDA’s monthly World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates (WASDE) reports provide essential fundamental data that helps investors determine grain prices. […]

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Grain Market Wipeout!

| July 26, 2013 | 0 Comments
Grain Market Wipeout!

Things have gotten quite interesting in the grain markets over the past few days.  But unlike last year, grain prices are moving dramatically lower instead of higher.  As you may remember, last year’s grain crop was turned on its ear thanks to a remarkably hot and dry growing season.    The price of corn, wheat, and […]

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