Tag: Grains investing

Commodity Performance: This Isn’t Pretty…

| October 1, 2014 | 0 Comments
Commodity Performance:  This Isn’t Pretty…

The third quarter is drawing to a close, which makes it the perfect time to recap commodity performance over the past three months. But first, let’s see how hard assets performed overall… As you can see, the Reuters/Jefferies CRB index (blue line) weakened substantially in the third quarter.   The decline has the commodity-focused index sitting […]

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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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Time For A Soybean Rally!

| August 26, 2013 | 0 Comments
Time For A Soybean Rally!

Grain traders are in a tizzy… Soybeans are surging $0.60 a bushel on weather related worries today.  This is a hefty 4.5% move that brings the September contract to $14.25 in mid-day trading. What’s going on? A looming late summer heat wave has the potential to bake crops in many parts of the Midwestern US.   […]

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