Will Harvest Lows Come Early for Corn and Soybeans?

Friday, September 30, 2016 Later this morning, traders will get an update from the USDA on the size of U.S. grain and Soybean inventories with the release of the Quarterly Grain Stocks report at 11 am Chicago time. Analysts estimate... Read More...

Oil Surges on OPEC Accord

Thursday, September 29, 2016 Crude Oil prices surged after OPEC reached a deal to curb the group's output in order to stabilize prices. Futures are slightly lower this morning, as traders take a more cautious approach due to the specifics... Read More...

Wheat Traders Focusing on Quality not Quantity

Wednesday, September 28, 2016 Cash market traders noted that Egypt, the world's largest wheat importer, has finally made a purchase of 240,000 metric tons of Wheat from Russia, its first purchase in a month. Egypt's recent policy on not accepting... Read More...

Gold Falls on Status Quo

Tuesday, September 27, 2016 Gold futures are lower this morning, following last night's Presidential debate. The Dollar and index futures rallied following the debate, which has put pressure on Gold prices. Clinton was viewed by many as the winner of... Read More...

Politics Pressures the Euro

Monday, September 26, 2016 The next meeting of the European Central Bank will be held on October 20. As of now, interest rates are at a negative rate of 0.4%. At the last meeting in September, the ECB lowered their... Read More...

Something for "Everybull" in FOMC Statement

Friday, September 23, 2016 While the Federal Open Market Committee meeting was most definitely the "highlight" for traders so far this month, the most important Central Bank statement may have come out of Japan, where Bank of Japan (BOJ) Governor... Read More...

September Rate Hike on the Table? Yes or No?

Wednesday, September 21, 2016 Market participants are starting to lean towards the announcement of a Federal Reserve rate hike this year but not necessarily following today's conclusion of the 2-day Federal Open Market Committee meeting (FOMC). Fed Funds futures traders... Read More...

Glut Outweighs OPEC

Tuesday, September 20, 2016 Crude Oil futures are at the lowest level in six weeks, as the oversupply and consumption fears have outweighed potential OPEC action. The Oil group has been weighing a production freeze to stabilize prices. Even if... Read More...

Equity Markets set to Resume Rise?

Monday, September 19, 2016 After a summer which saw the United States equity markets in a lull with almost no volatility, trading since the Labor Day holiday has been marked with a sharp increase in volatility. The spot CBOE Volatility... Read More...

Is the Sleepy Wheat Market Ready to Awaken?

Friday, September 16, 2016 Globally, the Wheat market is a mixed bag with favorable growing condition in Australia this season causing traders to raise their production forecasts. While in France, Wheat exports fell to 10-year lows as disappointing production totals... Read More...