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Wheat futures rise as cold, drought threaten U.S. crop By:
04/17/2014 @ 3:51pm
Wheat futures rose for the third time in four sessions on speculation that cold weather earlier this week and continued dry weather in the U.S. southern Great Plains…
Soy Roy: Rally Ends When Barber Asks About It Soy Roy: Rally Ends When Barber Asks About It By: 04/17/2014 @ 2:58pm Yesterday, I had a phone call from an individual I hear from about once a year. His occupation is remotely connected to…
Market Transitions to New Crop Contracts Market Transitions to New Crop Contracts By: 04/17/2014 @ 2:54pm The market is paying attention more and more to the new crop situation.  How much corn is planted?  What is…
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Why Investment Banks Have Been Leaving Commodities By: 04/14/2014 @ 10:16am

Higher regulatory pressure and diminishing profit potential? Are these just excuses, or are they the real reasons we've seen a major shift by the…

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