Acreage Battle Warming Up
Scott Shellady looks at the market forces, and discusses the acreage estimates for 2015.
Mid-week Farm Markets Prove Choppy
Here's a look at the closing farm prices for the Wednesday march 25 we had a choppy trade today with the prices trading on both sides of zero. Take a look at the selling prices first off the may corn futures. Finished slightly higher again. Just are just slightly higher we are trading below. The 20little bit nervous as far as getting in accordance. The corn to corn crop in the ground also today. According to some traders were at inspect and fund buying which help the corn market trade higher.
Let's talk about acres a second
I have especially here for successful farming magazine article that com. At the CME group floors on Wednesday. We've had atomic talk about a little bit of agriculture through a lot more about macroeconomics but let's. Start off with a change the date today. Having had kind of a negative start thistime record low participation. Rate. So we still have problems in the labor market even though we outside headline look numbers look okay but an eagle four of the inflationary numbers Producer Price Index . Consumer Price Index retail sales. We're just not cut the mustard here so that's got the February keep that in mind or your marketing plans
Tuesday's report, nothing to write home about
Scott Shellady examines the global farces that impact the farm markets. March 11, 2015over what we've seen over the last couple days. We had a crop report on Monday or Tuesday excuse me yesterday. Basically today's action took away that precedent that the crop report . But that's really wasn't really going to be the big feel about the month is gonna really have the Anchorage where again
Brazil Truck Strike Sparks Soybean Rally - Your World in Agriculture
Mike McGinnis and Luis Vieira discuss the ramifications of the Brazilian trucker's strike on the soybean harvest in that country. —Transportation companies and independent truckers park rigs in 11 states —High Fuel Prices, Low Freight Rates cause strike —Each state sets its own circulation taxand also the idea that we're having. Bigger crops out of the South America and also bear crops expected this spring in the US but this trucker strike is the largest. Strike that's been hitting the
It's Hard to be Short in a Quiet Market
Hi I'm Scott Saudi in the super records in Chicago for a little one bit late it's Thursday today we couldn't get after yesterday because I wasn't here but. Rather a lot of assuming these things to talk about I'm here for success from the magazine and agriculture dot com. And Wednesdays are mynext Wednesday. But let's see how these markets take things again remember march options expire tomorrow I don't expect any fireworks but. You know anything can happen so that's a premier us again next Wednesday. Okay.
Scott Sets the Record Straight
Scott Shellady explains what the CME Group announcement about futures open outcry really means. February 11, 2015a hold Iran on the front month here so we've got these spreads compressing more coming in or. We've got folks both spreading buying a march disarmament by the marks so the July. That's been happeningdated. Aren't as concerned so. Coming for the front month right now spreads compressing . Not not a shocking report we're gonna really wanna see how this spring brother shapes up as well as obviously the march
CME Group to Close Futures Trading Pits
I'm Mike Maginnis for agriculture dot com reporting from the floor of the CME group here in Chicago with Scotch validate. And do of course a lot of you folks this season that Chile's. Video and contribution here on higher Coulter dot com but we have. Probably the biggest announcement. As far as thecom but we have. Probably the biggest announcement. As far as the farm markets goes for some time now the CME group actually. Officially announcing that they will close the open outcry that futures trading here in Chicago. It's not gonna explain what this announcement means to the futures market and what that could mean to. People like you and also your customers it's. Ever since the advent of electronic trading as Enron securities in Europe. I came here in 1992. We've we've fought a battle against electronic receivers open outcry and ultimately slowly but surely who's European and Asian exchanges rolled over. To electronic platform but instead of the USO with a large due to the fact we've got a different membership structure here in May be
February USDA Preview
I'm Mike Maginnis for agriculture dot com as we take a look at the US GA preview numbers for next week a reporter actually will be released on Tuesday. February 10. At 11 o'clock in the morning. We have some pre report estimates for you as far as what the trade is thinking we're gonna take a looka good indication this is old very. A recent photo of the soybean crop in the state of going guys in the northeastern part of the country you can see a lot of pressure on that soybean crop and they are expecting. Some crop loss Argentina's number at 55 million metric tons. According to Allendale. And the USDA had there last estimate fifty force overseen may be
2015 Will Be a Volatile Year
Scott Shellady takes a look at the commodities markets, from a macro level and a micro level. February 4, 2015.money back from the party there's no more party punch at the party . Investors who got used to just buying bonds and having them go up from buying stocks and having him go up. Our economy now having to think about their trades rather than just an old raiders. And in