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NIKE ( $NKE ) Forecasting The Decline & Selling The Rallies (full story)

EURGBP Elliott Wave: Pair May Find Buyers Soon (full story)

$CA : Carrefour stock struggling with lack of space (full story)

CADJPY May See More Downside After BOC Cut Rates (full story)

Last weeks Thursdays Unemployment Claims number release has been a real eye-opener for the financial markets. The scheduled economic data releases may show coronavirus crisis impact on the economy. So, markets will likely pay more attention to the releases in the near future. Lets take a look at... (full story)

$FXA Bearish Cycles From The July 2011 High (full story)

EURGBP : Will the Pair Bounce Higher? (full story)

Mark Twain said that history does not repeat itself, but it rhymes. Its certainly true in both life and financial markets. Lets explore how the recent history lessons apply to the precious metals. Normal 0 21 false false false ... (full story)

$FP : Pattern of Total stock can be the key for investors (full story)

The S&P500 (ES) rebounded more than 3% yesterday to start the week, reversing Friday's losses and arguably breaking downtrend resistance (on the daily chart). Significantly, ES is testing the 38.2% Fib retrace of the March crash, and has reclaimed the 2600 whole figure level. (full story)

Dow Jones Futures (YM_F) is correcting cycle from Feb 13 high as a zigzag. This article and video looks at the Elliott Wave path. (full story)

Summary The S&P 500 Large Cap Index topped on 2/19 at 3,393.52. The last Bottom of that index was tested on 3/23 at 2,191.36. It closed today at 2,626.65. There is no one sure method to determine the Bottom and that's why I use Barcha... (full story)

The soy has been led higher by the old crop. It is probable that the Chinese could start purchases of US beans in the coming weeks. This, if realized, could give beans a further rally through $9.00 to the insurance level of $9.17-$9.20 level. (full story)

The corn has dropped recently. There are real concerns over the shuttering of the Bio industry. This, if prolonged, will lead to an accumulation of corn stocks, potentially. (full story)

The hog herd is expanding. That’s according to the USDA Quarterly Hogs and Pigs report. Numbers are increasing in all categories compared to one year ago. Yet, how expansion continues amid COVID-19 is anyone’s guess. ... (full story)

The Trend Trader helps to identify the current trend status of your favorite futures markets. It not only helps us to stay on the right side of market direction, but also helps us avoid those without a trend. You can even use the grid as a spread matrix too - buying strength and selling weakness.... (full story)

Michigan’s Farm Bureau has launched the Million Meal Challenge, a fundraiser to help seven regional food banks covering all 83 Michigan counties.  Farm Bureau Insurance of Michigan CEO Don Simon says they’re donating 50-thousand dollars... (full story)

Rice farmers in the Upper Delta (Arkansas, Mississippi and Missouri) are getting anxious because of the extremely wet conditions this season, especially with 2019 having wreaked havoc on rice planting. […] (full story)

I have written countless ag newsletters in my 40-plus year career, but never in such an uncertain, threatening environment as what we face today. Normally as we prepare to put […] (full story)

Corn futures ended the first trading day of the week with 4 to 4 3/4 cent losses in the front months. Corn exports from the week ending 03/26 were 49.96 mbu, which was 0.387 mbu above the same week a year ago. That put MYTD corn shipment at 711.06 mb... (full story)

Expanded limits were reached for the front month lean hog futures. June contracts closed 2 1/2 cents off the limit. The CME Fresh Bacon Index from 03/27 was $15.74 lower wk/wk to $98.80 cwt. That is $87.74 cwt. (-47%) below the same week from 2019. T... (full story)

Cotton futures rallied back from midday lows, but still closed with losses of 5 to 72 points in the front months. Global governments have been restrictive for logistics and urge that retail purchases focus on food and medicine. The dollar index was s... (full story)

Wheat futures rallied back from midday lows of 7 1/2 cent losses, but still closed in the red. CBOT wheat ended mixed as May was 1 3/4 cents lower but the July and September contracts were 1 and 2 1/4 cents higher. Front month HRW wheat futures were ... (full story)

Soybeans were mixed on Monday, old crop gains were fractional to 1 1/4 cents, while Sept and Nov losses were 1 1/4 to 2 1/4 cents respectively. Soybean meal futures closed $2.40/ton higher. May bean oil futures were 2 points higher. USDA reported a l... (full story)

Front month cattle futures were firmer on Monday. April cattle futures traded $1.75 lower, while the other front months were 35 cents lower to 17 cents higher. Futures will trade with normal limits tomorrow. Feeder cattle futures ended the Monday ses... (full story)

Corn futures ended the first trading day of the week with 4 to 4 3/4 cent losses in the front months. Corn exports from the week ending 03/26 were 49.96 mbu, which was 0.387 mbu above the same week a year ago. That put MYTD corn shipment at 711.06 mb... (full story)

The lack of students on campus has caused the University of Wisconsin’s Dairy Science program to move the cows off-campus, too. Department Chair Kent Weigel says, “Not knowing where things were heading with our labor force and with campus,... (full story)

Milk and dairy foods will remain available to consumers during the coronavirus pandemic. The National Milk Producers Federation says milk production is going on as usual. The coronavirus is not a food borne issue, but fluctuations in demand and... (full story)

Private pesticide applicator training has been shifted to online video training or through the mail. The Missouri Department of Agriculture and the EPA are offering the two methods in place of in-person training. Applicators have the option to... (full story)

Wall Street Journal writers Siobhan Hughes and Natalie Andrews reported on Friday that, “President Trump signed a roughly $2 trillion stimulus package into law, hours after House lawmakers hustled back to the Capitol […] (full story)

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The Crop Protection Network (CPN) has published its 2020 fungicide efficacy tables for foliar diseases of corn and soybean, and for seedling diseases of soybean. These three publications can be […] (full story)

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CME Raising their Monthly Data Fees & Trading Levels 3.31.2020 (full story)

The coronavirus has created circumstances that are simply unprecedented. Tom Steever spoke to Bob Garino, Missouri State Statistician, National Agricultural Statistics Service, who echoes what most people are dealing with. He and most other USDA... (full story)

The National Pork Producers Council has decided to cancel the 2020 World Pork Expo in June due to Covid-19 human health concerns.  In a statement, NPPC president AV Roth of Wisconsin, says the board unanimously agreed the decision was... (full story)

At the Chicago Mercantile Exchange, live cattle ended the day mixed on spread adjustments.  Feeder cattle were weak to lower on the continued decline in wholesale values and follow-through selling.  April live cattle closed $1.75 lower at... (full story)

Acreage questions are sure to persist long after the USDA releases it’s 2020 Prospective Planting projections tomorrow. In North Dakota, Peterson Farms Seed president Carl Peterson says about half the corn crop went unharvested in the fall because... (full story)

The 2020 South Texas Agriculture Symposium: Advocating for Agriculture, presented by the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service in collaboration with the Texas Department of Agriculture, will be held from 8 a.m to […] (full story)

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Although rice is not considered a staple food in the United States, Americans are turning to the global rice market more than ever, with imports now accounting for about 1 […] (full story)

The USDA’s March Hogs and Pigs report pegs the March 1 inventory of all hogs and pigs at 77.6 million head, a record for this quarter and up 4% from a year […] (full story)

April Class III milk futures on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange down 46 cents at $14.86.  May down 72 at $13.15.  June through August contracts 61 to 68 cents lower. Dry whey steady at $0.33. Blocks down $0.1525 at $1.4375. Barrels... (full story)

Ethanol vs Corn Exports (full story)

An ag finance expert says there is some give and take in the farm economy as COVID-19 impacts agriculture sectors differently. During a University of Illinois farmdoc webinar, Nate Kauffman with the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City, pointed... (full story)

With so much bad news surrounding the outbreak of COVID-19 and the lasting destruction it will do to our communities, this virus just saved hundreds of lives in Jonesboro, Arkansas, […] (full story)

A conservation group would like to see more farmers take advantage of the USDA’s acreage set aside programs. Jim Inglis with Pheasants Forever says he expected a pretty strong response for general CRP signups since there hasn’t been signup since... (full story)

May corn closed at $3.41 and 1/4, down 4 and 3/4 cents May soybeans closed at $8.82 and 1/4, up 3/4 cent May soybean meal closed at $325.50, up $2.40 May soybean oil closed at 26.87, up 2 points May wheat closed at $5.69 and 1/2, down 1 and 3/4 cents... (full story)

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