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Nov 24, 2015

How South America Will Impact the Bean Market

Soybean bulls are arguing it's going to be much tougher than the bears think for newly elected Argentine President Macri to make any type of....More
Nov 20, 2015

Do your homework to bank corn profits

Corn bears are pointing to what appears to be a mild forecasts for the U.S. winter. On the other hand, the bulls are talking about how lack of....More
Nov 13, 2015

Corn's "risk to reward" potential

Without a major weather story out of South America or some type of unforeseen bullish geopolitical event, I suspect the bears will simply remain up....More
Nov 06, 2015

Build a long-term bullish strategy for soybeans

Soybean bears continue to point toward a fresh NEW record yield being harvested here in the U.S., eventually moving beyond 47.5 bushels per acre....More
Oct 30, 2015

Where are the signs of life for corn bulls?

Corn prices were around $3.80 per bushel in mid-August, in mid-September and again in October. There's just not a lot of momentum on either side....More
Oct 23, 2015

Can the bulls take over the soybean market?

The soybean bulls are pointing to "unknowns" associated with weather, extreme geopolitical risk floating around inside Argentina and Brazil, and what....More
Oct 20, 2015

Are there bullish cards for corn?

As long as this U.S. production debate stays in the spotlight, corn prices may continue to feel pressured. In fact many technical gurus think it's....More
Oct 16, 2015

Is it time to get on the bullish soybean bandwagon?

As a producer I'm simply going to stay patient and hope some additional weather headlines can provide enough momentum to breakout to the upside. As a....More
Oct 13, 2015

The "unknown" bet comes through for soybeans

Soybean bulls want to contend that global demand is improving to some degree and that most all of the bearish news has now been factored into the....More
Oct 09, 2015

Soybean prices rally after USDA data dump

The trade found the USDA soybean acreage reduction very favorable and pushed soybean prices 14¢ higher before selling off to just 4¢ higher. It is....More
Oct 06, 2015

Bullish help from USDA could move soybean prices upward

If you're hoping for soybean prices to move to the upside, from my perspective it's going to take some bullish help from the USDA on Friday or....More
Oct 02, 2015

This corn market requires mental toughness

As producers we've learned through the years that slowly grinding lower prices are often the most psychologically challenging and painful to sit....More
Sep 29, 2015

Can corn prices break through macro head winds?

Corn continues to run into heavy resistance on the charts each time it tries to advance between $3.85 and $4.05 per bushel. Extreme macro commodity....More
Sep 25, 2015

China and Brazil take control of the soybean market

Soybean bulls were happy to see China, the world's top soybean importer, sign a commitment letter to buy 13.18 million metric tons. This was....More
Sep 18, 2015

Soybeans prices could be a surprise winner

With global demand for soy fairly stable at this level and continued political uncertainty brewing in Argentina and Brazil, I'm going to stay patient....More

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Kevin is a leading expert in Agricultural marketing and analysis, he also produces an award-winning and world-recognized daily industry Ag wire called "The Van Trump Report." With over 20...
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