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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
Sep 16, 2015

Will Fed's move support the corn market?

There's a lot of talk that corn might take several runs to break-through the $3.95 to $4.05 area vs. the DEC15 contract. There's also talk that the....More
Sep 11, 2015

USDA info provides tailwinds for corn prices

Corn has rallied a bit this week ahead of what some inside the trade are thinking could be bullish adjustments by the USDA. Technically I still see....More
Aug 28, 2015

Is there still a bullish corn card to be played?

Corn continues to trade inside a tight 10¢ range. U.S. exporters were happy to see better than expected weekly corn sales, but there is still talk of....More
Aug 21, 2015

After a rough week for soybeans, is the low price in?

Soybeans continue to trade toward the low end of their range. The bulls are talking about the possibility of an additional 1 million acre reduction....More
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