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17 September 2014
Jim Wyckoff's Morning Report: Investors Await Interest Rates Decision
GLOBAL - The December NASDAQ 100 was lower overnight as investors await the Federal Reserve's decision regarding interest rates. ...
India’s Oilmeals Export down 36 Per Cent
INDIA - India’s oilmeals export has posted a 36 per cent negative growth during April to August at 864,929 tonnes....
India’s August Veg Oil Imports Up 76 Per Cent
INDIA - India has recorded a 76 per cent increase in vegetable oils (edible & non-edible) imports during August 2014 at 1.33 million tonnes, consisting of 1.32 million tonnes of edible oils and...
NFU Outlines Priorities Ahead of 2015 General Election
UK - A Government that understands farm businesses, wants agriculture to grow and has the policies that send the right signals to farmers, are the key messages in the NFU’s farming manifesto...
Wyckoff's Closing Grains: Corn Closed Higher
US - December Corn closed up 3/4-cents at 3.43 3/4. December corn closed fractionally higher due to short covering on Tuesday. ...
16 September 2014
Jim Wyckoff's Morning Report: Risk-averse Mood in Market Place
GLOBAL - The December NASDAQ 100 was lower overnight as investors have moved into a risk-averse mood ahead of the Federal Open Market meeting. ...
Efforts Made to Reduce Government-imposed Trade Barriers
EU - American Farm Bureau Federation President Bob Stallman is leading a delegation of the organization’s leaders to Europe this week to discuss efforts to increase trade through comprehensive...
Wyckoff's Closing Grains: Corn Closed Higher
US - December Corn closed up 4 1/2-cents at 3.43. December corn closed higher due to short covering on Monday triggered by wild scale frost across the upper portion of the Corn Belt over the...
15 September 2014
Jim Wyckoff's Morning Report: Corn Lower Overnight
GLOBAL - The December NASDAQ 100 was lower overnight and posted its lowest level since August 22nd. ...
Economical Importance of Agriculture to Irish Counties
IRELAND - Analysis undertaken by Irish Farmers Association outlines agriculture’s importance to the economy at county level, and underlines the critical importance of farm schemes in underpinning...
CME Report: 74 Per Cent of US Corn Crop Rated Good/Excellent Condition
US - 74 per cent of the US corn crop was rated in good/excellent condition, unchanged from the previous week and 20 points better than year ago and the five year average for this week, write...
12 September 2014
What Has Supported Corn, Soybean and Land Prices?
ANALYSIS - Matt Roberts, agricultural economist at The Ohio State University, said global soybean demand from China has increased soybean acreage by 30 million acres, and US ethanol demand has...
Jim Wyckoff's Morning Report: Rare Upbeat Economic Data
GLOBAL - In overnight news, there was a rare upbeat economic report from the European Union. ...
Wyckoff's Closing Grains: Corn Closed Lower
US - December corn futures closed down 4 1/4 cents at $3.41 1/2 Thursday....
11 September 2014
Wyckoff's Closing Grains: Corn Closed Higher
US - December corn futures closed up 2 cents at $3.46 1/4 Wednesday. ...
10 September 2014
Do 1 September Corn Stocks Estimate Matter?
US - Corn prices continue to be dominated by expectations of a very large US harvest, writes Darrel Good. ...
Wyckoff's Closing Grains: Corn Closed Lower
US - December corn futures closed down 4 cents at $3.44 1/4 Tuesday. ...
09 September 2014
Wyckoff's Weekly Grain Outlook: Record Corn, Soy Harvest Likely
ANALYSIS - Grain market bears are still in full command at the start of the week, with a record corn and soybean harvest predicted, reports Jim Wyckoff for TheCropSite....
Wyckoff's Closing Grains: Corn Closed Lower
US - December Corn closed down 7 3/4-cents at 3.48 1/4. December corn closed lower on Monday as freeze concerns across the northern Plains and upper Midwest have declined. ...
08 September 2014
Jim Wyckoff's Morning Report: China Trade Hits Record High
GLOBAL - In overnight news, China’s trade surplus hit a record high in August, at $49.8 billion, and well above market expectations. ...
05 September 2014
Markets Pressured by Potential Record US Corn, Supported by Ukraine Tensions
GLOBAL - Global crop markets have been relatively quiet this week, but weaker due to the potential of record US corn output and supported by tensions in Ukraine, reports David Sheppard, Gleadell’s...
EU Outlines Measures Taken to Help Agriculture Sector Affected by Russian Import Ban
EU - In order to help agriculture and fishing businesses affects by Russia's import ban, the European Commission (EC) is now monitoring carefully the market prices for affected products in each...
Analyst: Fresh Contract Lows for Corn, Soybean Markets
ANALYSIS - There's fresh contract lows for November and December corn and soybeans, according to Mike Zuzolo for Global Commodity Analytics....
West African Ebola Outbreak Sends Food Prices Skyrocketing
WEST AFRICA - Disruptions in food trade and marketing in the three West African countries most affected by Ebola have made food increasingly expensive and hard to come by, while labor shortages...
Wyckoff's Closing Grains: Corn Closed Lower
US - December corn futures closed down 5 1/2 cents at $3.46 1/2 Thursday....
04 September 2014
Jim Wyckoff's Morning Report: Markets Await Bank Report
US - Traders are awaiting this week’s big--and arguably the biggest of the month--economic data points--Thursday’s European Central Bank meeting and Friday’s U.S. jobs report. ...
Wyckoff's Closing Grains: Corn Closed Lower
US - December corn futures closed 11 cents at $3.52 1/2 Wednesday. Prices closed near the session low and hit a contract low today....
03 September 2014
Jim Wyckoff's Morning Report: Russia and Ukraine Agree on Ceasefire
GLOBAL - In overnight news, reports said Russia and Ukraine have agreed on a cease-fire from the ongoing conflict in eastern Ukraine. ...
Changing Diets Vital to Reducing Climate Change
ANALYSIS - If current trends continue food production alone will reach, if not exceed, the global targets for total greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions in 2050....
Wyckoff's Closing Grains: Corn Closed Lower
US - December corn futures closed down 3/4 cent at $3.64 Tuesday. Prices closed nearer the session low today. ...
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