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14 August 2014
Wyckoff's Closing Grains: Corn Closed Higher
US - December corn futures closed up 1/4 cent at $3.69 1/4 Wednesday....
13 August 2014
Jim Wyckoff's Morning Report: More Risk Amongst Traders
GLOBAL - While there are still geopolitical hotspots in the world that the market place is monitoring, traders this week appear to have a bit more risk appetite. ...
China's Grain Imports Continue to Grow, Ensure Supply
CHINA - Increasing the grain imports through global markets at cheaper prices, China is quick to ensure sufficient domestic stocks, prevent unexpected supply risks and ensure long-term food security....
Expert: Corn Ethanol Consumption Rising
US - With expectations of a record large US corn crop in 2014, market attention will soon shift to prospects for corn consumption. The market will follow a number of indicators of potential use...
12 August 2014
Jim Wyckoff's Morning Report: Geopolitics Retains Marketplace Hold
GLOBAL - There are still geopolitical hotspots in the world that have the attention of the market place: civil war in Iraq, in which the U.S. has just injected military force; the Russia-Ukraine...
WASDE Report Bearish for Soybeans, Slightly Bullish for Corn, Neutral Wheat
ANALYSIS - Corn futures initially moved to a new contract low in the wake of Tuesday's USDA supply and demand and crop production report - but mainly due to a sell-off in the soybean futures...
Wyckoff's Weekly Grain Outlook: Bearish USDA Report Expected
ANALYSIS - The markets are anticipating a bearish USDA report for the corn, soy and wheat markets when it is released later today, reports Jim Wyckoff....
Video: How is Dry Weather Affecting Crop Production Across China, Russia and Ukraine?
ANALYSIS - Dry, hot weather is prevalent across China, causing growing conditions to fall behind average....
Favourable Prospects for Cuba's 2014 Cereal Crop
CUBA - Harvesting of the 2014 main season rice crop is currently underway and will be completed by the end of December....
Wyckoff's Closing Grains: Corn Closed Higher
US - December corn futures closed up 4 3/4 cents at $3.68 1/4 Monday. Prices closed near the session high on short covering. ...
08 August 2014
Ryan Martin: How is the Corn, Soy Crop Progressing?
ANALYSIS - As corn pollination rounds up and soybeans move into the crucial development stages, what do we need to look for? ...
Wyckoff's Closing Grains: Corn Closed Lower
US - December corn futures closed down 3 1/2 cents at $3.70 3/4 Thursday. Prices closed near mid-range. ...
07 August 2014
Argentine Wheat Numbers for MY 2014/2015 Practically Unchanged
ARGENTINA - Wheat numbers in 2014/15 stay practically unchanged, with planted area at 4.2 million hectares and production at 12.5 million tons....
Wyckoff's Closing Grains: Corn Closed Higher
US - December corn futures closed up 7 cents at $3.74 1/4 Wednesday. Prices closed near the session high on short covering in a bear market. ...
06 August 2014
Jim Wyckoff's Morning Report: Sell-off in World Stock Markets
GLOBAL - The feature in the market place Wednesday morning is the sell-off in world stock markets, following the U.S. lead Tuesday afternoon, as investors and traders exhibit keener “risk-off”...
Late Rains Affect Prospects for Senegal Crops
SENEGAL - Erratic and insufficient rainfall since the beginning of the rainy season in May/June over most parts of the country have delayed plantings and affected growing crops. ...
Wyckoff's Closing Grains: Corn Closed Lower
US - December corn futures closed down 2 1/4 cents at $3.67 Tuesday. Prices closed nearer the session high....
05 August 2014
Jim Wyckoff's Morning Report: Markets 'Lethargic' Through Summer
GLOBAL - The “dog days” of summer are approaching and with much of Europe on vacation during August, the market place feels a bit lethargic at present. ...
Wyckoff's Closing Grains: Corn Closed Higher
US - December Corn closed up 7-cents at 3.69 1/4. December corn closed higher due to short covering on Monday as it consolidated some of this summer's decline. ...
04 August 2014
Jim Wyckoff's Morning Report: Corn Market Higher Overnight
GLOBAL - The September NASDAQ 100 was higher due to short covering overnight as it consolidates some of last week's decline. Stochastics and the RSI are neutral to bearish signaling that sideways...
Pressure Remains on Global Grain Prices
GLOBAL - Rising Black Sea crop estimates, good US spring wheat yield potential and near-ideal weather for corn development have all combined to keep the pressure on global grain prices as US...
Lesotho Average Cereal Harvest Estimated in 2014
LESOTHO - The 2014 cereal crop, which was harvested in May-June, is estimated at a comparable level to the previous year’s near-average output....
Updated Expected Price Distributions for Corn and Soybeans in 2014
US - Crop price expectations have generally trended downward throughout the growing season as conditions have been very favorable for large production of corn and soybeans, writes Bruce Sherrick....
01 August 2014
Jim Wyckoff's Morning Report: Global Stock Markets Under Strong Selling Pressure
GLOBAL - This is no ordinary summertime Friday. World stock markets were under strong selling pressure overnight, following the U.S. stock market lead from Thursday. ...
31 July 2014
Corn, Soy Insecticides Similar to Nicotine Widespread in Midwest Rivers
US - Insecticides similar to nicotine, known as neonicotinoids, were found commonly in streams throughout the Midwest, according to a new USGS study....
Wyckoff's Closing Grains: Corn Closed Higher
US - December corn futures closed up 1/2 cent at $3.71 1/2 Wednesday. Prices closed near mid-range and saw tepid short covering in a bear market. ...
30 July 2014
Wyckoff's Closing Grains: Corn Closed Lower
US - December corn futures closed down 5 1/2 cents at $3.71 1/4 Tuesday. Prices closed nearer the session low....
29 July 2014
Wyckoff's Weekly Grain Outlook: Weather Patterns Drying Out
ANALYSIS - Corn belt weather patterns are drying out a bit this week, reports Jim Wyckoff for TheCropSite....
Storing the 2014 Corn Crop
US - The majority of annually produced crops such as corn obviously have to be stored, writes Darrel Good. For corn producers, the question at harvest time will be who will store the portion...
28 July 2014
2014 Georgia Cereal Production Anticipated to Decline
GEORGIA - Harvesting of the 2014 winter cereals, mainly the minor wheat crop, is currently ongoing while planting of the main maize crop, accounting in average for about 77 percent of the total...
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