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19 May 2014
Jim Wyckoff's Morning Report: Markets Weaker Overnight
GLOBAL - European stock markets were weaker Monday, led by weakness in the Italian stock market. ...
EU Ends Customs Duties for Ukrainian Meat, Cereals
EU & UKRAINE - As a result of talks on enhanced bilateral cooperation and trade with agricultural products between the EU and Ukraine this week, duty-free tariff rate quotas have been granted...
16 May 2014
Jim Wyckoff's Morning Report: Markets Weaker Overnight
GLOBAL - The talk of the market place—but not yet pervasive in the general business media--late this week has been the rally in the U.S. Treasury market prices. ...
Grain Hedge: Grains Trade Sharply Lower as Planting Pace Ramps Up
US - Grains traded lower across the board this week as a combination of planting pace, demand side factors, and a weak technical environment pressured prices, reports grain analysts at Grain...
Documenting Grain Loss in the Brazilian Harvesting Supply Chain
US & BRAZIL - Documenting grain losses at different stages of the supply chain provides an important baseline for measuring improvements of grain quality. Researchers in the Department of Agricultural...
Wyckoff's Closing Grains: Corn Closed Lower
US - July corn futures closed down 11 1/4 cents at $4.84 1/4 Thursday. ...
15 May 2014
Jim Wyckoff's Morning Report: Big Day for Economic Data
GLOBAL - It’s a big day for U.S. economic data Thursday: weekly jobless claims, the consumer price index, real earnings, the Empire State manufacturing survey, industrial production and capacity...
Wyckoff's Closing Grains: Corn Closed Lower
US - July corn futures closed down 7 1/4 cents at $4.95 Wednesday. ...
14 May 2014
Jim Wyckoff's Morning Report: Markets Mixed Overnight
GLOBAL - In overnight news, European Union industrial production fell in 0.3% in March from February, and was down 0.1% year-on-year. ...
Wyckoff's Closing Grains: Corn Closed Higher
US - July corn futures closed up 2 3/4 cents at $5.02 1/4 Tuesday....
13 May 2014
Jim Wyckoff's Morning Report: China's Economic Growth Slows
GLOBAL - In overnight news the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) reported China’s economic growth rate will continue to slow in the coming months, while other countries’...
Wyckoff's Weekly Grain Outlook: Mixed Price Action in Grains
ANALYSIS - There's mixed price action at the start of the week across the grains markets, reports Jim Wyckoff for TheCropSite....
12 May 2014
Jim Wyckoff's Morning Report: Tensions Very High in Russia-Ukraine Dispute
GLOBAL - The Russia-Ukraine situation sees tensions still very high as the weekend saw a secession referendum vote taken in eastern Ukraine, in which the pro-Russia separatists won. ...
Egyptian Wheat Imports Forecast to Rise Slightly in MY 2014/15
EGYPT - Egyptian wheat imports are forecast to be around 10.3 MMT in 2014/15 compared to 10.0 MMT in MY 2013/14, with the Ministry of Supply and Internal trade’s (MoSIT) General Authority for...
USDA Monthly Supply and Demand Report a Mixed Bag for Grain Markets
US - Corn futures saw selling pressure in the wake of Friday's bearishly perceived USDA reports....
09 May 2014
Jim Wyckoff's Morning Report: Markets Quiet on Lack of Economic Data
GLOBAL - Markets were quieter in overnight trading, as no major economic news came out of Europe or Asia Friday....
FAO Food Price Index Fell in April
GLOBAL - The FAO Food Price Index averaged 209.3 points in April 2014, down 3.5 points, or 1.6 per cent, from March and 7.6 points, or 3.5 per cent, below April 2013....
Philippine Rice Production at Record Levels Despite Typhoons
PHILIPPINES - Harvesting of the 2013/14, mostly irrigated, secondary season paddy crop, which accounts for about 45 percent of the annual production, was completed by mid-April....
Wyckoff's Closing Grains: Corn Closed Higher
US - July corn futures closed up 2 1/2 cents at $5.16 1/2 Thursday. ...
08 May 2014
Jim Wyckoff's Morning Report: EU Central Bank Monetary Policy Meeting Due
GLOBAL - The major economic event for Thursday is the European Central Bank monthly monetary policy meeting. There is no change in ECB monetary policy expected at this meeting. ...
McDonald's Showcases Innovative, Sustainable Suppliers
GLOBAL - McDonald’s announced its “2014 Best of Sustainable Supply” winners in a report highlighting how suppliers achieved significant results by identifying opportunities and applying...
Wyckoff's Closing Grains: Corn Closed Lower
US - July corn futures closed down 3 1/2 cents at $5.14 Wednesday. ...
07 May 2014
Jim Wyckoff's Morning Report: Market Awaits Janet Yellen Testimony on US Economy
GLOBAL - The highlight in the U.S. Wednesday will be Fed Chair Janet Yellen’s testimony on the U.S. economy and monetary policy to the U.S. Congress. The market place will closely scrutinize...
Wyckoff's Closing Grains: Corn Closed Higher
US - July corn futures closed up 9 3/4 cents at $5.17 3/4 Tuesday....
06 May 2014
Jim Wyckoff's Morning Report: Euro at Two-month High
GLOBAL - In overnight news, the Euro currency rose to a nearly two-month high against the flagging U.S. dollar following some positive economic reports coming out of the European Union. ...
Wyckoff's Closing Grains: Corn Closed Higher
US - July corn futures closed up 9 cents at $5.08 1/2 Monday. Prices closed nearer the session high. ...
What Corn-Canola Comparisons Tell Us about Neonics and Bees – Plenty Actually
ANALYSIS - “Why are there problems for bees associated with the growing corn but not canola, when both are planted using neonic-treated seed?” ...
05 May 2014
Jim Wyckoff's Morning Report: Russia-Ukraine Tensions Elevated
ANALYSIS - The Russia-Ukraine crisis was ratcheted up during the weekend, reports Jim Wyckoff for TheCropSite. ...
International Grains Council Offers Five-year Global Supply, Demand Projections
World total grains output is expected to decline slightly in 2014/15, from the record level forecast for the current season, but then to rise by an average of 1.6 per cent p.a. over the remainder...
02 May 2014
Jim Wyckoff's Morning Report: Markets Quiet Ahead of US Employment Record
GLOBAL - Markets were quieter overnight ahead of what is arguably the most important economic report of the month: the April U.S. employment situation report from the Labor Department. ...
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