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20 August 2014
Jim Wyckoff's Morning Report: Markets Await Federal Reserve Report
GLOBAL - The Federal Reserve’s FOMC minutes’ release on Wednesday afternoon is the economic report highlight of the day....
India’s Food Grain Output Estimated at 264.77 Million Tonnes
INDIA - India’s fourth advance estimates of food grain production for 2013-14 has been pegged at 264.77 million tonnes as on 14 August, 2014, the Indian ministry of agriculture said in a statement...
EU Commission Move to Support Agriculture Sector Welcomed
EUROPE - Copa-Cogeca has welcomed the move by European Agriculture Commissioner Ciolos to help support the EU farm sector in response to the crisis hitting the sector as a result of the Russian...
Wyckoff's Closing Grains: Corn Closed Higher
US - December corn futures closed up 3/4 cent at $3.72 1/4 Tuesday. ...
19 August 2014
Jim Wyckoff's Morning Report: Increased Risk Appetite in Markets
GLOBAL - There is increased risk appetite in the market place this week, evidenced by firmer stock markets worldwide, including U.S. stock indexes that on Monday hit or are moving in on record...
CAP Compliance Advice for Cereals and Oilseeds Growers
UK - Defra has released important information on how the new Common Agricultural Policy will be implemented in England, including how the new ‘greening’ requirements will work in practice....
Wyckoff's Weekly Grain Outlook: Mixed Tones Across Grains
ANALYSIS - Focus this week is on the Pro-farmer Midwest corn and soybean crop tour, reports Jim Wyckoff. ...
Turkmenistan Cereal Production Forecast Down
TURKMENISTAN - Harvesting of the 2014 winter crops, mainly wheat, is nearing completion, while that of spring crops, mainly maize and rice just started and is expected to continue until the end...
Wyckoff's Closing Grains: Corn Closed Lower
US - December corn futures closed down 5 1/2 cents at $3.71 1/2 Monday. Prices closed nearer the session low after hitting a four-week high early on. ...
18 August 2014
Jim Wyckoff's Morning Report: Firmer Markets Worldwide
GLOBAL - There is a bit less risk aversion in the market place Monday, as evidenced by generally firmer stock markets worldwide. ...
Small Fall in Chinese Food Prices
CHINA - The prices of major farm produce in China fell slightly last week despite rises in meats and fish according to a survey of prices in 36 medium and large cities by the Ministry of Commerce...
Good Prospects for Haiti Crops
HAITI - Harvesting of the 2014 main season crops is currently underway and will be concluded by the end of September. ...
Dominican Republic Rice Levels Following 2013 Pattern
DOMINICAN REPUBLIC - Harvest of the 2014 main season rice crop, which accounts for 70 per cent of total production, will be concluded by the end of August. ...
Favourable Prospects for Cuba 2014 Cereal Crop
CUBA - Harvesting of the 2014 main season rice crop is currently underway and will be completed by the end of December....
15 August 2014
Jim Wyckoff's Morning Report: Is Russia-Ukraine Tension Easing?
GLOBAL - On the geopolitical front, the market place perceives the Russia-Ukraine tensions might be easing just a bit following conciliatory words from Russian president Putin late this week....
India Inks Agri MoUs with 52 Nations
INDIA - To strengthen its reach in agriculture across the globe, India has signed memorandum of understandings (MoUs) and agreements in agriculture and allied sectors with 52 countries....
Damage to Agriculture in Gaza Will Have Long-lasting Effects
PALESTINE - Violence in Gaza has left agriculture, harvesting and fishing activities in disarray, causing price spikes for key food items....
Abundant Corn, Soybean Crops Expected
US - The federal government expects Indiana and the nation to grow bumper crops of corn and soybeans for the second consecutive year, adding to already adequate supplies but further holding down...
NFU Responds After Defra Announces CAP Greening Guidance
UK - The NFU is set to continue its roadshow meetings to support farmer members as they get to grips with the new Common Agriculture Policy, and particularly the greening measures....
Wyckoff's Closing Grains: Corn Closed Higher
US - December corn futures closed up 4 1/4 cents at $3.73 3/4 Thursday....
14 August 2014
Jim Wyckoff's Morning Report: Less Confidence in Market Place
GLOBAL - In overnight news, the European Union saw more downbeat economic reports, as the bloc’s gross domestic product showed a zero percent growth rate in the second quarter from the first,...
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. ...
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...
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. ...
11 August 2014
Australia Counts the Cost of Russian Food Import Ban
AUSTRALIA - The Government is currently assessing the likely impact of the Russian Federation ban on imports of certain agricultural products, raw materials and foodstuffs from Australia....
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? ...
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