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20 May 2013
Crop Industry News from Global Jim Wyckoff's Morning Report: Mixed Markets Overnight
GLOBAL - Gold and silver futures early this week are leading a weak raw commodity sector to the downside. Gold prices are down for an eighth session in a row, while silver prices are at a...
17 May 2013
Crop Industry News from Global Jim Wyckoff's Morning Report: US Dollar Stronger Again
GLOBAL - The U.S. dollar index is stronger again Friday morning and is hovering near this week’s 9.5-month high. San Francisco Federal Reserve Bank President John Williams late Thursday said...
16 May 2013
Crop Industry News from Global Jim Wyckoff's Morning Report: Gold Prices Dropping
GLOBAL - Gold is in the spotlight Thursday as prices have been dropping for the past week. June gold futures on Wednesday dropped and closed below important psychological support at $1,400.00...
15 May 2013
Crop Industry News from Global Jim Wyckoff's Morning Report: Euro Tumbles, Dollar Rises
GLOBAL - In overnight news, the Euro currency fell and the US dollar index rose to a nine-month high on news of a weaker- than-expected European Union gross domestic product figure....
14 May 2013
Crop Industry News from Global Jim Wyckoff's Morning Report: Weather in Corn Belt Main Focus for Traders
GLOBAL - It was an uneventful overnight trade in Asia and Europe Tuesday. Fresh economic data from Europe was mixed Tuesday....
13 May 2013
Crop Industry News from Global FAO Reports Strong Cereal Production and Food Price Rise
GLOBAL - New reports from the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) forecast strong cereal production this year with a new record expected for coarse grains. A second successive monthly...
Crop Industry News from Global Another Rise for Global Food Price Index
GLOBAL - The FAO Food Price Index moved up in April for the second consecutive month....
10 May 2013
Crop Industry News from Global Jim Wyckoff's Morning Report: US Dollar Surge Catches Attention
GLOBAL - In overnight news, the surge in the US dollar against the other major world currencies, which started in late trading Thursday and continued into Friday, has caught the attention...
Crop Industry News from Global FAO Announce Cereal Price Index Drop For April
GLOBAL – The Food and Agriculture Organisation Cereal Price Index closed down from March figures by 4.1 per cent in April, largely due to 2013 maize expectations becoming more bullish. ...
09 May 2013
Crop Industry News from Global Jim Wyckoff's Morning Report: China Production Slows
GLOBAL - In overnight news, China reported its producer price index dropped more than expected in April, which suggests slowing production in China....
08 May 2013
Crop Industry News from Global Jim Wyckoff's Morning Report: Euro Given Boost
GLOBAL - In overnight news, the Euro currency was given a boost by better-than-expected German industrial production data in April, at up 1.2% when a 0.2% decline was expected....
07 May 2013
Crop Industry News from Global Jim Wyckoff's Morning Report: Australia Cuts Interest Rate to Record Low
GLOBAL - In overnight news, Australia’s central bank cuts its interest rate to a record low of 2.75% in an effort to keep its economy afloat and to weaken the Australian dollar....
06 May 2013
Crop Industry News from Global Jim Wyckoff's Early Report: German Economy Showing Weakness
In overnight news, London was closed for a public holiday, which made for quieter dealings in the foreign exchange market, writes Jim Wyckoff for TheCropSite. ...
05 May 2013
Crop Industry News from Global Time for Change: Sustainability Events for Businesses
GLOBAL – As companies become more focused on sustainable practices, an innovative proposition for businesses has emerged that offers unique global insight into business sustainability and hands-on...
03 May 2013
Crop Industry News from Global Jim Wyckoff's Morning Report: Market Place Awaits Jobs Report
GLOBAL - The market place awaits Friday morning’s US jobs report for April. The key non-farm payrolls figure is seen coming in at up 148,000, with the unemployment rate seen unchanged at...
Crop Industry News from Global US Hits Back at EU Commission Ethanol Tax
US & EU - The five-year duty imposed on US ethanol exported to the European Commission needs to be challenged, according to a group of US senators....
02 May 2013
Crop Industry News from Global Jim Wyckoff's Morning Report: Traders Await Outcome EU Central Bank Meeting
GLOBAL - Traders and investors were awaiting the outcome of the European Central Bank meeting Thursday to discuss EU monetary policy....
01 May 2013
Crop Industry News from Global Jim Wyckoff's Morning Report: Markets 'On Hold' Awaiting US Data
GLOBAL - The market place is ostensibly on hold early Wednesday morning, ahead of a heavy slate of U.S. economic data due out Wednesday, including the afternoon release of the FOMC statement....
Crop Industry News from Global G-8 Members Agreed to New Alliance for Food Security, Nutrition Initiative
GLOBAL - Following the commitment of the L'Aquila Summit, in 2012 leaders of the G-8 engaged with African partners to foster global food security. In this framework, G-8 members have agreed on...
30 April 2013
Crop Industry News from Global Jim Wyckoff's Morning Report: Busy Day Ahead as US Economic Data Released
GLOBAL - It will be a busy day of U.S. economic data Tuesday, writes Jim Wyckoff for TheCropSite. ...
29 April 2013
Crop Industry News from Global Jim Wyckoff's Morning Report: Italian Bond Yields Fall to Two-year Low
GLOBAL - In overnight news, Italian bond yields fell to a 2.5-year low at the latest 10-year bond auction as investors embraced the new Italian coalition government. ...
26 April 2013
Crop Industry News from Global Jim Wyckoff's Morning Report: Market Place Awaits US Growth Reading
GLOBAL - The market place is awaiting the latest reading on the growth rate of the U.S. economy, due out Friday morning....
25 April 2013
Crop Industry News from Global Jim Wyckoff's Morning Report: Gold Trades Sharply Higher in US
GLOBAL - Gold is trading sharply higher in early U.S. trading today. It is my bias that the majority of the raw commodity sector is now looking to gold for direction. ...
24 April 2013
Crop Industry News from Global Jim Wyckoff's Morning Report: Gold Shortages in Some Countries
GLOBAL - Strong demand for physical gold worldwide, and especially from Asia, continues to underpin the gold market as investors do some perceived bargain hunting after the recent large...
23 April 2013
Crop Industry News from Global Jim Wyckoff's Morning Report: Weak Manufacturing Data Affects Global Markets
GLOBAL - In overnight news there was weak German manufacturing data released Tuesday that bolsters arguments the European Central Bank will lower interest rates at next week’s ECB policy...
22 April 2013
Crop Industry News from Global Jim Wyckoff's Morning Report: Gold Prices Begin to Lift
GLOBAL - Strong demand has surfaced for physical gold (bars, coins, jewelry) in the wake of this month’s collapse in prices....
20 April 2013
Crop Industry News from Global USDA Grain Review: Bids Mixed on Weather, Lower Chinese Growth, Bird Flu
GLOBAL - Compared to last week, grain and soybean bids traded mixed. ...
19 April 2013
Crop Industry News from Global Jim Wyckoff's Morning Report: Asian, European Stocks Higher Overnight
GLOBAL - Asian and European stocks were higher overnight, with US stock indexes also higher early Friday morning, amid an improved investor risk appetite to end the week....
18 April 2013
Crop Industry News from Global Jim Wyckoff's Morning Report: Lower World Economic Growth Forecast
GLOBAL - Gold and crude oil prices were under strong selling pressure in Asian trading Thursday, but then posted a solid recovery during European trading hours....
17 April 2013
Crop Industry News from Global Jim Wyckoff's Morning Report: Strong Demand for Gold in Asia
GLOBAL - The world market place continues to calm down and focus more on individual markets’ supply and demand fundamentals, instead of the world geopolitical scene....
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