MERCANTILE Blog: MarketInsight, Oct. 3, 2016

Marlene BoerschMarket Insight

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Major grains & oilseeds markets Last week was a quiet week with harvest pressure limiting upside in markets. The stock numbers of the USDA were considered slightly bullish on corn, neutral to supportive on soybeans, and negative on wheat. Quality … Read More

MERCANTILE Blog: MarketInsight, Aug. 29, 2016

Marlene BoerschMarket Insight

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Major grains & oilseeds markets The futures markets declined on the week as more reports of a potentially huge US crop circulated, suggesting the WASDE corn and soybean yield estimates would be surpassed in the USDA’s August report. The International … Read More

MarketInsight, Aug. 22, 2016

Marlene BoerschMarket Insight

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Major grains & oilseeds markets It was a relatively slow week of trading in futures last week, which saw more short covering in wheat. Funds did little in the markets; analysts don’t see them doing much this week either. Export … Read More

MERCANTILE Blog: MarketInsight, July 25, 2016

Marlene BoerschMarket Insight

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Major grains & oilseeds markets Weather reports from around the main growing areas suggest good conditions and improving crops. It is difficult to find anything bullish with this kind of news. Understandably, there are few anxious to take on long … Read More