MarketInsight Aug. 24, 2015

Marlene BoerschMarket Insight

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Major grains & oilseeds markets – The financial markets tumbled at the end of the week as investors headed for the exits; more were concerned that Chinese economics were not good and indications were that a recession was imminent. This … Read More

MarketInsight Aug. 17, 2015

Marlene BoerschMarket Insight

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Major grains & oilseeds markets – The main talking point last week was the WASDE report. The USDA gave the trade a surprise when in the report they raised the yields for corn and soybeans when most in the trade … Read More

MarketInsight July 13, 2015

Marlene BoerschMarket Insight

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Major grains & oilseeds markets – The corn and soybean estimates contained within the WASDE report were essentially in line with market expectations and were supportive to the market – especially as most believe the USDA needs to adjust their … Read More

MarketInsight June 29, 2015

Marlene BoerschMarket Insight

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Major grains & oilseeds markets – Last week the markets rallied strongly as they recognized that some crops were in trouble and the weather outlook is unfavorable. Wheat has led the rally during the past two weeks as traders recognize … Read More

MarketInsight June 15, 2015

Marlene BoerschMarket Insight

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Major grains & oilseeds markets – Weather appears somewhat better, but we are hearing more concerns about adverse conditions that are expected to lower yield estimates. In Eastern Australia, we had some rain that took people’s minds off El Nino, … Read More

MarketInsight June 8, 2015

Marlene BoerschMarket Insight

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Major grains & oilseeds markets – Traders focused upon weather events over the past week, decided there were areas of concern, and consequently reduced their short positions. Weather events covered diverse conditions (including frost, too hot, too wet, too dry), … Read More

MarketInsight May 25, 2015

Marlene BoerschMarket Insight

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Major grains & oilseeds markets – The market was in a bit of a holding pattern this past week as traders tried to measure the consequence of various weather factors. The news flow saw reports of frost in the northern … Read More

MarketInsight May 20, 2015

Marlene BoerschMarket Insight

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Major grains & oilseeds markets – Last week was a very interesting week: We had the release of the WASDE report (which contained bearish wheat numbers), Russia removed its wheat export tax, and an El Nino event was confirmed, which … Read More

MarketInsight May 4, 2015

Marlene BoerschMarket Insight

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Major grains & oilseeds markets – Last week was a very quiet week again in the grain markets. Weather and crop reports from around the world suggested near-ideal conditions and prospects for an early crop in a number of areas. … Read More

MarketInsight April 27, 2015

Marlene BoerschMarket Insight

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Major grains & oilseeds markets – The futures markets were volatile last week as computer traders threw some big orders at the closes to create volatility as we approached some resistance points. It might be that we are seeing the … Read More