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Marlin Clark Results

Looking and hoping for market change

Tuesday, March 10, 2015

Maybe this is the week of the big thaw … we can only hope.

Lackluster grain markets trade weak news

Tuesday, February 24, 2015

The next real grain market news does not come until the March 31 USDA Planting Intentions Report. Currently we think that the acres will be several million below the planting of last year. Now comes the guessing.

Before the report, grain markets are cautiously higher

Tuesday, February 10, 2015

The critical numbers in the Supply and Demand Report are the carryouts. That is, what grain volume do we project to have left at the end of the marketing year?

A hint of better grain prices this morning

Tuesday, February 3, 2015

These are hard times to make decisions, and most farmers have deferred decisions and are just storing crops for higher prices.

The grain market is getting ugly

Tuesday, January 27, 2015

We knew when we had high prices that the year would come when the costs did not go down as much as the grain prices did. Now we are there, and it is ugly.

Long weekend, weak open

Thursday, January 22, 2015

The market was closed Jan. 19 for Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, so now we have to work through the confusion of having no trading for three days.

January USDA reports move grain markets

Tuesday, January 13, 2015

Corn outlook: “I am not bullish, but I am friendly to the idea of new highs. We can’t have high prices without a 1 billion carryout in corn. We have to look to the new crop for help there.”

Grain prices perk up after the holidays

Tuesday, January 6, 2015

The rebound is nice, but grain merchandiser Marlin Clark says it is hard to be actually bullish without solid fundamental news in this country.

A fresh start for the new year, for you and your grain marketing plan

Wednesday, December 31, 2014

Plan a disciplined series of sales that get the grain bins emptied before the rest of the farmers look around and realize they have to empty the bins for next year.

Odd trading week may hurt rallies

Monday, December 22, 2014

Short week, but lots of activity still happening in the markets.

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