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News nudges corn and wheat to highs

Tuesday, December 16, 2014

Speculation about Russian wheat exports seems to be the cause of recent price jumps in the Chicago wheat futures.

Short week may make erratic markets

Thursday, November 27, 2014

The most notable feature of this week on the Chicago Board of Trade is the lack of trading hours.

Unsteady prices as harvest winds down

Thursday, November 20, 2014

I am remembering the traditional harvest schedule of my youth, when we hoped to have the crop in by Thanksgiving Day.

USDA reports yield just a murmur on grain markets

Tuesday, November 11, 2014

With the big grain crops, prices do not have a good reason to improve. There are hard decisions ahead for farmers.

Market monitor: Harvest pressure hurting grain prices

Tuesday, November 4, 2014

The combination of a big harvest, falling storage space and the export market are impacting the price of corn and soybeans.

The grain harvest rally is on… for now

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

There is nothing in the market to indicate we could have high grain prices. We have just seen a bounce from awful prices.

Grain markets bob with knee-jerk report reaction

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

As usual, it is all about the reaction to the USDA reports. In this case, the market did not seem to look at the numbers the same way Monday as they did Friday.

Grain prices perky without good reason

Tuesday, October 7, 2014

Phones are not ringing in cash grain trading offices across the Midwest, and when farmers get together, they talk about why they did not sell $4.50 corn when they had the chance.

Grain harvest window closes again

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

U.S. grain prices continue to anticipate a huge harvest by going lower. We keep hoping the bottom is in on the charts, but then we slip lower.

Miracle Max grain market moves lower

Tuesday, September 23, 2014

The grain market is just “mostly dead.” We still have the race to find out what the average crop is. If we have over-estimated the size, prices will stabilize. If the huge crop is really rolling in, the worst is still ahead of us.

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