Thursday, November 19, 2015


The October 2015 milk production report was released today and it was neutral in comparison to expectations

Thursday, November 19, 2015

October 2015 Milk Production 23 State Milk Production UP 0.1% vs. Last Year23 State Milk Cows DOWN 1,000 vs. Last Month, UP 38,000 vs. Last Year23 State Milk Per Cow DOWN 7 lbs. vs. Last YearU.S. Milk Production UP 0.1% vs. Last YearU.S. Milk Cows DOWN 1,000 vs. Last Month, UP 32,000 vs. Last Year... Learn More →


This is what Goldman Sachs thinks about commodity prices

Thursday, November 19, 2015

Commodity prices have had a pretty lousy 2015. A slowdown in China, which gobbled up raw materials everywhere from Australia to Chile, exacerbated a supply glut in most major commodities. And Goldman Sachs thinks the pressure is likely to persist as it noted its underweight position in... Learn More →


The commodity slump in 4 scary charts

Thursday, November 19, 2015

Plummeting commodity prices have managed to roil sentiment and drag down global asset markets this week, sending stocks in Asia, Wall Street and Europe into negative territory by Friday trade. CNBC highlights the major moves that are dominating the metals, mining and oil markets. Read More at: ... Learn More →


Once 'King,' cotton farming on a long decline in U.S. south

Thursday, November 19, 2015

Once 'King,' cotton farming on a long decline in U.S. south Fields along the Mississippi River Delta once gleamed white in the autumn with acre upon acre of cotton ready to be picked. But to see the decline of a cash crop once nicknamed "King Cotton" one need look no further than the 300 acres... Learn More →


Perspective Market Commentary, 11/19/2015

Thursday, November 19, 2015

Wednesday afternoon’s release of the October Fed meeting minutes was quite revealing in more than one way. First, it revealed that the majority of the voting members believed that conditions to justify a rate hike “could well be met by the time of the next meeting.” In fact, the minutes indicated... Learn More →


Wheat Report, 11/19/2015

Thursday, November 19, 2015

Overnight trade was mostly quiet, but good export sales took the market a couple cents higher, as traders recover Wednesday’s losses. Weekly export sales totaled 722 TMT, exceeding estimates of 200-400 TMT, and should help support prices. HRW was the sales leader at 258 TMT, with sales to Nigeria,... Learn More →


Morning Livestock Report, 11/19/2015

Thursday, November 19, 2015

The cattle markets traded solidly higher for a second session yesterday with both the fats and feeders briefly trading limit higher midday. Feb futures settled $5.42 above their contract lows established Tuesday morning, despite a confused cash cattle trade and without any new direction from the... Learn More →


Morning Dairy Comments, 11/19/2015

Thursday, November 19, 2015

AM Price Movement General Market News coming Reports · We’d like to invite those of you attending the UDI annual meeting to stop by and visit our FCStone booth! We look forward to seeing you there. · Australian dairy farmers say price of water will soon make their businesses... Learn More →


Morning Grain Comments, 11/19/2015

Thursday, November 19, 2015

Soybeans experienced a relatively volatile overnight trade session, at least given their current situation—front-end bean volume was strong and action was roller-coaster-like right from the start last night. It finds the spot Jan re-testing contract and spot lows ahead of this morning’s export... Learn More →