Thursday, December 17, 2015


Morning Livestock Report, 12/17/2015

Thursday, December 17, 2015

Our weekly cash cattle trade became more active yesterday at mostly lower values and futures spent most of the session on the defensive, giving back much of the gains we saw on Tuesday. Pre-report COF estimates were released yesterday, showing the industry looking for the on feed count to be up... Learn More →


Morning Dairy Comments, 12/17/2015

Thursday, December 17, 2015

General Market News · Federal Reserve hikes Key rate for first time since June 2006, signals 4 quarter-point increases in 2016. · U.S. dollar rallies on heels of FOMC · Omnibus Bill would repeal COOL, exclude GMO labeling preemption http://goo.gl/O1tLa7 · Crude Oil under continued pressure due to... Learn More →


Morning Grain Comments, 12/17/2015

Thursday, December 17, 2015

The grains are in a tough spot today, swimming upstream against currency action following the Fed rate hike yesterday and Argentina removing the reigns from (among other things) its own peso post-election. South Korea¡¦s NOFI bought up to 195k tonnes of optional-origin corn today, for May-June... Learn More →


Perspective: Morning Commentary, 12/17/2015

Thursday, December 17, 2015

December 17 – The Fed effectively managed market expectations Wednesday, while initiating its first rate liftoff since 2004. Market reaction was far better than for its counter-parts in Europe earlier in the month when the European Central Bank merely expanded its asset purchasing program rather... Learn More →