Monday, December 21, 2015


Perspective: Morning Commentary, 12/21/2015

Monday, December 21, 2015

December 21 – The dollar surged higher last week on the Fed’s lift-off of monetary tightening, initiated by a 25-basis point rise in its key interest rate. The greenback pulled back late-week after completing a 62% retracement of the early December collapse created when the European Central Bank... Learn More →


Soybean Report, 12/21/2015

Monday, December 21, 2015

After a lackadaisical start the session last night, the market picked up some life and bounced to the plus side. That said, little in the way of news as rains were not great yet in the north in Brazil, but more is still in the forecast. Palm oil is working higher helping support US bean oil.... Learn More →


Morning Livestock Report, 12/21/2015

Monday, December 21, 2015

Cattle futures traded just a couple minutes on Friday morning before moving limit higher, following through on Thursday afternoon’s rally, confirmation of declining carcass weights, a cash cattle trade that moved from $117 up to $118, and perhaps a delayed reaction to the COOL repeal. Most active... Learn More →


Morning Dairy Comments, 12/21/2015

Monday, December 21, 2015

General Market News · Export deal will boost dairy prices Fonterra says http://goo.gl/swz6Hl · Australia’s free trade deal with China comes into force http://goo.gl/MMpBaI · China reveals focus of its 2016 economic plan http://goo.gl/rcLbEL · Brent crude oil falls to lowest level since 2004 ·... Learn More →


Morning Grain Comments, 12/21/2015

Monday, December 21, 2015

BRZ rain chances still look promising for their driest crop areas this week, but the trade needs to see that precip verify over the next few days; not much else exists for grain support besides pure holiday cheer... Russia’s Ag Ministry said the country’s government will “consider” either cutting... Learn More →