Wednesday, December 23, 2015


Perspective: Morning Commentary, 12/23/2015

Wednesday, December 23, 2015

December 23 – Consumer spending rose in November by the most in three months, rising 0.3% from October to an annualized $12.43 trillion. The data, which was inadvertently released early, matched Wall Street expectations, but nonetheless provided encouragement on the health of our consumer-driven... Learn More →


Morning Livestock Report, 12/23/2015

Wednesday, December 23, 2015

The cattle markets traded softer for the first hour of the session yesterday, before rallying along with a developing cash cattle trade. Futures, and perhaps packer buyers, also responding to deteriorating weather forecasts for this weekend, where forecasters are still vague with the exact track... Learn More →


Soybean Report, 12/23/2015

Wednesday, December 23, 2015

The market is in the holiday doldrums and is seeing light volume with decreasing OI. The Jan. contracts are fading fast and we still have 5 trading sessions until first notice day positions are finalized. Jan. option expiration is tomorrow.That should relieve some more OI. F/H spread trading even... Learn More →


Morning Dairy Comments, 12/23/2015

Wednesday, December 23, 2015

General Market News · US consumer spending climbs 0.3% · Shell cuts $2 billion from capital-spending plan · Asian markets move higher as oil recovers · Noble exits agricultural markets with unit sale to China’s COFCO http://goo.gl/OcNhdu · Codex takes another step toward processed cheese standard... Learn More →


Morning Grain Comments, 12/23/2015

Wednesday, December 23, 2015

It’s a cautiously positive commodity market overall for some reason today, with the grains taking a break from an ugly week thus far; Mato Grosso has seen scattered rains thus far but has a couple days of chances left. Egypt’s GASC is looking for wheat for January 21-31 shipment this morning; they... Learn More →