Tuesday, December 29, 2015


Perspective: Morning Commentary, 12/29/2015

Tuesday, December 29, 2015

December 29 – There are just three trading days left in 2015, with most traders still off for the holiday break. The Case-Shiller index showed a 0.9% rise in home prices in October, beating expectations of a 0.6% rise. Look for consumer confidence data at 10 a.m. CST. Otherwise the news front is... Learn More →


Morning Livestock Report, 12/29/2015

Tuesday, December 29, 2015

Despite the winter weather seen over the weekend in the Panhandles and into IA yesterday, the cattle markets traded lower for most of the session yesterday, finishing with relatively minor 25-90 point losses in the fats and 40-115 point losses in the feeders. It’s arguable how much (or maybe all?)... Learn More →


Soybean Report, 12/29/2015

Tuesday, December 29, 2015

Overnight was proof that you cannot go in one direction in the commodity markets until it reaches its goal. The delayed CFTC report was the most likely culprit in the bounce as beans were much shorter than thought. Weather has not changed since yesterday for SA forecasts. US transportation will be... Learn More →


Morning Grain Comments, 12/29/2015

Tuesday, December 29, 2015

Beans (despite a hugely beneficial BRZ forecast) and wheat have found some support from yesterday’s lows at least for now, while corn interestingly has not followed suit by squeaking out fresh lows; all fundamental support continues to look fleeting in the current production environment... South... Learn More →


Morning Dairy Comments, 12/29/2015

Tuesday, December 29, 2015

General Market News · US stocks closed lower yesterday weighed by energy http://goo.gl/l7vjrj · Saudi Arabia cuts spending and raises local fuel prices http://goo.gl/K0t20P · Natural gas snaps back on cold weather outlook · Facing TPP dairy deluge, Vietnam milk firms shift strategy to survive... Learn More →