Thursday, December 31, 2015


Morning Dairy Comments, 12/31/2015

Thursday, December 31, 2015

General Market News · Dairy Markets Close at 1:55pm Central Time today · Jobless claims jump 20,000 to 287,000 · NZ dollar heads for 12% decline in 2015 on dairy · Ukraine to ban imports of some Russian goods (including dairy) · McDonald’s of the future opens in Hong Kong http://goo.gl/6Ce3Qa ·... Learn More →


Corn Report, 12/31/2015

Thursday, December 31, 2015

After trading higher yesterday, March corn closed 3 ½ lower, with funds selling 5,000 contracts on the day. There are no major market drivers and certainly nothing bullish. The closing of 76 miles of the Mississippi River is probably the biggest item. Dozens of towns along the river are being... Learn More →


Morning Livestock Report, 12/31/2015

Thursday, December 31, 2015

Cattle futures opened with mixed results yesterday, before exploding upwards midday, amid further strength in the boxed beef markets and some astonishing gains in the cash cattle markets. A firmer cash trade was expected, but I don’t think anyone thought we would see the strength that developed... Learn More →


Morning Grain Comments, 12/31/2015

Thursday, December 31, 2015

Reports of Mississippi River closings continue to “flood” in (sorry), with the latest shutdown coming on a 76-mile stretch of the river downstream from Chester, Illinois, and a couple of flour mills closing in IL as well. That’s increasing premiums for corn and beans on and around those worst-hit... Learn More →