Wednesday, January 27, 2016


More fertilizer plants come online and bring their baggage: CO2

Wednesday, January 27, 2016

The U.S. may be on the verge of a boom in new fertilizer plants, which could be good news for farmers, but not the environment. Today’s farmers can produce more from their land than ever before thanks, in part, to nitrogen fertilizer, a key ingredient that has never been more widely available. New... Learn More →


Perspective: Morning Commentary, 01/27/2016

Wednesday, January 27, 2016

Today is Fed Day in the markets as traders anticipate this afternoon’s 2 p.m. CST release of the Federal Reserve’s revised monetary policy statement. No change in policy is expected at this meeting, which is as it should be at this meeting. However, global traders will be parsing words in the... Learn More →


Morning Livestock Report, 01/27/2016

Wednesday, January 27, 2016

Live cattle futures opened higher yesterday and staged an impressive rally midday, before settling as much as$1.60 higher in nearby Feb contract and $0.37 to $1.17 higher elsewhere. Once again, “fundamental” news seemed tough to come by and live cattle futures seemed to be heavily influenced by the... Learn More →


Soybean Report, 01/27/2016

Wednesday, January 27, 2016

The soybean market rallied very strong just after 6:00AM this morning. Traders are considering selling the bounce on what appears to be a lack of fundamental news. This could prove difficult after both the Dalian and Paris futures markets trade higher overnight. We could see a push for bushels out... Learn More →


Morning Grain Comments, 01/27/2016

Wednesday, January 27, 2016

Chicago wheat volume (and grain volume in general) was less-than-impressive overnight, which says something in its retreat from “breakout” one-month highs; wheat continues to dominate the news though as Russia waffles back and forth on its policy. The talk now is of cutting wheat export taxes,... Learn More →


Morning Dairy Comments, 01/27/2016

Wednesday, January 27, 2016

· Gas prices at the pump are lower in Houston than Abu Dhabi for first time since 2008 · Market forecasts suggest a 100% chance the Fed won’t raise rates today but they expect a not so dovish statement that pushes back on low, 30% expectations of another rate raise later this year · Apple stock... Learn More →