Friday, February 12, 2016


Perspective: Midday Commentary, 02/12/2016

Friday, February 12, 2016

February 12 – The stock market is strong this morning, with the DOW taking out Thursday’s high. It’s doing so despite modestly bearish economic news out mid-morning. Business inventories showed an unhealthy build relative to sales, which dropped a sharp 0.6% in December. Furthermore, consumer... Learn More →


Morning Grain Comments, 02/12/2016

Friday, February 12, 2016

Grain volume was strong overnight, but the bulk of that came in front-end corn which was the least exciting performer; the overall marketplace does seem to have a bit more positive spin this morning, despite the general lack of U.S. involvement in the competitive global export market. The Korean... Learn More →


Perspective: Morning Commentary, 02/12/2016

Friday, February 12, 2016

February 12 – Panic eased and the bears took a break overnight. Many Asian stocks remained under pressure, with the Nikkei 500 down nearly 5% after being closed the previous day. China will reopen Monday following its week-long Lunar New Year celebration. Even so, European stocks bounced amid... Learn More →


Soybean Report, 02/12/2016

Friday, February 12, 2016

Nice rally yesterday on technical buying and some rumors of additional Chinese buying, which I never found confirmation of existing. The minor pull back overnight will take us into the morning trade start and see if we can rally to close the week with green on the screen. Outside markets though are... Learn More →


Morning Dairy Comments, 02/12/2016

Friday, February 12, 2016

General Market News · We can hardly believe it but the Dow is set to open higher after a 250 point decline yesterday · The USD is higher as is crude while gold is lower as the market is likely looking to take profits on the sizeable moves seen earlier in the week · German GDP up 0.3% as exports... Learn More →