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Extremely cold weather is in the forecast as we wrap up this week’s issue. Lows into the 20s are predicted early in the week. Forecast models vary, but some models show (full story)

Uncomparable daily guidance for futures traders (full story)

March soybeans move to multi month high. (full story)

USDCHF: With the pair weakening further on Thursday, more decline is likely. (full story)

Mild, radiation frosts occur on still, clear nights, usually with the development of a strong inversion. Cold air accumulates in low spots or in areas where air drainage is blocked. (full story)

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This week saw a wild ride as Mother Nature continues to influence markets, especially in South America, says Jerry Gulke, president of the Gulke Group. (full story)

What is next for makets? Hint: Bleak. AU banks and collapsing housing market. Bitcoin levels and near term estimates. (full story)

In this week’s AgFax Weekend – Land Values & Commodities | Farm Program Cuts | Less Fertilizer Demand Possible in 2018 | and more. (full story)

Chinese Lunar Year Celebration May Slow Ocean Freight Rates Increase Ocean freight rates for shipping bulk grains have declined for two consecutive weeks. For the week ending February 8, the (full story)

March soybean meal futures have risen 22% from their low on January 12 to the high set on Friday morning. Livestock feeders who were not hedged or under long term purchasing agreements are painfully aware of the increase, but most grain traders only... (full story)

Average quotations were 33 points lower than the previous week, according to the USDA, Agricultural Marketing Service’s Cotton and Tobacco Program. Quotations for the base quality of cotton (color 41, (full story)

The Trend Trader helps to identify the current trend status of your favorite futures markets. It not only helps us to stay on the right side of market direction, but also helps us avoid those without a trend. You can even use the grid as a spread matrix too - buying strength and selling weakness.... (full story)

As seed and chemical companies jockey for the farmer’s dollar, tight margins have left some price shopping for better deals. (full story)

ICE finally had an up to end the week, suggesting that the final leg of the downside move had ended and the three week downturn was basically over. I had (full story)

Peanut prices received by farmers for all farmer stock peanuts averaged 23.6 cents per pound for the week ending February 10, up 1.4 cents from the previous week. Marketings of (full story)

With sub-median precipitation and above-normal temperatures favored during March and MAM, drought should persist in the southwestern quarter of the Nation, along with development in most of California and Nevada, (full story)

The May contract finished modestly lower on the week, giving up 47 points to settle at 77.16. The May – July spread finished at (96) while the old crop/new crop (full story)

Summary During the 7-day period (ending Tuesday morning), heavy to excessive rainfall eased or eliminated dryness and drought across much of the eastern, southeastern, and southcentral U.S. Conversely, drought intensified (full story)

Were we just selling this bad boy? (full story)

Excellent Theory (full story)

Tuesday Will Be Volatile (full story)

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Futures, equities, bonds, cryptocurrencies you name it, they all have been volatile over the past few weeks. (full story)

Grain Spread Report for February 16, 2018 (full story)

A look at the structural nature of the japanese Yen Futures (full story)

The wheat growing season up to this point has been extremely tough to say the least. The forage situation has been a kick-in-the-knees in addition to taking it on the (full story)

Abiomed (ABMD) is the Barchart Chart of the Day.  The medical instrument company has a Trend Spotter buy signal, a Weighted Alpha o 139.67+ and gained 132.53% in the last year. (full story)

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Inflation is carrying gold higher, while weather concerns are boosting beans. (full story)

Rather than two postings today I did... (full story)

Cash Market Bangladesh has cancelled a rice order they had with Thailand, and this, among other things, has resulted in another sizeable drop in Thai prices to $428 for 5% (full story)

The National Cotton Council a series of regional information conference calls/webinars regarding provisions of the recently authorized 2018 Seed Cotton farm program.  This will cover  the seed cotton program, including (full story)

Unthinkable at one time, but thanks to the diligent efforts of many within our industry, cotton is once again considered a covered commodity under Title 1 of the 2014 Farm (full story)

Do you like to see the market as an area of constant struggle between bulls and bears? Great. So do we! We invite you to read our todays article about the historical bull and bear markets in the U.S. dollar and find out what do they imply for the future of the greenback and gold. (full story)

Price uptrend in place to suggest more sideways-to-higher price action in the near-term. (full story)

Whether you’re trying to kill weeds or a cover crop, don’t count on a one-size-fits-all approach. Two weed scientists — one in Indiana, the other in Louisiana — cover a (full story)

It was a strange day. Inflation surged yesterday. But gold dropped initially, only to quickly reverse the fall and fly into the air. What happened? And importantly will gold soar on the inflation fuel? (full story)

On wheat we see a four wave rise in the making from December lows. (full story)

USDCAD is currently unfolding a sharp recovery from 1.2465 level, where a bigger three-wave decline had ended. (full story)

Dr. Alison Van Eenennaam with the University of California-Davis will speak to attendees at the 2018 Stakeholders Summit, sponsored by the Animal Agriculture Alliance. (full story)

There has been no shortage of ideas in recent months about how to “fix” the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS). These include application of the various waiver authorities under the RFS, (full story)

Rising interest rates and the e-Mini S&P markets. (full story)

With the rally from mid-January to the present, U.S. farmers have started to let old crop go. (full story)

Stock index futures are higher for a sixth day and are on track for the best week in more than a year. (full story)

USDJPY continues to lead broader USD lower, but reversal in the works UofM survey on deck Long weekend ahead of North American markets (full story)

An industry association has petitioned USDA to enforce its own rules on the labeling of shamburgers and other faux factory foods made with biotech and ingredient formulations. (full story)