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Some analysts has argued that the manufacturing sector reached a through. But this not the case. The latest Fed's report on the industrial production and capacity utilization clearly shows that the pundits were wrong again. As they so often are. The industrial production fell 0.8... (full story)

Global markets fall as trade fears escalate. The Phase One Deal is on the brink of collapse and so is the equities market. (full story)

Silver prices continue to hover close to $17.00. The Federal Reserve will be in the spotlight, with the release of the FOMC minutes at 17:00 GMT. (full story)

Milder temperatures, weak spot prices, strong production and a lot of short speculators are helping to generate the bearish tone in the market. If there is a rally it is likely to be driven by technical factors. (full story)

Crude oil has steadied on Wednesday, after a sharp slide of 4.7% this week. We could see further movement during the North American session, as the Federal Reserve releases the FOMC minutes at 17:00 GMT. (full story)

The meeting's minutes may offer clues about the direction of future policy. (full story)

Based on the early price action and the current price at 1.1056, the direction of the EUR/USD on Wednesday is likely to be determined by trader reaction to the long-term uptrending Gann angle at 1.1059. (full story)

Trump threatens higher tariffs if China deal isnt reached. Senate confirms Hong Kong Human Rights Bill. China angrily vows forceful measures. Markets go mildly risk-off, with USDCNH leading USD strength. Bank of Canadas Wilkins shocks market with dovish speech yesterday. USDCAD upside... (full story)

In winter, it’s important—even critical—to keep milk at 100 to 105°F when feeding it to young calves to maintain their body temperatures and conserve energy, says Ann Hoskins, a calf products coordinator for Vita Plus. “Consistency is also... (full story)

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Bears have slight overall near-term chart advantage as price in downtrend, but bull stabilize prices at present. (full story)

If EURUSD finished a five-wave rise from the lows, then USD Index may have also a completed five waves of decline from the highs, which means that we should be aware of very weak USD in case if that wave iii occurs. (full story)

Early yesterday I suggested to... (full story)

      Corn (December) Fundamentals : December corn futures were able to find some footing yesterday with help from a flash sale of 191,000 metric... (full story)

Will option expiration help support grains? (full story)

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As dairy producers try to revive their balance sheets after consecutive years of struggling to turn a profit, better milk prices are helping improe outlooks for 2019 and possibly 2020. “If you look at futures, 2020 isn't great,” says Curt... (full story)

David Ekstrom Byline: Tony Dreibus 1. Soybeans Higher, Grains Lower in Overnight Trading Soybean futures were higher overnight while corn and wheat were lower in overnight trading as... (full story)

Grains mixed overnight, cattle still strong, but pausing from rally. Stagnant US/China trade talks keep the markets in limbo. (full story)

U.S. to China: If No Trade Deal, More Tariffs (full story)

Good Morning from Allendale, Inc. with the early morning commentary for November 20, 2019. Grain markets  are mixed overnight on slightly lower than expected harvest completion, wet weather maps in the 6-10 day outlook and renewed optimism a... (full story)

Our team is focusing back on South America. (full story)

In this week’s Boots In The Field podcast, Ken Ferrie provides an overview of how harvest is progressing across parts of the Midwest. In many cases, liquid propane (LP) shortages and weather continue to hamper progress. “Some of these gas... (full story)

Yesterday the markets traded lower with no apparent reason why. Will we see more downside bias today? Read on to learn more... (full story)

Silver (SI) is trying to form its 3rd straight green daily candle as it continues a week plus bounce off the 61.8% Fib retrace of the May to September rally. Significantly, SI is retesting the 50% Fib retrace of the same rally, and has reclaimed the psychologically key 17 whole figure level. (full story)

Exxon Mobil shows an incomplete sequence from April 23, 2019 high favoring further downside. This video looks at the Elliott Wave path. (full story)

The spread has historically profited 13 of the last 15 years (full story)

NZDUSD the pair closed further higher on Monday leaving risk of more strength in the days ahead. (full story)

Market Snapshot - Tuesday 11.19.19 (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)

Live Cattle (February) February live cattle opened lower but managed to grind back to near unchanged by the close. Though we have been looking for a deeper correction, recent price action has been constructive and moderate dips have been... (full story)

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USDA Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue on Friday announced that the second tranche of 2019 Market Facilitation Program payments will begin being issued next week. While USDA initially said the second round of MFP payments would be made between Nov.... (full story)

The Barchart Chart of the Day belongs to the aerospace defense company Teledyne Technologies (TDY). I found the stock by sorting Barchart's New All-Time High list first by the most frequent number of new highs in the last month , then used the F... (full story)

Mike and Sue McCloskey have been building the robotic facility on their Fair Oaks dairy for well over a year. The cows were first milked with robots in April. While they are still not sure if they will convert all of their farms to robots, last... (full story)

Phase One Talks Continue, Amid Chinese Purchases of U.S. Farm Products Last week, Financial Times writer James Politi reported that, “President Donald Trump threatened a new escalation of the trade war with […] (full story)

Last week, the Federal Reserve Banks of Chicago, St. Louis, Kansas City and Minneapolis released updates regarding farm income, farmland values and agricultural credit conditions from the third quarter of 2019.  And earlier […] (full story)

Day Trading Model for Review & Trading Levels 11.20.2019 (full story)

The Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) and U.S. Department of Agriculture announced today that a long-sought deal was reached between the United States and Korea for U.S.-only rice […] (full story)

Pressure remains on the December 19 lean hog futures, with the market pressing to fresh November lows of 61.295 today. While the sell off has been more of a grind lower than a clear trend (full story)

A multi-generation family farm can only be crafted if it is passed down from one generation to the next. You might spend an entire lifetime working to build an operation that is successful enough to one day pass down to your children. But here’s... (full story)

Anna McConnell Byline: Trevor Holbrook The end of harvest nears, and farmers are closer to closing the book on 2019. This year has challenged the Midwest with soggy weather and abnormal amounts of... (full story)

We know dairy consumption is down and yogurt is also feeling the pinch. Market research company Mintel says U.S. yogurt sales peaked at nearly $9 billion in 2015. They’re expected to fall to $8.2 billion this year and they could fall another... (full story)

In the last few weeks of 2019 make plans to not only finish this year’s harvest strong, but also look ahead to prepare for 2020. “There will be issues when poor quality grain is being put into storage for a longer period than normal,” says Tom... (full story)

Valent BioSciences is launching a biorational soil health initiative following more than four years of strategic investment, including acquiring Mycorrhizal Applications. The company is expanding research and development and business development to... (full story)

This question looked like a good topic to dive into on a snowy November day: “I've always wondered how it works when the USDA announces X million metric tons of grains sold to this or that country.  I've never sold any of my grain to the USDA, so... (full story)

DJ USDA Grain Inspections for Export in Metric Tons – Nov 18 COUNTRY OF DESTINATION IS REPORTED AS KNOWN AT THE TIME OF EXPORTATION. (full story)

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The thirty year Treasury bond futures are higher in spite of the bearish influence of the overall better than estimated housing numbers. (full story)