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Wed, May 18th, 2022
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WTI Crude (CL ) Weekly Chart Bull Flag Trying to Extend

WTI Crude (CLM22) is in the advanced stages of a weekly chart Bull Flag consolidation, where the Bull Flag is arguably extending. Nevertheless, with CL nearing completion on an ascending wedge (on the...

Shootin' the Bull

Fats were soft today.  Again, not much transpiring to cause much to happen.  If there were anything to give some hope, it would be what Fed Chairman Powell stated today.  That being, a very aggressive...

Cattle Pull Back on Tuesday

Live cattle futures posted their own Turnaround Tuesday, with losses of 17 to 65 cents in most contracts. Cash trade saw a little action at $138 in the south on Tuesday with dressed sales of $226-227 reported...

Hogs Higher on Tuesday

Lean hog futures were mixed, with front months up 67 cents to $2.95 and deferred contracts down 32 cents to $1.17. The National Average Base Hog price for Tuesday morning was $111.38 up $9.74 from the...

Soybeans Higher at the Close

Soybeans turned around from overnight weakness, as contracts closed the Tuesday session with 13 to 21 21 ½ cent gains. Product values were mixed as soybean meal was down $1.80/ton, and bean oil was 50...

Wheat Posts Stronger Trade on Tuesday

Wheat futures reversed losses from earlier this morning, with most contracts higher at close. CBT wheat was 24 to 30 cents in the front months, with KC rallying another 15 to 16 cents and MPLS up a modest...

Cotton Mixed on Tuesday

Cotton futures saw weakness in the front months on Tuesday, with contracts down 21 to 219 points. Deferred contracts were up 22 to 107 points on the day. The weekly Crop Progress report tallied planting...

Corn Post Tuesday Losses

Corn futures retreated on Turnaround Tuesday, with most contracts down 1 to 8 ¾ cents. The nearbys were down the most, with July leading the way 8 ¾ cents lower, though $8 support held. New Crop December...

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