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Darin Newsom

Sat, May 25th, 2024

Darin Newsom

Darin Newsom

Darin Newsom is the Senior Market Analyst at Barchart. 

Previously, he was a Senior Analyst at DTN for close to fifteen years, where he provided customers with market insight, analysis and advice on an hourly, daily and weekly basis and oversaw all of DTN’s market commentary. He was also the creator and guiding force behind DTN’s Six Factor Marketing Strategies. Darin has over 20 years of experience analyzing commodity markets and developing risk-management strategies. 

He focuses on explaining how the structure of a market — both technical and fundamental — and the price relationship between contracts indicate what type of market exists and therefore which strategies are appropriate. Prior to joining DTN, Newsom was a producer risk-management consultant for FCStone and a grain merchandiser at the Great Bend, Kansas, Cooperative.

Most Recent Stories

How to Make Sense of the Wheat Markets

The three wheat markets continue to raise a number of questions as we make our way toward the end of May.

ZWN24 : 697-2s (-0.11%)
IWY00 : 638.54s (-0.13%)
My Annual Public Service Announcement regarding NASS' Weekly Reports

I know there are new readers to this site every year. Given that, I feel compelled to post my annual Public Service Announcement regarding NASS' weekly numbers.

ICY00 : 442.72s (+0.08%)
Grain Markets: Will Global Production Issues Continue to Push Wheat Prices Higher?

In my interview today with Michelle Rook on AgWeb's Markets Now I spoke about the recent move higher in wheat, soybean, and corn prices. I also discussed crude oil, interest rates, and the cattle markets....

ZWK24 : 657-0s (-1.98%)
ZSN24 : 1248-0s (+0.71%)
ZCK24 : 453-6s (-1.04%)
LEM24 : 183.700s (+0.10%)
US Economy: Is Consumerism Being Curbed?

A few key economic indicator markets seem to be telling us the consumerism that has underpinned the US economy could be waning.

SBUX : 78.87 (+0.72%)
KCK24 : 209.30s (+0.55%)
MCD : 258.11 (+0.07%)
Grains: What are the Next Seasonal Moves?

As the end of meteorological spring grows larger on the horizon our attention turns to the next seasonal moves in the Grains sector.

ZCZ24 : 488-2s (+0.36%)
ZSX24 : 1219-4s (+0.29%)
ZWN24 : 697-2s (-0.11%)
ZWU24 : 717-4s (-0.07%)
Grains: What Am I Looking for in USDA's Guesses Friday?

In my Morning Commentary, I took a look at what real fundamentals were for the Grains sector given its another USDA report day.

ICY00 : 442.72s (+0.08%)
ZSN24 : 1248-0s (+0.71%)
IWY00 : 638.54s (-0.13%)
WEAT : 6.42 (+0.16%)
Commodities: Where Will Real Fundamentals Turn Bullish Next?

The commodity sector is heating up, with real fundamentals for a number of markets growing more bullish, as indicated by their forward curves.

CCN24 : 8,294s (+2.28%)
CLM24 : 79.26s (-0.68%)
ZMN24 : 386.5s (+2.60%)
Grain Markets: What's Causing Corn, Soybean, and Wheat Prices to Move Higher?

On Saturday I joined Mike Pearson from Farm Progress on This Week in Agribusiness. We discussed the recent rally in corn, soybean, and wheat prices.

ZCK24 : 453-6s (-1.04%)
ZSK24 : 1199-0s (-0.54%)
ZWK24 : 657-0s (-1.98%)
Grain Market Update: Will Corn, Wheat, and Soybean Prices Continue to Rally?

I spoke about the grain market with Michelle Rook today on AgWeb's Markets Now. We also discussed the U.S. dollar and crude oil.

ZCK24 : 453-6s (-1.04%)
ZWK24 : 657-0s (-1.98%)
ZSK24 : 1199-0s (-0.54%)
Will Wheat, Soybean, and Corn Prices Continue to Rally? Or is This Just Short Covering?

I discussed the recent action in the wheat, soybean, and corn markets on AgWeb's Market's Now with Michelle Rook today. We also talked about the cattle markets and gold.

ZWK24 : 657-0s (-1.98%)
ZSK24 : 1199-0s (-0.54%)
ZCK24 : 453-6s (-1.04%)
LEJ24 : 185.000s (-0.22%)
GCM24 : 2,334.5s (-0.12%)

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It's been a heck of a 10-year period for Nvidia with shares closing at an all-time high on Friday. If you invested $10,000 in $NVDA exactly 10 years ago, you'd have $2.4 million today. https://t.co/n4fXPPCwEx
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Goldman Sachs says they now see rate cuts beginning in September. But 3 days ago, the CEO said no rate cuts this year. Do these people even talk to each other? 😂 https://t.co/Xlevr3IwTI
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The Unstoppable Orange Juice hit a new all-time high and has now traded green in 13 of the last 14 days https://t.co/0sn76GVWN1
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FYI, this is obviously referring to pre-split prices, not post. $150 post split = $1,500 pre split.
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Will Nvidia $NVDA hit 1,500 this year?
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Magnificent 7 stocks now account for 31% of the S&P 500, an all-time high 🚨 https://t.co/zcavH8I1tQ
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Japan Stocks just saw the largest weekly outflow in history of $5.9 billion 🚨 https://t.co/dJCrSTPp3k
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Odds of a Rate Cut are plummeting https://t.co/EBaoYRA7pl
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Probably Nothing to worry about https://t.co/Y2sz6t2OXB
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