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Sat, Dec 9th, 2023
1 Dividend Aristocrat to Scoop Up at a Discount This December

This retail stock offers seasonal strength for the holiday season - plus compelling value and a tempting dividend yield after a rocky performance in 2023.

Is Beaten-Down Beyond Meat a Good Buy Under $10?

Struggling BYND has lost 96% of its value from all-time highs, but the stock still doesn't look like a good bargain for investors. Here's why.

TSN : 51.38 (-0.31%)
Beans Spike Below $13, Stay Above for the Close

The Friday soybean trade settled with prices 4 to 7 ¾ cents in the red. The Jan contract spiked below the $13 round number after the report, but futures closed back above the mark. Jan beans printed a...

ZMF24 : 404.7s (-0.52%)
ZLF24 : 50.20s (-1.82%)
ZSF24 : 1304-0s (-0.59%)
ZSPAUS.CM : 12.4837 (-0.59%)
ZSH24 : 1323-0s (-0.55%)
ZSK24 : 1337-2s (-0.52%)
Cotton Sells Off After Yield Cut

Cotton futures closed Friday ~20 points off their lows, but still 58 to 115 points in the red. The March contract printed a 200 point range from -147 to +54 points. The March contract completed the week...

CTH24 : 81.44s (-1.39%)
CTK24 : 82.04s (-1.24%)
CTN24 : 82.45s (-1.01%)
Strong Friday Rally for Cattle Futures

Live cattle limited the week’s draw down with a triple digit gain of as much as 2% on Friday. Feb fats were up by $3.20 for the day, but still down by $3.40 for the week. There have been no Dec cattle...

LEZ23 : 165.450s (+1.91%)
LEG24 : 165.725s (+1.97%)
LEJ24 : 169.300s (+2.02%)
GFF24 : 215.300s (+2.39%)
GFH24 : 216.075s (+2.32%)
Corn Fades to Red after USDA Data

Corn finished the last trade day of the week with fractional to 2 ½ cent losses across the front months. That left the March contract at just a ¾ cent gain for the week’s trade. USDA did not adjust...

ZCZ23 : 465-6s (-0.53%)
ZCPAUS.CM : 4.5496 (-0.52%)
ZCH24 : 485-4s (-0.51%)
ZCK24 : 497-4s (-0.40%)
Hogs Rally Into Weekend

Lean hog futures finished the last trade day of the week with $0.87 to $1.52 gains. For Feb, that only reduced the week’s loss to $1.12. The National Average Base Hog price for Friday afternoon was 17...

HEZ23 : 68.425s (+1.30%)
HEJ24 : 76.150s (+2.04%)
KMZ23 : 82.350s (+1.17%)
Wheats Faded into the Weekend

After a week of buying into the data release and seeing a mostly bull-friendly update, wheat futures pulled back into the weekend. Chicago futures went home 9 to 11 cents in the red, but still 29 cents...

ZWZ23 : 615-0s (-1.76%)
ZWH24 : 631-6s (-1.63%)
KEZ23 : 655-6s (-0.98%)
MWZ23 : 712-6s (unch)
Stocks Finish Higher on U.S. Economic Optimism

What you need to know… The S&P 500 Index ($SPX ) (SPY ) Friday closed up +0.41%, the Dow Jones Industrials Index ($DOWI ) (DIA ) closed up +0.36%, and the Nasdaq 100 Index ($IUXX ) (QQQ ) closed up +0.39%....

Dollar Gains on Strong U.S. Economic News

The dollar index (DXY00 ) on Friday rose by +0.45% and posted a 3-week high. The dollar moved higher Friday after stronger-than-expected U.S. economic reports on Nov payrolls and Dec consumer sentiment...

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BREAKING 🚨: Hedge Funds (again) In the days leading up to the Japanese Yen's surge against the U.S. Dollar, Hedge Funds had built their largest JPY short position in 19 months
Once again, Time in the Market > Timing the Market
While the S&P 500 is within 5% of its all-time high, less than a quarter of the index's stocks are within 10% of their ATH which is lower than the historical average.
Very helpful Citi, thanks 🫡
Foreign Investors withdrew $12 billion from China during the 3rd quarter, the first quarterly net outflow on record since data began being recorded in 2000 👀
U.S. Treasury Funds saw an outflow of $4.8 billion over the last week, the largest outflow since August 2022
Airbnb Insider Trading Alert 🚨 Chair & CEO Brian Chesky dumps another 84,000 $ABNB shares worth approximately $11.3 million. How come insiders never buy this stock? 🤔

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Arcellx Inc (ACLX)

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