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Thu, Aug 17th, 2017
FOMC Minutes from July Meeting Were Dovish on Balance

Stock index futures advanced yesterday afternoon after the release of the minutes of the July 25-26 Federal Open Market Committee meeting.

Fed sends mixed signals. The Nemenoff Report 08/17/17

Financials: Sept. Bonds are currently 13 lower at 154’21, 10 Yr. Notes 4 lower at 126’12.5 and 5 Yr. Notes 2.7 lower at 118’11.7. Yesterday’s release of the FOMC minutes showed there was very little...

Dow Advances Despite Trump

Yesterday the markets moved despite Trump's comments. Can that continue today? Read on to learn more...

Dow Futures Elliott Wave View 8.17.2017

Dow has ended correction from 6/29 low at 21787. The Index shows 5 waves up from there, and while pullbacks stay above 21787, expect more upside

The Trend Trader For Futures Trading on Thursday, August 17, 2017

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...

Livestock Report

Livestock Levels

Clear the Decks, Stocks, Patience.

How many people are looking down in stocks, from here? You don't count if you have been short most of way up. That was a true 'unforeseen event' but in August

Daily Technical Spotlight - E-Mini S&P - Sept.

Bulls stailize the market and regain upside momentum this week. However, new high must be scored to give the bulls solid power to suggest another leg up in prices. Otherwise, choppy and sideways trading...

Housing Starts Weak

Stock index futures advanced due to better than expected corporate earnings and lessened tensions on the Korean peninsula.

Dow Keeps Its Head Above Water

Yesterday the Dow closed higher but barely. Will we see a more definative trend today? Read on to learn more...

Dow Future Elliott Wave View: 3 waves pullback

Dow has ended correction from 6/29 low at 21787. The Index shows 5 waves up from there, and while pullbacks stay above 21787, expect more upside

The Trend Trader For Futures Trading on Wednesday, August 16, 2017

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...

Strong Retail Sales=Lower Bond Prices

As bonds grind lower, rates ....

Flight to Quality Longs Continue to Be Liquidated

Stock index futures advanced as tensions on the Korean peninsula eased slightly after U.S. officials played down the risk of an imminent war with North Korea.

The Bulls Roar...

Yesterday the markets rose regardless of North Korea. Can this continue today? Read on to learn more...

The Trend Trader For Futures Trading on Tuesday, August 15, 2017

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...

Wheat Prices Continue Decline – Drought Hype All but Over

Wheat prices continue to slide as the drought hype that begin in early June abates.

Late In Day Special Alert!

There was enough strength late in the day that....

Slightly Easing Tensions on the Korean Peninsula

Stock index futures advanced as tensions on the Korean peninsula eased slightly after U.S. officials played down the risk of an imminent war with North Korea.

The Markets Strike Back...barely

On Friday the markets moved higher just barely. Will that continue today?? Read on to learn more...

Barchart Morning Call

OVERNIGHT MARKETS AND NEWS Sep E-mini S&Ps ( ESU17 -0.16% ) this morning are down -0.13% and European stocks are down -0.29% as weakness in energy stocks drags the overall market lower. Sep WTI crude oil ( CLU17 -0.34% ) is down ... Read More

Chart of the Day

Chart of the Day

Health Insurance Innovations (HIIQ) is the Barchart Chart of the Day.  The health insurance company has a Trend Spotter buy signal, a Weighted Alpha of 341.00+ and gained 538.73% in the last year.
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Brugler Ag Report

Today's Commentary

Corn futures are mostly a penny higher this morning ahead of the weekly USDA Export Sales report. They ended Wednesday with most contacts 1 1/2 to 2 3/4 lower. Preliminary open interest rose 4,637 contracts. The weekly EIA report indicated that a r...
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Alan Brugler writes this daily agricultural markets overview with opening, midday and closing comments directed at the gain and meat Ag markets.

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