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Sat, Apr 29th, 2017
Paragon Investments' Futures File: NAFTA, Milk & Grains

This week we look at the impact of trade deals & weather on the markets.

Shoot Out: Gunslingers vs. Commercials

An interesting scenario that...

Will Volatility Continue into Month-End?

Grain markets are mixed on end of month position evening after a volatile week. Outside markets continue to monitor US budget and NAFTA negotiations.

Hog Prices Hit A 2 Week High

Time to move on

Margin Clerk Inspired Buying Expected Early in Live Cattle

First off, most importantly, Trump has stated he’s NOT looking to pull out of the NAFTA trade agreement but instead looking to renegotiate. The action was bullish yesterday on large volume of nearly...

NAFTA Renegotiations Change Markets Focus

Grain markets are range bound with some bargain hunting after the President clears up his stance on NAFTA. The US Dollar Index retreats due to strength in the Canadian and Mexican currency.

Livestock Levels

Livestock Levels

Introducing Seasonality Pivot Points – Week 17 Lean Hogs (HEM17)

This article introduces our new Seasonality Pivot Points for Lean Hogs (HEM17) for Week 17

Cattle prices continue to rise

Once the Chinese agreed to lift the ban on US Live Cattle, prices took off to the upside.

Cattle

Long Cattle

Hog Prices Sharply Higher 2nd Day In A Row

Stop has been lowered

Weather Forecast Sets Off Short Covering

Grain markets are mixed as trader wait for the forecast to develop. Farmers are using the current dry conditions to plant all that is possible.

Hams Experience Largest Drawdown in Over Twenty Years

Total pork is down 10% from last year.

Planting Advances as Midwest Rains Loom

Grain markets are lower as US farmers rush to plant their crops ahead of the coming rains. Outside markets await new news on tensions with North Korea, policy reforms out of Washington, as well as the...

US Export Door Opens With Weak Dollar

Grain markets are higher, supported by a weaker US Dollar and last week’s sell-off of 14 cents in corn and 24 cents in wheat. French election results adds confidence to EU economy...

Trade Spotlight: Spreads (Live Cattle)

The Trade Spotlight service provides trading education while identifying commodity trading opportunities from chart formation breakouts with confirmation from key technical indicators.There is a bear futures...

Head Scratching & Jawboning

The weakness today across the board is...

Hogs Down 5th Day In A Row

Stay short

Wheat headed down to its loan level?

Is wheat headed down to its loan level? It's looking like it is.

Forecasts and Macros in Focus This Weekend

Grain markets mixed as the trading week draws to a close . Sunday night traders will have their eyes on weather maps and the French presidential elections for a macro impact.

Barchart Morning Call

OVERNIGHT MARKETS AND NEWS Jun E-mini S&Ps ( ESM17 +0.10%) this morning are up +0.07% and European stocks are up +0.11%. Strength in company quarterly earnings results are giving the overall market a boost with Amazon.com up over 3% and... Read More

Chart of the Day

Main Street Capital (MAIN) is the Barchart Chart of the Day.  The business development company has a Trend Spotter buy signal, a Weighted Alpha of 29.64+, gained 29.15% in the last month and paid a 5.56% dividend.
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Brugler Ag Report

Today's Commentary

Corn futures settled as much as 4 cents lower in the nearby contracts, with back months fractionally lower. The NWS 8-14 day forecast shows a couple days of drier weather in the Corn Belt following the deluge this weekend. Managed money added another...
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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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