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Wed, Aug 23rd, 2017
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Morning Softs. 08/23/17

COTTON General Comments: Cotton was a little higher for one more day in consolidation trading. The market is trying to decide if lower prices are needed now or if a rally is possible. It might take some...

Morning Softs. 08/22/17

COTTON General Comments: Cotton was a little higher as the market tried to anticipate the crop condition reports. The condition improved overall in the USDA reports last night and some selling is possible...

Wheat Prices Tumble

We could see a 350 handle on Wheat by the end of October.

Morning Softs. 08/21/17

COTTON General Comments: Cotton was higher on Friday in consolidation trading. Prices remain under general pressure due to good weather forecasts for the crop and the higher US Dollar. The temperatures...

Paragon Investments' Futures File: Corn, Stocks & OJ

Our weekly column looks at falling stocks & corn prices, while big changes are afoot for OJ.

Morning Softs. 08/18/17

COTTON General Comments: Cotton was a little lower once again on good weather forecasts for the crop and the higher US Dollar. Current forecasts call for some rains in Texas to boost crop prospects there....

Morning Softs. 08/17/17

COTTON General Comments: Cotton was a little lower on good weather forecasts for the crop and the higher US Dollar. Current forecasts call for some rains in Texas to boost crop prospects there. The temperatures...

Big Production and Currencies Leading Cocoa Trade

Anticipation of a large crop is back into the picture for cocoa futures’ prices. Cocoa has given back 10% of its value in August thus far.

Morning Softs. 08/16/17

COTTON General Comments: Cotton was lower on good weather forecasts for the crop amid already very high production projections from USDA. A higher US Dollar hurt demand ideas. Current forecasts call for...

Orange Juice Prices Near 5 Week High

Solid Chart Structure

Cotton Prices Lower Again

Crop report changed everything

Morning Softs. 08/15/17

COTTON General Comments: Cotton was lower as the market reacted to good weather forecasts for the crop amid already very high production projections from USDA. Current forecasts call for some rains in...

Trade Spotlight: Options (Sugar)

This is a sample entry from Don DeBartolo’s email newsletter, Trade Spotlight: Options, published on Monday, August 14, 2017. Low Ball Technique There is a trade opportunity based on a 1-2-3 Bottom Formation...

Trade Spotlight: Futures (Sugar)

This is a sample entry from Don DeBartolo’s email newsletter, Trade Spotlight: Futures, published on Monday, August 14, 2017. There is a trade opportunity based on a 1-2-3 Bottom Formation in the Sugar...

Wolfe Wave Target - Round 2 ?

Reach the target a second time?

MARKET UPDATE - GRAINS, MEATS, SOFTS

A "RERUN" IN THE GRAINS? It’s August and it seems the bean complex is offering up a rerun of the 2015 mid-year equivalent of a “Saturday matinee.” In that year beans......

Wheat Prices Continue Decline – Drought Hype All but Over

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

Morning Softs. 08/14/17

COTTON General Comments: Cotton was a little higher after the sharply lower day on Thursday in reaction to the USDA reports. USDA showed much higher than expected production and ending stocks estimates...

What Happened To The Sugar Market ?

Exit Strategies Are Important

Barchart Morning Call

OVERNIGHT MARKETS AND NEWS Sep E-mini S&Ps ( ESU17 -0.23% ) this morning are down -0.25% after President Trump last night at a rally in Arizona threatened to shut down the government over the Mexico border wall. The issue over funding for... Read More

Chart of the Day

Chart of the Day

Kite Pharma (KITE) is the Barchart Chart of the Day.  The biopharmaceutical company has a Trend Spotter buy signal, a Weighted Alpha of 149.29+ and gained 129.02% in the last year.
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Brugler Ag Report

Today's Commentary

Corn futures closed the day with most contracts 2 3/4 to 4 1/2 cents lower. The Wednesday morning EIA report showed weekly ethanol production for the week of August 18 at 1.052 million barrels per day. That is 7,000 bpd fewer than last week. Ethanol ...
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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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