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U.S. Corn Futures Weekly Market Outlook – July 17

September corn futures moved sharply lower this week, closing down 16 ¼-cents per bushel week-on-week, finishing on Friday (7/14) at $3.76 ¼. September corn futures collapsed on Wednesday and Thursday following a combination of equally price negative market forces including a Bearish July 2017 WASDE report, as well as, a…

Decoding Janet Yellen’s Federal Reserve Message

“I know you think you understand what you thought I said but I’m not sure you realize that what you heard is not what I meant” – Alan Greenspan On July 12, 2017 in her semiannual testimony to Congress, Janet Yellen stated the following: “the Federal Funds rate would not…

U.S. Corn Futures Price Outlook: Time To Get Bullish?

September corn futures moved sharply higher this week, closing up 11 ½-cents per bushel week-on-week, finishing on Friday (7/7) at $3.92 ½. September corn futures rallied aggressively for the second consecutive week however failed on Friday to take out the current summer high of $3.99 ¼ established on June 8th….

U.S. Corn Futures Weekly Market Outlook – July 2

September corn futures moved sharply higher last week, closing up 15 ½-cents per bushel week-on-week, finishing the week (6/30) at $3.81. September corn futures rallied aggressively on Friday (closing up 11 ½-cents on 6/30) despite what was largely considered a Bearish June Acreage and Stocks report for corn.  Let’s dig…

U.S. Corn Futures Market Outlook: 3 Things Bulls Need To See

July corn futures moved sharply lower this week, closing down 26 ¼-cents per bushel week-on-week, finishing on Friday (6/23) at $3.57 ¾. July corn futures established a new calendar year day low on Friday afternoon of $3.56 ½, exceeding the previous 2017 day low of $3.60 ¾ on 4/21/17. Weekly…

Corn Futures Market Outlook: Bull vs Bear Tug-Of-War

July corn futures moved slightly lower this week, closing down 3 ¾-cents per bushel week-on-week, finishing on Friday (6/16) at $3.84. Corn futures although closing lower on the week did manage to climb out of a big hole following Monday’s (6/12) down 10 ½-cents per bushel trading session. Weekly Corn…

Global Markets Update: Investors Follow The Drum Beat

The month of May continued to see stock market growth, with a backdrop of increasing political turmoil in the U.S. And the drum beat has carried the tune into June… with the S&P 500 (INDEXSP:.INX) near all-time highs. It appears less likely that a distracted President Trump will bring tax…