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Bob Utterback has more than 26 years of experience and offers producers a disciplined approach to marketing.

Corn market bounced on short covering!

Feb 23, 2009
Today the corn market is bouncing on short covering due to an oversold condition.  I would have preferred a little more weakness early this week then we would be able to support strength into the end of the week. Right now the market really wants to start moving higher. The problem is the negative outside markets and the big supplies being held by producers.
Things to do:
  1. Get basis locked up now for any summer or off-the-combine cash sales.
  2. Start scale down buying of speculative buying program.
Please remember, I’m not really excited the level of upside price potential but I do suggest it’s time to stop being negative and allow ourselves the opportunity to participate in a modest upside price bounce due to strong farmer holding and some potential spring delayed planting weather scare.

Special note: I will be at the Corn Commodity classic at the Farm Journal Booth. Come on by and say hello. We will be taping a segment for U.S. Farm Report.  As you know, come early because seats go fast!

Starting next week it will be my intent is to start talking more about the outside markets, specifically gold and bonds. Long term, I believe there is the potential for major speculative opportunities ahead!

If you want to go over details or would like to read more daily recommendations regarding reownership or marketing strategies, email me at utterback@utterbackmarketing.com or laura@utterbackmarketing.com.

BEFORE TRADING, ONE SHOULD BE AWARE THAT WITH POTENTIAL PROFITS THERE IS ALSO POTENTIAL FOR LOSSES, WHICH MAY BE VERY LARGE. YOU SHOULD READ THE “RISK DISCLOSURE STATEMENT” AND “OPTION DISCLOSURE STATEMENT” AND SHOULD UNDERSTAND THE RISKS BEFORE TRADING. COMMODITY TRADING MAY NOT BE SUITABLE FOR RECIPIENTS OF THIS PUBLICATION. THOSE ACTING ON THIS INFORMATION ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR THEIR OWN ACTIONS. ALTHOUGH EVERY REASONABLE ATTEMPT HAS BEEN MADE TO ENSURE THE ACCURACY OF THE INFORMATION PROVIDED, UTTERBACK MARKETING SERVICES INC. ASSUMES NO RESPONSIBILITY FOR ANY ERRORS OR OMISSIONS. ANY REPUBLICATION OR OTHER USE OF THIS INFORMATION AND THOUGHTS EXPRESSED HEREIN WITHOUT THE WRITTEN PERMISSION OF UTTERBACK MARKETING SERVICES INC. IS STRICTLY PROHIBITED. COPYRIGHT UTTERBACK MARKETING SERVICES INC. 2009.
 
 
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cattleco
Anybody that puts any stock in what comes out of DC needs to get a life. The Liberal Dems want to move Agriculture to SA...period!
8:52 AM Feb 24th
 
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11:35 PM Feb 23rd
 
 
 
 
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