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October 2013 Archive for Grain Hedge

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Huge Export Sales Reported, Why Are Grains Still Selling?

Oct 31, 2013

 

Corn and soybean export sales crushed analyst expectations, but this did very little to bring the bulls out in the grain market. Cody and Logan discuss why grains didn't act more positively and what is coming down the pipe for grain futures.

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Soybeans Picks Up Ground as Market Eyes Tomorrow's Export Sales Report

Oct 30, 2013

 

Soybeans found some buyers as traders look to tomorrow's export sales to energize a sagging grain market. On average, analysts expect the USDA to report between 1.9 and 2.5 million metic tons of corn and 2.4 to 3.0 million metric tons of soybeans reported sold during the weeks ending October 10th, 17th, and 24th. All these reports were delayed due to the government shutdown during early October and will be released tomorrow morning at 7:30 AM Central Time.

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Technical Bounce for Oversold Soybeans, What's the Next Move?

Oct 29, 2013

 

Soybeans moved higher today on mostly technical trade. Yesterday's sell off was viewed as over done and harvest progress was a little lower than anticipated. Corn has potential to move lower, but tomorrow's EIA ethanol production data could support. Wheat has been the leader at times and the market is eagerly awaiting an international tender out of Egypt. Tune in for a full breakdown. Visit us at GrainHedge.com or give a call at 877-472-4607 to take a free trial of the trading platform you see here on GrainTV and to start charting these technicals at your home or office!

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Soybean Complex Leads Grains Lower

Oct 28, 2013

 

Corn, soybeans, and wheat all traded sharply lower to start the week, with the soybean complex leading grains lower. Cody and Logan discuss the technicals landscape for the grain market and where we might find a bottom. Tune in for a full breakdown. Visit us at GrainHedge.com or give a call at 877-472-4607 to take a free trial of the trading platform you see here on GrainTV and to start charting these technicals at your home or office!

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PLEASE READ OUR RISK DISCLOSURE.

Grains End The Weak Lower - COT Shows Massive Spec Short in Corn

Oct 25, 2013

 

Corn, soybeans, and wheat all continued to trade lower as technical weakness continued to weigh on things. The cash market for corn and soybeans both firmed as farmers are holding recently harvest bushels.  Tune in for a full breakdown. Visit us at GrainHedge.com or give a call at 877-472-4607 to take a free trial of the trading platform you see here on GrainTV and to start charting these technicals at your home or office!

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FUTURES TRADING IS NOT APPROPRIATE FOR ALL INVESTORS.
PLEASE READ OUR RISK DISCLOSURE.

Export Sales Report Finally Released, Seasonal Pressure Persists

Oct 24, 2013

 

The export sales report was released for the week ending Oct. 3rd. Huge sales were reported for corn, but seasonal harvest pressure continues to keep a lid on any rallies. Technical resistance still sits overhead for corn, soybeans, and wheat. Tune in for a full breakdown. Visit us at GrainHedge.com or give a call at 877-472-4607 to take a free trial of the trading platform you see here on GrainTV!

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Ethanol Numbers Support But Resistance Remains Overhead

Oct 23, 2013

 

It was a positive day across the board for the grains. Soybeans were the leader to the upside with corn and wheat moving higher too. Ethanol production hit the highest weekly total since June of 2012. This supported the market fundamentally, but technical resistance is over head for all three grains. Tune in for a full breakdown. Visit us at GrainHedge.com or give a call at 877-472-4607 to take a free trial of the trading platform you see here on GrainTV!

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Dollar Index, Equities Supported Today's Trade

Oct 22, 2013

 

A mixed trade was the result in today's trade. Corn and soybeans were pressured by condition ratings that showed a surprising improvement. Wheat held in positive territory as the dollar index continued to sell off. Harvest weather looks favorable and equities provided a little support in today's action. Tune in for a full breakdown. Visit us at GrainHedge.com or give a call at 877-472-4607 to take a free trial of the trading platform you see here on GrainTV!

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Crop Progress Reported, Will the Grains Be Pressured?

Oct 21, 2013

 

The first Crop Progress report in several weeks was released from the USDA today. Corn harvest was slightly behind analysts' estimates while soybean harvest was ahead. Surprisingly enough the conditions ratings improved. Export inspections were also released today as the USDA gets back to normalcy since the government shutdow. Tune in for a full breakdown. Visit us at GrainHedge.com or give a call at 877-472-4607 to take a free trial of the trading platform you see here on GrainTV!

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Wheat Charges Higher, Where Is Resistance?

Oct 18, 2013

 

Wheat rallied sharply and finally finished above the $7 mark. Corn and soybeans were relatively quiet by contrast. Argentina's downgrade of anticipated production of wheat sent the market higher. A weaker dollar index and funds snatching up contracts aided the rally. Export sale reports continue to be delayed due to technical issues at the USDA. Tune in for a full breakdown. Visit us at GrainHedge.com or give a call at 877-472-4607 to take a free trial of the trading platform you see here on GrainTV!

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USDA is Back to Work, Export Inspections Released First

Oct 17, 2013

 

The USDA began releasing information as the government resolved their differences. Soybeans led the charge higher and are poised to retest the $13.00 resistance level. The Crop Progress reports from October 7th and 15th are cancelled as is the October USDA report. Cattle on Feed will now be released on the 31st of October. Export inspections were released today. Tune in for a full breakdown. Visit us at GrainHedge.com or give a call at 877-472-4607 to take a free trial of the trading platform you see here on GrainTV!

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Debt Ceiling Crisis Looks to be Resolved, How Will this Affect the Grains?

Oct 16, 2013

 

The grain markets ended mixed once again. Soybeans reversed the selling seen yesterday to be the leader to the upside today. Mostly technical buying and flow over from the equity markets were the reason for the positive finish. The debt ceiling negotiations seem to be coming closer to an end. What will this mean for the grain markets? Tune in for a full breakdown. Visit us at GrainHedge.com or give a call at 877-472-4607 to take a free trial of the trading platform you see here on GrainTV!

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THERE IS A SIGNIFICANT RISK OF LOSS IN TRADING FUTURES AND OPTIONS.
FUTURES TRADING IS NOT APPROPRIATE FOR ALL INVESTORS.
PLEASE READ OUR RISK DISCLOSURE.

Bullish Numbers for Soybeans, Harvest Keeps Lid on Rallies

Oct 15, 2013

 

The NOPA soybean crush numbers were higher than expected, but did little to move the market higher in the face of good yields being reported. Estimated export inspections came in below expectations for corn and wheat, but above expectations for soybeans. Technical resistance is looming overhead for both corn and soybeans, while harvest will continue to pressure the market lower. Tune in for a full breakdown. Visit us at GrainHedge.com or give a call at 877-472-4607 to take a free trial of the trading platform you see here on GrainTV!

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NOPA Crush Out Tomorrow, Will the Market Rally?

Oct 14, 2013

 

Soybeans were the leader to the upside in a relatively quiet trade session. Harvest pressure is capping any rallies with Reuters poll of analysts estimating corn harvest is 31% complete and beans 45% done. Tomorrow the markets could receive a shot in the arm by way of the NOPA crush figures. Tune in for a full breakdown. Visit us at GrainHedge.com or give a call at 877-472-4607 to take a free trial of the trading platform you see here on GrainTV!

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Cash Basis Stabilizes, Should Producers Sell or Store this Harvest?

Oct 11, 2013

 

Soybeans sold off sharply heading into the weekend. A couple key technical support levels were broken. Corn ended at new near-term lows, but wheat managed to rally a bit on supply concerns in South America. Cash basis levels stabilized this week, but should producers sell or store? Tune in for a full breakdown. Visit us at GrainHedge.com or give a call at 877-472-4607 to take a free trial of the trading platform you see here on GrainTV!

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FUTURES TRADING IS NOT APPROPRIATE FOR ALL INVESTORS.
PLEASE READ OUR RISK DISCLOSURE.

All Signs Pointing to a Lower Trade, Can Support Hold?

Oct 10, 2013

 

Soybeans were the only grain to hold positive ground in today's trade. Early in the session, the commodities markets garnered some support from the sharply higher equities markets. Harvest pressure and a stronger dollar index of late has capped the rallies. Egypt's GASC cancelled tenders for wheat citing too high of prices. All of this led to a mixed trade. Tune in for a full breakdown. Visit us at GrainHedge.com or give a call at 877-472-4607 to take a free trial of the trading platform you see here on GrainTV!

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THERE IS A SIGNIFICANT RISK OF LOSS IN TRADING FUTURES AND OPTIONS.
FUTURES TRADING IS NOT APPROPRIATE FOR ALL INVESTORS.
PLEASE READ OUR RISK DISCLOSURE.

Dollar Index Rises Sharply, Will We See Export Sales to Egypt/China?

Oct 09, 2013

 

The grain markets finished mixed on a relatively quiet trade day. The dollar index did move sharply higher after the announcement of Janet Yellen's nomination as the next Federal Reserve Chairman. A light news day but some private estimates were released as was the EIA ethanol weekly report. Tune in for a full breakdown. Visit us at GrainHedge.com or give a call at 877-472-4607 to take a free trial of the trading platform you see here on GrainTV!

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THERE IS A SIGNIFICANT RISK OF LOSS IN TRADING FUTURES AND OPTIONS.
FUTURES TRADING IS NOT APPROPRIATE FOR ALL INVESTORS.
PLEASE READ OUR RISK DISCLOSURE.

Wheat Shows Strength as Corn/Beans Move Lower

Oct 08, 2013

 

Wheat continued to show relative strength in the grain complex, trading higher in KC and unchanged in Chicago. Corn and Soybeans both traded lower in Chicago as the trade looks for direction without much new fundamental information. Cody and Logan discuss today's action and some technical levels to watch in the days to come. Visit us at GrainHedge.com or give a call at 877-472-4607 to take a free trial of the trading platform you see here on GrainTV!

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THERE IS A SIGNIFICANT RISK OF LOSS IN TRADING FUTURES AND OPTIONS.
FUTURES TRADING IS NOT APPROPRIATE FOR ALL INVESTORS.
PLEASE READ OUR RISK DISCLOSURE.

Grains Find Strength - USDA Report Officially Delayed

Oct 07, 2013

 

Wheat found strength once again in today's session as a number of tenders and production concerns from the Black Sea region both worked to move prices higher. Concerns about Brazil's soybean planting pace was reflected in soybean spreads, with March and May both picking up ground on the front month November contract. Visit us at GrainHedge.com or give a call at 877-472-4607 to take a free trial of the trading platform you see here on GrainTV!

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THERE IS A SIGNIFICANT RISK OF LOSS IN TRADING FUTURES AND OPTIONS.
FUTURES TRADING IS NOT APPROPRIATE FOR ALL INVESTORS.
PLEASE READ OUR RISK DISCLOSURE.

Basis Levels Continue to Fall into Harvest

Oct 04, 2013

 

The grains ended mixed on the week with soybeans leading to the upside. Some profit taking hit the wheat markets to push them a bit lower. Soybeans got a boost from some lower anticipated production from private analyst Informa. Basis levels continue to fall as the cash markets get resupplied with fresh grain. Will basis continue to fall? Tune in for the full report. Visit us at GrainHedge.com or give a call at 877-472-4607 to take a free trial of the trading platform you see here on GrainTV!

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THERE IS A SIGNIFICANT RISK OF LOSS IN TRADING FUTURES AND OPTIONS.
FUTURES TRADING IS NOT APPROPRIATE FOR ALL INVESTORS.
PLEASE READ OUR RISK DISCLOSURE.

Grains Continue Higher as Traders Look For Direction

Oct 03, 2013

 

The grain market continued higher today, and look to have found a temporary bottom. Traders look for fundamentals for direction, as the government shutdown has limited fundamental news from the USDA. Today Logan and Cody discuss the implications of this shutdown, and what it means for the grain market. Visit us at GrainHedge.com or give a call at 877-472-4607 to take a free trial of the trading platform you see here on GrainTV!

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THERE IS A SIGNIFICANT RISK OF LOSS IN TRADING FUTURES AND OPTIONS.
FUTURES TRADING IS NOT APPROPRIATE FOR ALL INVESTORS.
PLEASE READ OUR RISK DISCLOSURE.

Grains Find Footing as Harvest Pace Ramps Up

Oct 02, 2013

 

The grains finally found some footing today after two days of selling on the heels of the September 1st grain stocks. Cody and Brock discuss ethanol numbers, and some technical levels to keep an eye on in the coming days. Visit us at GrainHedge.com or give a call at 877-472-4607 to take a free trial of the trading platform you see here on GrainTV!

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THERE IS A SIGNIFICANT RISK OF LOSS IN TRADING FUTURES AND OPTIONS.
FUTURES TRADING IS NOT APPROPRIATE FOR ALL INVESTORS.
PLEASE READ OUR RISK DISCLOSURE.

Corn/Soybeans Find Follow Through Selling, Wheat Market Continues Higher

Oct 01, 2013

 

Monday's September 1st quarterly grain stocks continued to weigh on corn and soybean prices today, with soybeans again leading to the downside. Technical support is in site for the bean market, and today Logan and Brock discuss prices to watch and what is coming down the pipe for the grains in general. Visit us at GrainHedge.com or give a call at 877-472-4607 to take a free trial of the trading platform you see here on GrainTV!

grain hedge topper

THERE IS A SIGNIFICANT RISK OF LOSS IN TRADING FUTURES AND OPTIONS.
FUTURES TRADING IS NOT APPROPRIATE FOR ALL INVESTORS.
PLEASE READ OUR RISK DISCLOSURE.

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