Dan Hueber

Articles By Dan Hueber

Nov 26, 2019

New Strain of Flu

Grain and soy markets took divergent paths to begin this week as corn and wheat uncovered additional buying while the bean market slipped down to the lowest levels traded since early September. I suspect you can blame the adverse action in beans on the fact that it just cannot seem
Nov 25, 2019

We can rally on Monday?

In defiance rumors to the contrary, grain and soy markets can still open higher on a Monday morning. While that may be a bit of an exaggeration, it does seem that days of general strength have been few and far between as of late. The exception again to this is
Nov 21, 2019

Peking Duck for Thanksgiving?

As stories began to circulate that any hope of cementing a Phase One deal with China could be pushed out into 2020, it sent the corn and bean trade into another bought of depression and prices responded by dipping into lower lows yet again. Keep in mind that, if this
Nov 20, 2019

A bad case of trade war fatigue

Obviously suffering from a case of trade war rumor fatigue, grain and soy markets are offering us a mixed bag of actively this morning. Corn is weak, surrendering most of the meager gains from yesterday, and wheat is under minor pressure after recording two higher closes in a row. Beans
Nov 19, 2019

Four Score

“Four score and seven years ago, our fathers brought forth on this continent, a new nation, conceived in Liberty, and dedicated to the proposition that all men are created equal.” No, I am not trying to channel Abraham Lincoln, but it was 156 years ago on that date that he
Nov 18, 2019

It begins with a step

The soybean market is trading higher for the third day in a row and has recorded a higher weekly open for the first time in the past four weeks. All that said, we are a whopping 4-cents higher than the lowest close posted last week, so hardly the type of
Nov 15, 2019

One countries loss is another's gain

It is good to be back home after a whirlwind trip to Brazil this week to speak at the Summit Agribusiness 2019 in Sao Paulo. While the visit did not include a trip into farm country, I did have an opportunity to network with a number of individuals, including the
Nov 11, 2019

Lacking a fresh story once again

The lower yield and slightly lower carryout published by the USDA for corn on the report last Friday, was enough to lift that market to a higher close in seven session but any warm and fuzzy feelings from the report were forgotten over the weekend as thoughts of a U.S./China
Nov 08, 2019

Prepare to be enlightened once again

The day of enlightenment has arrived. The messenger is walking through the corridors of the temple located at the corner of Independence Avenue and Southwest Street in Washington DC, holding in hand the most current Word of Gov. that will ultimately be delivered to we commoners later this morning. Will