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    Gimme That GPS

    Feb 23, 2018 05:44 PM

    We are in the business of providing marketing road maps. You are at point A and want to go to point B. There is a path to get you there, but also detours and road closings. The bane of my existence is one of those gates closing an interstate access ramp, meaning you aren’t going anywhere! It also helps to know where you are. In the commodity markets below, we have a mixture of destinations. Soybean Meal and beans are climbing mountains but it is a little foggy and the destination is hard to s

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    Monster Meal

    Feb 16, 2018 05:42 PM

    March soybean meal futures have risen 22% from their low on January 12 to the high set on Friday morning. Livestock feeders who were not hedged or under long term purchasing agreements are painfully aware of the increase, but most grain traders only see the side effects of this monster meal move. Soybean value is basically meal value plus oil value plus a margin to cover processing. With a 22% jump in the meal contribution, March soybeans have managed an 8.8% increase during that same period.

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    An Olympic Moment

    Feb 09, 2018 04:11 PM

    The Olympics have a number of subplots that are geopolitical, going back to the original Greek version. But for the athletes they are always about higher, faster, further, with exceptions for ice dancing or the brute force of a 1-0 hockey game. You are competing against everyone else, but also against your personal best score or best time ever. The corn and wheat markets have the Olympic spirit. Corn posted its highest front month futures price since August this week.

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    The Law of Gravity

    Feb 02, 2018 04:20 PM

    You probably know the law of gravity as “what goes up must come down”. There are exceptions based on thrust, the lift of wings, helium balloons and so forth, but unless you hit escape velocity most things come back to Earth. We are seeing some prime examples this week. The Bitcoin bubble has burst, with prices retracing more than 60% of their rally. Cotton is now -9% from where it was the week of the January crop report. The biggest bull of all, the stock market, finally saw a 4% correction.

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