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    Hurricane Season

    Sep 01, 2017 04:37 PM

    The US commodity market has sort of forgotten how to act during the peak of hurricane season. This is due to lack of practice. Before Hurricane Harvey, the last Cat 3 storm to hit the mainland was Ike in 2008. One of the worse years in recent history was 2005, with Katrina, Rita and Wilma. The El Nino and La Nina weather patterns influence Atlantic hurricanes, with La Nina tending to magnify intensity while El Nino cuts them off due to equatorial air circulation patterns.

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    Russia Expands Grip on Wheat Exports as Asia Set to Buy More

    Aug 31, 2017 09:10 AM

    Russia Expands Grip on Wheat Exports as Asia Set to Buy More (1)

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    Storm Clouds

    Aug 25, 2017 03:37 PM

    Storm Clouds on the horizon can mean a lot of different things to different people. In a drought, they are a hopeful sign of moisture. In a wildfire, they offer potential containment. If those clouds are Hurricane Harvey, they threaten crops and property, not to mention import and export channels and a big chunk of the oil refinery business. Export trade is a very cloudy situation right now.

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    The New Moon and the Solar Eclipse

    Aug 18, 2017 03:54 PM

    While scientific rigor may be lacking, there is a popular belief that a full moon brings out irrational behavior in humans. While the full moon in August 2017 was back on the 7th, it sure seems like the crazy behavior has increased during the waning phase, if you watch the news! We adhere to the belief that “if you trade the news, you lose.” Producers wouldn’t mind a polarity switch on prices next week. Like the eclipse, several things will have to fall in line to make that happen.

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    New Tool from CME Will Change Basis Function for Wheat

    Aug 17, 2017 01:42 PM

    Producers in the southern Plains are feeling frustrated with the current wide basis in wheat.


     

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