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    Things Are Heating Up

    May 25, 2018 04:03 PM

    Summer doesn’t officially start for a few more weeks, but things are heating up. In eastern Nebraska, the forecasts call for a number of 90 degree days in the next week, well above normal for late May. The NWS 6-10 and 8-14 day forecasts show high odds for the entire US mainland being above normal on temps into the second week of June. It isn’t just the weather. All of the ag commodities in our table except for hogs were higher this week.

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    Playing Go With China

    May 18, 2018 03:54 PM

    There is a complicated strategy game called Go which is played by an estimated 40 million people. It originated in China more than 2500 years ago. It has a larger board (standard grid is 19 x 19) than chess, and many more potential moves for each turn. The objective is to surround more territory than the opponent. The US and China are playing a complex geopolitical game.

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    Stability Is a Myth So Make Money from Chaos

    May 11, 2018 04:13 PM

    Nassim Taleb wrote a best seller back in 2007 titled The Black Swan. We have adopted the title as a term for improbable (or not thought possible) events that do in fact occur and have big impacts on markets or society. He argued it’s impossible to calculate the risks of Black Swan events or predict their occurrance.

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    Sunny With A Chance of Hail

    May 04, 2018 03:45 PM

    More than one pundit has said that if it weren’t for weather, politics and religion the average human being couldn’t conduct a conversation. We talk about the markets a lot with our producer clients, but those conversations have had a lot of politics and weather in them lately. If religion comes up it has been of the Dear God or Oh God varieties, with pleas for better weather or a second chance to sell the top. This time of year, weather tends to dominate because it drives planting progress.

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