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Commodity Futures … A Look at the Big Picture

Every once in a while it makes sense to step back and take a look at the long term outlook for the commodity futures market. I prefer the Dow Jones UBS Commodity Total Return Index (DJUBSTR) for this purpose, given

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US Crop Progress and Condition

While rains have slowed late season Corn and Soybean harvests in the US Midwest, production forecasts remain at historically strong levels. Per the USDA ‘Weekly Weather and Crop Bulletin’ released 13Nov13, Corn production is forecast at 14.0 billion bushels, up

Posted in Ag/Softs, Corn, Energy, Renewables, Rice, Soybean, Sugar No.11, Uncategorized, Wheat

Sugar Showing Signs of Bottoming

Sugar No.11 is beginning to show signs of a bottoming process. A review of the weekly chart for Sugar No.11 reveals the markets are beginning to challenge the downturn in prices which started in Feb11. Three observations on the Sugar

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