Many grain cycles positive on Friday

FOR FRIDAY: (12/1) Usually we can count on first of the month buying with grains in December. While beans are a bit weaker than we had liked, we had thought that 982.50 could hold before they might go up again. Many cycles are positive on Friday for grains so we should be more aggressive buying…


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Could see a seasonal flurry of grain buying Dec. 1-5

FOR THURSDAY: (11/30) We’re approaching month-end position squaring and grains are a bit oversold after the last few days but not sure the slide will stop until maybe Thursday. The 29/30 day cycles are weaker the next days but many of the other cycles are positive into Friday, and we often see a seasonal flurry…


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Grains oversold

FOR WEDNESDAY: (11/29) We’re approaching month-end position squaring and grains are a bit oversold after the last few days but not sure the slide will stop until maybe Thursday. The 29/30 day cycles are weaker the next days but many of the other cycles are positive into Friday, and we often see a seasonal flurry…


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Mixed cycles for grains

FOR TUESDAY: (11/28) Crude prices are projecting 6035 over the next week or so and that could keep grains bid. The dollar broke key support at 9300 and projects 9231 but much below that and 9155 would be serious. Still a few days for the dollar to break and that will help grains. The 29/30…


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Lower dollar will help ag exports

FOR MONDAY: (11/27) Crude prices are project 6035 with cycle highs into Monday and that could keep grains bid. The dollar broke key support at 9300 and projects 9231. It’s possible that the dollar break is a game changer and will go to 8800 eventually. Lower dollar will help exports and seasonals should come to…


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Seeing higher grains next week

FOR FRIDAY: (11/24) Option expiration for Dec. grains will dominate thin holiday trade on Friday. We do see higher grains next week and hogs look like they will bottom early next week and turn up into Dec. 1st. Cattle may continue short-covering and set up new shorts by early next week. DEC. CORN (electronic ok)…


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Cattle may continue short-covering

FOR WEDNESDAY: (11/22) Never fond of holiday trade so best to continue to take profits on short cattle and long wheat, and we’re ok holding long beans. We do see higher grains next week and hogs look like they will bottom early next week and turn up into Dec. 1st. Cattle may continue short-covering and…


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Grains usually higher Thanksgiving week

FOR MONDAY: (11/20) The week of Thanksgiving is usually higher for grains and we can still buy for a few days still and usually they’re higher through the first party of Thanksgiving week. Cattle on Feed report was bearish but will be hard to get in but may get a chance with lower action for…


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Trade awaiting Cattle on Feed report

FOR FRIDAY: (11/17) Trade waiting on the Cattle on Feed report. Not expecting much from grains but some short-covering could happen if the trade is worried about delays in harvest. Boring activity. Usually the Monday before Thanksgiving is a buy.


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