Olive Line – Currency, Meats, Grains

Alan Palmer Currencies, Grains, Livestock Leave a Comment

ARP HERE, There continues to be chaos around the globe due to uncertainty regarding the currency relationships. There has been much movement in the currency pairs over the last 6 months. CURRENCY The dollar 95.55 nl(neckline) rejected. This could be a possible top in my opinion. MEATS It is one of my thoughts. Don’t be afraid to fade public opinion. …

AG TIME – No fun for bulls or bears

John Walsh Grains Leave a Comment

The soy was all over the place today. Indecision, uncertainty, all create a difficult environment. The flow of continual information at times can be distracting. When I look at the charts, this has been very difficult, unless a short term view is used. Then it is still difficult. Enough of the complaints already. The market appears to be focused on …

The Alpha of Seasonal Commodity Trading – Managed Futures

William Reavis Asset Management, Energy, General Commentary, Grains, Livestock Leave a Comment

I am not very old, but I have been trading for long enough to have my own opinion about traders and trading. We all know that it is a difficult business, earning money in these markets is very challenging and very few traders suceed in the long run. No only do traders need to have discipline and strong fundamentals, but …

The Grain Report – 2/20/2017

Sean Lusk Grains Leave a Comment

March corn rallied to new highs last week, but ultimately settled the week 6 cents lower. There wasn’t any fundamental news event that triggered the late week fall, but rather the decline was a function of reduced speculative buying. Improving South American weather and a U.S. corn stocks/use ratio of 15-16% hardly argues for a net long fund position in …

The Grain Report

Sean Lusk Grains Leave a Comment

Trend and Index following funds bid up beans, corn, and wheat prices throughout the week with both wheat and corn reaching their best levels since last summer. Beans finished the week 33 cents higher, corn gained 9 cents while wheat finished the week up 19 cents. Beans opened the week higher rallying off of weather concerns of too much rain …

Fund Length in Soybeans Growing

Sean Lusk Grains Leave a Comment

If you take a look at the speculative bullish positioning in soybeans, soymeal, and bean oil, you will find that it is at the highest level since early June 2016. In the last week alone, open interest in soybeans surged 92K contracts signaling a surge in buying across the board in a variety of asset classes. Trend following funds increased …