June 12, 2024
JUNE 2024 WASDE REPORT SUMMARY AND NOTES:

JUNE 2024 WASDE REPORT SUMMARY AND NOTES: Today’s WASDE report was relatively ...

JUNE 2024 WASDE REPORT SUMMARY AND NOTES: Today’s WASDE report was relatively neutral for corn, soybeans, and wheat with most estimates coming in line with analysts’ pre-report expectations. ...

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June 06, 2024
Volatility in the Market Place

Volatility in the Market Place Producers often experience price shocks due ...

Volatility in the Market Place Producers often experience price shocks due to discrepancies in supply and demand, which are rarely understood in real time. Usually only after the dust has settled ...

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June 03, 2024
Understanding Option Volatility and Price Implications

Most option traders understand how the premium is impacted by the direction ...

Most option traders understand how the premium is impacted by the direction of the underlying futures market. Because puts allow owners to protect lower prices, the value of the put increases ...

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May 10, 2024
MAY 2024 WASDE REPORT SUMMARY AND NOTES:

MAY 2024 WASDE REPORT SUMMARY AND NOTES: Today’s report provided the first ...

MAY 2024 WASDE REPORT SUMMARY AND NOTES: Today’s report provided the first look at new crop balance sheets and incorporated acreage estimates from March’s Prospective Plantings report. ...

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May 01, 2024
Opportunity Knocks: Pork Margin Outlook

Opportunity Knocks: Pork Margin Outlook Following nearly two years of below ...

Opportunity Knocks: Pork Margin Outlook Following nearly two years of below breakeven margins, the outlook for pork producers has improved in recent months. While the change in tide has felt ...

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April 11, 2024
APRIL 2024 WASDE REPORT SUMMARY AND NOTES:

APRIL 2024 WASDE REPORT SUMMARY AND NOTES: The April WASDE report was ...

APRIL 2024 WASDE REPORT SUMMARY AND NOTES: The April WASDE report was viewed as relatively neutral for corn, soybeans, and wheat as stock balance sheets were slightly higher than expectations. ...

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March 28, 2024
2024 Prospective Plantings and Grain Stocks Summary

2024 Prospective Plantings and Grain Stocks Summary Today’s Prospective ...

2024 Prospective Plantings and Grain Stocks Summary Today’s Prospective Plantings report provided USDA’s estimate for principal crop acreage for the upcoming crop year. Acreage estimates ...

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March 08, 2024
MARCH 2024 WASDE REPORT SUMMARY AND NOTES:

MARCH 2024 WASDE REPORT SUMMARY AND NOTES: The March WASDE report was viewed ...

MARCH 2024 WASDE REPORT SUMMARY AND NOTES: The March WASDE report was viewed as relatively neutral for corn, soybeans, and wheat as balance sheets were in line with expectations. Market attention ...

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February 21, 2024
What to do about Basis?

What to do About Basis? HRC Futures and Volatility It’s no secret that ...

What to do About Basis? HRC Futures and Volatility It’s no secret that HRC futures have been particularly volatile over the past several years. Most recent instance was the outsized break ...

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