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AM Outlook - Its Complicated

GOOD MORNING, The major trends are shifting a bit, as traders continue to buy grains/sell soy, the opposite of the trend over the last several months.  Good growing weather in South America is adding to supply pressure, even as more trade rhetoric turns negative.  There are concerns over corn supplies left in the fields and lower global supplies of wheat (Australia's drought), puts wheat on a higher path.   Prices started the new month with another beating in the soy complex as new lows did not hold and led to more sell-stops.  Traders were surprised at the extent of the sell-off in the soy complex in general.  This morning, more hiccups arise for trade with Trump in London saying that a Chinese/US trade agre...

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