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AM Outlook - Still Looking Up

GOOD MORNING, Bean prices are leading the way higher this morning on headlines that China is offering to boost agricultural purchases in an effort to gain a deal between the US/China.  The snow-storm arriving this week is also supportive. USDA report is out tomorrow.   The tone was set last week with reversal trade higher from lower post the stocks report, which was bullish beans and corn.  Funds have been lightening up on short positions ever since, including the purchase of 30K corn contracts yesterday, bringing them down to an estimated 100K short.   The one bullish event that could trigger higher trade is now in front of us, namely a hard freeze that puts an end to the growing season.   That ev...

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