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Pausing to Reflect

It is not that grain and soy futures markets are on vacation exactly, but in recent days it almost feels that way. One could easily read a book while watching the markets today. The corn market is the only one moving much with the December contract managing a 6-cent range, and it is up 4 cents at last look. That will have to do for today’s excitement as prices of the other markets show little change.   Markets are caught between weather forecasts primarily for South America and the daily signals about progress or lack thereof in finalizing Phase One of an agreement to end the trade dispute and tariff war between the U.S. and China. And, those signals are often contradictory. An example occurred this week when Chinese offici...

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On behalf of a Canadian oilseed processer WPI's team provided market analysis, econometric modeling and financial due diligence in support of a $24 million-dollar investment in a Ukrainian crush plant. Consistent with WPI's findings, local production to supply the plant and the facility's output have expanded exponentially since the investment. WPI has conducted parallel work on behalf of U.S., South American and European clients, both private and public, in the agri-food space.

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