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Ag Perspectives

Ag Perspectives

A daily report that dissects the market and policy developments most likely to impact the agricultural markets. Ag Perspectives highlights the foibles of issue proponents and policy makers seeking to redirect the way the agrifood markets work.

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Recent Analysis from Ag Perspectives
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Crude Oil and Feedlot Rations

As Gary Blumenthal reported yesterday, efforts are afoot to put a safety net under global crude oil prices. President Trump is communicating with Saudi Arabia and Russia to coordinate a détente in their price and production war, and the so-called OPEC-Plus group, which includes OPEC memb...

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Market Commentary

The CBOT was called mixed/lower to start today and it did just that. Corn and the soy complex were subject to fund selling and broke key technical support points while the wheat market strengthened on news of a Russian export quota. The livestock markets are in complete disarray and swung from...

Technical Perspectives

Technical Perspectives

Technical Perspectives

Lefcourt Commodities Forecasting and World Perspectives bring you a daily report that combines fundamental developments with technical analysis to give you an unparalleled edge in the markets.

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Recent Analysis from Technical Perspectives
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PM Post - New Lows

THE OPEN May beans:  2 1/2 higher May meal:  .40 lower May soyoil:  21 higher May corn:  4 higher July wheat:  8 1/4 higher The market opened as called but funds sold more corn, bean, and meal sending prices to new trading range or contract lows.  Wheat and soyoil...

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Technical Views - Chasing Oil Higher

SPREADS July crush trades down to 1.06c/bu while oilshare is firmer, trading back over 30.0%.  July/Dec corn trades out to 10 3/4c from 9 3/4c, while May/July trades from 4 3/4c to 5 1/2c.  July/Dec meal inverse weakens to $1.80 from $2.60.  July/Nov bean inverse weakens from 2 1...

Ag Review

Ag Review

Ag Review

A monthly report taking a deep dive into how market fundamentals are driving industry profitability and earnings potential.

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Recent Analysis from Ag Review
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Ag Review - March 2020

WPI's monthly publication features a review of the past month's market and policy developments. This month we look at the impact of the coronavirus, the remaking of our food systems, technology in agriculture, insights from China and South America and more. We also remember WPI founder Carole B...

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Ag Review - February 2020

WPI's monthly publication features a review of the past month's market and policy developments. There are articles covering trade war policies, the challenges facing EU Trade Commissioner Phil Hogan, the impact of the coronavirus, China’s tariff exemptions and more.  ...

Commodity Analytics

Commodity Analytics

Commodity Analytics

WPI’s proprietary platform that allows customers to concisely visualize key commodity market fundamental and technical developments.

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Recent Analysis from Commodity Analytics
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Summary of Futures

May 20 Corn closed at $3.3075/bushel, down $0.0275 from yesterday's close.  May 20 Wheat closed at $5.4925/bushel, up $0.075 from yesterday's close.  May 20 Soybeans closed at $8.5425/bushel, down $0.045 from yesterday's close.  May 20 Soymeal closed at $303.2/short ton, down $5...

feed-grains soy-oilseeds wheat

Summary of Futures

May 20 Corn closed at $3.335/bushel, down $0.0125 from yesterday's close.  May 20 Wheat closed at $5.4175/bushel, down $0.085 from yesterday's close.  May 20 Soybeans closed at $8.5875/bushel, down $0.04 from yesterday's close.  May 20 Soymeal closed at $309.1/short ton, down $5...

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