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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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Market Commentary

Soybeans quickly moved into the green during overnight trading and extended those gains early this morning. November soybeans finished that session 9.75 cents higher, which lent modest support to corn (up 1.75 cents) and wheat (September SRW up 2.25) futures as well. The day session featured st...

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Ho-Hum Cattle on Feed and Cattle Inventory Reports

Two key cattle reports came out this afternoon after the market close, but there won’t be much excitement generated from either. The monthly Cattle on Feed (COF) report was spot-on with the industry’s pre-report expectations, and the Cattle Inventory report shows the herd unchanged...

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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PM Post - Technical Covering Following a Bearish Week

THE OPEN November beans: 9 3/4 higher December meal:    2.40 higher December soyoil:  13 higher December corn:  2 1/2 higher September wheat:  4 1/4 higher Prices worked higher as the setback this week has been hefty.  Shorts were covering with some also picking bo...

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Technical Views - Contraseasonal Due to Weather

SPREADS Sep crush trades to 96c/bu while oilshare weakens to 30.95%.  Corn spreads are slightly wider with Dec/March trading out to 8 1/2c while Sep/Dec trades out to 5 1/4c from 5c.  The Dec/Dec corn inverse trades from 16c down to 13c after rebounding into the 20's last week. ...

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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Ag Review - June 2019

WPI's monthly publication features a review of the past month's market and policy developments. This issue covers the surprising volatility of June 2019's grain markets, the implosion of China's hog markets, and the delicate trade negotiations between the U.S. and China.  Tweet...

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Ag Review - May 2019

WPI's monthly publication features analyses of U.S. agribusinesses, outlooks for the U.S. soy complex and biofuels sectors, and an assessment of certain global trade policies. It also provides a review of agribusiness stock prices along with expectations for future performance...

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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Cattle on Feed

United States Cattle on Feed Up 2 Percent at 11.5 million head on July 1, 2019. The inventory was 2 percent above July 1, 2018. This is the highest July 1 inventory since the series began in 1996.  Placements in feedlots during June totaled 1.76 million head, 2 percent below&nbsp...

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Summary of Futures

Dec 19 Corn closed at $4.3575/bushel, up $0.06 from yesterday's close.  Sep 19 Wheat closed at $5.025/bushel, up $0.09 from yesterday's close.  Nov 19 Soybeans closed at $9.1925/bushel, up $0.2025 from yesterday's close.  Dec 19 Soymeal closed at $317.5/short ton, up $4.7 from ye...

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