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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: Soyoil Collapses on Global Vegoil Weakness; Dakota Rains Again Pressure Grains

Weaker technical conditions, limit-down soyoil, and more rains for the Dakotas conspired to push the CBOT sharply lower on Friday. Thursday’s WASDE should have been supportive for corn, but overnight rains in the northern Plains gave bulls pains. Today concludes the index fund roll, which...

biofuel

RINs and Repeat of RFS Waivers

When it comes to biofuels policy and the White House, it is the same song but in a different key. The Biden White House is caught between two political base constituencies, environmentalists and labor. The groups are different than they were for the Trump Administration - agriculture and petrol...

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 - Back and Forth

THE OPEN July beans:  10 lower July meal:  1.10 lower July soyoil:  230 pts lower  Julu corn:  9 lower July wheat:  7 1/2 lower The markets opened lower and continued to sell-off on weaker technical considerations, more rains across northern portions of the country...

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AM Outlook - Report Reverberates

GOOD MORNING, Prices started the night on a steady note but this morning will open lower.  Sharply lower soyoil futures are pressuring beans, and prices will begin on key support points.  The theme now seems to be liquidation for the day into the weekend, as the report is digested fro...

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 - May 2021

WPI's monthly publication features a review of the past month's market and policy analysis articles. This month we examine issues surrounding market demand for ethanol, pork, and poultry, as well as future issues impacting the agriculture sector and the politics surrounding them. You’ll a...

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Ag Review - April 2021

WPI's monthly publication features a review of the past month's market and policy analysis articles. This month we examine issues surrounding livestock, the sorghum market, the Biden Administration’s infrastructure plan and its impact on agriculture, the markets in China and the Mercosur...

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

Jul 21 Corn closed at $6.845/bushel, down $0.145 from yesterday's close.  Jul 21 Wheat closed at $6.8075/bushel, down $0.03 from yesterday's close.  Jul 21 Soybeans closed at $15.085/bushel, down $0.355 from yesterday's close.  Jul 21 Soymeal closed at $383.3/short ton, up $1.7 f...

soy-oilseeds

WASDE Soyoil

Soybean oil exports for 2020/21 are reduced 400 million pounds to 1.9 billion as high U.S. prices reduce competitiveness in the world market. Conversely, domestic soybean oil use is increased 225 million pounds...

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