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Ag Perspectives

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: Macro Markets Stabilize, Soy Rallies on China Buying; Wheat Weaker on Planting

The CBOT was mixed on Tuesday with soybeans grinding lower and breaking support early in the day before rumors of Chinese purchases pushed the market to a positive close. Wheat was lower on last week’s news of a lower Russian export tax and corn seemed caught between the wheat and soybean...

China: Will It, or Won’t It, Meet Phase One in Year Two?

As the two-year China-U.S. Phase One trade agreement nears its final months, and seasonal exports trend up, what China does for the rest of the year has become a hot topic.  At a recent event in Kansas City, USDA Secretary Tom Vilsack said the U.S. will press China to meet its targets, sta...

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 - Loss of Upside Steam

THE OPEN Nov beans:  3 higher  Dec meal:  1.30 higher Dec soyoil:  15 higher Dec corn:  1 lower  Dec wheat:  4 lower Prices opened as called but oilshare quickly found more selling pressure as traders bot meal/sold soy oil.  The markets continued to find...

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AM Outlook - Still Awaiting Upside Reversal

GOOD MORNING, Prices overnight continue to trend lower for grains, while attempting to put in some stabilization trade for soyoil and beans.   Outside markets are showing a recovery from yesterday's nose-dive, with crude up which is supporting soyoil futures.  Beans are also seei...

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 - July 2021

WPI's monthly publication features a review of the past month's market and policy analysis articles. This month we examine the impacts of climate change, competition in the oilseeds market, the outlook of the meat industry, policies surrounding the Renewable Fuel Standards under the Biden Admin...

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Ag Review - June 2021

WPI's monthly publication features a review of the past month's market and policy analysis articles. This month we examine the commodities boom, policies impacting the Renewable Fuel Standards, the Biden Administration's transatlantic agreements, the flour and egg markets as well as markets in...

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

Dec 21 Corn closed at $5.2175/bushel, down $0.055 from yesterday's close.  Dec 21 Wheat closed at $7.0075/bushel, down $0.08 from yesterday's close.  Nov 21 Soybeans closed at $12.625/bushel, down $0.215 from yesterday's close.  Dec 21 Soymeal closed at $339.8/short ton, down $2...

feed-grains soy-oilseeds wheat

Summary of Futures

Dec 21 Corn closed at $5.2725/bushel, down $0.0225 from yesterday's close.  Dec 21 Wheat closed at $7.0875/bushel, down $0.0425 from yesterday's close.  Nov 21 Soybeans closed at $12.84/bushel, down $0.12 from yesterday's close.  Dec 21 Soymeal closed at $342.2/short ton, down $1...

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