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Stocks, Commodities Recover on Tuesday

After sliding as much as 1% on Monday, equity futures are pointing to a comeback on Tuesday following the news that Russian President Vladimir Putin has ordered troops in western ...
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Ag Markets in Turmoil

The agricultural commodities markets face a double-edged sword as the federal government shutdown drags on. Traders are moving to the sidelines as the flow of data regarding market movements slows ...
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U.S. Drought Watch

Drought conditions in the U.S. have improved somewhat from last year, but much of the Midwest, from the Dakotas to Texas, continues to suffer from moderate to exceptional drought. Conditions ...
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Forecast Prices for Ag Commodities Fall

A previous forecast price for corn of $9 a bushel was lowered by $0.75 following last week’s U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) most recept World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates ...
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US Drought Intensifies; Corn Prices Fall on Call to End Ethanol Mandate

The past seven days have seen drought conditions intensify in the states of Nebraska, Kansas, Missouri, Oklahoma, and Arkansas, according to today’s report from the US Drought Monitor: Pretty much ...
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US Drought Worsens Despite Some Rain

The US Department of Agriculture released its weekly drought monitor today, noting that rainfall in some parts of the US last week did almost nothing to alleviate the hardest-hit areas: ...
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Goldman Sachs Calls For Much Lower Food Prices (GS, ADM, BG, TSN, SFD, KFT, CAG, GIS, K)

Analysts at Goldman Sachs Group Inc. (NYSE: GS) have reversed a forecast from just two weeks ago suggesting that corn, wheat and soybean prices would be higher due to reduced ...
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Commodities Watch: Corn-Wheat Imbalance Continues (DBA, MOO)

For the past couple of weeks the price of corn has risen above the price of wheat, a market condition that has occurred just twice before in the last 27 ...
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Commodities Watch: Crude Oil Sends Prices Tumbling (CORN, JJG, MOO, DBA)

This morning's announcement by the International Energy Agency that it would release 60 million barrels of crude from member nations' stocks has dealt a crushing blow to commodity prices. Only ...
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Commodities Watch: Comex Lowers Gold Margins, Raises Some Ags (CME, GLD, IAU, MOO, DBA)

The CME Group Inc. (NYSE: CME) has announced changes to its margin requirements for a number of commodities. The changes, some increases and some decreases, cover a variety of ...
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Commodities Watch: Corn Prices Fall as Goldman Raises Outlook (ADM, VLO, GPRE, PEIXD, MOO, DBA)

Corn prices have fallen by its limit of $0.30/bushel today, at about $7.52/bushel, and other ag commodities are also trading down. Wheat is off more than $0.25/bushel, to around $7.17. ...
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Commodities Watch: Peru Halts Silver Mining Concessions; Corn, Wheat Continue to Flounder (BCEKF, RIOAF, ABX, NEM, SLV, SIL, CORN, DBA, MOO)

Today's commodities watch looks at a government-ordered suspension of mining concessions in Peru and the continuing worries over grain prices as US corn planting remains behind schedule and Russia gets ...
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Commodities Watch: Checking in on Fertilizer Shares; Beer to Cost More; Wheat to Cost Less (POT, MOS, AGU, CF, MON, SYT, BUD, TAP, SAM, DBA, MOO)

Today's commodities news leads off with a quick look at how fertilizer stocks are doing. There's also some bad news out of Europe on malting barley, which could be equally ...
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Commodities Watch: Mega-deals Ahead in Metals; Copper Miner Can’t Sell Itself; Grain Prices Rising as Stockpiles Fall (CLF, LUNCF, ABX, IEMMF, MOO, DBA)

Today's commodities news leads off with a new report on mergers and acquisitions in the metals sector, including a failed try at selling a copper miner. There's also a new ...
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Commodities Watch: Another Look at Copper; Corn, Wheat Turn Lower; Goldman Moves Commodities Up (GS, ABX, BHP, FCX, TCK, JJC, COPX, CORN, MOO, DBA)

Today's commodities markets are being driven by a new report from Goldman Sachs Group Inc. (NYSE: GS) essentially reversing its 'sell' report of scarcely six weeks ago. Copper prices remain ...
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