Euro Sees Outflows

Thursday, July 31, 2014 The Euro has been in a steady decline versus the greenback since May. Prices now find themselves at the lowest levels since November of last year, as investors have been leaving Euro-based assets. The ongoing conflict... Read More...

Bond Traders Await Comments Following FOMC Meeting

Wednesday, July 30, 2014 Traders of U.S. government securities will focus not only on how each individual maturity is trading but also on the relationship between the maturities, or the so-called yield curve. Here we see the yield curve continue... Read More...

Oil Traders Await Inventory Data

Tuesday, July 29, 2014 Crude Oil futures are lower ahead of supply data, which is expected to show a decline of 1 million barrels. Despite the forecast decline in Oil stocks, traders have been focused on demand, which may disappoint... Read More...

Soybeans Find Support on Strong Export Sales

Monday, July 28, 2014 The sell-off in Soybean prices this season on expectations of a record U.S. harvest has repercussions for South American producers, as lower prices will discourage plantings on more marginal acreage, as well as reduce the usage... Read More...

Natural Gas Prices Tumble on Cool Summer Weather

Friday, July 25, 2014 Natural Gas bulls received a bit of a reprieve from the vicious sell-off in prices after the weekly Energy Information Administration (EIA) gas storage report showed a less than expected build in storage last week. Producers... Read More...

Gold Choppiness Continues

Thursday, July 24, 2014 Gold futures have been unable to gain any traction in recent sessions, as a stronger US Dollar has thwarted the bull camp. Recent comments from the Federal Reserve indicated that the central bank will try to... Read More...

Coffee Prices Ready to Jolt?

Wednesday, July 23, 2014 Large and small speculators have been aggressively cutting their net-long positions this past week according to the most recent Commitment of Traders report. For the reporting period ending on July 15th, the combined non-commercial and non-reportable... Read More...

Weather Stymies Soybean Bulls

Tuesday, July 22, 2014 The downward pressure on the Soybean market continues, however prices have been hesitant to break the 1050 mark, offering a ray of hope that the show could be nearing an end. Weather has been the primary... Read More...

Bears Confounded as Treasuries Rally

Monday, July 21, 2014 U.S. Treasuries received an addition boost late Wednesday after the U.S. imposed additional sanctions against Russia for its continued involvement in Ukraine. This increase in political tensions has triggered renewed buying interest in both U.S. and... Read More...

No "Pop" for Corn Prices so far this Summer

Friday, July 18, 2014 While it does appear we are in for a record U.S. Corn harvest this fall, lower Corn prices may spur increased demand -- not just by U.S. livestock producers, but export sales could also increase sharply.... Read More...