Monthly Archives: January 2010

Record Corn Crop Teaches specs a lesson

The word was out that the index funds were coming for the corn and beans at the first of the year. The only problem with

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What levels will suck in new longs to the stock indexes?

Will 11000 in the Dow be enough to convince late blooming bulls that they see a red blanket waving in front of their eyes? Will

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Is this the first “real ” week of Jan 2010?

Well, this week, I can’t imagine any fund managers or big traders still sitting in the cayman islands, counting their money and sipping 30 year

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15 month high settle in the crude

Wow, a 15 month high settlement in the crude. Ditto for the stock indexes. Dollar can’t pop above 78 and moves lower again. Once again,

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All eyes are on US unemployment Friday Morning 730CST

Tomorrow we will find out the December un-enjoyment figures. While any one’s guess is as good as the next economist’s projection, the key will be

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Final note about Jan beans

I Just wanted to put in a final quote for Jan beans. Tomorrow I will switch to March.Very simply, SF had a low just 2

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Where are the Funds?

So far grain traders have been waiting in vain for the funds to strap on their buying shoes and get busy in 2010. Perhaps its

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Gold, Silver, Crude Oil, and the Stock Indexes welcome 2010 with cries of buy, buy, buy

With the Dollar Index taking it on the chin, and 78 looking more like resistance than just a stepping stone on the way to higher

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Grains looks Strong as we await more fund rebalancing

Pent up buying hit across the grains today. I hope for the sake of the bulls that this wasn’t the whole wad of business from

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Thoughts for Bullish Options in Grains for 2010

The Perfect Bullish Storm in the Grains for 2010?
From my first day on the floor of the CBOT in 1992, the phrase I heard

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