Home / Tag Archives: equities

Tag Archives: equities

Turner’s Take Podcast: June 6, 2017 | Grains, Livestock, and Energy Updates

Daniels Trading commodity futures broker Craig Turner talks about the markets we are trading and the ideas we are looking into.  We dive into corn, hogs, crude, currencies, and crude oil.  While the podcast does not have specific actionable trading recommendations, we do publish them in Turner’s Take Market Alert newsletter.  Want to know what to look for in the commodity futures markets?  Take a listen to Turner’s...

Read More »

Trend Following CRUS Stock – Patience & Discipline

Trend Following CRUS Stock – Patience & Discipline When trend following one needs to temper their expectations and always be patient. One leading stock exemplifies this CRUS. CRUS breaks out only to pull back. You need to ask yourself ” How do I feel now?” More importantly one needs rules to protect themselves because in reality many times trades simply do ...

Read More »

Back to Where We Started

Wednesday, May 24, 2017 Today's Spotlight Market Right now it appears that the Cotton market is in a battle between speculative bulls and commercial bears, as both parties added to their existing positions the past week. According to the most recent Commitment of Traders (COT) report, for the period ending May 16, non-commercial and non-re-portable traders added over 11,000 new net-long positions during the reporting period. Commercial traders were on the other side of the trade...

Read More »

OPEC Set for Production Cut Extension, but Will it Be Enough?

Tuesday, May 23, 2017 Today's Spotlight Market Crude Oil futures started the week after it appears OPEC will agree to extend production cuts for another nine months. Iraq was viewed as a dissenter to the extension, but now seems on board with the rest of the Oil group after meeting with the Saudi Oil minister. Getting Iraq to agree to extend the 1.2 million barrel a ...

Read More »

Slow but Steady Jobs Growth Expected in April

Friday, May 5, 2017 Today's Spotlight Market The following are the pre-report estimates for this morning's release of the Non-farm Payrolls and Unemployment data for April: Non-farm Payrolls: 185,000 estimate vs. 98,000 March Unemployment Rate: 4.6% estimate vs. 4.5% March Ave. Hourly Earnings: +0.3% estimate vs. +0.2% March Average Workweek: 34.4 hours estimate vs. 34.3 hours March Fundamentals Traders and analysts are expecting a rebound for U.S. employment in April following a very disappointing 98,000 jobs...

Read More »

Grain Prices Rally on Spring Weather Concerns

Wednesday, May 3, 2017 Today's Spotlight Market A spring storm that brought cold and snow to parts of the Plains, could cause analysts to lower their estimates for Hard Red Winter (HRW) Wheat production this season. Some early estimates are looking for potential production losses of near 100 million bushels although actual production losses will not be known until harvest. Traders will be paying particular...

Read More »

Oil Prices Find Near-term Floor on Surprising Inventory Draw

Thursday, April 27, 2017 Today's Spotlight Market Natural Gas futures rebounded off 2-week lows on Wednesday, as short-covering buying emerged ahead of this morning's EIA Gas storage report. In addition, traders noted that weather forecasts calling for below normal temperatures for most of the U.S. through at least the second week of May will moderate the amount of Gas that is put into storage ahead of the peak cooling season that starts in June. Fundamentals Following a $5-plus ...

Read More »

Beef Prices Rally as Grilling Season Begins

Friday, April 21, 2017 Today's Spotlight Market This afternoon, livestock traders will stay late after the close of trading as the USDA will release data for the monthly Cattle on Feed report due out at 2 pm Chicago time. Here are the average pre-report estimates for the three main categories covered in this report: Placements (March 2017): 106.3% of last year Marketings (March 2017): 109.2% of last year On-Feed (April 1): 99.6...

Read More »

Bond Prices Becoming Overbought?

Friday, April 14, 2017 Today's Spotlight Market Both large and small speculators are favoring the short side of the Treasury Bond futures market according to the most recent Commitment of Traders report. For the reporting period ending April 4, the combined non-commercial and non-reportable position in Treasury bonds was a net-short 51,612 contracts, with large speculative accounts adding an additional 5,665 new short positions while small speculators reduced their short position by nearly 8,000 contacts during the...

Read More »

Special Report | Spring Grain Outlook 2017

Grain Markets Spring Into Action This Coming Quarter “As the commodity markets enter the second quarter of 2017, they appear to be facing a global recovery but perhaps not as brisk as was hoped for in in the weeks and months following the US election. While the reflation prospect remains in play, the potential for a commodity rally has been reduced by the prospect of numerous US interest rate hikes …” Register to continue reading ...

Read More »
error: Content is protected !!