Special Report – Bullish Commodities for 2019

Despite concerns about a slowing global economy, several commodity markets could see some well-defined uptrends in 2019. Certainly the failure to get beyond the Brexit situation, the US government shutdown, and Chinese trade battle will create demand headwinds for all commodities. However, into the end of January there are signs of progress in the US/China […]

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Special Report – Inflation is no Longer a Longshot

Given that the last significant inflation period was decades ago, it is not surprising that the marketplace has become convinced that a return to inflationary conditions is extremely unlikely. In the wake of the subprime debacle, many economists suggested that a return of inflation would be decades in the making. But looking at current events, […]

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Dave Hightower is Appearing in Chicago on June 13th

Dave Hightower will be speaking June 13th in Chicago at the GTR’s US Trade & Working Capital Conference. We have some special codes if you want to register. Standard Pass: Use the code HIGHTOWER15 for 15% off when ordering online. Corporate Rate Pass: This is only available to exporters, importers, manufactures, distributors, trader & producers of […]

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10 Good Reasons to Be Long Corn

Download the Full Report (PDF) 1) The USDA Outlook Forum in February pegged corn planted area at 90 million acres, but most traders are looking for the Prospective Plantings report on March 29th show corn plantings coming in 500,000 to 2.5 million acres lower. 2) The USDA pegged Argentina’s 2017/18 production at 36 million tonnes […]

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USDA Preview for September 12, 2017 Supply/Demand

SOYBEANS For the upcoming USDA reports, soybeans could be the market with the most volatility. The recent dry weather across a large portion of the Midwest has been accompanied by very mild temperatures. Traders have become familiar with the old mantra that corn yields are made in late July and soybean yields are made in […]

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Dry Weather Expands Into the Eastern Belt

The 2017-18 U.N. FAO soybean production estimate was raised 5.2 million tonnes to a near record level of 347.6 million tonnes on upward revisions for Brazilian and U.S. output. The Argentine Foreign Minister reported that the EU approved new duties in accordance with the WTO ruling against the anti-dumping that should open up the biodiesel […]

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Ethanol Production Numbers Should Continue to be Solid

Sinograin sold 641,628 tonnes out of 893,161 tonnes offered of 2014 corn at auction this morning. The 2017-18 global corn output could reach a record of 1.06 billion tonnes, up 5 million tonnes, according to the U.N. FAO report. They cite higher output in Latin America and former Soviet Union states. December corn traded to […]

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Special Update: Gold, Silver, Dollar and Rates

GOLD/SILVER Obviously flight to quality and save haven are going to be featured this week in gold with other markets like silver, platinum, palladium, Bonds and the Yen figuring into the mix. Historically there might be fewer events with as much safe haven potential as the current North Korean situation. At least in the short […]

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