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Grain traders are turning their attention to weather and crop conditions in South America as the USDA boosted its forecast for the Brazilian soybean crop in its World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates (WASDE) report. (full story)

BTCUSD is trading nicely higher for the last couple of days, suggesting that maybe bigger correction on BTCUSD is over. We see a possible low at the 5904 level, from where a nice bounce followed. (full story)

Argentina’s Corn production, Brazil’s Corn production and U.S. expected production came really as no surprise with yesterday’s Crop Production USDA Supply/Demand data. The Grain complex did the typical shake & bake after the numbers were released and seems docile today after... (full story)

Bulls fading fast. Price uptrend has been negated to suggest market top is in place. (full story)

The bill has provisions that will lift an underwriting limit on revenue insurance products for livestock and reduce the cost of the Margin Protection Program for dairy producers. (full story)

The U.S. Congress voted to end the brief shutdown earlier this morning. (full story)

This article discusses possibilities on informed futures/forex trading (full story)

Over the next several months, U.S. farmers must rid themselves of old crop. (full story)

Much of the recent pressure on stock index futures has been a combination of rising interest rates and the ramped up political tensions in Washington (full story)

Grains have picked up in volatility recently which has presented a lot of great opportunities for traders and producers. These are some of the things we are looking at. (full story)

The ES held overnight, but will it through the close? Crude clinging to $60 and Gold facing $1300. How does the session set up? (full story)

Canadian employment report in focus GBP getting crushed as Brexit worries now trump hawkish BOE Option expiries in play for EUR and AUD (full story)

The main motivation for this trade is the very low Implied Volatility and the extreme net long position of the Commercials. (full story)

Many are saying that the reason that U.S. oil is falling is the projections for rising U.S. production. Predictions, by the IEA and the EIA about a surge in oil, suggests that U.S. oil production, that supposedly stands above 10 million barrels a day, will soon exceed 11 million barrels a day.... (full story)

Cattle markets finished slightly lower after trading in a wide range. The bulls are looking for support to hold as we end the week. (full story)

This article was originally published on Nadex.com. For traders who enjoy volatility, this week’s performance in the equity index futures markets has not disappointed.  As we head into Friday’s regular session, it appears that we will see another day of wild price action. When... (full story)

OVERNIGHT MARKETS AND NEWS Mar E-mini S&Ps ( ESH18 unch) this morning are up +0.39% after Congress passed a 2-year budget agreement early this morning, which President Trump said he will sign into law. Stocks also moved higher after the... (full story)

Grain markets are lower after yesterday's considerable release of fundamental data. Outside markets look to see if volatility in the stock market will continue today as the US government passes another spending bill. (full story)

University of Missouri Extension, Missouri Dairy Association and Multimin USA will hold the 2018 Missouri Dairy Profit Seminar at five locations throughout the state Feb. 19-23. (full story)

As global markets have been rocked by volatility related turmoil, crude oil markets in the US have had their own shot of wild swings with a popular oil market volatility index soaring to multi month highs.  This period, and its strong dose of unease, has seen lower prices in WTI crude,... (full story)

CME have raised some of the overnight margins for stock index futures. Be careful with volatile markets. Find trading levels & reports for Friday, Feb 9th. (full story)

Given the massive spike higher in the VIX (VX) Monday, and the triangle that it has been forming and close to completing (on the 4hr chart), the key question going into today's US session is whether volatility reclaims the Monday spike high to end the week, or whether it sells off as US... (full story)

This article was originally published on Nadex.com. There are 2 sure-fire ways to recognize if rapidly falling prices in the equity markets is an orderly correction or a panic selloff. The first is, when you are selling are you in a panic? The second is more market-based; are there any signs... (full story)

DXY has scope to extend higher a bit towards 90.67 - 90.95 area before ending cycle from 1/25 and see a turn lower or at least 3 waves pullback (full story)

Risk/Reward Has Improved (full story)

The Trend Trader helps to identify the current trend status of your favorite futures markets. It not only helps us to stay on the right side of market direction, but also helps us avoid those without a trend. You can even use the grid as a spread matrix too - buying strength and selling weakness.... (full story)

The Dollar stalled today but did not achieve trend line resistance. How does this set up the Euro, Yen, Aussie and Canadian (full story)

Today’s MDA Update: Published 2/8/18 4:59 pm central: Traders, As you are all aware, I am now operating my MDA updates through the MDA Premium chat room. This software is life changing for me in terms of time and efficiency. It is allowing me to easily present my charts, commentary to the... (full story)

With Midwest fields under a blanket of snow and cold, grain traders turn their attention to South America as USDA boosts its forecast for the Brazilian soybean crop.  (full story)

Twitter (TWTR) is the Barchart Chart of the Day.  The Internet company has a Trend Spotter buy signal, a Weighted Alpha of 122.12+ and gained 66.35% in the last year. (full story)

Amazon says it is introducing two-hour delivery of Whole Foods groceries through Prime Now. (full story)

3.70 next level (full story)

Mike McGinnis Byline: Mike McGinnis DES MOINES, Iowa -- The U.S. soybean and wheat ending stocks are getting bigger, while the corn stocks tighten, according to the USDA. As a result, corn market... (full story)

On Thursday, the USDA released its monthly World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates (WASDE) report, showing corn is seeing increased exports and reduced stocks. (full story)

I suggested doing two trades today and here they are. (full story)

The U.S. corn outlook is for increased exports and reduced stocks, according to the February 2018 USDA's World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates.  (full story)

WASDE REPORT FOR 2/8/2018 (full story)

EURGBP- The pair weakened further on Thursday leaving risk of a move lower on the cards. (full story)

While beans appear to have shifted into neutral, the grain markets and particularly corn continue to extend gains. As I warned yesterday, with short-term indicators quite overbought and the fact that we sit at a time of year when it is difficult to generate major excitement, we probably should... (full story)

We hand the calls to you with suggested entries, exits and stops! (full story)

Humans are hard-wired to make predictions about the future. It is one of the mechanisms that help us learn. These predictions are often based on events in the past. For example, a child that has just touched a hot stove will likely avoid that in the future. Similarly, early hunter-gatherers who... (full story)

Farmers and Families First have launched a television advertisement asking the U.S. Department of Justice and President Donald Trump to stop Bayer’s acquisition of Monsanto. (full story)


Until recently, the financial press was reporting confidence in the global economy in 2018. Participants at the World Economic Forum in Davos were full of optimism and they outdid each other in upgrading their forecasts. One week later, the global stock market plunged, making analysts stupefied.... (full story)

S&P 500 index lost 0.5% on Wednesday, as it slightly extended its upward correction following recent move down. Stocks retraced their unprecedented month-long rally, as investors were selling stocks in panic. The index was losing almost 10% vs. its late January record high on Tuesday, just... (full story)

Bulls and bears back on level overall near-term technical playing field amid recent choppy trading. (full story)

Oil prices fed into the fears of stock market volatility and now suddenly fears a U.S. production increase. The Dollar is on the rise and oil is on the downside even as we are still heading towards a significant tightening of global oil supply. Fears that this stock market correction could lead... (full story)