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CBOT weekly outlook: U.S./China deal awaited

MarketsFarm — The Chicago Board of Trade is carefully watching the prolonged trade drama between the U.S. and China and waiting to see if the two countries will reach an agreement in days to come. “Headlines are leading trade,” remarked Steve Georgy, president of Allendale Inc. at McHenry, Il. “Markets are revolving around China talk, […] Read more


Feed weekly outlook: Prices steady ahead of seeding

MarketsFarm — Feed grain prices have firmed up ahead of seeding, and producers are quick to make room in feed bins ahead of seeding. “New-crop price is significantly lower than old-crop, so at some point they’re going to converge,” said Allen Pirness, senior trader with Market Place Commodities in Lethbridge. Statistics Canada’s crop intentions report, […] Read more



ADM’s move to spin off ethanol assets speaks to industry’s woes

New York/Chicago | Reuters — Biofuels pioneer Archer Daniels Midland took another step toward abandoning its pure-play ethanol assets on Friday, the latest sign of the industry’s struggles with U.S. President Donald Trump’s trade wars, thin margins, and overproduction. U.S. law requires ethanol to be blended into gasoline but domestic demand for the biofuel added […] Read more