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  • PitGuru.com's Grains Analysis: Dec 17, 2012
    on Dec 16, 2012 in Grains
    The LAST real week of the year is ahead of traders and there is a mild upside bias led by oilseeds. Demand from China coupled to strengthening basis helps beans and bean spreads.
  • PitGuru.com's Grains Analysis: Oct 29, 2012
    on Oct 28, 2012 in Grains
    The situation coming back from the weekend is rather muted. The "Frankenstorm" off the East Coast has all markets grinding to a halt with only commodities actually expected to trade a full session.
  • PitGuru.com's Grains Analysis: Oct 08, 2012
    on Oct 7, 2012 in Grains
    Coming back from the weekend there is a modest downside trend in place in row crops as final harvest pressure is obviously felt. Most of the US is off today for Columbus Day holiday and Canada is off today so do not look for volume participation in e...
  • PitGuru.com's Grains Analysis: Oct 01, 2012
    on Sep 30, 2012 in Grains
    Coming back from the weekend the trade is mixed following Friday’s explosion in corn. A limit higher move which was then followed by wheat and begrudgingly beans because their stocks number was not supportive.
  • PitGuru.com's Grains Analysis: Sep 17, 2012
    on Sep 16, 2012 in Grains
    Coming back from the weekend there is little fresh fundamental information to feed the bull and macros are backing off from Friday’s explosion. The Euro is weaker due to questions concerning the ECB’s ability to prop up Greece and Spain with a mo...
  • PitGuru.com's Grains Analysis: Sep 10, 2012
    on Sep 9, 2012 in Grains
    Coming back from the weekend everyone seems to be waiting for WASDE on Wednesday. News is thin this morning with talk coming from India that they expect to continue to aggressively export wheat to Asian and Middle Eastern destinations in coming month...
  • PitGuru.com's Grains Analysis: Aug 20, 2012
    on Aug 19, 2012 in Grains
    Coming back from the weekend the trade has a positive bias in row crops while wheat takes a breather after last week’s solid late rally. Row crops lead momentum early with support noted from Dalian prices and increases in CIF values over the weeken...
  • PitGuru.com's Grains Analysis: Aug 06, 2012
    on Aug 5, 2012 in Grains
    Coming back from the weekend the trade is trying to calculate the amount of help heavy weekend rains had on the bean crop. The corn crop is mostly done and we all know that.
  • PitGuru.com's Grains Analysis: Jul 30, 2012
    on Jul 29, 2012 in Grains
    Coming back from the weekend the market is streaking higher following disappointing weekend rains. There were rains noted in IA, WI and into MN but these were far too limited to help the withering crop in most of the central states.
  • PitGuru.com's Grains Analysis: Jul 23, 2012
    on Jul 22, 2012 in Grains
    Coming back from the weekend there is a definite downside bias noted in all commodities. Crude is leading the way lower which triggered selling in all agricultural markets. Beans are taking the biggest hit following the ridiculous pop late last week...
  • PitGuru.com's Grains Analysis: Jul 16, 2012
    on Jul 15, 2012 in Grains
    Friday saw another massive move higher but most of the early and midday momentum was eased as the day progressed. Corn closed higher but in the middle of the 20-cent range.
  • PitGuru.com's Grains Analysis: Jul 09, 2012
    on Jul 8, 2012 in Grains
    Coming back from the weekend it's game on again for bulls. It’s all about weather with only a modest break in temps seen over the weekend. Spotty rains in central IL and IN offered some fields 1” while their neighbor got a tenth.
  • PitGuru.com's Grains Analysis: Jul 02, 2012
    on Jul 1, 2012 in Grains
    Friday saw the USDA confirm massive plantings for corn and beans at the expense of wheat. No real shock there but what needs to be discussed is the 500K increase in corn acreage but a decrease of 200K in harvested.
  • PitGuru.com's Grains Analysis: Jun 25, 2012
    on Jun 24, 2012 in Grains
    Coming back from the weekend we have a real weather situation on our hands. Heat blooms over the central states will reach into the low 100s this week which adds severe stress to an already murky situation.
  • PitGuru.com's Grains Analysis: Jun 18, 2012
    on Jun 17, 2012 in Grains
    Coming back from the weekend there is a pro bailout government movement in Greece but this is not helping the Euro at all.
  • PitGuru.com's Grains Analysis: Jun 11, 2012
    on Jun 10, 2012 in Grains
    Coming back from the weekend there is no doubt it’s hot and dry over a majority of the central Midwest. Rains in the Northwest were noted over the weekend helping that land but serious rains are needed south of I-80 in IA through IN in a big way.
  • PitGuru.com's Grains Analysis: Jun 04, 2012
    on Jun 3, 2012 in Grains
    Coming back from the weekend the overall commodities picture is less bearish as the USD takes a breather against the Euro. Not that any of the weekend rains were overtly bullish but beating these markets down from current depressed levels eliminates...
  • PitGuru.com's Grains Analysis: May 29, 2012
    on May 28, 2012 in Grains
    On Friday traders saw a mixed bag across the floor. Meal was weak as expected, corn and bean bull spreads lost big, bean oil supported a fledgling rebound and talk of weather problems circulated.
  • PitGuru.com's Grains Analysis: May 14, 2012
    on May 13, 2012 in Grains
    Coming back from the weekend the trade looks lower due to world contraction, a strong USD and long liquidation. Crude and vegetable oils are getting hit hardest with palm falling to 6 month lows overnight after negative sentiment from China.
  • PitGuru.com's Grains Analysis: May 07, 2012
    on May 6, 2012 in Grains
    Coming back from the weekend traders see a changed geopolitical climate. The French socialist election caused tremors through all markets with a distinct bearish tone noted in the commodity sector as the Euro tanked against the USD.
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