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Cotton futures are beginning the week with morning weakness of 43 to 71 points. The Friday session ended with cotton down by 85 to 100 points across the front months. March closed near the middle of the 140 point range day. For the week, March cotton prices were down by... (full story)


The lean hog futures market settled with a 32 cent loss in the Feb contract, but 47 to 75 cent gains elsewhere. April finished out the week with a net 2 cent gain Friday to Friday. USDA’s National Average Base Hog price was $72.65 on Friday afternoon, down by 28... (full story)
HEG23: 75.025s (-0.325), HEK23: 95.275s (unch), KMG23: 82.500s (-0.475)


The April cattle contract rallied $3.30 and set new contract highs this week, and finished with a Friday gain of 30 cents. The other front months were also higher from Friday to Friday and went into the weekend 15 to 52 cents higher on the day. There were reports of... (full story)
LEG23: 160.275s (+0.525), LEJ23: 164.125s (+0.300), LEM23: 160.275s (+0.275), GFH23: 186.100s (+0.175), GFJ23: 190.625s (+0.550)


The three wheat markets opened higher on Sunday night and are currently working with fractional to 5 cent gains so far. Wheat prices ended the last trade day of the week with losses. Chicago wheat futures gave back 2 1/2 to 4 1/4 cents across the front months on Friday.... (full story)
ZWH23: 762-6 (+6-0), ZWK23: 774-0 (+5-6), ZWPAES.CM: 6.9568 (-0.0453), KEH23: 882-6 (+9-6), KEPAWS.CM: 8.4932 (+0.0953), MWH23: 923-6 (+2-2)


Soybeans are lower with fractional to nickel losses on Monday. Meal is also red but BO is working 40 points higher so far for Monday morning. The soymeal market rallied to new contract highs again on Friday, while the beans and soy oil dropped into the weekend. Soybean futures closed... (full story)
ZSH23: 1528-0 (-4-0), ZSPAUS.CM: 14.8716 (-0.0354), ZSK23: 1521-2 (-4-2), ZSN23: 1512-4 (-4-0)


Corn is trading fractionally mixed, but mostly red to start the week. Overnight the board stayed in a 5 1/4 cent range, but was mostly red. On Friday, futures ended with fractional to 2 1/4 cent gains. For the week, March corn was 5 1/2 cents lower but Dec corn... (full story)
ZCH23: 677-4 (unch), ZCPAUS.CM: 6.8038 (-0.0005), ZCK23: 675-6 (+0-2), ZCN23: 664-6 (unch)


Daily Livestock Market Updates (full story)


The Chart of the Day belongs to the offshore drilling contractor Transocean (RIG). I found the stock by using Barchart's powerful screening functions to find stocks with the highest technical buy signals, highest Weighted Alpha, superior current momentum and having a Trend Seeker buy signal then used the Flipchart feature... (full story)
RIG: 6.96 (-0.01)


Consumers have continued their efforts to be more climate-conscious, and that’s become more evident with their meat purchases. National Pork Board CEO Bill Even says US pork producers have a great story to tell.  AUDIO: Healthy Living on pork... (full story)


Earnings season rolls on for another week with big names such as Enphase Energy, PayPal, On Semiconductor, Uber Technologies, Disney, CVS Corp, AbbieVie, Pepsico, Cloudflare, Affirm Holdings, Robinhood and Yum Brands all set to report. (full story)
ENPH: 222.93 (-4.77), PYPL: 85.52 (-1.44), ON: 80.89 (-1.23), UBER: 33.09 (+0.04), DIS: 110.71 (-2.50), CVS: 85.77 (-0.41), ABBV: 145.20 (+0.36), PEP: 169.12 (-0.85), NET: 59.43 (-3.86), AFRM: 18.15 (-2.99), HOOD: 10.74 (-0.40), YUM: 127.01 (-1.20), GOOGL: 104.78 (-2.96), SOFI: 7.46 (-0.26), AAL: 17.02 (-0.04), COIN: 74.63 (-6.83), ATVI: 75.24 (-1.87), CHPT: 12.49 (-0.48), C: 50.95 (-1.27), F: 13.23 (-1.09), AAPL: 154.50 (+3.68), AMZN: 103.39 (-9.52), META: 186.53 (-2.24)


On Friday the markets dropped even with stellar job numbers. Will we see more of the same today? (full story)


March S&P 500 futures (ESH23) are trending down -0.94% this morning after three major U.S. benchmark indices closed in the red on Friday as a blowout jobs data sparked fears that the Federal Reserve would keep hiking interest rates. (full story)
ESH23: 4,118.75 (-29.00), AMZN: 103.39 (-9.52), GOOGL: 104.78 (-2.96), DIS: 110.71 (-2.50), NYT: 36.66 (-0.06), UBER: 33.09 (+0.04), CVS: 85.77 (-0.41), PYPL: 85.52 (-1.44), ABBV: 145.20 (+0.36), PEP: 169.12 (-0.85), K: 67.61 (-0.02), CTLT: 56.05 (-0.59), DHR: 269.85 (-0.83), AI: 25.88 (+3.96), TSLA: 189.98 (+1.71), KPRX: 3.54 (-0.02), DDOG: 79.46 (-7.51)


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Wheat (ZWH23) is firming to start the week, consolidating last week’s break above downtrend/descending wedge resistance (on the weekly chart). Odds are rising that ZW’s slide beneath the 61.8% Fib retrace (at ~758) of the September 2016 to March 2022 bull market (as can be seen on a monthly chart on tradingview.com), was an overshoot.  (full story)
ZWH23: 762-6 (+6-0), WEAT: 7.69 (-0.02)


The S&P 500 ($SPX) (SPY) finished January up over 6%, which was a nice change of pace from the total return of 2022. Earnings continued to be mixed throughout last week. The Fed bumped rates in line with the expected 0.25%, and aside from a reactionary drop the market rallied through the end of Wednesday. (full story)
SPY: 412.35 (-4.43), DIA: 338.98 (-1.45), QQQ: 306.18 (-5.54), UBER: 33.09 (+0.04), CVS: 85.77 (-0.41), DIS: 110.71 (-2.50), CME: 176.55 (+0.56), PYPL: 85.52 (-1.44), EXPE: 118.70 (-2.75), ABBV: 145.20 (+0.36)


A strong U.S. dollar in 2022 caused the Canadian dollar to move lower. However, the C$ made a higher low against the U.S. dollar in 2022 compared to the March 2020 pandemic-inspired low. In early 2023, the C$ has been crawling higher against the U.S. currency. Canada is a leading commodity-producing country. (full story)
FXC: 72.94 (-0.47)


Can you remember when you were on a path toward achieving some goals you set? Then something in life happened, financial, health, relationship, etc., and caused you to wander off course. And soon, you were feeling confused with a loss of direction. As frustrating as this is, imagine when the masses experience this. (full story)
ESH23: 4,118.75 (-29.00), SPY: 412.35 (-4.43)


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Alphabet reported mediocre earnings with slightly higher revenue but lower earnings and margins. Nevertheless GOOG stock surged and short put option plays are making money for investors. (full story)
GOOG: 105.22 (-3.58), GOOGL: 104.78 (-2.96)


Changing it up a bit this week and talking about cash grain, basis and why moves in values around the world are key in answering our supply and demand questions (full story)


Click to view report AMS_2027.pdf in PDF format (full story)


Oracle (ORCL) has completed the Wyckoff accumulation phase of several months and is in the backup phase suggesting …. (full story)
ORCL: 89.62 (+0.24)


TOP50’sTOP10 (MATICUSD, ATOMUSD, BNBUSD, XTZUSD, EOSUSD, UNIUSD, DOTUSD, ALGOUSD, ETHUSD, LTCUSD) (full story)


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FLH23: 2.19000s (+0.01000), ZCH23: 677-4 (unch), ZCPAUS.CM: 6.8038 (-0.0005)


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USDA Crop Reports Wednesday at 11 AM CST (full story)


Educational and Actionable Information using Fibonacci and W. D. Gann analysis (full story)


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Oliver Sloup's explains how hedgers & speculators can use weekly grain options to navigate the ebbs and flows of volatility. (full story)


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Phillip Streible brings the latest metals market action. (full story)


"Recession" is the magic word in every financial prognosticator's mouth, and that goes for real estate, too. Here's what experts have to say about the "R" word and other variables in real estate investing. (full story)


Click to view report AMS_1880.pdf in PDF format (full story)


The 2022-23 whitetail deer hunting season may be over in many states, but a hunter in Illinois says it’s currently a prime time to be scouting for next season. Brandon Quandt ( pictured above ) is a third generation farmer in southern Illinois and... (full story)


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It's All About Weather! With common sense, Jim Roemer de-mystifies the coffee price movement from all the hype, rumors, facts, currency considerations, fear, and greed. (full story)
JO: 49.74 (-1.38)


Cattle makes new high while Feeders drift (full story)


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