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Since the main trend is up, our bias is to the upside. Based on the current price at 109.877, the direction of the USD/JPY the rest of the session on Monday is likely to be determined by trader reaction to the uptrending Gann angle at 109.688 and the downtrending Gann angle at 109.634. (full story)

David Ekstrom Byline: Tony Dreibus 1. Grain Markets Closed Monday to Observe President's Day Grain markets are closed today in observance of President’s Day. Trading will resume at 7 p.m. in... (full story)

This Highly Accurate Multiple Time Frame Technical Analysis is Must See! (full story)

Soybean (ZS) saw some profittaking Friday, forming the 1st red daily candle in 5 days. Significantly, although ZS has halted the January slide, ZS is hesitating just below the psychologically key 900 whole figure level, with any decisive rejection at 900 likely to be followed by a retest of the... (full story)

The cumulative 2020 earnings power of these 30 stocks was revised UP by 1.09% in the past 60 days. (full story)

A very good opportunity this week looks like a classic relativityplay. Look to Short GBP, BritishPound, or the Futures (6BH20) and Long JPY, JapaneseYen, or the Futures (6JH20) (full story)

SUBSCRIBE Here is this week’s issue of AgFax Tree Crops. Our thanks to BASF and its California team for sponsoring this coverage. Got questions or comments? Let us know. Owen […] (full story)

The cumulative 2020 earnings power of these 30 stocks was revised down by -.34% in the past 60 days. (full story)

The cumulative 2020 earnings power of these 30 stocks was revised down by -.58% in the past 60 days. (full story)

When you look at the cotton markets, it’s not a surprise the price isn’t profitable at the moment. “It just doesn’t pencil as well on paper like some of the other crops do,” says Ashley Arrington, founder of AgriAuthority. “There’s been... (full story)

The cumulative 2020 earnings power of these 30 stocks was revised down by -.05% in the past 60 days. (full story)

The fate of the coronavirus still impacts the cattle markets. Earlier at the Cattle Industry Convention and NCBA Trade Show, USDA Secretary Sonny Perdue addressed the scare of the coronavirus to the beef industry. It still remains a threat today. ... (full story)

USDA ’s  Cattle Report shows the expansion stage is coming to an end. It would normally be good news for prices. However, there are more factors than basic supply and demand at play. The total inventory as of January 1 is 94.4 million... (full story)

One of the world’s largest supply chains is opening a case-ready beef plant and establishing its own angus supply chain. Walmart’s new meat processing facility in Thomasville, Georgia is creating a lot of buzz in the industry. The... (full story)

EURUSD faces risk of further move lower as it sold off the past week. Resistance comes in at the 1.0850 (full story)

Actionable Trading Ideas that help you stay ahead of the markets (full story)

We present our ideas for metals traded on the US exchanges (full story)

U.S. agricultural exports to Taiwan and other markets in Asia are facing new logistical and transportation challenges because of the Novel Coronavirus and those conditions may not ease soon, according to a new U.S. Department of Agriculture report.... (full story)

Ripple (XRPUSD) continued surging this past week as part of its major bottoming, breaking above the psychologically key 0.3 whole figure level. XRPUSD's decisive surge mid January above the daily chart downchannel resistance, reinforced observations of major bottoming patterns with... (full story)

National Cotton Council economists point to a few key factors that will shape the U.S. cotton industry’s 2020 economic outlook. This past year can be characterized as a year with […] (full story)

U.S. cotton producers intend to plant 13.0 million cotton acres this spring, down 5.5% from 2019 (based on USDA’s February 2020 estimate), according to the National Cotton Council’s 39th Annual […] (full story)

A federal jury has awarded a southeast Missouri peach grower 15 million dollars in compensatory damages and 250 Million in punitive damages in its dicamba drift case against Monsanto and BASF. The trial concluded Saturday which meant the... (full story)

A federal jury has awarded a southeast Missouri peach grower 15 million dollars in compensatory damages and 250 Million in punitive damages in its case against Bayer and BASF for drift damage. Bill Bader of Bader Farms in Dunklin County 15... (full story)

2020 Earnings Estimates Came Down This Week. What comes next? (full story)

Corn (March) For the Week: March corn futures were down 5 ½ cents, trading in a range of 7 ½ cents. Commitment of Traders: Managed money sold 16,094 contracts from Feb. 4th-11th, extending net short position to 72,084. Bottom Line: It... (full story)

A recap of last week and a look into the next one. Corn, Soybeans, and Wheat. (full story)

Bitcoin has established a significant uptrend in recent trading sessions and made a clear break above the $10,000 level once again. (full story)

Another week past, another USDA report lacking direction for the grain markets. Now we look to the Feb 20-21 USDA Outlook Forum for direction as markets consolidate at oversold levels. Cattle markets pop late in the week to fill gaps on the Feeder charts. Markets closed Monday for... (full story)

Based on 8 algo trading strategies developed with the Strategy Factory approach and 4 indicator based algo strategies, the current position bias for Gold is BULLISH. (full story)

Based on 4 algo trading strategies developed with the Strategy Factory approach and 3 indicator based algo strategies, the current position bias for Euro Currency is BEARISH. (full story)

In this week’s AgFax Weekend – Farm Program Decision Looming | 2020 Income Forecast | and more. (full story)

This article analyzes if the history of 2014 farm bill payments can inform 2018 farm bill decisions between ARC-CO (Agriculture Risk Coverage – county) and PLC (Price Loss Coverage).  The […] (full story)

Hemp is technically legal in Texas, but proving that hemp is not marijuana can be a hurdle, requiring testing in a licensed laboratory. So, when a truck carrying thousands of […] (full story)

A federal jury in St. Louis has ruled in favor of a southeast Missouri peach grower who sued dicamba makers Bayer and BASF for drift damage. The jury has awarded Bill Bader of Bader Farms in Dunklin County 15 million dollars in damages. Punitive... (full story)

Bring your trading questions. Ask Doc to analyze any market you wish. (full story)

Strategies for evaluating Agricultural Risk Coverage at the Individual level (ARC-IC) are discussed in this article given that 2019 farm yields are known and can aid in making decisions.  We […] (full story)

The inaugural Great Plains Cotton Conference is scheduled for February 25th and 26th at the Red Roof Inn & Conference Center in Wichita, KS.  Presentations will be focused on all […] (full story)

The 2019 TN Cotton Variety Trial Results Publication is now available online. This document contains detailed results from all harvested trails in the 2019 University of Tennessee Cotton Variety Testing Program. (full story)

Growth in global palm oil exports is forecast to slow to 2.2 percent in marketing year (MY) 2019/20 due to limited available supplies from Malaysia and Indonesia. In Indonesia, the […] (full story)

Although the majority of rice traded internationally is long-grain rice, there is a smaller but significant quantity of medium- and short-grain rice. Typically, trade for these classes is relatively stable, […] (full story)

As the population grows and per capita incomes rise in Southeast Asia, consumer tastes and preferences have shifted to include more meat and wheat-based products in their diet. However, the […] (full story)

The current forecast for 2019/20 (Oct-Sep) foreign sorghum exports is the third-lowest in USDA’s database. World sorghum exports are expected to be the fifth-lowest in history, though the United States […] (full story)

This month’s forecast sees modest overall changes, but the level of uncertainty has risen significantly since last month. The novel coronavirus (CV) outbreak and its potential ramifications have lowered China […] (full story)

When it comes to deciding between planting rice, soybean or other crops in 2020, it’s not just a question of markets and futures contracts. For many growers, it’s a question […] (full story)

The University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture has licensed two commercially released rice varieties to an Arkansas seed company that will market them to growers in time for the […] (full story)

New data from the Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) and Oxford Economics shows positive trend in agricultural tractor and self-propelled combine sales for the next several years despite a brief […] (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)

Corn futures closed the last trading day of the week with losses of 1 3/4 to 3 1/4 cents. The CoT report from the CFTC had managed money corn speculative traders more net short wk/wk by 28.74%. There were more net sellers than long liquidators, altho... (full story)

Live cattle futures came back from midday highs, but were still in positive territory after Friday trading, April cattle were up the most with $1.80 gains. Front month feeder cattle futures also closed up, with gains of $2.20 to $2.42. The 02/13 CME ... (full story)

Wheat futures were 1/2 to 1 1/2 cents lower for the March contracts on Friday. Chicago wheat ended the session 1 1/2 cents lower, KC was lower by a half cent/bu. Spring wheat futures ended 1 1/4 cents lower. The markets will be closed on Monday in ob... (full story)

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