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The best economic indicators come from prices in the markets (full story)

Cotton (CT) powered more than 2.5% higher yesterday, breaking above downchannel resistance (on the 4hr chart). Significantly, CT remains within a downchannel (on the weekly chart), but appears to be gearing up to test downchannel resistance. (full story)

This article and video explain the short term Elliott Wave path and target of Dow Jones Futures (YM_F). The Index has started a correction within wave IV. (full story)

This, Part III, of our multi-part research post where we are attempting to rationalize the continued bearish analysis of some other analysts as well as review some key data that may support our interpretation that the global markets are transitioning through a revaluation phase right now headed... (full story)

After a three-day weekend, soybeans looked like they wanted to break out of the range to the downside on Tuesday. We edged lower on Wednesday before reversing and ending positive on the day. Good news regarding a possible trade deal sent soybeans higher on Thursday and now we are sitting right... (full story)

Highwater and Ice Continue to Slow Barge Traffic According to American Commercial Barge Line, as of February 20, flood conditions have restricted barge traffic at several locks on the Ohio […] (full story)

The U.S. average diesel fuel price increased 4 cents to $3.01 per gallon on February 18, 2 cents lower than a year ago. Midwest prices rose nearly 6 cents to […] (full story)

Throughout the year, farmers listen to numerous agronomists, researches, economists, retailers, marketers and other farmers talk about the latest research, information and practices that can help their farms become more […] (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 soybean varieties you select will directly affect your yield potential and income in 2019. Because of this, Michigan State University Extension recommends considering yield, pest and pathogen resistance, maturity, lodging and […] (full story)

A DO NOT miss playbook to finish out the week. Actionable ideas, fundamentals and technicals for the Dollar, Euro, Yen, Aussie, Canadian and more. (full story)

Volatile Hogs go limit up (full story)

This Part II of our research post regarding the future potential of any very deep market correction and/or a potential new-age market rally based on our presumption that the global market dynamics have changed dramatically over the past 20+ years. Are the market gurus correct in thinking the next... (full story)

The battle over beer ingredients continues following the Bud Light commercials during the Super Bowl disparaging corn syrup. (full story)

The international peanut market has clearly turned into a weather market and it will take time to gain a clear view of all the factors that will influence pricing. The […] (full story)

The Barchart Chart of the Day belongs to the Internet software company Workiva (WK). I found the stock by using Barchart to sort the New All Time High list first by the highest Weighted Alpha, then used the Flipchart feature to review the charts fo... (full story)

President Donald Trump plans to meet with China’s top trade negotiator Friday afternoon as the U.S. tries to forge a preliminary deal with its biggest economic rival. (full story)

Futures Trading Services & Trading Levels 2-21-2019 (full story)

Cannabis stocksprojected by multiple analysts to make over $100 Million in sales in fiscal year 2019. (full story)

Renewed Chinese Optimism coupled with low 2019 acres (full story)

Here is a quick 3.5 minute video on what most are missing for a spring grain rally. (full story)

Is a focus on China costing U.S. farmers market share in Japan? (full story)

Its been announced that an agreement has been reached, but its clear that the markets reaction is being muted without the signed sealed and delivered details between the US and China trade deal. Spread markets continue to show a bearish hand for outright soybean prices, with much of the cost of... (full story)

Anticipating a rally from positive trade talks. (full story)

AgDay’s Betsy Jibben discusses how one New Mexico Dairyman will be forced to kill his entire herd due to water contamination. (full story)

COTTON General Comments: Cotton was a little lower in consolidation trading. Chart trends are trying to turn up for the short-term, and the market [...] (full story)

We kickoff the day with Jobless Claims at 7:30 A.M., EIA Gas Storage at 9:30 A.M., EIA Energy Stocks at 10:00 A.M. and Dairy Products [...] (full story)

The landscape and levels. ES, CL, GC, ZB, ZN (full story)

HOG, Wheat etc. Olive Bottom relentless huh? Patience. Dow Spus hit important levels overnight when it all happens? Triggers turn.. (full story)

Could it be we are finally witnessing a breakthrough? While indeed nothing official has been confirmed let alone released, but word is from Washington that the U.S. and China have made critical strides forward this week. The buzz this morning is... (full story)

Have a look and be ready to take action! (full story)

The cocoa futures market began 2019 on a down note. Global uncertainty, political issues, trade talks and volatility in the currencies and equities added pressure to the soft. (full story)

Your rations bring your cow's genes to life. (full story)

Actionable analysis and ideas for ES, Crude, Gold and more goes out to brokerage clients each and every morning. (full story)

News out of this country yesterday is that gold bar imports were up year-over-year in January by 60%. Read to find out who. (full story)

Bulls have firm overall near-term advantage. Some normal profit taking seen late this week. (full story)

Why Now? (full story)

Online agricultural retail startups are compressing margins for traditional ag retailers through increased competition and price transparency. While e-commerce platforms remain a relatively small portion of the overall ag retail […] (full story)

U.S. stock index futures are lower following a downbeat session in Europe. There was some follow-through pressure due to on balance weaker than expected U.S. economic data. (full story)

Optimism over China trade dealings stoked further. (full story)

Australian January employment report beats expectations, but Westpac rate cut call + coal import ban from China shocks market. Broad USD selling into NY trade sees USDCAD back into 1.3160-70 support, EURUSD and GBPUSD retesting chart resistance. US Durable Goods and US Philly Fed survey... (full story)

Regarding headlines, what a difference a day makes. Continued rough weather will work on cattle in the north again into next week. (full story)

The recent minutes show that the Fed is divided over future rate hikes. How should gold investors react? (full story)

For 2019, USDA predicts U.S. farmers will plant 92 million acres of corn, which is a 3.3% jump from last year. Alternatively, farmers will plant 85 million acres of soybeans, which is down 4.7% from last year. (full story)

Important conditions live in a host of mkts. (full story)

Wednesday's trading session was virtually flat, as investors hesitated following the recent run-up. Will the broad stock market continue higher despite some clear short-term technical overbought conditions? (full story)

During its 2019 Agricultural Outlook Forum officials announced their planting expectations for this year. (full story)

News of trade progress hit the wires...again. (full story)

Oil prices made it 6 days in a row of higher prices closing at the highest levels since last November on a widely cited article [...] (full story)