Ray Nabors

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Mid-South planting advances
Cotton planting progress is near 11 percent, average is 12. Chinese cotton planting is behind average. Corn planting
Growing herds need more feed
Cattle and hog herds are increasing. Cattle placed on feed increased to the highest level in 2 years. Cattle prices
Markets: China may import corn
Corn— Bearish news: Export inspections of 39 million bushels are behind average as expected. Brazil has increased corn
World cotton acres — increase
Cotton Bullish news: USDA weekly export sales were anticipated to be relatively low at 150,000 to 200,000 bales. The
Chinese drought limits oilseed output
Rice Bearish news: There is little fresh fundamental news available to give the market direction. Estimates suggest a
Cotton: interest rates and imports
Cotton: Bullish news: Cotton is trading in a range above 80 cents. Traders expected weekly export sales to be 200,000
Soybeans: foreign supply pressure
Soybeans: Bearish news: Soybeans remain in a downtrend. Sell on the rallies because the market must go lower as South
South America pressuring soybeans
Soybeans: Bearish news: The flow of soybeans out of South America is pressuring soybean prices. Brazil’s harvest is
Corn: bumper crops for competitors
The USDA Commodity Credit Corporation lending rate for March is 1.375 percent. Dollar values are up 1.5 percent this
Soybeans: record South American crop
Soybeans Bearish news: South American soybean production is predicted to hit a new record of 126.4 million tons.
Market news: bears and bulls
Soy-meal supply bearishly exceeds demand. Russia has stopped imports of U. S. poultry reducing demand for
Chinese selling soybeans
Soybeans Bearish news: The Chinese government is selling over 200,000 tons of soybeans from state reserves. Chinese
Market Wrap: February Week One
Non-commercial traders reduced buy positions 56 percent in January. Grain and oilseed supplies are at the highest
Soybeans — record crops in South America
Soybeans — Bearish news: The prospect of a record soybean crop in Argentina and Brazil. Current estimates are 120
Markets: corn, soy, wheat selling
Farmers and speculative traders are selling corn, soybeans and wheat worldwide. Open interest in agricultural
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