Guest post by John Mauldin. What do rising rates mean? This piece puts it all in perspective. Hope it helps, Andy Waldock. Read more →
By Jonathan Tepper. For the past few months, I’ve been trying to solve an economic puzzle: why are wages growing so slowly despite a growing economy and a booming stock market? Read more →
I’m not much of an alarmist but when professors at major universities are willing to sign their name to important shifts in the information being fed to us, like a 3-4% decline in the 2017 soybean crop, I take notice. Weed Killer Designed to Save Farms is Devastating Them Read more →
We’ve contended that that new crop hedges above $10 per bushel would be good sales as 2017’s planting got underway. Below, you’ll see links to our early year analysis through current comments by the Agricultural Economics Department at the University of Illinois, Urbana – Champaign. Read more →
Todd Hubbs Department of Agricultural and Consumer Economics University of Illinois farmdoc daily (7):138 Recommended citation format: Hubbs, T. “Weekly Outlook: Old Crop Soybean Consumption and Weather.” farmdoc daily (7):138, Department of Agricultural and Consumer Economics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, July 31, 2017. Permalink: http://farmdocdaily.illinois.edu/2017/07/old-crop-soybean-consumption-and-weather.html Soybean prices continue to reflect weather and crop conditions. The volatility in price movements… Read more →
The Collapse of the Left By George Friedman and Jacob L. Shapiro April 24, 2017 Read more →
Equities could face event-risk turbulence as Congress attempts to legislate eagerly-awaited tax reforms, infrastructure spending and debt ceiling. Video by Blu Putnam, Chief economist, CME Group. Watch Video at CME Group Read more →
The University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana just published their aggregate 2017 corn price forecasts. This is by far the most succinct and accurate best guess forecast that I read. Corn Prices Moving Forward Read more →
The USDA has done a study on price reactions following their reports. It’s very interesting with less bias than one would expect. Read more →
Beware as Debt Ceiling Meets Fiscal Ambitions
By Bluford Putnam and Erik Norland of the CME Group
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