“Traders blame much of the recent steep decline in prices for soybeans and corn on the intensifying trade quarrel between the US and China. They’re right, but it’s a dispute that may eventually feed still more demand for these crops.”
“July weather is usually the key metric for determining corn yields, and most years, prices. But without gaining some backbone soon, futures’ rallies in a month or so may be short, and maybe not all that sweet.”
Two Sundays ago, I stopped in at a local convenience store and noticed the television was tuned to a Canadian all-news station.
The last provincial leaders’ debate had just ended and I asked the young clerk how it had gone. Her reply was that she had not paid attention to it but “as long as Ford did not win the election she would be happy.”
“Ford is just like Trump,” and we can’t have that in Ontario, she told me.