Tagged: soybeans

The News & What it Means – Quiet for Now but Market Attention to Soon Turn to South America

By John DePutter & Dave Milne – Oct. 16, 2018

 

The news:

“Brazilian farmers are planting the new soy crop at a record pace, reaching 20 percent of the projected area by Thursday, consultancy AgRural said on Monday.”
-Reuters, Oct. 15, 2018

 

What it means:

The impact on Chicago soybean futures may be negligible or even non-existent for now, but don’t go to sleep on it – Brazil is a major market factor.

 

The News & What it Means: A Government Payment Becomes a Missed Market Signal

By John DePutter & Dave Milne – August 28, 2018

 

The news:

“The Trump administration will spend up to $6.2 billion this fall to shield crop and livestock producers from retaliatory tariffs imposed by China and other trading partners, said Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue on Monday.”

– Agriculture.com, Aug. 27, 2018