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Todays calls and the results (full story)

We've discussed the record-setting imbalance between the speculative and commercial trader positions in the crude oil market both here and in our Commitment of Traders column for Modern Trader magazine. We got a washout of 13%, which I was expecting. However, it did little to shake... (full story)

The global economic growth relies on debt. Is it a sustainable model? Kondratiev doubted it. We invite you to read our todays article to find out in which phase of the debt cycle we are and what does it mean for the gold market. (full story)

While many across the country are itching to get into fields, planting too early could lead to cold or even frost injury to seedlings, resulting in lowered stands and therefore reduced yield potential. (full story)

From my book, "Back To The Futures." (full story)

Crude oil is seen now in wave four, so be aware of another break to the upside, into a fifth wave that can run into 66.00-66.50 zone where energy may slow down. (full story)

From Major Buy to Major Sell Overnight ! (full story)

Nothing in the weather has brought relief to the current historic drought that has settled over a large part of Argentina – including the entire central peanut area. Peanut crop […] (full story)

DJ U.S. Export Sales: Weekly Sales Totals-Mar 23 For the week ended Mar 15, in thousand metric tons, except cotton in thousand running bales. Net changes in commitments are gross sales, less cancellations, buy-backs and other downward adjustments. Total commitments are total export shipments plus... (full story)

Oil has been holding above 60$ critical support early March despite the selling pressure. Price recovered and pushed above 64.20$ and is now back above 65$ close to the 66.70$ January highs. (full story)

Today’s MDA Update: Published 3/23/18 9:40 am central: Traders, Here is the latest Profile Scanner setup from today, 3/23/18 I shared earlier today in the MDA premium room. I use the scanning tool as one of the first steps in locating trade setups. I use specific filters on both bullish and... (full story)

D.R. Futures Trading Daily Report on Support and Resistance Levels based on our algorithm for the eminis (ES,NQ, and YM), Gold and Crude Oil, outlook, and possible targets. Find out how we use our proprietary algorithm to get in early on trends, stay in profitable trades longer, and good risk... (full story)

COTTON General Comments: Cotton was lower on follow through selling. It has turned drier in the Delta and Texas after some big rains, and drier weather will be seen in the Southeast once the latest storm moves out, or so producers hope. Demand has been strong and merchants have had trouble... (full story)

Bears have momentum to suggest more selling pressure in near term. (full story)

These were calls sent out at 7:30 pm yesterday to our subscribers (full story)

Only a few hours after President Donald Trump yesterday ordered tariffs on $50 billion of Chinese imports due to alleged intellectual property abuses, Chinaresponded with levies of $3 billion of U.S. imports of pork, recycled aluminum, steel pipes, fruit and wine. (full story)

The world’s number two leaf dealer, Alliance One International (AOI), has withdrawn from the American burley market, at least for 2018. (full story)

The U.S. is just a part of world grain production. Argentina is just a part of it. However, Brazil year after year takes a bigger part of it. (full story)

The Murrey math indicator is based on technical analysis methods and observations that were made by legendary trader W.D. Gann. (full story)

It’s difficult to recall the debut of a weed management technology that generated more divisiveness than the 2017 introduction of dicamba-resistant soybean varieties and the accompanying use of dicamba.  Damage […] (full story)

What does the trade chatter mean for grains? (full story)

With weekly rains, cloudy weather, and sunny days interspersed with morning frosts, March of 2018 hasn’t been one for the record books if the goal was to plant corn early. (full story)

Failing Stock Market, sell AUDEUR. Neo, Theta, MED, MTN, PTOY, AIDoc, ELC, ZNA, ARNA, BIQ, BKRX (full story)

Oil sold off on tariff fears but rallied back as Saudi Arabia is signaling that they are just crazy about production cuts and want an extension. Its tariff fears versus ring demand and falling supply for oil and it seems that supply and demand have the edge right now. Oil prices yesterday... (full story)

CAD steady ahead of Cdn CPI and Retail Sales reports USDCAD technicals better, but mediocre NY close yesterday Overall FX vol mild despite growing US/China trade tension (full story)

Overnight Markets and NewsJun E-mini S&Ps (ESM18 -0.24%) this morning are down -0.26% at a 6-week low and European stocks are down -1.38% at a 13-1/4 month low as global stocks sell-off on heightened trade concerns.  The trade conflict bet... (full story)

The USDCAD 240-minute chart shows that price is again testing the ATR and a potential reversal bar has formed.  Price is making lower highs but the Stochastics is making higher highs, indicating a lot of momentum was put into the move but price failed to go higher (identified by the yellow... (full story)

The pair now looks to weaken further after it saw a move lower during Monday trading session. (full story)

In an article dated March 7th linked here, we wrote about how trade wars would lower economic growth, lower bond yields and send the dollar lower. We explained that it would be bad for the dollar, but we really didn't believe President Trump would mind because he is focused on... (full story)

E-mini NASDAQ-100, Equalized Active Daily Continuation chart for review. Find some new videos added in our Video Library. Trading levels and economic reports for Friday, March 23rd 2018. (full story)

The Forex market is a typically easy to read and by that, I mean it’s easy to see what currencies strong and what currencies are weakening.  Certain news events will help boost that strength or weakness but for the most part they have an ebb and flow that can be seen over all the major... (full story)

The VIX (VX) spiked 30% higher yesterday, breaking above downtrend resistance (on the 4hr chart) and bumping up against the psychologically key 20 whole figure resistance level. Significantly, the VX has completed a month and a half plus consolidation of the early February spike. (full story)

A look a long term buys in the medical-crypto space. (full story)

Tethers is often criticized for propping up the market by conveying cash, which may not be backed by US dollars in reality. To what extent does it matter? (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)

Data from “on farm” trials are helping MSU Researchers understand some of the yield perimeters associated with furrow irrigated rice. If you ask experienced furrow irrigated rice producers one thing […] (full story)

Summary Moderate precipitation fell in a wide swath covering an area from Kansas and Nebraska, eastward into parts of the Midwest and Mid-Atlantic regions. Additionally, moderate precipitation fell in the […] (full story)

Navigation Conditions Improve, Barge Spot Rates Decline After several weeks of flooding, river levels on the Mississippi and Ohio rivers are receding and thus easing some navigational issues for barge […] (full story)

The Dollar stabalized will it hold? Find out why and what we think... (full story)

While much of the soybean seed sold in Michigan will have warm germination rates listed at 90 percent, some seed lots will be tagged at 85 percent and some may […] (full story)

It is time to assemble a good set of diagnostic tools as the planting season approaches and field visits will be needed. A beginner’s tool kit should include but not […] (full story)

The Wall Street Journal reported on Wednesday that, “China is preparing to hit back at trade offensives from Washington with tariffs aimed at President Donald Trump’s support base, including levies targeting […] (full story)

Durect (DRRX) is the Barchart Chart of the Dat.  The drug company has a Trend Spotter buy signal, a Weighted Alpha of 242.85+ and gained 142.39% in the last year. (full story)

The end of March heralds not only the beginning of spring — a crucial time for both winter and spring wheat production — but also the first round of winter […] (full story)

The purpose of a soil test is to provide guidance in fertilizer application. Soil test results help you fine-tune your nutrient management practices based on real data, and ultimately protect […] (full story)

The Department of Agriculture’s Commodity Credit Corporation announced that the competitiveness payment program payment rate in effect from 12:01 a.m., Eastern Time, Friday, March 23, 2018, through midnight, Eastern Time, […] (full story)

Cattle finally rally, will it last? (full story)

Today’s MDA Update: Published 3/22/18 4:30 pm central: Traders, WOW, what a sell-off we experienced today in the equity markets. Here is a review of 2 E-mini S&P trades showcased in the room today. We highlighted a 5 min sell zone and 60 min sell zone that took advantage of this sell... (full story)

While U.S. Wheat Associates (USW) and the National Association of Wheat Growers (NAWG) understand and support the need to enforce international trade rules, we are very concerned about the implications […] (full story)

Three charity oversight groups are pulling back support for the Humane Society of the United States. (full story)

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