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The S&P 500 ($SPX) (SPY) finished January up over 6%, which was a nice change of pace from the total return of 2022. Earnings continued to be mixed throughout last week. The Fed bumped rates in line with the expected 0.25%, and aside from a reactionary drop the market rallied through the end of Wednesday. (full story)
SPY: 412.35 (-4.43), DIA: 338.98 (-1.45), QQQ: 306.18 (-5.54), UBER: 33.09 (+0.04), CVS: 85.77 (-0.41), DIS: 110.71 (-2.50), CME: 176.55 (+0.55), PYPL: 85.52 (-1.44), EXPE: 118.70 (-2.75), ABBV: 145.20 (+0.36)


A strong U.S. dollar in 2022 caused the Canadian dollar to move lower. However, the C$ made a higher low against the U.S. dollar in 2022 compared to the March 2020 pandemic-inspired low. In early 2023, the C$ has been crawling higher against the U.S. currency. Canada is a leading commodity-producing country. (full story)
FXC: 72.94 (-0.47)


Can you remember when you were on a path toward achieving some goals you set? Then something in life happened, financial, health, relationship, etc., and caused you to wander off course. And soon, you were feeling confused with a loss of direction. As frustrating as this is, imagine when the masses experience this. (full story)
ESH23: 4,134.00 (-13.75), SPY: 412.35 (-4.43)


Click to view report AMS_2070.pdf in PDF format (full story)


Alphabet reported mediocre earnings with slightly higher revenue but lower earnings and margins. Nevertheless GOOG stock surged and short put option plays are making money for investors. (full story)
GOOG: 105.22 (-3.58), GOOGL: 104.78 (-2.96)


Changing it up a bit this week and talking about cash grain, basis and why moves in values around the world are key in answering our supply and demand questions (full story)


Click to view report AMS_2027.pdf in PDF format (full story)


Oracle (ORCL) has completed the Wyckoff accumulation phase of several months and is in the backup phase suggesting …. (full story)
ORCL: 89.62 (+0.24)


TOP50’sTOP10 (MATICUSD, ATOMUSD, BNBUSD, XTZUSD, EOSUSD, UNIUSD, DOTUSD, ALGOUSD, ETHUSD, LTCUSD) (full story)


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FLH23: 2.19000s (+0.01000), ZCH23: 677-4 (unch), ZCPAUS.CM: 6.8043 (+0.0224)


Click to view report AMS_2194.pdf in PDF format (full story)


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USDA Crop Reports Wednesday at 11 AM CST (full story)


Educational and Actionable Information using Fibonacci and W. D. Gann analysis (full story)


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Oliver Sloup's explains how hedgers & speculators can use weekly grain options to navigate the ebbs and flows of volatility. (full story)


Click to view report AMS_2192.pdf in PDF format (full story)


Phillip Streible brings the latest metals market action. (full story)


"Recession" is the magic word in every financial prognosticator's mouth, and that goes for real estate, too. Here's what experts have to say about the "R" word and other variables in real estate investing. (full story)


Click to view report AMS_1880.pdf in PDF format (full story)


The 2022-23 whitetail deer hunting season may be over in many states, but a hunter in Illinois says it’s currently a prime time to be scouting for next season. Brandon Quandt ( pictured above ) is a third generation farmer in southern Illinois and... (full story)


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It's All About Weather! With common sense, Jim Roemer de-mystifies the coffee price movement from all the hype, rumors, facts, currency considerations, fear, and greed. (full story)
JO: 49.74 (-1.38)


Cattle makes new high while Feeders drift (full story)


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PHOENIX Shipping Point Prices as of 03-FEB-2023 Provided by: Specialty Crops Market News Federal - State Market News... (full story)


ROTTERDAM Terminal Prices as of 03-FEB-2023 Provided by: Specialty Crops Market News Federal - State Market News Service,... (full story)


ROTTERDAM Terminal Prices as of 03-FEB-2023 Provided by: Specialty Crops Market News Federal - State Market News Service,... (full story)


ROTTERDAM Terminal Prices as of 03-FEB-2023 Provided by: Specialty Crops Market News Federal - State Market News Service,... (full story)


  Market Watch with Alan Brugler and Austin Schroeder February 3, 2023 Groundhog and Other Forecasts You may or may not have noticed that Thursday was Groundhog Day. That’s the holiday that is basically just an excuse for a party in the dead... (full story)
ZCH23: 677-4 (unch), ZSH23: 1533-2 (+1-2), ZWH23: 761-2 (+4-4)


The Friday session ended the day down by 85 to 100 points across the front month cotton futures. March closed mostly mid-range on the 140 point ranged day. For the week, March cotton prices were down by 146 points. December was a 28 point discount at the settle. USDA’s weekly... (full story)


The lean hog futures market settled with a 32 cent loss in the Feb contract, but 47 to 75 cent gains in the other nearbys. For April that finished out the week with a net 2 cent gain Friday to Friday. USDA’s National Average Base Hog price was $72.65 on... (full story)
HEG23: 75.025s (-0.325), HEK23: 95.275s (unch), KMG23: 82.500s (-0.475)


The April cattle contract rallied $3.30 and set new contract highs this week, and finished with a Friday gain of 30 cents. The other front months were also higher from Friday to Friday and went into the weekend 15 to 52 cents higher on the day. Feeder cattle futures closed... (full story)
LEG23: 160.275s (+0.525), LEJ23: 164.125s (+0.300), LEM23: 160.275s (+0.275), GFH23: 186.100s (+0.175), GFJ23: 190.625s (+0.550)


Wheat prices ended the last trade day of the week with losses. Chicago wheat futures gave back 2 1/2 to 4 1/4 cents across the front months on Friday. KC HRW prices settled with 7 1/2 to 8 cent losses on the day. Spring wheat futures went into the weekend... (full story)
ZWH23: 761-2 (+4-4), ZWK23: 772-6 (+4-4), ZWPAES.CM: 6.9568 (-0.0453), KEH23: 878-2 (+5-2), KEPAWS.CM: 8.3979 (-0.0717), MWH23: 921-6 (+0-2)


The soymeal market rallied to new contract highs again on Friday, as the beans and soy oil dropped into the weekend. Soybean futures closed fractionally in the red for new crop, but 1 1/2 to 2 1/4 cents lower in old crop. Soybean oil futures faded by triple digits on... (full story)
ZSH23: 1533-2 (+1-2), ZSPAUS.CM: 14.9070 (-0.0288), ZSK23: 1526-2 (+0-6), ZSN23: 1517-0 (+0-4)


Friday corn futures ended the day with fractional to 2 1/4 cent gains. For the week, March corn was 5 1/2 cents lower but Dec corn was up by 8 3/4 cents. That has the discount to new crop at 81 1/2 cents now. USDA’s National Weekly Ethanol Report showed... (full story)
ZCH23: 677-4 (unch), ZCPAUS.CM: 6.8043 (+0.0224), ZCK23: 675-6 (+0-2), ZCN23: 665-0 (+0-2)


PHOENIX Shipping Point Prices as of 03-FEB-2023 Provided by: Specialty Crops Market News Federal - State Market News... (full story)


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PHOENIX Shipping Point Prices as of 03-FEB-2023 Provided by: Specialty Crops Market News Federal - State Market News... (full story)


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YAKIMA Shipping Point Prices as of 03-FEB-2023 Provided by: Specialty Crops Market News Federal - State Market News Service, USDA. Phone: (602) 557-0410 Fax: (602) Any questions or comments can be sent via email to:... (full story)


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