Gasoline is a complex mixture of hundreds of lighter liquid hydrocarbons and is used chiefly as a fuel for internal-combustion engines. Petroleum crude, or crude oil, is still the most economical source of gasoline with refineries turning more than half of every barrel of crude oil into gasoline.
Oats are seeds or grains of a genus of plants that thrive in cool, moist climates. The oldest known cultivated Oats were found inside caves in Switzerland and are believed to be from the Bronze Age.
I feel excited to say for the first time in 9 weeks, WELCOME TO WASDE WEEK! The last time we heard from the USDA regarding WASDE data, it was September 12th. Since that day, we have seen prices move dramatically in grains and oilseed markets.
As a reader of TWIG, I hope you have come to understand my major objective to inspire ideas so you can hedge or trade these grains markets on your terms. Lately, I have been asked by producers why it would make sense to re-own. Today, I am going to step out of my bear costume and put on my bulls jersey. Maybe I can inspire an idea or two to get you involved.
If it had not been for Wheat, human beings may never have socially and culturally developed as cosmopolitan as we have. Wheat was the first crop to be cultivated on a grand scale and stored long-term, enabling the start of city-based societies and the dawning of civilization.
There is not enough soymeal in the United States to meet demand. To help meet demand, crushers were planning on turning beans into meal using cheaper South American imports, as there is a lot of product available and the crush margins would be well in the green to support their efforts. But, because of the Brazilian port situation, the beans are not coming as quickly as the crushers wanted. The cheap product they could turn into expensive meal is apparently not in the cards.
This is a sample entry from John Payne’s newsletter, This Week in Grain, published on June 19, 2013. Hello friends, Anyone else notice a pattern? Bulls must not like trading during the first trading week of the month. Corn prices have sold off every month during the last trading day of the month or the… Read More.
In this article, you will learn what hedging is, why you should be hedging sorghum, and how it’s done. Congratulations, assuming you harvested a crop over the last 5 years, you should have experienced a financial windfall from the price rally in sorghum and the other grain markets. The rallies we have seen in grains… Read More.
The Trade Spotlight advisory service applies the GBE trading methodology (buying or selling commodity contracts based on breakouts of chart formations and technical indicators) to identify one to two trade setups per week.
This is a sample entry from John Payne’s newsletter, This Week in Grain, published on March 19, 2013. The front month corn contract is approaching critical resistance levels. Today we see prices running into overhead trend line resistance (going back to the harvest) combined with the 200 day moving average … Read the full trade… Read More.