January 11, 2019
The flax market was able to squeak out some small gains in 2018 but Black Sea production gains limited upward price movement. Will that production trend disrupt the global trade?
December 27, 2018
2018 saw Black Sea take the lead in global flax output, weakening Canadian flax prices, but smaller domestic acres helped stabilized values.
September 01, 2018
Flax prices in the month of August were slightly higher as the market started to pricing in a smaller Canadian crop and stronger exports.
August 01, 2018
July 04, 2018
Flax prices increased by 4% last month in June. Markets continue to be dominated by export flows and acreage - what should we expect next?
June 01, 2018
Flax prices through the month of May saw a little bit of strength as prices on the FarmLead Marketplace hit yearly highs.
May 17, 2018
This post serves as a timestamp on GrainCents crop sales positions. Also included is our rationale for the GrainCents crop sales position.
May 02, 2018
Flax prices remained quiet in the month of April and was a common theme in the Weekly Digest as we looked for something to move the needle.
March 26, 2018
Ahead of Thursday’s Prospective Plantings report from the USDA, grain markets are mixed, being also cognizant of the heightened geopolitical risk.
October 30, 2017
Today we look at the short position at the Chicago Board of Trade and if it's a contrarian indicator or not. We also explore some of the catalysts for stronger corn prices and soybean prices. Finally, we compare some yield estimates in Western Canada, and what it means for cash prices, namely flax, canola, and wheat prices.
October 27, 2017
With the US Dollar at a 3-month high, there is a bit more noise in the grain markets as grain prices pull back and traders are looking for new direction.
October 10, 2017
September 15, 2017
September contracts expired today, the CBOE Volatility Index declined, and tensions are rising with North Korea and the U.S. dollar.
September 07, 2017
July 18, 2017
July 05, 2017
June 29, 2017
February 06, 2017
August 24, 2016