August 14 – What Do We Know?

August 14, 2017 Grain markets this morning are continuing to digest the surprisingly bearish USDA August WASDE report. Prices were falling across the board, with spring wheat continuing its bearish price trend. The USDA’s Farm Service Agency also released Prevent

July 27 – Greeting Skepticism

FarmLead Breakfast Brief Thursday, July 27, 2017 “The path of sound credence is through the thick forest of skepticism.” – George Jean Nathan (US magazine editor) Good Morning! At 7:00 AM CDT in the North American futures markets (*not cash prices*): (all

July 26 – Keeping It Simple

FarmLead Breakfast Brief Wednesday, July 26th, 2017 “I think a simple rule of business is, if you do the things that are easier first, then you can actually make a lot of progress.” – Mark Zuckerberg (Facebook CEO) Good Morning!

July 19 – Crying Wolf

FarmLead Breakfast Brief Wednesday, July 19th, 2017 “The problem with crying wolf so many times over the years is that it waters down a legitimate cry.” – Vito Giacalone (American mafioso) Good Morning! At 7:25 AM CDT in the North American futures

July 14 – Locking Up Some Profit

FarmLead Breakfast Brief Friday, July 14th, 2017 “Look at market fluctuations as your friend rather than your enemy; profit from folly rather than participate in it.” – Warren Buffet (the Oracle of Omaha) Good Morning! At 7:30 AM CDT in the North

July 10 – Driving Decisions

FarmLead Breakfast Brief Monday, July 10th, 2017 “Concern should drive us into action and not into a depression. No man is free who cannot control himself.” – Pythagoras (ancient Greek poet) Good Morning! At 7:30 AM CDT in the North American futures

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