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Seed Consultants 7/10/2013 Market Watch with Gary Wilhelmi

Financial US stocks narrowly mixed just like Fed policy breakdown coming out of the minutes of last FOMC meeting The tapering of QE program remains in flux WTI crude swells to $105.95 up $2.42, and there is nothing economically constructive


Seed Consultants 7/9/2013 Market Watch with Gary Wilhelmi

Financial Dow up 76 S&P 12 higher with resistance at 1687 and then 1770 NASDAQ gains 19 to reach high since 2000 WTI crude up $ .86 Gold $12 higher Dollar index 41 higher at 84.60 after setting new high

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Seed Consultants 7/5/2013 Weekly Comment with Gary Wilhelmi

Employment reports tend to be erratic. Friday’s found 195,000 new non farm jobs versus 165,000 expected. Unemployment moved up to 7.6% from 7.5% and total unemployment was at 14.3%. Market reaction, expressed uncertainty as the Dow opened up 170 and

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Seed Consultants 7/5/2013 Market Watch with Gary Wilhelmi

10:01 update Employment report lacks follow through dropping Dow to plus 77 from 170 early Cattle and hogs steady Grains mixed and beans off 1 cent on Nov 6-10 day below normal precipitation and above normal temperatures, but OK Gulf

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Seed Consultants 7/02/2013 Market Watch with Gary Wilhelmi

Opening Comment Financial US stocks a little higher in pre opening DAX index up 1.1%, but FTSE down .5% and Asia mixed Earnings begin 7-8 Factory orders today Auto sales report expected at 15.5-15.7 annual rate 165,000 new jobs seen

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Seed Consultants 7/01/2013 Market Watch with Gary Wilhelmi

Financial Late in the session the Dow was up 98 points after being over 150 higher WTI crude up $1.20 Gold 2\$26 better Dollar index had been quiet and was 10 lower at 83.04 late These markets are on shaky

Seed Consultants Market Watch 10:51 update with Gary Wilhelmi 11/26/2012

Stocks level out a little lower off 66 on the Dow Feb cattle back away from $133 resistance at $132.40 Feb hogs hang at the high at $88.00 Grains and oilseeds glide at modest gains up 4 corn, 14 bean


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Closing Comments

Closing Comments Corn Corn futures firm late, suggesting a range-bound market ahead of Tuesday’s USDA data release. Rains continue to support good yields in Brazil’s safrinha corn region. Recently dry areas are picking up timely showers, supporting good crop development.


Jim Riley Market Review for 3/27/2015

Agriculture today is not what it was a decade ago and the futures market that is at the heart of the world farm economy has changed dramatically in just the past few years. Electronic trading and speculative funds have rendered