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Markets fade as rebound stalls

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Drier forecast dents futures after Easter. (audio)

Markets tried to get a rally going when they reopened Sunday evening, but the effort quickly ran out of gas in everything from soybeans to stocks. While another storm moves through the upper Midwest today, other areas continue to dry out after an Easter weekend that saw temperatures rise into the 80s. Markets in Europe remain closed for Easter Monday, sapping trading of some of the usual suspects as the sun rises in the U.S.

Senior Editor Bryce Knorr offers his insight into overnight trade, listen using the audio tool on this page.

Bryce Knorr first joined Farm Futures Magazine in 1987. In addition to analyzing and writing about the commodity markets, he is a former futures introducing broker and is a registered Commodity Trading Advisor. He conducts Farm Futures exclusive surveys on acreage, production and management issues and is one of the analysts regularly contracted by business wire services before major USDA crop reports. Besides the Morning Call on he writes weekly reviews for corn, soybeans, and wheat that include selling price targets, charts and seasonal trends. His other weekly reviews on basis, energy, fertilizer and financial markets and feature price forecasts for key crop inputs. A journalist with 38 years of experience, he received the Master Writers Award from the American Agricultural Editors Association.

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