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Markets fight trade jitters

Tariff debate simmers ahead of election. (audio)

November 5, 2018

1 Min Read

Markets rallied last week after positive comments by leaders in the U.S. and China buoyed hopes the two countries could find a way out of their trade dispute. But officials walked back those hopes quickly, causing nervous trading overnight ahead of U.S. elections Tuesday. So far losses in the grain market are light but threaten bullish developments on price charts.


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 www.FarmFutures.comhe 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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