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Trade war heats up

New threat by U.S. rattles markets overnight. (Video report)

June 25, 2018

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Markets around the world overnight sold off, including futures in Chicago, after trade tensions heated up again. The Trump administration reportedly is considering limiting investment by Chinese in the U.S., particularly in companies with important technology. While China made no official comment on those reports, traders assumed the worst, moving back into their bunkers. Heavy rains could move through parts of the Corn Belt again this week, with some growers reporting flooding as forecasts hit at hot and perhaps drier weather for pollination.

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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.com 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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