October 31, 2016
The latest twist in Clinton email sage triggered profit taking in soybeans on Friday, and many markets are starting the week with choppy trade in the wake of that news. With some investors heading to the sidelines due to the election, others are nervous about potential for higher interest rates. Officials at the Federal Reserve discuss monetary policy this week but aren’t expected to raise rates again yet.
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Overnight trade quiet after choppy action Friday. Investors have out-of-market issues on their minds from the Fed to emails.
Senior Editor 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. And you can follow Farm Futures throughout the day on Twitter at www.twitter.com/farmfutures.
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