TFM Cash+ Take the Stress Out of Your Marketing Strategy. No hedge account. No margin calls. Just comprehensive, common-sense guidance at a great value. Learn more: https://www.totalfarmmarketing.com/tfm-cash-plus/ Information produced by ADM Investor Services, Inc. and distributed by Stewart-Peterson Inc. Wheat prices overnight are up 4 in SRW, up 3 1/2... (full story)

Cotton is starting out the week with 57 to 87 point gains. Cotton futures pulled back and went into the weekend on 138 to 165 point losses. For March that only limited the weekly gain as the contract was still up a net 3 cents per pound from the previous... (full story)

December hogs closed 70 cents in the red on Friday, for a weekly drop of $1.35 as contract expiration draws nearer. The other front months rallied triple digits on the last trade day of the week, with Feb settling $1.92 above last Friday. The USDA National Average Base Hog Price... (full story)
HEZ22: 82.425s (-0.700), HEJ23: 95.825s (+1.575), KMZ22: 89.825s (-0.825)

Wheat is trading higher into the Monday day session, after a mostly higher overnight. March SRW was up 7 cents at the overnight high. Friday wheat prices settled with double digit losses across the domestic classes. CBT SRW ended the day 2.4% to 2.8% lower for a weekly decline of... (full story)
ZWZ22: 737-2s (-21-4), ZWH23: 764-2 (+3-2), ZWPAES.CM: 6.9277 (+0.0335), KEZ22: 891-2 (+9-2), KEPAWS.CM: 8.3927 (+0.0325), MWZ22: 939-6s (-14-6)

Live cattle futures were 30 to 47 cents higher on Friday. That kept futures positive from Friday to Friday, with Dec settling up by 27 cents and Feb up by 75 cents. USDA reported some moderate Friday action in the North mostly at $157. The week’s cash trade was mostly... (full story)
LEZ22: 153.350s (+0.300), LEG23: 155.875s (+0.450), LEJ23: 159.575s (+0.325), GFF23: 182.450s (+1.375), GFH23: 185.275s (+0.975)

Monday soy prices are working mostly higher so far, with 0.4% gains in beans and 0.3% gains in meal, though BO is down by 3-5 points. On the last trade day of the week beans gained 8 1/4 to 10 1/2 cents, leaving Jan with a net 2 1/4 cent... (full story)
ZSF23: 1446-6 (+8-2), ZSPAUS.CM: 14.2384 (+0.0825), ZSH23: 1453-6 (+7-2), ZSK23: 1461-4 (+7-4)

Coming out of the weekend, corn futures are trading near the mid of their tight (3 1/4 cent) range overnight. That has prices fractionally higher so far. Corn futures extended the slide into the weekend with Friday losses of 9 ¾ to 15 cents. March ended the week with a... (full story)
ZCZ22: 638-2 (+3-2), ZCPAUS.CM: 6.5425 (+0.0202), ZCH23: 648-2 (+2-0), ZCK23: 649-0 (+1-6)

The Barchart Chart of the Day belongs to Build-A-Bear Workshop (BBW) . I found the stock by using Barchart.com to find the "Barchart New Highs" page, and then I clicked on pull-down to select stocks with new 52-week highs. I then viewed the stocks on the list with the FlipCharts... (full story)
BBW: 25.28 (+1.06)

8O_LS800 Oklahoma City, OK Mon Dec 05, 2022 USDA-OK Dept Ag Market News The Oklahoma National Stockyards is estimating 14,000 head of feeder cattle and calves for the sale Monday 12/05/2022. Source: USDA Market News Service, Oklahoma City, Ok Joe Massey ... (full story)

It’s a fairly quiet week on the earnings front with only a couple of big name companies due to report. These include Costco (COST), Lululemon (LULU), Autozone (AZO), Docusign (DOCU), Gamestop (GME) Campbell Soup Company (CPB), Broadcom (AVGO) and Chewy (CHWY). (full story)
COST: 494.53 (-9.33), LULU: 385.99 (+4.17), AZO: 2,571.59 (+18.62), DOCU: 46.60 (-1.69), GME: 27.52 (+0.92), CPB: 54.10 (+0.51), CHWY: 44.92 (+0.57), AMD: 74.98 (-2.50), F: 13.86 (-0.22), AAPL: 147.81 (-0.50), AMC: 8.17 (unch), META: 123.49 (+3.05)

On Friday the markets dropped despite a good jobs report. What will we see today? (full story)

December S&P 500 futures (ESZ22) are trending down -0.30% this morning after three major US benchmark indices closed mixed on Friday as the November payrolls report fueled expectations the Federal Reserve would maintain its path of interest rate hikes to tame inflation. (full story)
ESZ22: 4,055.50 (-20.00), TXMD: 4.45 (+0.08), IOVA: 6.84 (+0.43), IMPP: 0.3552 (+0.0074), CLVS: 0.3438 (-0.0162), UTHR: 278.55 (+2.94), SBUX: 105.05 (+1.68)

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Corn (ZCH23) is trying to firm to start the week, but remains vulnerable to sliding in the next day or so to the 38.2% Fib retrace of the May to July slide.  Odds are now moderately high for ZC to retest ahead of the Xmas lull, the psychologically key 600 whole figure level.  (full story)
ZCH23: 648-2 (+2-0), CORN: 25.85 (-0.33)

Trade is part of the discussion at the Missouri Farm Bureau’s annual meeting. Former chief ag negotiator, Gregg Doud, currently with Aimpoint Research, told attendees the United States will need to find new ways to stay competitive globally,... (full story)

The break this week completed the target of new lows from the 38.2% retracement back on 10/11.22. (you can read the post here) The reaction from a 38.2% retracement should be the same if it only took a week to occur or months as it did from May to October of this year. (full story)

It is no secret that interest rates have soared in 2022. The real estate market has taken a gut punch as soaring mortgage rates have excluded many prospective buyers from the market, and home prices have declined. Meanwhile, anyone with some cash sitting in bank deposit accounts has yet to see their interest income increase at the same rate as mortgage rates or the Fed Funds Rate. (full story)
ZBH23: 129-25 (unch)

It was an exciting week in the markets. The S&P 500 ($SPX) (SPY) really just stayed in an extended trading range, but news releases had it pop to the top of the range and then drop back into the middle of it. Even with all the price drama, it still closed up just 1.14% on the week. (full story)
SPY: 406.91 (-0.47), DIA: 344.74 (+0.33), QQQ: 292.55 (-1.17)

The coronavirus endemic was undoubtedly one of those changes. The pandemic affected the entire world, from the institution of lockdown and stay-at-home orders to how it has changed the way the world works. (full story)

Attendees of the 2022 IFB Annual Meeting watch the premiere of the documentary at the Palmer House in Chicago The Illinois Farm Bureau has produced a documentary highlighting nutrient loss reduction progress. The hour-long video titled ... (full story)

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Johnson and Johnson stock is rising ahead of the spinoff of its consumer health division next year. Its consistent dividend, buybacks, and free cash flow make JNF stock attractive to value buyers. (full story)
JNJ: 178.88 (+0.14)

Talking about the delivery system, how the EPA proposal was viewed as a bummer and why market psychology matters (full story)

by Ariana Figueroa President Joe Biden on Friday signed into law a resolution intended to avert a freight rail strike, based on an agreement reached between some rail unions and freight rail companies. Several unions did not agree with the... (full story)

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USDA Reports Friday; Russian crude price cap; US$ break (full story)

With a little time and a little discussion, parents can teach their kids some important financial lessons ... and kids can get what they actually want for Christmas. (full story)

We’re now in December, and archery hunting the late season can be both challenging and rewarding. Warren Holder with Raised Hunting tells Brownfield whitetail deer shift their patterns to survival mode now that the rut has passed. He offers... (full story)

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Jim Roemer and his Weather Wealth Team are all geared up to zero in on the trading prospects for the coming winter months (full story)
ZSH23: 1453-6 (+7-2), ZCH23: 648-2 (+2-0), ZWH23: 764-2 (+3-2), NGF23: 5.844 (-0.437)

I tried to narrow this piece down to a single topic, but it was no use. There was too much going on Friday. (full story)
CLF23: 82.52 (+2.54), HOF23: 3.2348 (+0.0663), ZCPAUS.CM: 6.5425 (+0.0202)

PHOENIX Shipping Point Prices as of 02-DEC-2022 Provided by: Specialty Crops Market News Federal - State Market News... (full story)

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