Cautious Markets Quiet Overnight In Nervous Weekend

Cautious Markets Quiet Overnight In Nervous Weekend

Investors and traders step to the sidelines to wait for more news out of Ukraine, China. (Audio)

The crisis in Ukraine grabbed a lot of headlines this week, with a succession referendum in Crimea set for Sunday that could trigger sanctions from the U.S. and E.U. next week. But worries about economic growth in China also dented the 2014 rally on Wall Street yesterday, keeping a lid on the rebound in soybeans.

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

TOO QUIET? Investors and traders step to the sidelines to wait for more news out of Ukraine, China

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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