Markets return to normal after Paris attacks

Markets return to normal after Paris attacks

While Wall Street parties, big speculators sell ag futures. (Audio)

Fears Friday’s terrorist attacks in Paris could damage markets proved unfounded so far. Stocks advanced around the world while ag markets returned their focus to weather and exports. Big speculators have placed a record bearish bet on ag futures, which could provide fuel for short covering rallies if fundamentals improve.

You can listen to Bryce's comments using the audio player below.

Post Paris markets return to normal while the bears short commodities.

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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