Mood Brighter After Holiday

Mood Brighter After Holiday

Weak dollar could help some commodities with options in focus. (Audio)

Electronic and pit trading in Chicago starts at 9:30 this morning, with a noon close focusing on expiration of December options. A weaker dollar could provide support, as hopes are rising for resolution next week to the current phase of the Greek debt crisis. Farm Futures Senior Editor Bryce Knorr offers an early look at overnight trade.

You can listen to their conversation by clicking on the audio link on this page.

A GOOD MOOD? Weak dollar could help some commodities with options in focus.

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.

You can also catch Bryce Knorr daily at www.DatelineDrought.com where he offers an afternoon video wrapup on the markets, often in partnership with Max Armstrong or Greg Soulje. The site is focused on moving into 2013 after the devastating 2012 Drought and includes links from the Farm Progress family of magazines on a wide range of drought and farm management topics.

And Farm Progress has produced a new FREE Report - 5 Post-Drought Strategies for a Better 2013. This special report covers five key production and management areas for your farm to help you get ready for the new crop year after the worst drought in 50 years. Click the link to download this free report.

TAGS: USDA Soybean
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