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The Week Ahead – The Basics of Trading the Grains by Joe Rios

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On the last day of trade this week, Corn plunged sparking a slump in Soybeans and Wheat, after the U.S. government said domestic inventories were bigger than analysts forecast and that farmers will plant the most since 1936. As a result Corn futures tumbled by the exchanges $.40 limit, -5.4%. Soybean futures dropped -3.1% while […]

The Week Ahead – Using RQ-Technology for Identifying Market Behavior

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Price action in the financial markets this past week left many active traders with bruised egos as the markets were mostly range bound and choppy. The RQ-DMS, our dynamic market sentiment indicator identified choppy market trading conditions 4 out of 5 trading days for the  week. The only day the markets were in sync, with […]

The Week Ahead in the Global Markets – Thoughts and Concepts by Joe Rios

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  What’s going on?  What are the markets telling us?  What’s next? Friday’s February non-farm payroll report surprised the markets to the upside. The unemployment rate dropped to 7.7% from 7.9% in January. The S&P 500 maintained most of its recent gains however Treasuries including the Ten Year Note and Bonds immediately sold off. Interestingly, the US […]