Today’s USDA planted acreage report was perhaps the most heavily anticipated crop report yet this year. Drought continues throughout parts of the Midwest, and it was the first major report released during expanded grain trading hours. This afternoon on CME Group’s Chicago trading floor, a panel of three experts — Bill Tierney, Chief Economist at Ag Resource Company; Jerrod Kitt, Research Director at Linn Group; and Greg Wagner, President of GWX Ag Advisors — discussed the report’s findings and how it impacted the markets.
Weekly Outlook: Fed Nomination and OPEC
Two events are likely to dominate headlines this week. OPEC officials will meet Thursday to decide whether more crude oil…
Weekly Outlook: FOMC and Thanksgiving
The week is highlighted by a holiday in the U.S. on Thursday, and the release of FOMC minutes on Wednesday….