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Risk looms over corn futures​

Oct 31, 2023


Are Investor Money Flows Into Treasuries Predicting A Hard Landing Recession?​

Oct 31, 2023


While both the bond and stock market have been falling, investor money is moving out of money market accounts and into stocks and longer term Treasury Bonds. Is this move into longer term Treasury Bonds a prediction that investors are expecting a hard landing recession that will force the Federal Reserve to drastically lower interest rates?
I look at the report from the CIO of Bank Of America, Michael Hartnett as he provides data about the money flows out of Money Market Funds and how they are flowing into longer term Treasury Bonds. The money flows indicate that investors are expecting a hard landing recession even though we just had very strong GDP growth.

Silver Price Drops BIG Today! Because Of THIS!​

Oct 31, 2023

New YorkCNN —
Retailers say theft is exploding, and some data from retailers along with numerous videos of violent store robberies and looting seem to support the claim.

But some retail analysts and researchers, bolstered by local crime statistics, say stores may be over-stating the extent and impact of theft. Why? It’s a useful deflection, camouflaging weak demand, mismanagement and other issues denting business right now. And it forces lawmakers to respond.

Across the country, the “actual increase in rates of theft” at stores does not “correspond to the increase in company commentary and actions” on theft, according to a new report by retail analysts at William Blair. “Retailers are increasingly vocal on the subject, in part to draw out government action,” the analysts wrote.

HOUSTON, Nov 1 (Reuters) – U.S. liquefied natural gas (LNG) producers ramped up exports in October, to 7.92 million metric tons, according to data provider LSEG, the second-highest monthly level on record.


The Scrap Metal Saga Continues: Adapting to Copper's Calm and Rhodium's Rumble​

Oct 2, 2023


📈 Check Scrap Prices: https://iScrapApp.com/ - Join us as we dissect this week's ebbs and flows in scrap metal prices, with a special focus on Copper's electrification challenges and the unexpected twists in Rhodium's pricing. Discover the strategic moves for dealing with steel's unwavering prices and how the auto worker strike's end could revitalize metal demand.
👉 Read more: https://iscrapapp.com/blog/weekly-scr...
Lotta people being let go.


Ample hogs supply keeps pressure on cash hog prices | Weekly Livestock Market Update for 11/3/23​

Halfway through this. Nothing to see, can listen in one tab, play around the forum in a different tab.

How to Invest in Farmland​

Nov 2, 2023

Adam revisits his conversation with Craig Wichner, Managing Director of Farmland LP to help our viewers better understand how to invest directly in farmland. Investing in sustainable agriculture is great for the planet, our food systems, and more importantly provide superior investment returns.
Nothing to see, can listen in one tab, play around the forum in a different tab. It's 44 mins 5 secs long. I listened in 2 segments.

Tom Luongo - The Gutting of America​

Oct 27, 2023


[Part 1] Auto Wrecker Yard Revealed: What Is an Auto Wrecker and How Does It Work?​


📌 In this first installment of our in-depth series on scrapping vehicles, Tom, the creator of the iScrap App, takes you on an exclusive tour of a real auto wrecker yard.

*Note: No yard around here will let anyone in.
A look at the day ahead in U.S. and global markets from Mike Dolan

After its best week of 2023 on optimism about peaking interest rates, Wall Street's S&P500 (.SPX) looks set to record its longest winning streak since June as a key Federal Reserve loan report may well sustain the rates buzz.

A below-forecast national payroll gain last month, a tick higher in the unemployment rate and moderating wage growth all catapulted stocks and bonds higher on Friday after a week brimming with hope the rate hiking campaign of the major central banks is over at last and a relatively soft landing beckons.

GENEVA, Nov 7 (Reuters) - The largest internally flawless fancy vivid blue diamond ever put up for auction sold for a staggering $43.8 million at a Christie's sale of rare jewels in Geneva on Tuesday, the auctioneer said.

The vivid blue diamond, known as "Bleu Royal" and set in a ring, is among the rarest ever to be unearthed. At 17.6 carats, the diamond had an estimated value of up to $50 million prior to the sale.


Weekly Commodity Market Update: Federal Reserve refrains from interest rate hike​

Nov 7, 2023


LONDON, Nov 8 (Reuters) - World stock markets stuttered on Wednesday, while the dollar continued its rebound, as traders waited to see if U.S. Federal Reserve chief Jerome Powell will push back against rate-cut talk when he speaks later in the day.

Oil prices fell to three-month lows on concerns over waning demand from top oil consumers the United States and China.

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