Monthly Archives: September 2010

Swing Trading Strategies – “Action-Reaction” pinpoints major reversal in Silver! [chart]

Silver has advanced into a cluster of reversal dates. September 28 and 29 were both identified as potential reversal dates by using two completely different reaction swing pattern. The September 8 to September 10 reaction swing projected September 29 as the key dates while the September 17 to 21 reaction swing projected September 28 as… read more

Argiculture Report /Futures Broker

CHICAGO, Sept 30 (Reuters) – The U.S. Agriculture Department on Thursday pegged U.S. corn stocks as of Sept. 1 at 1.708 billion bushels, above trade for 1.412 billion bushels. Stocks stood at 1.673 billion a year ago. The USDA, in its quarterly grain stocks report, estimated soybean ending stocks on Sept. 1 at 151.1 million… read more

Swing Trade Strategy – Long Sept Copper hits target objective – big winner!

On September 14th, I posted this commentary and recommendation about the December Copper. Soon after this was posted the market traded through the trigger price to elect the buy signal for a long position. December Copper – Copper resumed the longer-term bullish trend after ending the four-day corrective pullback into a projected reversal swing date.… read more

Initial jobless Claims 9/30/2010 – Futures News

WASHINGTON (AP) — Applications for jobless benefits dropped last week for the third time in four weeks, a sign that employers are cutting fewer jobs. The Labor Department says that initial claims for unemployment aid fell by 16,000 to a seasonally adjusted 453,000. Wall Street analysts had expected a smaller drop. The decline returns jobless… read more

Grain Stocks / Futures Broker

US Sep 1 Stocks: Soybeans 0.151 Bln Bushels, Vs 0.571B US Sep 1 Stocks: Corn 1.708 Bln Bushels, Vs 4.310B Jun 1 US Sep 1 Stocks: Wheat 2.459 Bln Bushels, vs 0.976B Jun 1 USDA US Revised 2009 Soybean Crop 3.359 Bushels USDA 2010 All Wheat Crop 2.224 Bln Bushels; Vs 2.265B Aug… read more

Crude Oil Inventories / Futures Broker

NEW YORK, Sept 29 (Reuters) – U.S. crude oil inventories fell slightly more than expected last week on lower imports, a government report showed on Wednesday. Stocks of gasoline and distillates also dropped, against forecasts of builds, as refinery utilization slumped 2 percentage points to 85.8 percent, according to the report by the U.S. Energy… read more

Grain News and Calls / Futures Broker

WHEAT – Down 18 to 20 cents per bushel. Improved crop weather in several important growing areas, including drought-hit Russia, long-liquidation and profit-taking combining to weigh on wheat market. * Improved chances for rainfall in the drought-hit regions of Russia will boost soil moisture and aid germination of newly sown winter wheat. * Favorable weather… read more

Initial Jobless Claims 9/23/2010 -Futures News, Jobless Claims Unexpectedly Rise

WASHINGTON, Sept 23 (Reuters) – New U.S. claims for unemployment benefits rose unexpectedly last week, government data showed on Thursday, highlighting continued labor market weakness. Initial claims for state unemployment benefits increased 12,000 to a seasonally adjusted 465,000, the Labor Department said, breaking two straight weeks of declines. Analysts polled by Reuters had forecast claims… read more

Grain News and Opening Calls – Futures News

WHEAT – Up 8 to 10 cents per bushel. Dry weather in Australia, Russia and portions of Argentina, combined with a season-ending frost in Canada that may have harmed some of the immature crop, boosts wheat futures to six-week high. * Frost kills Canada crops, Wheat Board sees quality concerns. * Showers in portions of… read more