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Market news – Exiting Homes sales fall to seven-month low. Futures trading news, swing trading strategies,

Existing home sales   Released on 7/20/2011 10:00:00 AM For Jun, 2011 Prior Consensus Consensus Range Actual Existing Home Sales – Level – SAAR 4.81 M 4.900 M 4.800 M to 5.200 M 4.77 M Existing Home Sales – M/M Change -3.8 % -0.8 % Existing Home Sales – Yr/Yr Change -15.3 % -8.8 % Existing homes sales fell during  June to touch a seven-month low… read more

Grain Opening Calls : Futures Trading News, Futures Trading Brokers, Futures Trading

Soybeans 8 to 10 cents higher Wheat 8 to 10 cents higher Corn 3 to 5 cents higher China raised interest rates which gave strength to the dollar and pressured crude oil. Improving crop condition also gave some pressure.  … read more

USDA Grain Stocks report and the Prospective Plantings report

USDA Grain Stocks report and the Prospective Plantings report were released this morning. * Corn stocks 11 pct bigger than analysts expected * Corn sowing 2 pct above, soy 2 pct below expectations * Plantings imply record US corn crop on the way * Rice, durum plantings down sharply in rain, floods The USDA report released… read more

Employment Situation: Nonfarm Payrolls Increase 54,000 Jobs – Futures Trading News, Futures Trading Brokers, Futures Trading

  Prior Consensus Consensus Range Actual Nonfarm Payrolls – M/M change 244,00 170,000 90,000  to 200,000 54,000 Unemployment Rate – Level 9.0 % 8.9 % 8.7 % to 9.0 % 9.1 % Average Hourly Earnings – M/M change 0.1 % 0.2 % 0.1 % to 0.2 % 0.3 % Av Workweek – All Employees 34.3 hrs 34.3 hrs 34.2 hrs to 34.3 hrs Private Payrolls – M/M change 268,000 180,000 115,000  to 225,000 83,000  … read more

Motor Vehicle Sales Rise in April – Economic news, Futures Trading News, Futures Trading Brokerage, Futures Brokers

April showed an increase in motor vehicle sales to 10.1 million sales of light motor vehicles; which is up from the previous month’s 9.9 million reading.  The import of vehicles  declined however, to 3.1 million from 3.2 million.  Therefore the combined reading of domestic and imported vehicle sales remained steady at 13.2 million annualized pace.… read more