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September 23, 2020

Morning Express: September 23, 2020

U.S. benchmarks finished strongly yesterday and the decisive move through major three-star resistance in the S&P carried the tape to Friday’s settlement at 3316, as we called for in the Technical section.

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September 15, 2020

Morning Express: September 15, 2020

U.S. benchmarks are set to open higher, adding to yesterday’s gains. A slate of economic data from China last night was largely better than expected with Retail Sales grabbing headlines after gaining 0.5% YoY, its first expansion this year.

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September 3, 2020

Grain Express: September 3, 2020

December corn futures started yesterday’s session under pressure but managed to find it is footing in the afternoon, finishing the day near unchanged. Hot and dry weather concerns are likely too little too late, throw in a wall of producer selling and that could limit the upward mobility from current prices.

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September 2, 2020

Morning Express: September 2, 2020

Calling a near-term top in this historic stock market rally is a fool’s errand, but today is as good a day as any to say, ‘if not today the top is near’. U.S. benchmarks were again broadly driven by tech yesterday and through the overnight.

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August 27, 2020

Grain Express: August 27, 2020

Corn futures chopped around yesterday, finishing the day in positive territory. The ability to defend support has encouraged some follow through momentum in the overnight/early morning trade.

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August 25, 2020

Morning Express: August 25, 2020

The S&P finished out its record setting day with a bang, ripping from a low of 3410.50 to its fresh closing high of 3427.50 in the final hour. The strength continued early last night as investors look to Jackson Hole as the next bullish catalyst.

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August 19, 2020

Morning Express: August 19, 2020

U.S. benchmarks are steady ahead of the bell. After battling a very brief stint with volatility early yesterday, the S&P and NQ extended their ranges higher into the close.

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August 7, 2020

Morning Express: August 7, 2020

Crude Oil is edging lower this morning and risk-assets are broadly doing the same. Chinese Trade Balance data overnight posted a surge of Crude Oil Imports by 25% YoY, but the data has done very little to buoy a tape that’s struggled to hold a breakout on the week.

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August 6, 2020

Morning Express: August 6, 2020

U.S. benchmarks are higher on the week and clinging to those gains with jobs in focus. The NQ set another fresh record yesterday whereas overnight the S&P achieved the highest level since the scene of the crime February 21st and the Russell 2000 small caps hit the highest since February 27th.

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August 3, 2020

Morning Express: August 3, 2020

U.S. benchmarks surged into month-end settlement Friday and extended gains overnight. Apple, Facebook and Amazon set the tone following Thursday’s earnings results gaining 10.47%, 8.18% and 3.7% respectively, but the broader market did not perform well amid negative breadth.

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July 29, 2020

Morning Express: July 29, 2020

Both the S&P and NQ have remained contained by major three-star resistance levels at 3227.50-3232.25 and 10,675-10,679. Overnight into Tuesday’s session each did stick their nose briefly out above before slipping.

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July 27, 2020

Morning Express: July 27, 2020

Risk-assets are broadly pointing higher to start the week, gathering tailwinds from stimulus talk and a weaker U.S. Dollar. Republicans in Washington are expected to announce their $1 trillion pandemic relief bill later today.

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July 22, 2020

Morning Express: July 22, 2020

U.S. benchmarks surged from Monday’s opening bell into the second half of yesterday. The S&P achieved the highest level since February 24th and the NQ again notched 11,000 but failed to set a new high by half a point.

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July 16, 2020

Morning Express: July 16, 2020

U.S. benchmarks settled-in yesterday morning after surging overnight upon positive Covid-19 vaccine news. That consolidation through the first half of U.S. hours held technical support (the gap from the prior session’s close) and found fresh buying amid President Trump’s infrastructure discussion coupled with rumors he does not want to escalate tensions with China.

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July 15, 2020

Morning Express: July 15, 2020

U.S. benchmarks finished strongly yesterday and gapped higher on the evening reopen for today’s session after positive Covid-19 vaccine news. Moderna published the results of their Phase 1 trial late yesterday, it showed an immune response in all 45 patients with only minor side effects.

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July 13, 2020

Morning Express: July 13, 2020

U.S. benchmarks opened higher last night and are finding favorable tailwinds ahead of the bell. New York reported no new Covid-19 cases for the first time since the onset of the pandemic.

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July 9, 2020

Grain Express: July 9, 2020

The market seems to be holding ground near our pivot pocket, 900-904 ¼, a positive sign for the Bull camp. Resistance remains intact at 913 ½.

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June 30, 2020

Grain Express: June 30, 2020

Corn futures rallied hard yesterday, erasing losses from the back half of last week’s trade, that momentum has carried over into the early morning trade. This momentum comes on the back of short covering ahead of today’s USDA report, out at 11:00am CT.

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June 23, 2020

Grain Express: June 23, 2020

Corn futures saw pressure to start the week, after a weekend of decent weather did little to add premium to the market. Crop Progress was released after the close, that showed good/excellent conditions at 72%, 1% better than last week.

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June 22, 2020

Morning Express: June 22, 2020

On Friday’s quadruple witching, U.S. benchmarks posted session highs at the opening bell; upon the expiration of June futures and options. After trading lower into the close, price action gapped down on the open Sunday night. In similar fashion to one week ago, negativity quickly dissipated and European hours brought a wave of buying. The S&P has traded more than 2% from its opening low.

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June 18, 2020

Morning Express: June 18, 2020

After a soft finish yesterday, U.S. benchmarks trekked lower last night and found strong major three-star support. Price action has ping-ponged around ahead of the U.S. session, Initial Jobless Claims and Philly Fed Manufacturing.

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June 11, 2020

Grain Express: June 11, 2020

Today is WASDE/USDA report day, out at 11am CST. Old crop ending stocks are expected to come in near 2.15 billion bushels, up from the 2.098 we saw last month. New crop ending stocks are expected to come in near 3.36 billion bushels, a notch higher from last month.

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June 10, 2020

Morning Express: June 10, 2020

U.S. CPI data this morning was generally in line with expectations. The Core read, excluding food and energy, met expectations at -0.1% MoM, but came in a tenth below YoY at 1.2%.

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