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Oil Reverses Course, Brent and WTI Spread Lowest in Years $

Oil Reverses Course, Brent and WTI Spread Lowest in Years  $

There isn’t a lot news here, but crude had been inching back up for the past two days as a result of a weaker dollar. But, today, we saw nearly…

Meat Prices Should Start to Ease $

Meat Prices Should Start to Ease  $

We have begun to see the anticipated drop in live cattle prices (which would eventually lead to cheaper meat prices at stores). As we have written many times, the drought…

Crude Oil Break-Even, the Critical Moving Target $

Crude Oil Break-Even, the Critical Moving Target  $

There was an interesting interview on CNBC today that some of you may have caught. In it, an analyst known for being spot on with crude oil predictions and analysis…

AAR Report Shows Little Slowdown in US Petroleum Production $

AAR Report Shows Little Slowdown in US Petroleum Production  $

If you want to see whether real time crude oil production is being cut, why not go to the sector that actually moves the stuff? The Association of American Railroads…

Crude Oil Takes a Plunge – Could Get Serious $

Crude Oil Takes a Plunge – Could Get Serious  $

West Texas Intermediate broke through a number of technical levels today. We pulled the following chart from investing.com to show you the ten-year chart for WTI. As you can see…

Crude Oil Drops on Strong Dollar and Demand Speculation $

Crude Oil Drops on Strong Dollar and Demand Speculation  $

Because of a strong dollar outlook (as mentioned) and weaker demand speculation,…

The Drop in Commodities in One Data Point $

The Drop in Commodities in One Data Point  $

There was a big drop in commodity prices today. More details on specific commodities below. But, when we try to understand why there was a big drop-off in these commodities…

Food Price Index Lowest Since 2010 $

Food Price Index Lowest Since 2010  $

The FAO Food Price Index has now hit the lowest level since 2010. If you take a look at the FAO chart at right showing the last five years of…

Ag Grain Prices drop, Meat Prices Jump $

Ag Grain Prices drop, Meat Prices Jump  $

There is a huge disparity in the fortunes of the farming and rancher community this year. Because of a bumper harvest in the grain sector, YTD grain prices have been…

The Changing Face of US Trade $

  The US saw a nice little surge in its export numbers last month and this provided on of the best trade months since the recession. For much of the…

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