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Scheve: Should Farmers Be Bullish Or Bearish Beans?

POSTED FEBRUARY 19, 2018 10:51 AM
Monster Meal
March soybean meal futures have risen 22% from their low on January 12 to the high set on Friday morning. Livestock feeders who were not hedged or under long term purchasing agreements are painfully aware of the increase, but most grain traders only see the side effects of this monster meal move. So [...]

POSTED FEBRUARY 16, 2018 11:42 PM
Food box idea draws criticism from Democrats, advocates

POSTED FEBRUARY 16, 2018 6:00 PM
Scheve: How To Roll Futures And Profit On Market Carry

POSTED FEBRUARY 12, 2018 3:14 PM
An Olympic Moment
The Olympics have a number of subplots that are geopolitical, going back to the original Greek version. But for the athletes they are always about higher, faster, further, with exceptions for ice dancing or the brute force of a 1-0 hockey game. You are competing against everyone else, but also again [...]

POSTED FEBRUARY 09, 2018 10:11 PM
USDA Releases Monthly Supply and Demand Data
With Midwest fields under a blanket of snow and cold, grain traders turn their attention to South America as USDA boosts its forecast for the Brazilian soybean crop. 

POSTED FEBRUARY 08, 2018 8:52 PM
Timely Snow Helps Russian Wheat Crop
Russia's Blizzard of the Century Is a Blessing for Wheat Fields

POSTED FEBRUARY 07, 2018 9:38 PM
Scheve: How I Sold Corn For 25 Cents Above Current Prices

POSTED FEBRUARY 05, 2018 3:06 PM
Gulke: Soybeans Offer Technical Signals
Beans were down for the week, off new highs but closing lower than a week ago which gave us some technical signals. That’s important says Jerry Gulke, president of the Gulke Group, here's why. 

POSTED FEBRUARY 03, 2018 10:42 AM
The Law of Gravity
You probably know the law of gravity as “what goes up must come down”. There are exceptions based on thrust, the lift of wings, helium balloons and so forth, but unless you hit escape velocity most things come back to Earth. We are seeing some prime examples this week. The Bitcoin bubble has burst, [...]

POSTED FEBRUARY 02, 2018 10:20 PM

News – Insurance Journal

Drone Segment Will be Biggest Growth in Aviation Insurance in 50 Years, Experts Say
Now’s the time to get in on the ground floor of the business of insuring drones. That’s according to panel of experts speaking recently in a drone insurance webinar hosted by Insurance Journal. The consensus from the panelists was that …

POSTED FEBRUARY 22, 2018 11:19 PM
Dallas Mavericks Investigating Allegations of Hostile Workplace, Harrassment
The Dallas Mavericks have hired outside counsel to investigate allegations of inappropriate conduct by former team president Terdema Ussery in a Sports Illustrated report that described a hostile workplace for women. Ussery was accused of making sexually suggestive remarks to …

POSTED FEBRUARY 22, 2018 5:51 PM
HDI Adds to U.S. Engineering, Construction Divisions
HDI Global SE has appointed John Schossler has been appointed assistant vice president, Casualty Construction manager, based in Chicago. Schossler will lead all efforts in the development of this segment by cultivating deeper relationships with producers and accelerating HDI’s market …

POSTED FEBRUARY 22, 2018 5:41 PM
Huck Named VP of Fidelis Group Holdings’ Marine Division in Houston
Fidelis Group Holdings LLC (FGH), with its subsidiary Continental Underwriters Ltd., has hired Darrin Huck as vice president of its Marine Division. He is based in Houston. Huck serves as a senior underwriter within the group’s Brown Water Hull, Liabilities …

POSTED FEBRUARY 22, 2018 5:30 PM
Midwest Battered by Deadly, Damaging Storms
Sandbags were holding back floodwaters in parts of Michigan as a storm system moved across several Midwest and Great Plains states on Wednesday, bringing heavy rain, snow and ice to the region. The weather has already been blamed for hundreds …

POSTED FEBRUARY 22, 2018 5:24 PM
Worker’s Death on Gulf Platform Subject of Federal Probe
Federal regulators are investigating the weekend death of a worker on an oil production platform in the Gulf of Mexico. The contractor was removing out-of-service fire suppression equipment when he was fatally injured on the offshore platform Saturday, according to …

POSTED FEBRUARY 22, 2018 5:18 PM
Survey: Minnesota’s Jump in Uninsured Led by Drop in Private Coverage
The number of Minnesota residents without health insurance jumped by 116,000 in the past two years, the state Department of Health said. A biennial survey by the department and the University of Minnesota School of Public Health found that the …

POSTED FEBRUARY 22, 2018 5:13 PM
XL Catlin Names Thyme as Director of Emerging Markets Development
XL Catlin has appointed Claudia Thyme to the role of director, Emerging Markets Development. In this role, Thyme will contribute to XL Catlin’s emerging market strategies, with a particular focus on Latin America. Thyme has 20 years’ experience in the …

POSTED FEBRUARY 22, 2018 4:32 PM
Law Enforcement Officers 3 Times More Likely to Be Injured Than Other Workers
An estimated 669,100 law enforcement officers were treated in emergency departments across the nation for nonfatal injuries between 2003 and 2014, according to a study by researchers at the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH). Law enforcement officers …

POSTED FEBRUARY 22, 2018 4:09 PM
UK’s RSA Insurance Posts Above-Forecast Profit of $920.2M in 2017
Even higher payouts for RSA shareholders are likely in 2018, chief executive Stephen Hester said on Thursday after the company posted an above-forecast 2017 operating profit and boosted its dividend by 23 percent. Analysts had been looking for a special …

POSTED FEBRUARY 22, 2018 3:49 PM

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