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USDA- Bean shorts! Wheat 1st break, Hog top, LC Bottom

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Too much to say. See my voice am comment for an after market comment but it DOES NOT MATTER what the acreage is. The supply demand of futures is what matters most to me if your looking for $150 rally in silver in weeks, etc.

Cattle April looks like a bottom, keep stop under 118, tight.

Hogs I think in June is weakest and maybe telling me this is the proxy, front month to trade in futures, keeps stops sharp. Its only one lower on year!

US dollar collapse- SEE THAT CHART. on Walsh today! Sign up also.

There are patterns and the olive lines, trendlines all hit and trigger off buying or selling strategies. Stay out of the way when these are running. Diamonds print at end of runs, but! I will explain my rules for controling risk in a way where I had to control emotion.

That is why we always use a stop when trading. Hedging of course different but I am getting into that with some of you. I have buys in grains down here. Is corn going to hit $3.43? OLB, Yes because the olive line is where someone large, money manager can buy everything for sale, like today SH 9.45 3/8ths.

Corn OLB has yet to hit extreme buy price. Stay tuned. Wheat, very bullish, who sold 53000 5,000bu contracts today on bearish number?



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Alan R. Palmer, Sr., is a successful independent trader and technical analyst specializing in agricultural, financial and stock index futures. He has worked primarily in the markets traded on the CME Group.

Alan started trading at the Chicago Board of Trade in 1986 in the 30-year U.S. Treasury bond pit as a local. In 1987, he bought his full membership the day of the historic crash and moved back to his passion, trading soybeans, and grains along with bonds and stocks. Moving from pit to pit as market indicators dictated, Alan used his charting calculations to spot pivotal points as markets crossed ‘key levels.’ This acumen is Alan’s specialty and now he delivers this knowledge and experience to his customer base. He offers a macro thought process to viewing markets and players as they act with predictive behavior acumen.

He began his career in the futures industry as a summer runner while thirteen on the floor of the CBOT in 1973 delivering orders and learning the rudimentary workings of the markets. He graduated from runner to phone clerk, delivery clerk during the Hunt silver squeeze, working for various brokerage firms. After earning a Bachelor’s degree from DePaul University while working full time, he began a career as a proprietary trader with Paul Tudor Jones, a world-renown money manager, where he perfected his technical analytical techniques.

Alan has appeared on CNBC, Bloomberg, CNN, and has been quoted in The Wall Street Journal, Chicago Tribune, Chicago Sun-Times, Bloomberg and Reuters newswires. He was the founder of, an independent research and charting web enterprise, based on time-tested, support and resistance calculations for predicting multi-market swings. Alan holds an undergraduate degree in Business Finance Administration from DePaul University in Chicago.

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