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Calculating Value in The Corn Market


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The combination of fund selling and perfect growing conditions is causing the corn market to make new swing lows. Now, a few market participants are eyeing a 180 bushel yield on 88 million planted acres, therefore, ending stocks would come in at 1.818 billion bushels, down 364 million bushels from last years 2.182 billion bushels. That represents a 16.6% decline. Also, December 17 Corn went off the board at $3.36. If we simply take 16.6% of 3.36, which is 55 cents and add that to 3.36 our final number would be $3.91.

As I see it we are currently at fair value. Furthermore, the critical pollination period starts in the last week of June through the first two weeks of July, so traders must pay attention to future weather with the potential of yield destruction. Lets take a look at the current technical condition of December Corn futures.

December 18 Corn - Futures

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After graduating from Mizzou with a Bachelors in Economics and an emphasis in mathematics, Blake began his career at Lind-Waldock as an order specialist and quickly rose to the ranks of Desk Supervisor. He was then promoted to the Lind-Plus division where he spent 15 years assisting clients.  His methodology is to read as much fundamental research that he can get his hands on, and then employ proprietary technical indicators to time buy-sell decisions.  He uses ADMIS fundamental research along with proprietary technical indicators and strict money management principles to help clientele navigate these markets.

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