Agriculture

Commitment of Traders gives a snapshot view of how Leveraged Funds and Managed Money are positioned in US Futures and commodity markets. These are typically hedge funds, CTAs, CPOs and various types of money managers. 
Grain futures drop after Crop Progress Report.
CTA Trend Following model shows Cocoa futures were stopped out and JPY/USD flipping between long and neutral in different models.
CTA Trend Following model shows managers are long grains and stocks. Model now long Japanese Yen futures.
CTA Trend Following model shows managers are long grains and stocks. Stopped out of Fixed Income.
Gold market futures large speculators increased their positions to nearly 4:1 on the long side by adding 120k new long positions.
CTA model shows managers are long Fixed Income, Equities Indicies, Metals and Grain markets.
Dan Schnurman and Townsend Ziebold have joined Cowen’s investment banking team as Managing Directors. 
Natural gas futures and live cattle futures are beginning to form constructive bottoms. We are looking for technical buy setups in futures and highly correlated ETFs.
Soybeans higher on heavy rains that are stalling planting. We traded above the $9 per bushel level which was a resistance level and now will be a support level. Soybean futures are currently trading at $9.10 per bushel.