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Senior Account Executive, Author of The Corn & Ethanol Report
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Mr. Flynn is a trader and analyst with a strong background in the fundamental and technical analysis of Grain and Energy markets.

Dan started his career in the summer of 1981 as a runner on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange floor, shortly after graduating from Leo High School in Chicago. ... more

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Unemployment & Cristobal: A Tropical Depression - The Corn & Ethanol Report
Many markets are watching the movements of the Cristobal storm front, and tracking the projected landfall and the impact it will leave in its path. The weather did spark some fund short covering, and corn settled higher in yesterday’s action.
Cristobal Making Presence Known & Feared. The Corn & Ethanol Report
On the Corn front, we had mixed trade with tight ranges and light volume in yesterday’s action. Funds remain largely short and the market is looking at the basics of ethanol demand, to base what type of yields we should expect.
Tropical Storm Cristobal Spinning In The Gulf Of Mexico. The Corn & Ethanol Report
On the Ethanol front, the industry begins a slow recovery. On the Crude Oil front, we had a surprise draw which shot prices up even further yesterday.
Rains Move On But Cooler Temperatures Move In. The Corn & Ethanol Report
On the Corn front we had quite the run in yesterday’s trading action with wider than 2 to 3 cents trading ranges.
The Corn & Ethanol Report: Rains & Moderating Temperatures In The Forecast
On the Corn front, the July contract settled at 320 ½ which was 1 ½ of a cent higher in yesterday’s action with tight trading ranges in the whole complex.
The Corn & Ethanol Report: Good Morning And Welcome Back
We are stepping out trading a notch higher early in this back to the work holiday weekend. Oversold could be the word of the day with everyone on the street knows the funds are short.
Coronavirus Comments Drop Stocks. The Corn & Ethanol Report
The corn crop is projected at a record 16.0 billion bushels, up from last year on increased area and return to trend yield.
Wide Range Wednesday. The Corn & Ethanol Report
On the Corn front, the July contract settled at 317 which was 1 ½ of a cent higher in yesterday’s action.
Half Way Home On Corn Plantings. The Corn & Ethanol Report
The USDA showed U.S. farmers have 51% of the crop in the ground, ahead of the five-year average of 39%.
Fed Dovish Keeps Rates Unchanged As Expected. The Corn & Ethanol Report
On the Crude Oil front, the market is getting a much-needed bounce and it looks like the new major support number is $10 a barrel after going negative last week.
GDP (Q1) Fed Decision And Earnings On Tap. The Corn & Ethanol Report.
On the Ethanol front, no surprise production was down eight weeks in a row with all the ethanol plants either idling or running less than half speed.
Amazon Apple GE Earnings, FOMC & GDP Ahead. The Corn & Ethanol Report
The corn futures traded lower in yesterday's action with demand destruction in ethanol but also in feed for livestock as we will see the beef and pork industries are just as vulnerable as the sharp stop in this once vibrant economy.
Question Of The Day…Can Other Commodities Go Negative? The Corn & Ethanol Report
On the Ethanol front, the demand picture is bleak and ethanol plants are slashing output. Currently, more than 70 ethanol plants have idled production and another 70 have reduced production. Still, ethanol stocks remain at record highs.
More Global Market Volatility. The Corn & Ethanol Report
On the Corn front, more rains and cooler temperatures should slow plantings, and even with warmer temperatures on the way it will come with more rains next week.
Biofuel Industry Follow The Crude Oil Sell-Off; The Corn & Ethanol Report
We did see some short covering as the May contract tested critical support at 302. Demand for U.S. exports are getting better as countries around the globe are in shut down mode and they are stockpiling on food for human consumption
Coronavirus Sparks New Clash Between Big Corn & Big Oil Lobbies. The Corn & Ethanol Report
The Oil refining industry and its backers have asked the Trump administration to help the industry weather the pandemic by reducing regulatory requirements.
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