NEWS
Newsom on the Market
Darin Newsom DTN Senior Analyst
Fri Nov 30, 2012 06:17 AM CST

One thing about markets, for better or for worse, is that there is an old saying for almost every occasion. "Bulls become steers," "Hogs get slaughtered," "Rain makes grain," and "Buy the rumor, sell the fact" are as familiar to those in commodities as the back of their hands (the latter was actually proven in a recent episode of "Mythbusters.")

Yet, not all well-known market sayings actually hold true all the time. Sometimes reality steps in and supersedes theory. Such could be the case this coming year in corn and soybeans with regard to the timeless classic saying, "Short crop, ...

Quick View
  • The New Dicamba At an event exhibiting the company's soon-to-arrive Dicamba-tolerant soybean trait, Monsanto repr...
  • Racing the Clock For Brian Marshall, the clock starts the minute a new calf hits the ground. Within the first four...
  • Hay Baling Safety Important Looking at it as a sporting event, mid-July is the halftime of the hay baling season in most of t...
  • "Easy Money Times Over" Feeding the world population won't be as hard as expected over the next decade some experts forec...
  • Weathering the Drought Parts of the panhandle and western Oklahoma are still considered as being in extreme or exception...
  • Clearing the Air EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy told a group of agribusiness representatives that her agency want...
  • Klinefelter: By the Numbers Peak prices since 2007 didn't slow megafarm consolidation. Mid-size operators may need to collabo...
  • Corn's Hidden Highways Scientists are rewriting the route to better hybrids.
  • Ask the Vet Before implanting heifers that will be bred, consult with a veterinarian to be sure fertility won...
Related News Stories
DTN Closing Grain Comments
DTN's Quick Takes
DTN Midday Livestock Comments
DTN Midday Grain Comments
CME Plans Hog Futures Changes
DTN Before The Bell Grain Comments
DTN Technically Speaking Blog
Technically Speaking Blog
Gulke: Seasonal Lows
DTN Early Word Opening Livestock