Weakening Overbought Conditions Greet the New Year – Above the 40 (December 31, 2020)

Stock Market Commentary The extended overbought period still looks tenuous. For the second trading day in a row, AT40 (T2108), the percentage of stocks trading above their respective 40-day moving averages (DMAs), broke down below the overbought threshold of 70% before closing at 73.0%. The major indices do not reveal these weakening overbought conditions. The … Read more

Time to Buy CORN After A Bullish Breakout

I gave up on Teucrium Corn Fund (CORN) a long time ago. I grew weary of holding against a consistent downtrend waiting for bullish catalysts to materialize. Suddenly, for the first time in 14 months, CORN generated a breakout above its 200-day moving average (DMA). As a result, it is time to buy CORN. In … Read more

Still Waiting On CORN

(This is an excerpt from an article I originally published on Seeking Alpha on November 26, 2017. Click here to read the entire piece.) November dashed my expectation for a range-bound Teucrium Corn ETF (CORN). The November World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates (WASDE) threw a curve ball of sorts by further underlining surplus conditions … Read more

A Small Reason To Stick With Range-Bound CORN

(This is an excerpt from an article I originally published on Seeking Alpha on August 14, 2017. Click here to read the entire piece.) On June 12, 2016, I effectively threw in the towel on the Teucrium Corn ETF (CORN) and switched to a shorter-term trading strategy. Less than a month later, I concluded that … Read more

The World Agricultural Outlook Grinds the Teucrium Corn ETF to An All-Time Low

On Wednesday, August 12, 2015, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) released its latest “World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates.” The news was treated as very bearish for corn. Teucrium Corn ETF (CORN) plunged immediately on the news. Source: FreeStockCharts.com The corn season’s first “survey-based corn yield forecast” came in higher than the trend-based forecast … Read more

Teucrium Corn ETF Grows Largest One-Day Gain in Six Weeks

Teucrium Corn ETF (CORN) soared on the day by 4.0% as commodities rallied across the board. The rally took CORN into its 50-day moving average (DMA) and an opportunity to take a profit on my trial run on short-term trades around my core CORN position. (I announced the buy here). Source: FreeStockCharts.com This first buy … Read more

Illinois Flood Disaster Does Not Prevent Corn from Rejoining the Collapse in Commodities

Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner asked the U.S. Department of Agriculture to declare a disaster in areas of the state hit hard by flooding. He should have asked for disaster relief on behalf of all the nation’s corn. Illinois was the nation’s #2 producer of corn in 2014, but the potential damage from on-going flooding in … Read more