Jack Scoville - The PRICE Futures Group - Wed Apr 01, 9:25AM CDT
DJ USDA Report: Summary for Mar 1 Quarterly Grain, Soybean Stockpiles & U.S. 2015 Planting Reports KANSAS CITY–The following table of analysts’ estimates is provided as a service to The Wall Street Journal subscribers in conjunction with the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s... (full story)
Marc Nemenoff - The PRICE Futures Group - Wed Apr 01, 9:36AM CDT
Financials: June Bonds are currently 1’10 higher at 165’05, 10 Yr. Notes 11 higher at 129’08 and 5 Yr. Notes 5.2 higher at 120’12. This mornings ADP private sector job survey showed the creation of 189,000 non-farm payroll jobs, well under the pre-report estimate of... (full story)
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