WSJ – Heartland Sees Boom With Grains In Demand

The Contrary Investing Report

Investing and Trading News, with a Contrarian, Sarcastic Twist!

By JULIE JARGON February 15, 2008; Page A1 ALBION, Neb. — The U.S. economy may be teetering on the brink of recession. But there’s a bountiful harvest down on the farm. Grain prices are surging to historic levels. Spring wheat, a variety often used in bread, hit a record $18.53 per bushel yesterday. Corn is […]

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As stocks continue to flounder, commodities continue to soar across the board. Platinum has set 7 record highs in the last 8 trading days. All wheat contracts also set all-time highs. No doubt this is a flat out bull market. But all bull markets have set backs, so we need to keep that in mind. […]

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Hi, I’m Brett Owens – and I’m a financial junkie. My “problem” started incollege, when I got a little dose of the stock market – man, was I hooked…in no time, I was reading the Wall Street Journal religously.

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