U.S. grains: Soybeans fall as news of China trade deal awaited

Chicago | Reuters — Chicago grain futures struggled to gain any traction on Tuesday, with wheat rising slightly on technical buying and soybeans slipping as traders anxiously awaited more news on the U.S.-China trade talks. Corn futures inched up late in the trading session, finding support on planting concerns and technical buying, traders said. “Corn […] Read more

U.S. President Donald Trump addresses the National Farm Bureau Federation’s 100th convention in New Orleans, Louisiana on 
Jan. 14, 2019.

Trump defends tough trade policies to farmers, vows fair deal with China

Speech was short on details as farmers struggle because of the trade war and government shutdown

New Orleans | Reuters – United States President Donald Trump defended his tough trade policies in front of thousands of farmers Jan. 14, a key constituency that has struggled because of his trade war with China. He promised fair trade deals that will put America’s rural heartland back on its feet. “We’ve taken the toughest […] Read more