Life is Good!

I constantly hear my friends and others talking about how bad things have become. They talk about more shootings, more violent crimes, less religion, etc…, but these arguments are not backed by facts or figures. They are mostly just strong hunches and hearsay. Believe it or not, violent crimes are much lower than in years past. Faith is continual on the rise as 84% […]

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Corn Limit-Up Within 2-week!

Corn bulls are talking about a possible short squeeze in the front end of the market, the JUL19 contract, which is challenging a 5-year high. As I’ve been reporting, cash basis bids have been tightening in many locations and the market is getting wound tighter and tighter. I think there’s a strong chance at some […]

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Billionaire Gives His Tips on Grinding It Out and Making the Best Decisions!!!

Dan Gilbert, age 57, is perhaps best known as the billionaire owner of the NBA’s Cleveland Cavaliers, but what many people don’t recognize are his humble beginnings and simple philosophical keys to success. Gilbert was born in Detroit, Michigan, attended Southfield-Lathrup High School, earned his bachelor’s degree from Michigan State University. While in college he […]

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Can You Identify a Leader? … This Will Make You Think!

We’ve been having a lot of talk inside our office as of late about leaders and followers. I’ve been extremely lucky to have many great mentors and leaders in my life, both at younger age and during my professional career. Interestingly, all of the most successful people I’ve come in contact with during my life […]

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New Reality in the Global Soybean Market

For the better part of a year, African Swine Fever has been roiling the global soybean complex. Now we have new data from China’s Ministry of Ag and Rural Affairs reporting that the pig herd has declined by -20% since ASF was first reported in early August 2018, and China’s feed demand and soybean imports […]

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How to be Successful at Work or in Business

I recently received an interesting article from Taylor Pearson, a personal coach and business consultant down in Austin, Texas. I thought it was an interesting take on personal growth regarding work and business. I know a lot of friends and family who say they feel stuck and or constantly searching for financial reward. As I […]

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GREAT READ…. Are You Entrepreneurial Minded?

What would you do to earn money if all you had was five dollars and two hours? I was in a meeting the other day and this topic came up. From what I understand, Tina Seelig, a professor at Stanford University, gave her class this assignment years ago, as part of the Stanford Technology Ventures […]

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