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Wheat Dec '18 (ZWZ18)

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Wheat Futures Market News and Commentary

Wheat Market News and Commentary

Wheat futures ended the day with most winter wheat contracts 2 to 4 1/2 cents higher, as MPLS was down 1 to 2 1/2 cents lower. All wheat export inspections were reported at 516,643 MT in for the week that ended on 1/17. That was down 5.52% from the prior week but 21.96% larger than the same week in 2018. Egypt was the top US wheat export destination for the week @ 117,542 MT. It has been a while since we said that! Private forecaster SovEcon is estimating Russian wheat exports for January will drop to 2.3 MMT from 4.3 MMT in December.Mar 19 CBOT Wheat closed at $5.21 1/4, up 3 1/2 cents,Mar 19 KCBT Wheat closed at $5.09 3/4, up 3 3/4 cents,Mar 19 MGEX Wheat closed at $5.72, down 2 1/4 cents--provided by Brugler Marketing & Management

Contract Specifications

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Contract
Chicago Soft Red Winter Wheat
Contract Size
5,000 bushels
Tick Size
1/4 cent per bushel ($12.50 per contract)
Trading Hours
7:00p.m. - 7:45a.m. and 8:30a.m. - 1:20p.m. (Sun-Fri) CST
Exchange
CBOT
Point Value
$50
Margin/Maintenance
$1,375/1,250
First Notice Date
11/30/18
Expiration Date
12/14/18 (expired)

Seasonal Chart

Wheat Dec '18
Average Price Chart for 5 Prior Dec Contracts

Commitment of Traders Positions as of Dec 18, 2018

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Commercials - Long / Short
143,874 (-10,458)
151,093 (+8,410)
Non-Commercials - Long / Short
145,960 (+8,490)
128,366 (-7,444)
Producers - Long / Short
41,346 (-10,156)
125,852 (+5,934)
Swap Dealers - Long / Short
83,734 (-1,869)
6,447 (+909)
Managed Money - Long / Short
99,248 (+10,955)
102,860 (-7,888)
Other Reportables - Long / Short
46,712 (-2,465)
25,506 (+444)
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Price Performance

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Period Period Low Period High Performance
1-Month
492-0 +7.27%
on 11/29/18
527-6 unch
on 12/14/18
+24-6 (+4.92%)
since 11/14/18
3-Month
485-4 +8.70%
on 10/25/18
531-2 -0.66%
on 09/24/18
+16-2 (+3.18%)
since 09/14/18
52-Week
471-6 +11.87%
on 12/15/17
613-0 -13.91%
on 08/02/18
+52-2 (+10.99%)
since 12/14/17

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Barchart Technical Opinion

The Barchart Technical Opinion rating is a 48% Buy with a Strengthening short term outlook on maintaining the current direction.

Longer term, the trend strength is Average. Long term indicators mostly agree with the trend.

The market is approaching overbought territory. Be watchful of a trend reversal.

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Key Turning Points

2nd Resistance Point 527-6
1st Resistance Point 527-6
Last Price 527-6s
1st Support Level 527-6
2nd Support Level 527-6

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52-Week High 613-0
Fibonacci 61.8% 559-0
Fibonacci 50% 542-3
Last Price 527-6s
Fibonacci 38.2% 525-6
52-Week Low 471-6

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