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Wheat Dec '18 (ZWZ18)

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Wheat Futures Market News and Commentary

Wheat Mostly Lower on Thursday

Wheat futures settled Thursday with MPLS contracts 7 to 9 1/2 cents lower, as KC was down 1 to 7 cents. CBT was down 1 to 2 1/2 cents in the front months but saw gains in the deferred contracts. Wheat is also on the list for this round of MPF payments, with the single county rates released at a later date. All wheat export sales for the week of May 16 totaled 48,395 MT for old crop, in the range of estimates. Unshipped sales are now at 2.684 MMT with just 2 reporting weeks left in the MY. New crop sales were reported at 344,852 MT, with unknown buying 196,000 MT. Russia’s Ag Ministry expected the 2019 wheat crop to total 75 MMT, below USDA’s 77 MMT projection. Jul 19 CBOT Wheat closed at $4.70 1/4, down 2 1/2 cents, Jul 19 KCBT Wheat closed at $4.25 1/4, down 7 cents, Jul 19 MGEX Wheat closed at $5.34 1/4, down 9 1/2 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. (Settles 1:15p.m.) (Sun-Fri) CST
Exchange
CBOT
Point Value
$50
Margin/Maintenance
$1,485/1,350
First Notice Date
11/30/18
Expiration Date
12/14/18 (expired)

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

Commitment of Traders Positions as of May 14, 2019

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Commercials - Long / Short
177,560 (+10,669)
128,061 (+14,763)
Non-Commercials - Long / Short
142,574 (+1,479)
185,979 (-3,813)
Producers - Long / Short
71,638 (+1,387)
83,989 (+5,945)
Swap Dealers - Long / Short
70,620 (+2,193)
8,770 (+1,729)
Managed Money - Long / Short
80,449 (+1,292)
162,286 (-3,802)
Other Reportables - Long / Short
62,125 (+187)
23,693 (-11)
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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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