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Mon, Apr 24th, 2017
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Fri Apr 21, 4:16PM CDT
Corn futures closed fractionally lower in most contracts on Friday, adding up to losses of 3.77% on the week. The Commitment of Traders report showed spec funds adding 13,392 contracts to their net short position in corn futures and options as of last Tuesday. Their net short position of 171,809 contracts is the largest reported position since September 27. Drier weather is in the short term forecast for most of the Corn Belt, with the 6-10 day forecast showing a potential for wetter conditions. Stats Canada corn planting intentions for 2017/18 are projected at 3.751 million acres, a 12.8% increase over 16/17 acreage. China offered 8,890 MT of corn reserves on Friday, as it all went unsold. They are expected to offer larger discounts and larger quantities beginning in May. May 17 Corn settled at $3.57, down 3/4 cent, Jul 17 Corn settled at $3.63 3/4, down 1/2 cent, Sep 17 Corn settled at $3.71, down 3/4 cent Dec 17 Corn settled at $3.82, down 1/2 cent
Fri Apr 21, 4:16PM CDT
Soybean futures settled 3 3/4 to 5 3/4 cents higher on Friday. Soymeal was up $1.70 in the front month, but lost 2.49% since last Friday. May 17 Soy oil was 2 points higher, with gains of 75 points over the week. Managed money was shown to continue their short positioning as of Tuesday. They added 16,095 contracts to their net short position in soybean futures and options contracts. The USDA announced a private export sale of 146,000 MT of old crop soybeans to unknown destinations this morning through their daily reporting system. The Stats Canada report released this morning showed the country’s canola producers intending to plant 22.39 million acres, higher than most expected and 9.92% larger than last year. The report also showed intended Canadian soybean acreage increasing 27.47% yr/yr to a still small 6.96 million acres. Traders had been looking for only 6 million. May 17 Soybeans settled at $9.51, up 4 1/4 cents, Jul 17 Soybeans settled at $9.60 3/4, up 4 cents, Aug 17 Soybeans settled at $9.62, up 3 3/4 cents, Sep 17 Soybeans settled at $9.60 1/4, up 5 1/4 cents, May 17 Soybean Meal settled at $309.60, up $1.70, May 17 Soybean Oil settled at $31.94, up $0.02
Fri Apr 21, 4:16PM CDT
Wheat futures were mixed on Friday, with the front months in CHI and MPLS lower. KC posted 22 3/4 cent losses (5.3%) since last Friday, with CHI losing 5.76%. MPLS meanwhile, only lost 3 3/4 cents. In the CFTC COT report, spec funds added another 7,667 contracts to their net short position in Chicago Wheat Futures and options. Planalytics, a satellite imaging company, estimates 2017 winter wheat yield at 49.8 bu/ac, a 0.8 bu/ac increase over their previous forecast. This morning’s Stats Canada report places all wheat acreage for the upcoming marketing year at 23.18 million acres, which would be down just slightly from last year. It also estimated larger than year ago spring wheat intentions at 16.66 million acres. The USDA ag attache in estimates Australian wheat production to drop to 24 MMT in 17/18, down from 35 MMT in 16/17. May 17 CBOT Wheat settled at $4.05, down 1 1/4 cents, May 17 KCBT Wheat settled at $4.04 1/2, up 1 3/4 cents, May 17 MGEX Wheat settled at $5.26 1/2, down 1/2 cent
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