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Hard Red Wheat Dec '21 (KEZ21)

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Hard Red Wheat Futures Market News and Commentary

Wheats Drop Double Digits

The Thursday wheat market went home with some double digit losses. CBT futures ended with 5 1/2 to 8 cent losses. Kansas City prices were 11 to 12 1/4 cents in the red. Spring wheat prices closed 4 1/2 cents to 7 1/2 cents red. 

USDA had wheat export bookings at 362,374 MT for the week that ended 10/14. That was within the range of estimates but down 37% from the week prior. USDA noted Nigeria and Japan were the top buyers, and Mexico was the top destination for the 160k MT shipped. The shipments were a 16 week low, and down 27% from the same week last year. Accumulated exports now trail last season’s pace by 28% with 8.37 MMT shipped through 10/14. 

USDA’s Ag Attache sees Egypt wheat imports 12.4 MMT for the 21/22 MY. The Attache also sees 9 MT of output. Those compare to 12.14 and 8.9 MMT last season and USDA’s official 13 and 9 MMT forecast.

Dec 21 CBOT Wheat  closed at $7.41 1/4, down 8 cents,

Cash SRW Wheat  was $6.91 4/9, down 8 1/4 cents,

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Contract Specifications

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Contract
KC Hard 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
KCBT
Point Value
$50
Margin/Maintenance
$2,337/2,125
First Notice Date
11/30/21 (39 days)
Expiration Date
12/14/21 (53 days)

Seasonal Chart

Hard Red Wheat Dec '21
Average Price Chart for 5 Prior Dec Contracts

Commitment of Traders Positions as of Oct 12, 2021

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Commercials - Long / Short
79,111 (+2,955)
124,094 (+1,404)
Non-Commercials - Long / Short
91,163 (-763)
46,861 (+627)
Producers - Long / Short
33,050 (+2,625)
110,814 (+81)
Swap Dealers - Long / Short
42,375 (-254)
9,594 (+739)
Managed Money - Long / Short
76,854 (-614)
29,345 (+1,094)
Other Reportables - Long / Short
14,309 (-149)
17,516 (-467)
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Price Performance

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Period Period Low Period High Performance
1-Month
703-0 +7.97%
on 09/28/21
764-2 -0.69%
on 10/04/21
+53-0 (+7.51%)
since 09/22/21
3-Month
642-4 +18.13%
on 07/26/21
769-0 -1.30%
on 08/13/21
+94-2 (+14.18%)
since 07/22/21
52-Week
554-2 +36.94%
on 12/07/20
769-0 -1.30%
on 08/13/21
+168-6 (+28.59%)
since 10/22/20

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Wheats Drop Double Digits

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ZCZ21 : 536-0 (+0.70%)
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Wheat Prices Working Lower

The Thursday wheat market is giving back some early week gains with pullbacks through midday. CBT futures are down 8 1/4 to 9 3/4 cents so far. HRW is trading 11 1/4 to 12 cents weaker. Spring wheat futures...

ZWZ21 : 748-4 (+0.98%)
ZWPAES.CM : 6.9144 (-1.17%)
KEZ21 : 758-6 (+1.47%)
KEPAWS.CM : 7.2587 (-1.51%)
MWZ21 : 995-6 (+1.07%)
Corn Prices Red for Thursday

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ZCPAUS.CM : 5.1099 (-1.39%)
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Barchart Trading Guide

The Barchart Trading Guide is a Buy Signal with a Weak Signal Strength.

Key Turning Points

3rd Resistance Point 778-3
2nd Resistance Point 770-3
1st Resistance Point 759-1
Last Price 758-6
1st Support Level 739-7
2nd Support Level 731-7
3rd Support Level 720-5

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52-Week High 769-0
Last Price 758-6
Fibonacci 61.8% 687-0
Fibonacci 50% 661-5
Fibonacci 38.2% 636-2
52-Week Low 554-2

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