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Hard Red Wheat May '18 (KEK18)

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Hard Red Wheat Futures Market News and Commentary

Wheat Market News and Commentary

Wheat futures ended the Friday session with most contracts steady to 2 1/4 cents higher. A higher dollar limited those gains with some follow through from buying on Thursday. Nearby CBT was down 1 3/4 cents this week, with KC up 1 1/2 and MPLS 0.75% higher. There is also a little talk about potential winter kill on winter wheat, but percentage of the crop with snow cover and the actual low temps observed on bare fields will be the determinants. The Philippines reportedly purchased 85,000 MT of wheat in tenders this week.Mar 19 CBOT Wheat closed at $5.17 3/4, unch,Mar 19 KCBT Wheat closed at $5.06, up 2 cents,Mar 19 MGEX Wheat closed at $5.74 1/4, up 2 1/4 cents--provided by Brugler Marketing & Management

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. (Sun-Fri) CST
Exchange
KCBT
Point Value
$50
Margin/Maintenance
$1,430/1,300
First Notice Date
04/30/18
Expiration Date
05/14/18 (expired)

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Hard Red Wheat May '18
Average Price Chart for 5 Prior May Contracts

Commitment of Traders Positions as of Dec 18, 2018

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Commercials - Long / Short
108,011 (-1,337)
132,280 (+3,996)
Non-Commercials - Long / Short
97,877 (-4,201)
79,791 (-8,811)
Producers - Long / Short
53,208 (-391)
119,820 (+6,191)
Swap Dealers - Long / Short
46,986 (+669)
4,643 (-580)
Managed Money - Long / Short
74,898 (-4,434)
70,990 (-7,600)
Other Reportables - Long / Short
22,979 (+233)
8,801 (-1,211)
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Price Performance

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Period Period Low Period High Performance
1-Month
476-0 +4.36%
on 04/17/18
547-4 -9.27%
on 05/03/18
+1-0 (+0.20%)
since 04/13/18
3-Month
456-0 +8.94%
on 03/29/18
548-4 -9.43%
on 03/02/18
+12-2 (+2.53%)
since 02/14/18
52-Week
423-6 +17.23%
on 12/13/17
619-4 -19.81%
on 07/05/17
-7-2 (-1.44%)
since 05/12/17

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The Barchart Opinion rating is a Hold. Short term, the outlook is Steady.

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Key Turning Points

2nd Resistance Point 496-6
1st Resistance Point 496-6
Last Price 496-6s
1st Support Level 496-6
2nd Support Level 496-6

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52-Week High 619-4
Fibonacci 61.8% 544-6
Fibonacci 50% 521-5
Fibonacci 38.2% 498-4
Last Price 496-6s
52-Week Low 423-6

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