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Hard Red Wheat May '21 (KEK21)

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Hard Red Wheat Futures Market News and Commentary

Afternoon Fade for Wheat

Wheat futures pulled back from the midday highs on Monday to close the session mixed. HRW futures closed with gains of as much as 2 3/4 cents, but CBT SRW futures ended the day fractionally mixed to 1 1/4 cents lower. Spring wheat futures also closed fractionally mixed after pulling giving back midday gains.

NASS reported 10% of the national winter wheat crop was headed as of 4/18. The 5-yr average is for 14%. In TX specifically, 41% of the crop was headed, but KS wheat has yet to show any reaching that stage. Winter wheat conditions on net were UNCH on the Brugler500 Index at 337. State by state, though, WA and OR conditions worsened for a combined 32 points to 360 and 356 respectively. Spring wheat planting was up 8 ppts on the week to 19% complete. The 5-yr average is to be 12% planted. 

NOAA sees a +90% probability of more than 1” of snow accumulation for 4/19 for most of KS, with the forecast limited to 2” for N.E. and Central KS by 4/21. The system i... Read more

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
$2,035/1,850
First Notice Date
04/30/21 (11 days)
Expiration Date
05/14/21 (25 days)

Seasonal Chart

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

Commitment of Traders Positions as of Apr 13, 2021

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Commercials - Long / Short
91,135 (-5,944)
106,292 (-2,346)
Non-Commercials - Long / Short
62,972 (-1,559)
47,895 (-4,082)
Producers - Long / Short
34,046 (-6,295)
94,570 (+1,071)
Swap Dealers - Long / Short
53,545 (+1,268)
8,178 (-2,500)
Managed Money - Long / Short
51,002 (-207)
40,227 (+2,953)
Other Reportables - Long / Short
11,970 (-1,352)
7,668 (-7,035)
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Price Performance

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Period Period Low Period High Performance
1-Month
553-0 +10.90%
on 03/31/21
618-4 -0.85%
on 04/19/21
+27-6 (+4.74%)
since 03/19/21
3-Month
553-0 +10.90%
on 03/31/21
664-0 -7.64%
on 02/24/21
-27-0 (-4.22%)
since 01/20/21
52-Week
441-6 +38.82%
on 08/07/20
664-0 -7.64%
on 02/24/21
+81-6 (+15.38%)
since 04/20/20

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Key Turning Points

3rd Resistance Point 626-1
2nd Resistance Point 622-3
1st Resistance Point 617-1
Last Price 613-4
1st Support Level 608-1
2nd Support Level 604-3
3rd Support Level 599-1

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52-Week High 664-0
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Fibonacci 61.8% 579-1
Fibonacci 50% 552-7
Fibonacci 38.2% 526-5
52-Week Low 441-6

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