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Hard Red Wheat Sep '22 (KEU22)

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Hard Red Wheat Futures Market News and Commentary

Wheat Futures Dropped Double Digits

Wheats continued lower on Thursday. Chicago wheat closed down by 26 3/4 to 31 3/4 cents. KC HRW settled just off the lows in the front months, but futures were still down by as much as 38 1/2 cents on the day. Spring wheats closed with 26 1/2 to 30 3/4 cent losses in the front months. 

USDA’s Export Sales report showed 207,152 MT of wheat was sold for export during the week that ended 8/11. That was down from 360k MT last week as a MY low and was below expectations. Mexico and the Philippines were the top buyers. Spring wheat was the most sold variety of the week with a third of the total. 

India’s ag ministry raised the country’s wheat production number by 0.43 MMT to 106.84 MMT on Wednesday. For comparison, USDA is at 103 MMT.  Some private firms insist the number is much lower, citing slow farmer sales. 

An additional 4 loaded vessels left Ukrainian ports, taking the total since the first of August to 24. Some are now carrying wheat. Ukraine’s wheat exports have... 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
$3,740/3,400
First Notice Date
08/31/22 (12 days)
Expiration Date
09/14/22 (26 days)

Seasonal Chart

Hard Red Wheat Sep '22
Average Price Chart for 5 Prior Sep Contracts

Commitment of Traders Positions as of Aug 9, 2022

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Commercials - Long / Short
79,977 (-1,004)
82,074 (-2,010)
Non-Commercials - Long / Short
38,343 (-703)
34,631 (+641)
Producers - Long / Short
38,088 (-236)
70,229 (-1,040)
Swap Dealers - Long / Short
36,413 (-660)
6,369 (-862)
Managed Money - Long / Short
29,623 (-1,746)
21,972 (+444)
Other Reportables - Long / Short
8,720 (+1,043)
12,659 (+197)
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Price Performance

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Period Period Low Period High Performance
1-Month
807-4 +1.21%
on 08/18/22
915-2 -10.71%
on 07/29/22
-52-0 (-5.98%)
since 07/19/22
3-Month
807-4 +1.21%
on 08/18/22
1301-2 -37.20%
on 05/20/22
-481-6 (-37.09%)
since 05/19/22
52-Week
684-0 +19.48%
on 09/10/21
1380-0 -40.78%
on 05/17/22
+100-4 (+14.02%)
since 08/19/21

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Wheat Futures Dropped Double Digits

Wheats continued lower on Thursday. Chicago wheat closed down by 26 3/4 to 31 3/4 cents. KC HRW settled just off the lows in the front months, but futures were still down by as much as 38 1/2 cents on...

ZWU22 : 735-6 (+0.58%)
ZWZ22 : 753-4 (+0.60%)
ZWPAES.CM : 6.7290 (-4.49%)
KEU22 : 817-2 (+0.58%)
KEPAWS.CM : 7.6620 (-4.79%)
MWU22 : 858-0 (+0.62%)
Thursday Rebound for Corn

The Thursday session worked mostly lower in the corn market, but the board caught some afternoon buying pushing prices to the black. At the close the front month prices were up by 2 1/4 to 4 3/4 cents...

ZCU22 : 618-4 (-0.20%)
ZCPAUS.CM : 6.7188 (+0.48%)
ZCZ22 : 614-6 (-0.16%)
ZCH23 : 622-0 (unch)
ZCPZ22US.CM : 5.8904 (+0.64%)
Soybeans Gain on Thursday Trading

Front month soybean futures worked lower on Thursday initially, but afternoon strength left the board 12 1/2 to 20 1/4 cents higher for the day. Meal futures stayed in the black and ended with $7.20 to...

ZSU22 : 1487-6 (-0.52%)
ZSPAUS.CM : 14.4480 (+1.01%)
ZSX22 : 1397-6 (-0.53%)
ZSF23 : 1404-6 (-0.48%)
ZSPX22US.CM : 13.5296 (+1.15%)
TFM Closing Commentary 08-18-2022

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Corn Back to Black at Midday

Corn prices are off their lows for midday, with fractional to 1 1/4 cent gains. USDA’s FAS reported 99,321 MT of old crop corn was sold for export during the week that ended 8/11. That was as expected...

ZCU22 : 618-4 (-0.20%)
ZCPAUS.CM : 6.7188 (+0.48%)
ZCZ22 : 614-6 (-0.16%)
ZCH23 : 622-0 (unch)
ZCPZ22US.CM : 5.8904 (+0.64%)
Beans Bouncing through Midday

After starting the Thursday session red, the soy market has bounced back for midday gains. Soybean oil prices are also off their lows, but are still red by triple digits. Soybean futures are trading 8...

ZSU22 : 1487-6 (-0.52%)
ZSPAUS.CM : 14.4480 (+1.01%)
ZSX22 : 1397-6 (-0.53%)
ZSF23 : 1404-6 (-0.48%)
ZSPX22US.CM : 13.5296 (+1.15%)
Red Midday for Wheat Market

The wheat futures complex continues lower with Thursday midday losses of double digits. The slowest weekly export sales of the marketing year, along with increased volume out of Ukraine, is pressuring...

ZWU22 : 735-6 (+0.58%)
ZWZ22 : 753-4 (+0.60%)
ZWPAES.CM : 6.7290 (-4.49%)
KEU22 : 817-2 (+0.58%)
KEPAWS.CM : 7.6620 (-4.79%)
MWU22 : 858-0 (+0.62%)
TFM Midday Update 08-18-2022

Take the Stress Out of Your Marketing Strategy. No hedge account. No margin calls. Just comprehensive, common-sense guidance at a great value. Learn more: https://www.totalfarmmarketing.com/tfm-cash-plus/...

We Have The H-Word & R-Word. The Corn & Ethanol Report 08/18/2022

We kickoff this morning with Export Sales, Philadelphia Fed Manufacturing Index (Aug), Initial Jobless Claims (13/Aug), Jobless Claims 4-Week Average (13/Aug), Philly Fed Business Conditions (Aug), Philly...

Nemenoff Report 08/18/2022

Financials:  Sept. Bonds are 4 higher at 140’14,  down 1’10 for the week. 10 Year Notes are 4 higher at 118’29, down 1’03 for the week. % year Notes are 5 higher at 112’03, down 24 for the...

Barchart Trading Guide

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

Key Turning Points

3rd Resistance Point 887-4
2nd Resistance Point 870-4
1st Resistance Point 841-4
Last Price 817-2
1st Support Level 795-4
2nd Support Level 778-4
3rd Support Level 749-4

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52-Week High 1380-0
Fibonacci 61.8% 1114-1
Fibonacci 50% 1032-0
Fibonacci 38.2% 949-7
Last Price 817-2
52-Week Low 684-0

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