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Spring Wheat Dec '18 (MWZ18)

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Spring Wheat Futures Market News and Commentary

Wheat Market News and Commentary

Wheat futures are trading steady to 3 cents lower at the moment. They posted 1 to 5 cent losses in most winter wheat contracts, with MPLS steady to 2 cents lower. Nearby KC hit contract lows Friday and was down 3.59% on the week, with March CBT hitting a 1 year low and losing 2.51% for the week. MPLS was the leader to the upside, posting a weekly gain of 0.79%. Paris milling futures closed higher on Monday after trading at the lowest prices since last July. They lost 3.82% last week on a downside breakout from an extended consolidation pattern.--provided by Brugler Marketing & Management

Contract Specifications

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Contract
Hard Red Spring 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. - 1:30p.m. (Sun-Fri) CST
Exchange
MGEX
Point Value
$50
Margin/Maintenance
$1,560/1,200
First Notice Date
11/30/18
Expiration Date
12/14/18 (expired)

Seasonal Chart

Spring Wheat Dec '18
Average Price Chart for 5 Prior Dec Contracts

Commitment of Traders Positions as of Jan 22, 2019

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Commercials - Long / Short
34,624 (-990)
24,611 (-383)
Non-Commercials - Long / Short
10,342 (+765)
20,032 (-476)
Producers - Long / Short
32,103 (-1,125)
24,611 (-383)
Swap Dealers - Long / Short
2,521 (+135)
0 (unch)
Managed Money - Long / Short
4,811 (+1,116)
14,795 (-194)
Other Reportables - Long / Short
5,531 (-351)
5,237 (-282)
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Price Performance

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Period Period Low Period High Performance
1-Month
567-0 +2.38%
on 11/29/18
590-6 -1.74%
on 12/03/18
+4-4 (+0.78%)
since 11/14/18
3-Month
565-6 +2.61%
on 10/31/18
602-2 -3.61%
on 10/15/18
+8-2 (+1.44%)
since 09/14/18
52-Week
542-2 +7.05%
on 07/12/18
660-4 -12.11%
on 05/29/18
-53-2 (-8.40%)
since 12/14/17

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Barchart Technical Opinion

The Barchart Technical Opinion rating is a 40% Sell with a Weakest short term outlook on maintaining the current direction.

Longer term, the trend strength is Weak. Long term indicators fully support a continuation of the trend.

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Key Turning Points

2nd Resistance Point 583-4
1st Resistance Point 582-0
Last Price 580-4s
1st Support Level 579-6
2nd Support Level 579-0

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52-Week High 660-4
Fibonacci 61.8% 615-3
Fibonacci 50% 601-3
Fibonacci 38.2% 587-3
Last Price 580-4s
52-Week Low 542-2

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