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Corn Dec '20 (ZCZ20)

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Corn Futures Market News and Commentary

Corn Erasing Monday Losses

Corn futures reversed Monday losses overnight and are trading 1 to 2 cents higher. On Monday, corn had drifted 1 to 2 cents lower. NASS reported corn harvest had progressed 12% on the week to 72% complete as of 10/25. That was in line with estimates, and remains 16 percentage points ahead of the average pace. South Dakota harvest is outpacing the respective 5-yr average by 42%. ND harvest is also 40% ahead of the respective average. Corn harvesting in IA and NE is 33% and 30% ahead of average respectively. SAFRAS and Mercado noted that first crop corn in Brazil was 53% planted as of 10/23. That compares to the 62.5% average. USDA’s Export Inspections report showed 25.05 mbu of corn exported during the week ending 10/22. That was down from 35.9 mbu last week but up 63% from the same week last year. Accumulated corn exports were 239.88 mbu, which is 82 million ahead of last year’s pace.

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Contract Specifications

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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
Point Value
First Notice Date
11/30/20 (34 days)
Expiration Date
12/14/20 (48 days)

Seasonal Chart

Corn Dec '20
Average Price Chart for 5 Prior Dec Contracts

Commitment of Traders Positions as of Oct 20, 2020

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Commercials - Long / Short
753,699 (+21,971)
1,023,197 (+93,763)
Non-Commercials - Long / Short
470,393 (+55,740)
140,485 (-14,181)
Producers - Long / Short
470,506 (+13,685)
936,748 (+94,646)
Swap Dealers - Long / Short
243,357 (+7,512)
46,613 (-1,657)
Managed Money - Long / Short
287,514 (+40,604)
75,939 (-14,043)
Other Reportables - Long / Short
182,879 (+15,136)
64,546 (-138)
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Price Performance

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Period Period Low Period High Performance
360-4 +16.09%
on 09/28/20
422-2 -0.89%
on 10/27/20
+53-2 (+14.58%)
since 09/25/20
320-0 +30.78%
on 08/12/20
422-2 -0.89%
on 10/27/20
+84-0 (+25.11%)
since 07/27/20
320-0 +30.78%
on 08/12/20
422-2 -0.89%
on 10/27/20
+10-6 (+2.64%)
since 10/25/19

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Barchart Trading Guide

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

Key Turning Points

2nd Resistance Point 423-6
1st Resistance Point 420-6
Last Price 419-4
1st Support Level 413-6
2nd Support Level 409-6

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52-Week High 422-2
Last Price 419-4
Fibonacci 61.8% 383-2
Fibonacci 50% 371-1
Fibonacci 38.2% 359-0
52-Week Low 320-0

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