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Corn Jul '23 (ZCN23)
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Corn Futures Market News and Commentary

Double Digit Friday Gains in Corn

After a highly contested week the corn market finished in the black. Aided by double digit gains on Friday, July was up a nickel for the week and Dec up by 6 3/4 cents from Friday to Friday. USDA cited the weekly cash ethanol price near $2.38/gal with regional variance. DDGS were mostly weaker through the week, from -$25/ton to +$5/ton. Quotes were mostly $200-$240 depending on the region. The cash corn oil market was within 2 cents/lb of last week from 55 to 57 cents/lb.  

The weekly CoT report had managed money corn traders short covering through the week that ended 5/30. The spec short paper dropped 17.5%, but the group was still 51k contracts net short at the settle. Commercial corn hedgers added new shorts through the week, expanding their net short by 46k contracts to 148k. 

USDA’s FAS reported 186,695 MT of corn was sold for export during the week that ended 5/25. That was inline with the estimated range. That was led by 172k MT for Mexico. Old crop commitments we... Read more

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
06/30/23 (27 days)
Expiration Date
07/14/23 (41 days)

Seasonal Chart

Corn Jul '23
Average Price Chart for 5 Prior Jul Contracts

Commitment of Traders Positions as of May 30, 2023

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Commercials - Long / Short
685,222 (+2,336)
613,012 (+45,958)
Non-Commercials - Long / Short
274,956 (-7,924)
295,363 (-49,784)
Producers - Long / Short
399,553 (-3,558)
572,169 (+39,721)
Swap Dealers - Long / Short
261,381 (+2,419)
16,555 (+2,762)
Managed Money - Long / Short
176,111 (+3,182)
222,957 (-47,621)
Other Reportables - Long / Short
98,845 (-11,106)
72,406 (-2,163)
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Price Performance

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Period Period Low Period High Performance
547-0 +11.33%
on 05/18/23
610-4 -0.25%
on 06/02/23
+29-0 (+5.00%)
since 05/02/23
547-0 +11.33%
on 05/18/23
647-4 -5.95%
on 04/18/23
-15-0 (-2.40%)
since 03/02/23
547-0 +11.33%
on 05/18/23
747-2 -18.50%
on 06/17/22
-88-0 (-12.63%)
since 06/02/22

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Barchart Trading Guide

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

Key Turning Points

3rd Resistance Point 648-4
2nd Resistance Point 629-4
1st Resistance Point 619-2
Last Price 609-0s
1st Support Level 590-0
2nd Support Level 571-0
3rd Support Level 560-6

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52-Week High 747-2
Fibonacci 61.8% 670-6
Fibonacci 50% 647-1
Fibonacci 38.2% 623-4
Last Price 609-0s
52-Week Low 547-0

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