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Corn Mar '24 (ZCH24)
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Corn Futures Market News and Commentary

Corn Bleeds into Weekend

The corn market faded on Friday with 12 ¾ to 5 cent losses across the front months. May futures were still up by a net 11 cents for the week, and Dec prices were up by a net 9 ½ cents on the week. 

Weekly CFTC data showed managed money corn traders held a 295,258 contract net short in corn futures as of 2/27. That was a 45.5k contract reduction via short covering through the week. Commercial corn hedgers also reduced exposure during the week, dropping 115.3k contracts and reducing their net long by 36k to 22,133 contracts. 

The monthly Grain Crush report had 433.6 mbu of corn processed for ethanol during the month of Jan. That was under the average trade estimate and a 10$ drop for the month. Jan ’23 ethanol grind was 440.96 mbu. The season’s total corn draw reached 2.266 bbu through January. 

The tax guidance regarding ethanol based SAF (sustainable aviation fuel) tax guidance was missed with a delay for the legislature. The tax credits are expected to increase et... Read more

Contract Specifications

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Contract
Corn
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
CBOT
Point Value
$50
Margin/Maintenance
$1,430/1,300
First Notice Date
02/29/24
Expiration Date
03/14/24 (11 days)

Seasonal Chart

Corn Mar '24
Average Price Chart for 5 Prior Mar Contracts

Commitment of Traders Positions as of Feb 27, 2024

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Commercials - Long / Short
670,777 (-67,479)
420,149 (-35,639)
Non-Commercials - Long / Short
295,676 (+13,127)
528,280 (-20,336)
Producers - Long / Short
407,671 (-59,967)
390,989 (-28,049)
Swap Dealers - Long / Short
240,688 (-253)
6,742 (-331)
Managed Money - Long / Short
181,933 (+12,089)
469,728 (-28,700)
Other Reportables - Long / Short
113,743 (+1,038)
58,552 (+8,364)
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Price Performance

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Period Period Low Period High Performance
1-Month
394-4 +4.50%
on 02/26/24
448-6 -8.13%
on 02/02/24
-35-0 (-7.83%)
since 02/01/24
3-Month
394-4 +4.50%
on 02/26/24
493-6 -16.51%
on 12/06/23
-72-4 (-14.96%)
since 12/01/23
52-Week
394-4 +4.50%
on 02/26/24
636-2 -35.21%
on 06/21/23
-165-0 (-28.58%)
since 03/01/23

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XTK24 : 4,524s (+0.35%)
XVK24 : 2,464s (+0.33%)
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ZLK24 : 45.16s (-0.11%)
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XXK24 : 7,390s (+0.93%)
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KOK24 : 3,966s (-0.10%)
YHK24 : 7,520s (+1.02%)
Grain Crushings

Grain Crushings - 2024-03-01

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Barchart Trading Guide

The Barchart Trading Guide is a Sell Signal with a Strong Signal Strength.

Key Turning Points

3rd Resistance Point 425-7
2nd Resistance Point 421-7
1st Resistance Point 417-1
Last Price 412-2s
1st Support Level 408-3
2nd Support Level 404-3
3rd Support Level 399-5

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52-Week High 636-2
Fibonacci 61.8% 543-7
Fibonacci 50% 515-3
Fibonacci 38.2% 486-7
Last Price 412-2s
52-Week Low 394-4

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