Corn Jul '12 (ZCN12)
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+163-2 (+27.55%)since 06/13/12
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+135-0 (+21.75%)since 04/13/12
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Corn futures saw most contracts steady to fractionally lower on Friday. A private export sale of 115,000 MT was reported by the USDA to Egypt for 17/18 delivery. This morning's USDA Export Sales report indicated that the US sold 1.555 MMT of old crop corn during the week of 2/15. New crop sales totaled 65,532 MT. The USDA expects to see a US national average yield of 174 bpa in 18/19 in their annual Ag Outlook Forum, vs. 176.6 bpa in 17/18. That would put production at 14.39 bbu, down 214 mbu from 17/18. They also see a 18/19 ending stocks number of 2.272 bbu, 90 mbu lower than the current year. The CFTC report on Friday night showed the spec funds flipping their position to net long 18,674 contracts. That was a movement of 29,288 contracts during the week of February 20.Mar 18 Corn closed at $3.66 1/4, down 1/2 cent,May 18 Corn closed at $3.74 1/2, down 1/4 cent,Jul 18 Corn closed at $3.82 1/4, down 1/4 centSep 18 Corn closed at $3.89 1/4, down 1/4 cent
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