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Corn Sep '20 (ZCU20)

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Corn Futures Market News and Commentary

Corn Fractionally Higher

Front month corn prices closed fractionally higher, with March ’21 UNCH. Sept futures go into the weekend down 3.14% since last Friday. Dec futures were down 2.4% wk/wk, and closed out July with a 6.7% loss to $3.27/bu. USDA announced a private export sale of 114,300 MT of corn to Mexico for 2020/21 delivery this morning. The weekly Chinese auction of reserve inventory was 100% subscribed, at an average price of $7.39 per bushel. From the Commitment of Traders report, managed money was shown net short 143,280 contracts in corn on July 28. Wk/wk, that was 5,510 contracts more net short, with a 5.2% increase to OI. Commercials increased their net short on the week by 2,958 contracts via a light decrease in OI.

Sep 20 Corn closed at $3.16, up 1/4 cent,

Dec 20 Corn closed at $3.27, up 1/4 cent,

Mar 21 Corn closed at $3.38 1/4, unch,

May 21 Corn closed at $3.46, up 1/4 cent,

--- provided by Brugler Marketing & Management

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
$935/850
First Notice Date
08/31/20 (28 days)
Expiration Date
09/14/20 (42 days)

Seasonal Chart

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

Commitment of Traders Positions as of Jul 28, 2020

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Commercials - Long / Short
785,144 (+3,563)
667,725 (-1,609)
Non-Commercials - Long / Short
286,534 (+19,913)
388,953 (+23,478)
Producers - Long / Short
521,320 (+4,648)
587,868 (+2,318)
Swap Dealers - Long / Short
232,582 (+1,450)
48,615 (-1,392)
Managed Money - Long / Short
165,112 (+8,301)
323,394 (+10,907)
Other Reportables - Long / Short
121,422 (+11,612)
65,559 (+12,571)
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Price Performance

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Period Period Low Period High Performance
1-Month
314-4 +0.56%
on 07/31/20
355-0 -10.92%
on 07/09/20
-27-2 (-7.93%)
since 07/02/20
3-Month
314-4 +0.56%
on 07/31/20
355-0 -10.92%
on 07/09/20
-9-2 (-2.84%)
since 05/01/20
52-Week
314-4 +0.56%
on 07/31/20
424-4 -25.50%
on 08/09/19
-100-4 (-24.12%)
since 08/02/19

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

Key Turning Points

2nd Resistance Point 319-0
1st Resistance Point 317-4
Last Price 316-0
1st Support Level 314-4
2nd Support Level 313-0

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52-Week High 424-4
Fibonacci 61.8% 382-4
Fibonacci 50% 369-4
Fibonacci 38.2% 356-4
Last Price 316-0
52-Week Low 314-4

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