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Corn Dec '19 (ZCZ19)

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Corn Futures Market News and Commentary

Corn Weakens into Weekend

Front month corn futures extended the week’s slide into the weekend with Friday losses of 9 33/4to 15 cents. For March that ended the week as a net 25 cent loss. New crop futures were firmer on Friday with red Dec going home just 3 1/4 cents lower. Dec ’23 closed the week on a 12 3/4 cent loss Friday to Friday. USDA reported the cash average ethanol prices were $2.13 to $2.39/gal regionally this week, mostly 5 to 12 cents weaker wk/wk. Corn oil prices were 72 to 84 cents/lb regionally, mostly lower within 3c of UNCH from last week. DDGS were mostly higher on the week, withing $20/ton of UNCH from $200 - $255 regionally. Bids in MO got up to $330/ton as the expensive outlier. 

CFTC’s weekly CoT report showed managed money funds were buying corn through the week that ended 11/29. Their net long grew 20.8k contracts to 191,631 – with 14k new longs and 7k fewer shorts. Commercial corn trader open interest shrank by 10.5% through the week as the Dec options expired and deliveries b... 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
$2,475/2,250
First Notice Date
11/29/19
Expiration Date
12/13/19 (expired)

Seasonal Chart

Corn Dec '19
Average Price Chart for 5 Prior Dec Contracts

Commitment of Traders Positions as of Nov 29, 2022

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Commercials - Long / Short
552,816 (-71,542)
783,985 (-55,869)
Non-Commercials - Long / Short
360,350 (-13,372)
90,108 (-34,849)
Producers - Long / Short
289,403 (-55,475)
756,117 (-40,313)
Swap Dealers - Long / Short
252,992 (-2,331)
17,447 (-1,820)
Managed Money - Long / Short
243,675 (+26,494)
49,686 (-10,760)
Other Reportables - Long / Short
116,675 (-39,866)
40,422 (-24,089)
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Price Performance

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Period Period Low Period High Performance
1-Month
357-0 +2.59%
on 12/11/19
377-4 -2.98%
on 11/14/19
-9-0 (-2.40%)
since 11/13/19
3-Month
357-0 +2.59%
on 12/11/19
402-4 -9.01%
on 10/14/19
-2-4 (-0.68%)
since 09/13/19
52-Week
352-2 +3.97%
on 09/09/19
473-0 -22.57%
on 06/17/19
-37-4 (-9.29%)
since 12/13/18

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Corn (ZCH23) is trying to firm to start the week, but remains vulnerable to sliding in the next day or so to the 38.2% Fib retrace of the May to July slide.  Odds are now moderately high for ZC to retest...

ZCH23 : 645-4 (unch)
CORN : 25.85 (-1.26%)
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ZSH23 : 1450-2 (+0.26%)
ZCH23 : 645-4 (unch)
ZWH23 : 765-2 (+0.56%)
KCH23 : 162.60s (-1.90%)
NGF23 : 5.858 (-6.73%)
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I tried to narrow this piece down to a single topic, but it was no use. There was too much going on Friday.

$DXY : 104.16 (-0.33%)
CLF23 : 80.69 (+0.89%)
HOF23 : 3.1813 (+0.40%)
ZCPAUS.CM : 6.5223 (-2.19%)
Wheat Futures Fall into Weekend

Friday wheat prices settled with double digit losses across the domestic classes. CBT SRW ended the day 2.4% to 2.8% lower for a weekly decline of 36 cents in March. KC HRW futures dropped 17 to 21 cents...

ZWZ22 : 737-2s (-2.83%)
ZWH23 : 765-2 (+0.56%)
ZWPAES.CM : 6.8942 (-3.12%)
KEZ22 : 882-0s (-2.33%)
KEPAWS.CM : 8.3602 (-2.29%)
MWZ22 : 939-6s (-1.55%)
Soybeans Bounce Back on Friday

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ZSF23 : 1442-4 (+0.28%)
ZSPAUS.CM : 14.1559 (+0.60%)
ZSH23 : 1450-2 (+0.26%)
ZSK23 : 1458-6 (+0.33%)
Corn Weakens into Weekend

Front month corn futures extended the week’s slide into the weekend with Friday losses of 9 33/4to 15 cents. For March that ended the week as a net 25 cent loss. New crop futures were firmer on Friday...

ZCZ22 : 637-2 (+0.35%)
ZCPAUS.CM : 6.5223 (-2.19%)
ZCH23 : 645-4 (unch)
ZCK23 : 646-4 (unch)
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Key Turning Points

3rd Resistance Point N/A
2nd Resistance Point 377-2
1st Resistance Point 371-6
Last Price 366-2s
1st Support Level 363-4
2nd Support Level 360-6
3rd Support Level N/A

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52-Week High 473-0
Fibonacci 61.8% 426-7
Fibonacci 50% 412-5
Fibonacci 38.2% 398-3
Last Price 366-2s
52-Week Low 352-2

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