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Corn Dec '20 (ZCZ20)

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Corn Futures Market News and Commentary

Corn Closed Mostly Lower

Thursday corn futures prices closed firm. Sept and Dec were fractionally higher, July ’21 and Sept ’21 were fractionally lower. From USDA, corn sales were 2.702 MMT (106 million bushels) for the week ending July 30. That was split 101,596 MT of old crop, and 2.6 MMT of new crop sales. About 91% of the new crop corn sales were previously known via mandatory daily announcements. Of the new crop purchases, 1.937 MMT were to China and 276k were to unknown. Ahead of USDA’s official August supply and demand updates, analysts in a Bloomberg survey expect a 180.5 bpa yield on average for 15.176 bbu of production. South Korea purchased 63,000 MT of optional origin corn.

Sep 20 Corn closed at $3.11 1/4, up 1/4 cent,

Dec 20 Corn closed at $3.23 3/4, up 1/2 cent,

Mar 21 Corn closed at $3.35 1/2, unch,

May 21 Corn closed at $3.43 3/4, unch,

--- 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
11/30/20 (115 days)
Expiration Date
12/14/20 (129 days)

Seasonal Chart

Corn Dec '20
Average Price Chart for 5 Prior Dec 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
320-0 +1.25%
on 08/04/20
362-0 -10.50%
on 07/09/20
-28-4 (-8.09%)
since 07/07/20
3-Month
320-0 +1.25%
on 08/04/20
363-0 -10.74%
on 07/02/20
-10-0 (-2.99%)
since 05/07/20
52-Week
320-0 +1.25%
on 08/04/20
416-6 -22.26%
on 08/09/19
-88-0 (-21.36%)
since 08/07/19

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Barchart Trading Guide

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

Key Turning Points

2nd Resistance Point 326-6
1st Resistance Point 325-2
Last Price 323-6
1st Support Level 321-6
2nd Support Level 319-6

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52-Week High 416-6
Fibonacci 61.8% 379-6
Fibonacci 50% 368-3
Fibonacci 38.2% 357-0
Last Price 323-6
52-Week Low 320-0

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