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Corn Dec '21 (ZCZ21)

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Corn Futures Market News and Commentary

Corn Closed Mixed on Inter-Year Spreads

The Thursday corn session closed with a penny to 1 1/2 cent gains. New crop prices were fractionally to 2 cents weaker on the day. 

Weekly corn bookings were 691,556 MT for the week that ended 12/1. That was up 14% from last week but was down 39% from the same week last year. There were no new crop bookings reported. The week’s top buyer was Mexico, and included a previously announced 114k MT sale. China also booked 204k MT during the week – though 189k of it was switched from unknown. Accumulated commitments were 19.04 MMT as of 12/1. That remains 48% behind last year’s pace. USDA has a 13% lag already programed into the November WASDE’s forecast. 

Brazil’s CONAB reduced their corn production forecast by 0.57 MMT to 125.83 MMT. 

Going into Friday’s USDA reports, the trade is looking for a U.S. corn carryout of between 1.170 and 1.350 bbu. Those surveyed were leaning toward a 56 mbu vs.  from the November WASDE. Pre-report surveys don’t expect much change in the wo... 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
11/30/21
Expiration Date
12/14/21 (expired)

Seasonal Chart

Corn Dec '21
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
562-0 +4.76%
on 11/30/21
592-0 -0.55%
on 12/10/21
+11-4 (+1.99%)
since 11/12/21
3-Month
506-6 +16.18%
on 10/13/21
592-0 -0.55%
on 12/10/21
+68-4 (+13.17%)
since 09/14/21
52-Week
409-4 +43.77%
on 12/15/20
638-0 -7.72%
on 05/07/21
+177-0 (+42.99%)
since 12/14/20

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ZWH23 : 750-4 (+0.57%)
ZWPAES.CM : 6.7946 (-0.43%)
KEZ22 : 860-4s (-0.46%)
KEPAWS.CM : 8.0794 (-0.49%)
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ZCPAUS.CM : 6.4813 (+0.19%)
ZCH23 : 645-0 (+0.39%)
ZCK23 : 646-4 (+0.35%)
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Barchart Trading Guide

The Barchart Trading Guide is a Buy Signal with a Soft Signal Strength.

Key Turning Points

3rd Resistance Point 608-4
2nd Resistance Point 599-6
1st Resistance Point 594-2
Last Price 588-6s
1st Support Level 580-0
2nd Support Level 571-2
3rd Support Level 565-6

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52-Week High 638-0
Last Price 588-6s
Fibonacci 61.8% 550-6
Fibonacci 50% 523-6
Fibonacci 38.2% 496-6
52-Week Low 409-4

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