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Soybean Meal Jan '22 (ZMF22)

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Soybean Meal Futures Market News and Commentary

Soybeans Bounced for Close but Stay Red

After sharp 20+ cent losses to start Friday, soybeans bounced back to end the day down 11 1/4 to 13 3/4 cents. Soymeal futures also came back but stayed with $2 to $2.80/ton losses at the bell. Soybean oil futures ended the session with 150 to 185 point losses. Indications of a new COVID variant spreading in South Africa caused concern about another economic slowdown and thus less biofuel demand. USDA saw the average spot price for B100 biodiesel at $5.37/gallon during the week that ended 11/26, that compares to $5.49/gallon last week. 

Weekly Export Sales data showed 1.564 MMT of soybeans were sold. That was on the high range of pre-report estimates, and was a 3-week high. Soybean exports during the week that ended 11/18 were 2.523 MMT, which was down 4% wk/wk and 7% yr/yr. Accumulated soybean exports were 18.8 MMT through 11/18, with 17.4 MMT of unshipped sales on the books. New crop sales sit at 18k MT. 

USDA data showed 136,866 MT of soymeal was booked during the wee... Read more

Contract Specifications

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Contract
Soybean Meal
Contract Size
100 tons (2,000 pounds per ton)
Tick Size
10 cents per ton ($10.00 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
$100
Margin/Maintenance
$1,952/1,775
First Notice Date
12/31/21 (35 days)
Expiration Date
01/14/22 (49 days)

Seasonal Chart

Soybean Meal Jan '22
Average Price Chart for 5 Prior Jan Contracts

Commitment of Traders Positions as of Nov 16, 2021

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Commercials - Long / Short
203,239 (-692)
303,105 (+28,527)
Non-Commercials - Long / Short
103,903 (+3,825)
29,914 (-24,529)
Producers - Long / Short
97,257 (-2,731)
283,318 (+25,171)
Swap Dealers - Long / Short
89,611 (+22)
3,416 (+1,339)
Managed Money - Long / Short
61,491 (+5,183)
23,936 (-23,276)
Other Reportables - Long / Short
42,412 (-1,358)
5,978 (-1,253)
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Price Performance

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Period Period Low Period High Performance
1-Month
323.0 +8.17%
on 10/27/21
375.9 -7.05%
on 11/17/21
+23.8 (+7.31%)
since 10/26/21
3-Month
311.2 +12.28%
on 10/13/21
375.9 -7.05%
on 11/17/21
-6.7 (-1.88%)
since 08/26/21
52-Week
311.2 +12.28%
on 10/13/21
423.6 -17.52%
on 05/12/21
+0.7 (+0.20%)
since 11/25/20

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Barchart Trading Guide

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Key Turning Points

3rd Resistance Point 355.6
2nd Resistance Point 352.8
1st Resistance Point 351.1
Last Price 349.4s
1st Support Level 346.6
2nd Support Level 343.8
3rd Support Level 342.1

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52-Week High 423.6
Fibonacci 61.8% 380.7
Fibonacci 50% 367.4
Fibonacci 38.2% 354.1
Last Price 349.4s
52-Week Low 311.2

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