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Wheat Sep '21 (ZWU21)

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Wheat Futures Market News and Commentary

Thursday Wheat Adds to Upside

At the close for Thursday’s trade, wheat futures were double digits stronger. Spring wheat futures pulled back from 20+ cent gains, but were still 5 1/2 to 14 3/4 cents stronger on the day. SRW wheat prices closed with gains of 13 1/4 to 16 1/2 cents. KC HRW prices were 10 3/4 to 15 cents higher. 

The weekly Export Sales report from USDA showed 515,168 MT of wheat was booked during the week that ended 7/22. That was within the range of estimates but was a MY high – the largest since the week of February 4th. The week’s sales were still 24% below the same week last season. China was listed as the top buyer, though their purchase was from a previously reported sale to unknown, with Mexico having bought 86k MT. By class, HRW sales made up the largest share with 43% of the total. HRW also accounted for nearly half of the 344,965 MT reported exports during the week. Accumulated shipments are at 2.73 MMT as of 7/22, with HRW’s share at 37.5% compared to 47% of the total at the same... Read more

Contract Specifications

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Contract
Chicago Soft Red Winter Wheat
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
$2,530/2,300
First Notice Date
08/31/21 (33 days)
Expiration Date
09/14/21 (47 days)

Seasonal Chart

Wheat Sep '21
Average Price Chart for 5 Prior Sep Contracts

Commitment of Traders Positions as of Jul 20, 2021

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Commercials - Long / Short
131,161 (-10,474)
143,461 (+7,533)
Non-Commercials - Long / Short
109,319 (+2,486)
82,550 (-15,163)
Producers - Long / Short
30,108 (-6,618)
98,654 (+2,197)
Swap Dealers - Long / Short
92,269 (-5,458)
36,023 (+3,734)
Managed Money - Long / Short
68,461 (+5,342)
74,020 (-15,364)
Other Reportables - Long / Short
40,858 (-2,856)
8,530 (+201)
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Price Performance

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Period Period Low Period High Performance
1-Month
609-4 +15.14%
on 07/09/21
718-0 -2.26%
on 07/20/21
+22-2 (+3.27%)
since 06/30/21
3-Month
609-4 +15.14%
on 07/09/21
767-6 -8.60%
on 05/07/21
-30-4 (-4.17%)
since 04/30/21
52-Week
521-4 +34.56%
on 08/12/20
767-6 -8.60%
on 05/07/21
+151-6 (+27.59%)
since 07/30/20

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Barchart Trading Guide

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

Key Turning Points

3rd Resistance Point 729-3
2nd Resistance Point 718-1
1st Resistance Point 711-5
Last Price 701-4
1st Support Level 693-7
2nd Support Level 682-5
3rd Support Level 676-1

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52-Week High 767-6
Last Price 701-4
Fibonacci 61.8% 673-5
Fibonacci 50% 644-5
Fibonacci 38.2% 615-5
52-Week Low 521-4

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