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Wheat Dec '21 (ZWZ21)

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Wheat Futures Market News and Commentary

Wheats Rally Into Weekend

At the bell for Friday, front month wheat futures had faded from their double digit gains, but were still in the black. Chicago SRW prices closed 8 to 9 3/4 cents higher, which for Dec ended UNCH with last Friday’s close. KC HRW futures closed 11 1/2 to 12 3/4 cents in the black. Spring wheat prices were up by 6 1/4 to 9 1/4 cents on the day, completing the week with a 22 1/4 cent gain and a new LOC high of $9.80/bu.  

USDA’s Export Sales report showed 567,598 MT of wheat was booked during the week ending 10/7. That was above the pre-report expectations, up 7% from the same week last year, and the second largest sale of the season. The Philippines and Mexico were the week’s top buyers, each with over 100k MT booked. USDA reported 458,882 MT were shipped, which was down 10% from the same week last year. Accumulated wheat commitments sit 20% behind last year’s pace at 440 mbu, with 301.7 mbu of that already shipped.  

Japan’s Ministry of Ag booked 119,512 MT of wheat from... 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
$2,282/2,075
First Notice Date
11/30/21 (43 days)
Expiration Date
12/14/21 (57 days)

Seasonal Chart

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

Commitment of Traders Positions as of Oct 12, 2021

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Commercials - Long / Short
159,131 (+5,189)
146,162 (-4,085)
Non-Commercials - Long / Short
94,728 (-1,475)
99,262 (+10,371)
Producers - Long / Short
42,047 (+5,895)
115,798 (-2,501)
Swap Dealers - Long / Short
106,818 (-2,052)
20,098 (-2,930)
Managed Money - Long / Short
69,853 (-4,051)
79,833 (+10,510)
Other Reportables - Long / Short
24,875 (+2,576)
19,429 (-139)
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Price Performance

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Period Period Low Period High Performance
1-Month
686-0 +7.11%
on 09/21/21
763-4 -3.77%
on 10/04/21
+26-0 (+3.67%)
since 09/17/21
3-Month
675-0 +8.85%
on 07/26/21
786-4 -6.58%
on 08/13/21
+35-0 (+5.00%)
since 07/16/21
52-Week
584-4 +25.71%
on 12/09/20
786-4 -6.58%
on 08/13/21
+117-2 (+18.99%)
since 10/16/20

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The long term swing point (1235.00) is also now 23.6% back to the high on 8/17/21 and 38.2% back to the high on 9/16/21 adding to the importance of this level.

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ZCZ21 : 526-4 (unch)
ZWZ21 : 735-2 (+0.17%)
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ZOZ21 : 652-0 (-1.25%)
ZCZ21 : 526-4 (unch)
ZSX21 : 1216-0 (-0.14%)
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SBH22 : 19.46 (-1.72%)
OJX21 : 121.90s (-0.97%)
MWZ21 : 968-6 (unch)
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Wheats Rally Into Weekend

At the bell for Friday, front month wheat futures had faded from their double digit gains, but were still in the black. Chicago SRW prices closed 8 to 9 3/4 cents higher, which for Dec ended UNCH with...

ZWZ21 : 735-2 (+0.17%)
ZWPAES.CM : 6.8361 (+1.33%)
KEZ21 : 745-2 (+0.20%)
KEPAWS.CM : 7.2105 (+1.85%)
MWZ21 : 968-6 (unch)
Double Digit Friday Gains for Soybeans

Going into the weekend, soybean futures were 10 to 11 1/2 cents in the black. For November, that ended the week with a 25 1/4 cent loss from Friday to Friday. Soymeal futures closed $2 to $2.5/ton higher...

ZSX21 : 1216-0 (-0.14%)
ZSPAUS.CM : 11.7573 (+1.00%)
ZSF22 : 1224-4 (-0.14%)
ZSX21 : 1216-0 (-0.14%)
Corn Rallies into Weekend

Corn futures bounced on the last trade day of the week, headed into the break on 6 1/2 to 9 cent gains. For December that limited the week’s loss to just 4 1/4 cents. December ’21 is again a premium...

ZCZ21 : 526-4 (unch)
ZCPAUS.CM : 5.0523 (+1.79%)
ZCH22 : 534-6 (unch)
ZCZ21 : 526-4 (unch)
Grain Spreads: KC Wheat

Calendar Spread in KC Wheat Examined

Beans Add to Bounce on Friday

Midday action has soybean futures 7 3/4 to 9 1/4 cents in the black. For November that adding to the 11 cent bounce yesterday, but futures are still 26 1/4 cents below the week’s start. Soymeal futures...

ZSX21 : 1216-0 (-0.14%)
ZSPAUS.CM : 11.7573 (+1.00%)
ZSF22 : 1224-4 (-0.14%)
ZSX21 : 1216-0 (-0.14%)

Barchart Trading Guide

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

Key Turning Points

3rd Resistance Point 760-4
2nd Resistance Point 750-4
1st Resistance Point 742-2
Last Price 735-2
1st Support Level 724-0
2nd Support Level 714-0
3rd Support Level 705-6

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52-Week High 786-4
Last Price 735-2
Fibonacci 61.8% 709-3
Fibonacci 50% 685-4
Fibonacci 38.2% 661-5
52-Week Low 584-4

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