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Wheat Mar '19 (ZWH19)

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Wheat Futures Market News and Commentary


Wheat futures are mostly 2 to 5 1/4 cents lower in the CBT and MPLS contracts at midday, with KC the firmest yet fractionally lower. USDA’s weekly Export Inspections report showed that exporters shipped 418,460 MT of wheat in the week that ended on 12/6. That was down 11.81% from last week but up 18% from this week in 2017. Total shipments marketed YTD (404.17 mbu) are 16.24% lower than a year ago but have been gaining over the past several weeks. Analysts are expecting USDA to peg 18/19 world ending stocks at 266.5 MMT ahead of Tuesday’s monthly update, slightly lower than November.Mar 19 CBOT Wheat is at $5.26, down 5 1/4 cents,Mar 19 KCBT Wheat is at $5.11 1/4, down 3/4 cent,Mar 19 MGEX Wheat is at $5.77 1/2, down 4 cents--provided by Brugler Marketing & Management

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. (Sun-Fri) CST
Exchange
CBOT
Point Value
$50
Margin/Maintenance
$1,375/1,250
First Notice Date
02/28/19 (80 days)
Expiration Date
03/14/19 (94 days)

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Wheat Mar '19
Average Price Chart for 5 Prior Mar Contracts

Commitment of Traders Positions as of Nov 27, 2018

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Commercials - Long / Short
173,100 (+8,533)
147,246 (-19,432)
Non-Commercials - Long / Short
130,727 (-26,153)
146,296 (-745)
Producers - Long / Short
70,653 (+13,484)
129,167 (-10,919)
Swap Dealers - Long / Short
91,116 (+800)
6,748 (-2,762)
Managed Money - Long / Short
81,196 (+2,126)
119,940 (+1,228)
Other Reportables - Long / Short
49,531 (-28,279)
26,356 (-1,973)
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Price Performance

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Period Period Low Period High Performance
1-Month
503-2 +4.37%
on 11/19/18
532-0 -1.27%
on 12/07/18
+13-0 (+2.54%)
since 11/09/18
3-Month
503-2 +4.37%
on 11/19/18
551-2 -4.72%
on 09/11/18
-21-4 (-3.93%)
since 09/10/18
52-Week
482-2 +8.92%
on 12/12/17
627-4 -16.29%
on 08/02/18
+33-2 (+6.76%)
since 12/08/17

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Barchart Technical Opinion

The Barchart Technical Opinion rating is a 8% Buy with a Weakening short term outlook on maintaining the current direction.

Longer term, the trend strength is Minimum.

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Key Turning Points

2nd Resistance Point 542-7
1st Resistance Point 537-1
Last Price 525-4
1st Support Level 520-3
2nd Support Level 509-3

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52-Week High 627-4
Fibonacci 61.8% 572-0
Fibonacci 50% 554-7
Fibonacci 38.2% 537-6
Last Price 525-4
52-Week Low 482-2

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