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Wheat Mar '20 (ZWH20)

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Wheat Futures Market News and Commentary

Wheat Market Made Double Digit Moves on Thursday

Kansas City HRW futures lead the way for a Thursday rally as contracts were as much as were up by as much as 12 1/2 cents. Chicago SRW futures were directly behind with gains of 8 1/2 to 10 1/4 cents. MPLS HRS wheat futures had plus 4 1/2 to 4 3/4 on the board at the close. Wheat bookings for the week ending 12/05 were 25.67% above market anticipation, with the USDA reporting 502,674 MT of weekly wheat sales. Those sales are 66.66% below the same week last year. Net sales were led by HRS wheat, which had 219,303 MT of weekly bookings, White wheat had 137,251 MT, with weekly export sales of 109k MT for HRW. SRW bookings were 720% higher wk/wk, but were 29.085% behind their weekly average through the MY. Japan purchased 171,045 of wheat in their monthly tender, with the U.S. filling 50.22% of the total. China announced their minimum support price for the 2020 wheat crop, the country did not change the MSP from 2019, but they added a cap to the amount of wheat the government would purc... 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
$1,375/1,250
First Notice Date
02/28/20 (78 days)
Expiration Date
03/13/20 (91 days)

Seasonal Chart

Wheat Mar '20
Average Price Chart for 5 Prior Mar Contracts

Commitment of Traders Positions as of Dec 3, 2019

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Commercials - Long / Short
113,175 (-4,323)
128,957 (+5,463)
Non-Commercials - Long / Short
110,399 (+8,980)
82,659 (+1,678)
Producers - Long / Short
25,488 (-2,110)
106,830 (+3,333)
Swap Dealers - Long / Short
77,236 (-2,917)
11,676 (+1,426)
Managed Money - Long / Short
87,830 (+9,688)
69,822 (+39)
Other Reportables - Long / Short
22,569 (-708)
12,837 (+1,639)
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Price Performance

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Period Period Low Period High Performance
1-Month
501-6 +6.23%
on 11/18/19
546-0 -2.38%
on 11/29/19
+19-2 (+3.75%)
since 11/13/19
3-Month
482-6 +10.41%
on 09/25/19
546-0 -2.38%
on 11/29/19
+43-4 (+8.89%)
since 09/13/19
52-Week
457-6 +16.44%
on 09/03/19
575-2 -7.34%
on 12/18/18
-40-6 (-7.10%)
since 12/13/18

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Barchart Technical Opinion

The Barchart Technical Opinion rating is a 80% Buy with a Strongest short term outlook on maintaining the current direction.

Long term indicators fully support a continuation of the trend.

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Key Turning Points

2nd Resistance Point 544-7
1st Resistance Point 537-5
Last Price 533-0
1st Support Level 519-5
2nd Support Level 508-7

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52-Week High 575-2
Last Price 533-0
Fibonacci 61.8% 530-3
Fibonacci 50% 516-4
Fibonacci 38.2% 502-5
52-Week Low 457-6

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